Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Sunday 12 - 6pm
Free Admission


Mark your diary!

26th Annual Gala & Art Auction
Saturday, November 8, 6.30pm
Dinner served at 7.30pm
Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Tickets on Sale: Friday August 15

Join us at this important benefit event for the Contemporary Art Gallery. Your support allows us to continue our crucial role as the only free independent public art gallery dedicated exclusively to engaging audiences with the very best in contemporary art from Vancouver, Canada and abroad.

This truly remarkable evening will feature our much anticipated Art Auction, featuring the work of over thirty ‘must know’ emerging and well known Canadian and international artists. New to this year’s event is the inaugural ‘Anonymous Polaroid Project’. A series of polaroid photographs taken by specially invited public figures who have taken images reflecting their daily lives will be up for auction. Only after bidding will the identities of the photographers be revealed.



Mark your diary! 26th Annual Gala & Art Auction

Life Drawing Workshop: The Dancer’s Foot

Hosted by Field House Artist in Residence: Brendan Fernandes

Contemporary Art Gallery
(555 Nelson st.)

Tuesday July 15, 7-8:30pm

Free: Limited space, please RSVP to

Join our summer artist in residence Brendan Fernandes for a unique life drawing class focused on the dancer’s foot. Fernandes has invited dancers from BC Ballet to model their well-trained feet for drawing. Basic drawing materials will be supplied (paper, pencils, conte and charcoal) but participants are welcome to bring their own.


Life Drawing Workshop: The Dancer’s Foot

CAG volunteer Kay Slater gives a tour in French of the current exhibitions on display.


Downtown Gallery Tours: Audain Gallery, Satellite Gallery & Contemporary Art Gallery

Join us for free drop-in art making events for families. All ages are welcome!

Presented in collaboration with ArtStarts on Saturdays


Summertime Free Family Days at the Gallery

A tour of the exhibitions on display in Spanish led by photographer Avelina Crespo.



Guided Visit in Spanish | Avelina Crespo

CAG volunteer Kay Slater gives a tour in French of the current exhibitions on display.



Guided Visit in French | Kay Slater


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  • Closed on British Columbia statutory holidays
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