Gallery Hours
Tuesday to Sunday 12 - 6pm
Free Admission


Nigel Prince
Saturday, September 24, 3pm
Join CAG Director, Nigel Prince for a guided tour of Isabel Nolan’s exhibition.


Nigel Prince | Tour of exhibitions

Tuesday, August 16, 6:00-8:00 pm: Young Patron members | Happy Hour with artist Skawennati

Join us for a special evening with Montreal based, Kanien’keha:ka artist Skawennati. She will discuss the ongoing project with CAG, her ‘machinima’ workshops that use new technologies, virtual environments and video games to empower Indigenous youth to tell stories in a new way. Delicious sweets generously provided by Cartems Donuterie and Say Hello Sweets. Happy hour cocktails by Jameson Irish Whiskey. All welcome!

About CAG Young Patrons

The CAG Young Patrons program engages individuals aged 19-45 who are interested in developing a dynamic cultural scene with influencers, tastemakers and patrons of the arts. Connecting young professionals, artists and creative individuals, Young Patrons is an entry point into engagement in the Vancouver arts community through social and educational events, from artist studio visits, to curatorial tours of our exhibitions, to artist run workshops and discounts on our publications and editions.

Join us as a Young Patron member, be part of an upcoming series of artist-centered events; combining educational, social and accessible ways to learn about contemporary art. Young Patron members will be able to directly engage with local and international artists, build networking opportunities and enjoy benefits from our community partners including: SAD Mag, Cartems Donuterie and Jameson Irish Whiskey.



Tuesday, September 6, 6:00-7:30pm: Artist Talk with Rebecca Chaperon

CAG Young Patrons and Vancouver Art Gallery Young Associates collaborate on a Q&A with Art Rental & Sales featured Artist Rebecca Chaperon. Join us to connect and engage with work by emerging local artists over wine and charcuterie. Following the event, you can skip the line for to view Vancouver Art Gallery’s current exhibitions.  Refreshments and snacks served.

Thursday, October 6, 6:00-8:pm: Happy Hour: Behind-the-scenes tour by Assistant Curator Jas Lally

Join us for an in-depth, behind-the-scenes, final look at The weakened eye of day an exhibition by Irish artist, Isabel Nolan. Refreshments and snacks served: donuts generously provided by Cartems Donuterie and cocktails by Jameson Irish Whiskey.


Happy Hour with artist Skawennati

Intertextual: Art in Dialogue
Dylan AT Miner: Indigenous Aesthetics: Art, Activism and Autonomy
Grunt Gallery, #116–350 E 2nd Ave, Vancouver
Wednesday, August 3, 7pm

Join Dylan AT Miner a Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist, activist and scholar for a discussion of from his book, Indigenous Aesthetics: Art, Activism and Autonomy to be published in 2017.
This talk is presented as part of Intertextual; Art in Dialogue, a roving reading group that aims to examine/critique and create/ support a community based in text. In addition to the CAG
participating organizations include UBC Press, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, grunt gallery, SFU Galleries, Vancouver Art Gallery, Museum of Anthropology, Western Front, Presentation
House Gallery, Access Gallery, Or Gallery, Charles H Scott, 221A Gallery, Bill Reid Gallery and VIVO Media Arts Centre. For more information about Intertextual: Art in Dialogue, please visit


Intertextual: Art in Dialogue

Jas Lally
Thursday, August 4, 6pm

Assistant Curator, Jas Lally offers an evening behind the scenes guided tour of the current exhibition.


Jas Lally | Curatorial behind the scenes tour

Isabel Nolan

The weakened eye of day

July 29 to October 2, 2016
Opening: Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Contemporary Art Gallery presents a major body of recent work by Irish artist, Isabel Nolan.


Opening | Isabel Nolan - The weakened eye of day

Artist Talk: Isabel Nolan

Tuesday, July 26, 7pm

Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Room 301, South Building,
1399 Johnson Street, Granville Island


Artist Talk | Isabel Nolan


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