CAG commences search for new Executive Director

The Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to announce the commencement of the search for our new Executive Director. Led by a committee of past and present Board Directors and including distinguished local artists, CAG has engaged the executive search firm Perrett Laver, selected for their success in recent national and international cultural leadership placements. Approaching… Read more »

CAG in the Classroom | How far do you travel?

Inspired by the public art initiative How far do you travel?, CAG commuted across the city to spend two afternoons with grade 4/5 students at Graham Bruce Elementary. Exploring how visual imagery transports meaning across time and space, they discussed the work of Diyan Achjadi, Patrick Cruz, Rolande Souliere, Erdem Taşdelen and Anna Torma, the… Read more »

Call For Submissions | CAG Young Patrons & Cartems Donuts

CAG Young Patrons are partnering with Cartems Donuts to select an exhibition for October 2019 that will be presented in the storefront of Cartems on West Pender Street. We are accepting submissions for either a solo or group exhibition that speaks to the theme of “Indulgence”. This show will run for approximately one month and… Read more »

Cartems And Processus

This spring, CAG and artist Diyan Achjadi partnered with Point Grey Secondary School Senior Art Students and teachers on a collaborative project exploring contemporary art and curatorial practices. Over multiple workshops with Achjadi, the students explored notions of art making and artistic process. Processus is an exhibition marking the culmination of their work exploring connections… Read more »

2019 Spring Appeal: Can we talk about something difficult?

Today we live in a world where many things are uncertain, with new challenges emerging to be faced by future generations. Historic support has helped CAG provide a safe setting, a space for dialogue to engage with difficult issues as we grapple with such complexities. Through contemporary art, you can directly participate in and support… Read more »

An update from Andi Icaza-Largaespada

Quarterly Supporter Updates: A look at how membership and donation support is helping the Contemporary Art Gallery impact our wider community We caught up with 2017 CAG Award recipient, Andi Icaza-Largaespada, who presented (untitled) a mountain bought but not yet named on the Gallery façade last year. “Exhibiting at CAG’s window façade space was a… Read more »

How far (and often) have you travelled?

Quarterly Supporter Updates: A look at how membership and donation support is helping the Contemporary Art Gallery impact our wider community What an overwhelming response from Vancouver’s community! Your membership and appeal donations directly support public art projects such as How far do you travel? and with social media lighting up, we wanted to share… Read more »

Meet Georgia | CAG Volunteer

If by chance you visit on a Tuesday afternoon or rent the gallery for an event, make sure you say hello to Georgia, one of our front-desk and event volunteers. “I volunteer at CAG because I am relatively new to Vancouver and I want to engage with the art scene here. I used to be a… Read more »

Publication Studio Vancouver Residency

Publication Studio Vancouver (PSV), part of an international network of on-demand and by-hand book publishers and binders, is dedicated to the formation of publics through the act of publication. Their focus is driven by the believe that a book is more than a simple vessel for information. Rather it is, to quote PSV founders and… Read more »

Meet Emily | CMA-RBC Indigenous Curatorial Assistant

Hello, I am Emily Dundas Oke, and I am very grateful for these past months spent learning and working alongside the staff, artists, and partners of CAG. Joining CAG as the CMA-RBC Indigenous Curatorial Assistant immediately after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Visual Arts was the most exciting opportunity. This experience has… Read more »

Wolfgang Weileder Residency

On October 11, 2018, German artist Wolfgang Weileder gave a talk at the Roundhouse Community and Recreation Centre as a means to introduce his work to local audiences at the beginning of a longer term residency period that will unfold over the next two years. He gave an overview of his practice including large-scale temporary… Read more »