Do you remember the Summer of 1984?

The Contemporary Art Gallery is celebrating its 40th Anniversary, and as part of commemorating the occasion we’ve been reflecting on our past, searching through the archives and discovering some random mementos. We found the above poster in the ‘best of the ’80’s file’, did  you or do you know someone who might have attended any of the advertised… Read more »


Know anything about this photo?

The Contemporary Art Gallery is celebrating its 40th Anniversary, and as part of commemorating the occasion we’ve been reflecting on our past, searching through the archives and discovering some random mementos. We found this photograph, but have no factual information about it. We assume it was taken in the CAG’s old office and is of… Read more »


Guided Visit Tomorrow!

Tomorrow afternoon at 4:55 pm there will be a guided visit of our current exhibitions Beyond Guilt – The Trilogy and In the Near Future led by CAG curator, Jenifer Papararo. This special guided visit is part of the Canadian Art Foundation’s Gallery Hop Vancouver. For information on the other events going on at galleries… Read more »


Celebrating 40 Years of Exhibitions

Come down to the CAG to check out our new street front window display! Since it was established in 1971, the CAG has exhibited the work of almost one thousand artists. In recognition of our 40th anniversary, we wanted to make this history visible by displaying the names of the artists who have contributed to… Read more »


Volunteers rule at the CAG

This week is National Volunteer Week and the CAG takes its hat off to our dedicated team of over 50 volunteers. We thank them for their valuable gift of expertise, amazing energy and dedication. As Gallery Coordinator I consider myself privileged to work alongside volunteers who fulfill so many necessary roles in the organization. It might be a surprise to some… Read more »


Mystery at the CAG

This morning an unknown person hung this handmade poster outside of the CAG. It features a photograph, which appears to have been taken at our opening last Thursday. Printed on top of the image is the text, “The piece in the other room is amazing”. We like the poster and are curious about the story… Read more »


Sneak Peek: New Exhibitions Opening Tomorrow

Our two new exhibitions, In the Near Future by Sharon Hayes and Beyond Guilt – The Trilogy by Ruti Sela & Maayan Amir are opening tomorrow evening, Thursday April 7, 6-9 pm. All of the CAG staff have been working hard in preparation. Ruti and Maayan arrived from Tel Aviv yesterday and Sharon flew in… Read more »


BRICKS BRICKS BRICKS

Take a look at some installation and behind the scenes images from the exhibition, Kirsten Pieroth: I don’t know if Thomas Edison invented the excuse in 2004.


UNDERTHESUN Goes Down

Roy Arden’s solo exhibition at the CAG is now closed. It was extremely well attended, with 2,479 visitors. On March 19th we celebrated the launch of Arden’s artist publication, UNDERTHESUN, which was available at the gallery free of charge and distributed to various locations around the city. We still have some of the publications left… Read more »


Roy Arden Publication and Special Edition Launch

Come to the CAG this Saturday evening, March 19th, 6-7 pm, to celebrate the launch of Roy Arden’s artist publication, UNDERTHESUN. Produced as part of his solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery, the publication documents the majority of the nearly one hundred works on view and was designed by Arden in collaboration with Mark… Read more »