Hello from Lindsay Lachance!

My name is Lindsay Lachance, this Summer’s Learning and Public Programs Assistant and I am excited to be working with Shaun Dacey, Curator of Learning and Public Programs and other staff and volunteers at the CAG. I’ve just completed the first year of my PhD in Theatre and First Nations Studies at the University of… Read more »


Hello from Kelli!

My name is Kelli Sturkenboom and this summer I will be working as the Communications Intern at the Contemporary Art Gallery. I have just completed my third year of study towards a B.A.Hons. in Art History with a minor in Management at McGill University in Montreal. For the past nine months I have been on… Read more »


Boat building with Marie Lorenz

Brooklyn based artist and Burrard Marina Field House Studio artist-in-residence, Marie Lorenz has arrived back in Vancouver and has got to work right away on building her handmade driftwood boat. Check out the images above of her progress so far. The first image is the first step in the process, it is of the frame… Read more »


Marie Lorenz just arrived back in Vancouver!

We are pleased to welcome back Brooklyn based artist Marie Lorenz at the Burrard Marina Field House Studio for a residency and project titled ‘Driftboat’. Marie will be here until early June building a new vessel as part of her ongoing project www.tideandcurrenttaxi.org. Look for updates on this blog of Marie at the Field House… Read more »


A big hello from Sofia and Eva | CAG Curatorial Interns

We are very pleased to welcome Sofia and Eva as Curatorial Interns at the gallery, please read on as they introduce themselves: Hi, my name is Eva Tweedie, the UBC CCST Curatorial Intern. I am halfway through my first year in the Curatorial and Critical Studies (CCST) program at the University of British Columbia and… Read more »


Marie Lorenz paid us a brief visit in Vancouver, but she’ll be back!

Marie Lorenz arrived in Vancouver on December 4th 2013 and stayed for a week. It was only her second trip to Vancouver in her life. On Wednesday  December 5th 2013, Marie, Shaun and I jumped in the CAG van and went scouting around town for places where old, discarded materials—both natural and man-made—tend to accumulate…. Read more »


First week on the job!

Hi everyone, my name is Sojin. I’m a recent Visual Arts graduate from Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD). During my studies at ECUAD I began to develop my interest in curatorial practice. I’m particularly interested in the idea of space both in its physical and metaphysical (re)presentation. Creating unity out of fractured… Read more »


Stream Broken City Lab’s Homework Conference LIVE this weekend

Upcoming Burrard Marina Field House residents Broken City Lab (BCL) are hosting Homework II: Long Forms, Short Utopias Conference this weekend (November 8th – 10th, 2013) in Windsor, Ontario. This three-day conference and collaboratively-written publication aims to unfold the ways in which we construct, articulate, and practice ideas of micro-utopias, pop-up ideals, collaboration, and long-term social… Read more »


Vancouver Art Book Fair 2013

The Vancouver Art Book Fair occurred this month on Oct 5/6, 2013, drawing crowds of varying age groups from the curious to the connoisseur. Exhibitors occupied various rooms, on three different floors, within the annex area at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Exhibitors had on display zines, magazines, books about art, artist books and ephemera were on… Read more »


Watch the Unlearning Weekenders Video | now live!

This summer the CAG launched a new series of talks at Burrard Marina Field House inviting creative and cultural producers to share their theories, thoughts, and experiences of developing projects in the public realm. The first talk presented collaborators Zoe Kreye and Catherine Grau who worked on a public project throughout Vancouver entitled Unlearning Weekender, (the… Read more »


Reasons why I love being a library volunteer

My name is Brenna and I am a GAG Volunteer in the Abraham Rogatnick Library. It took me a while to discover the library and the great resources it holds. I’ve been volunteering in the library for about 7 months now and I think it is a great way to spend my time. Below, you… Read more »