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 »


A few things about Norway from Raymond

I spoke with Burrard Marina Field House artist-in-residence Raymond Boisjoly, who was on the other side of the big pond, and he took a few minutes to fill me in about where he was, and what he was up to. Where are you right now? I am in Manndalen within Sápmi, the land of the… Read more »


New guided visits | Nouvelles visites guidées

New guided visits | Nouvelles visites guidées Did you know that there is a free guided visit at the CAG almost every week during an exhibition? | Savez-vous qu’il y a une visite guidée chez la galerie d’art contemporain presque chaque semaine au cours d’une exhibition? (lisez ce poste en français). The CAG team has… Read more »


CAG at the New York Art Book Fair, Opens Tonight!

We are all set up and excited for tonight’s opening of the New York Art Book Fair at PS1 MoMA, come by our booth Q49 on the second floor. We are presenting CAG publications from 30 years of publishing, among them Christopher Williams, Robert Orchardson, Sarah Browne, Roy Arden, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Ken Lum, Shannon Oksanen,… Read more »


PechaKucha Night Vol. 23 Vancouver

Here are a few images from PechaKucha Night Vol. 23 which took place on September 21st, 2012 at the Vogue Theater. This edition was presented by Contemporary Art Gallery in partnership with the design firm Cause + Affect. This highly successful evening focused on the visual arts as you can see from the list of… Read more »