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 »

Vancouver Draw Down: the Map Room.

Last Saturday was Vancouver Draw Down. The event took place in multiple locations all over town and it was great day. I hope you had a chance to get out and participate in some of the stations set up around the city. I managed to take in 6 of the 18 locations and one of my stops was… Read more »

49 Artworks for CAG 40th Art Auction: Website Launch

The CAG has launched a new website to announce our Annual Gala and Art Auction, This year’s event will be held at the NEW Rosewood Hotel Georgia on Saturday, November 5th at 6.30pm. The website showcases the artists and the exceptional works they have generously donated in honour of our 40th year. Some of… Read more »

Welcome Back, Lisa!

The Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to welcome returning staff member,  Lisa Fedorak! Lisa joins us now from her post as the Executive Director of  Malaspina Printmakers to take up the post of  Program Administrator.  Lisa states that; “She is thrilled to be back  and she is looking forward to all the exciting programming in the months… Read more »

Remixology Six

Jenifer Papararo, the CAG’s Curator, was recently invited to speak at an event hosted by FreshMedia. Freshmedia is an organization that celebrates and fosters alternative media sources by generating conversation and ultimately, innovation. The event, dubbed Remixology Six, focused on media in public space, the commercialization thereof, and how to build community in light of… Read more »

New to the Contemporary Art Gallery

Dear CAG Blog readers, Hello. My name is Lara Szabo Greisman and I have the pleasure of joining the CAG this summer to help coordinate the catalogue for the annual Art Auction taking place November 5th at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. Currently, I am studying at Stockholm University’s International Master’s Program in Curating Art with… Read more »

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 »