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, www.cagauction.com. 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 »


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 »


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 »