Activities & Events

  • Sunday April 26, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk:Graveyard Entrance, Campbell River by Emily Carr

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C213

    Featured artwork for this talk:Claude et Renée by Auguste Renoir

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk:Graveyard Entrance, Campbell River by Emily Carr

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C213

    Featured artwork for this talk:Claude et Renée by Auguste Renoir

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Monday April 27, 2015
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  • Tuesday April 28, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Assumption of the Virgin by Neri di Bicci

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk:Voix de feu by Barnett Newman

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C207

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Campo di Rialto and S. Giacomo di Rialto, Venice by Canaletto

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C214

    Featured artwork for this talk:Voix de feu by Barnett Newman

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Wednesday April 29, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery Upper Balcony

    Featured artwork for this talk:Ptarmigan Vase by George Paulding Farnhma

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:L'Assomption de la Vierge by Neri di Bicci

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C207

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Glory of Saint Eusebius by Anton Raphael Mengs

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:L'Assomption de la Vierge by Neri di Bicci

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 7:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    The Walrus Talks: Being Human
    What it means to be human in life, culture, art and science
    Duration : 1h, 20 minutes
    Auditorium

    Tickets: $20 ($12 for students). Buy tickets here.

    Come hear some of Canada's brightest minds share 80 minutes of lively, thought-provoking ideas that explore what it means to be human in life, culture, art and science.

    Learn more

  • Thursday April 30, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C213

    Featured artwork for this talk:A Stormy Sea by Claude Monet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk:Composition n° 12 avec du bleu by Piet Mondrian

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C213

    Featured artwork for this talk:A Stormy Sea by Claude Monet

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C216

    Featured artwork for this talk:Composition n° 12 avec du bleu by Piet Mondrian

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery Galeries inuit

    Featured artwork for this talk:Nunali by Jackoposie Oopakak

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C213

    Featured artwork for this talk:Rue de l'Hermitage, Pontoise by Camille Pissarro

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Thursday Night Drawing
    Duration : 2h
    Exhibition Space

    Canadian artist Alex Colville’s (1920–2013) iconic images capture a haunting mix of the common and the extraordinary. The precision of each picture begins with an abundance of studies and sketches. Learn about this artist’s process and try your hand at drawing in the style of Alex Colville. All skill levels are welcome.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required. Bilingual. Meet in the exhibition space.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery Galeries inuit

    Featured artwork for this talk:Nunali by Jackoposie Oopakak

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery B208

    Featured artwork for this talk:Brillo Soap Pads Boxes by Andy Warhol

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Friday May 01, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C205a

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Entombment by Peter Paul Rubens

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A109

    Featured artwork for this talk:Vera by F.H. Varley

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C205a

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Entombment by Peter Paul Rubens

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A109

    Featured artwork for this talk:Vera by F.H. Varley

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Saturday May 02, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A102

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Martyrdom of Fathers Brébeuf and Lalemant by Joseph Légaré

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Porte de cuisine et Esther by Christiane Pflug

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A104b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Mr. and Mrs. William Croscup's Painted Room by Unknown (Canadian - early 19th century ?)

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A112b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Porte de cuisine et Esther by Christiane Pflug

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.