Image credit: Gailan Ngan, Double Hearing, 2017, clay, slips, glazes, metal stand, 128 cm x 89 cm x 51 cm. Photo by Dennis Ha. Collection of Surrey Art Gallery. Purchased with support of the Surrey Art Gallery Association.

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Photograph of houses in India's Punjab with decorative sculptures on the roofs.
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Rajesh Vora: Everyday Monuments

See photographs of water tanks and other rooftop sculptures found in India's Punjab region.

Painting of arbutus trees, moody photograph of mooring poles, painting of SkyTrain commuter
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ARTS 2022

See what local artists are creating in this annual juried exhibition.

Photograph of a red, blue, and yellow mural of Coast Salish design elements covering the top windows of Surrey Arts Centre.
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Atheana Picha: Echoes

This window mural at the entrance to Surrey Arts Centre celebrates the cultural importance of Coast Salish mountain goat horn bracelets and the significance the animal has to the people from this territory. 

An interactive puppet show is set up outside with images projected on a tent and a child playing in the middle.
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Mere Phantoms: Shadows Without Borders

Play with light and shadow in this interactive exhibition that explores human displacement, memories of home, and the refugee crisis.

Past Exhibitions

Still from Manuel Piña's video work Naufragios
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Manuel Piña: Naufragios

The ocean becomes a kaleidoscope in this moving video work.

Semi-transparent image of bacteria sample laid over hands, wood, and water
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Body as Border: Traces and Flows of Connection

Artificial intelligence, poetry, and biology combine in this immersive outdoor art project.

Three artworks from left to right: a bird among flowers on crumpled brown paper; crayon drawing of sharks and fish; and a black ink pen drawing in a mandala shape
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Art by Surrey Elementary Students

Have a look at what today's youth are creating.

A black and white image with multiple faces on it framed like a film reel.
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On Air

Works from the Gallery's permanent collection address the rise of mass media culture.

Collage of turquoise and oranges featuring a figure on horseback charging ahead.
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P.Mansaram: The Medium is the Medium is the Medium

Travel through five decades of P.Mansaram’s artistic practice that revels in repetition.

Black and white photograph showing objects including a lamp, wallet, and camera on a wooden table.
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Joy of the Photographic Print

See photographs using a variety of darkroom processes in this exhibit by The Darkroom Group.

Installation view of I Spy a City at UrbanScreen
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I Spy a City

Play "I spy" with sights from Surrey in these short and surprising animations.

3 pink illustrations on gold background of South Asian women, from left to right: Laxmi Bai on a horse carrying a sword; Selvi driving a taxi; and Phoolan Devi, a bandit queen
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Sandeep Johal: What If?

Step into a world reimagined with resilient South Asian women.

Painted red and black circle inspired by Coast Salish design showing two faces. Photograph of artist Phyllis Atkins beside it.
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q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ: k̓ʷam̓k̓ʷəm̓ tə šxʷhəliʔ / Phyllis Atkins: Divine Connection

See life-and spirit-affirming artworks that draw from Coast Salish tradition and show the artist's connection to the world.

Image of PICS cultural exchange project participant Safaa embroidering
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Seven Stories

Gratitude, family, and friendship come to life in this community art exhibition developed by Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS).