Experience contemporary art by local, national and international artists. Browse current and past exhibitions.
We've shown over 500 exhibitions and 10,000 artists at Surrey Art Gallery!
Artists range from local to international and emerging to established. Our exhibition history highlights a diversity of artistic practices from painting and ceramics to sculpture and digital art, including audio art.
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
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.
Sandeep Johal: It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see
This vinyl mural on the Surrey Arts Centre classroom windows invites play, joy, and wonder.
Kampala to Canada
Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Ugandan-Asian Canadians' forced exile from Uganda through painting and photography.
Josh Hite: A Vista
Spectacular ever-changing sequence of theatrical backdrops in this multimedia installation about performance and labour.
un/tangling, un/covering, un/doing
un/tangling, un/covering, un/doing shares stories embedded in the rituals attached to hair, such as acts of resistance and sacred reverence. Artists from across Canada—including Audie Murray, Becky Bair, Wally Dion, Clare Yow, Sharon Norwood, Sarindar Dhaliwal, Karin Jones, Baljit Singh, Kiranjot Kaur, and Natasha Kianipour—offer reflections on how hair embodies the importance of culture.
all roses sleep (inviolate light)
Following the perspective of a solitary bee on a journey through the prairies in search of a wild rose, this immersive video by Alana Bartol and Bryce Krynski blends how bees and humans experience the land around us.
Swapnaa Tamhane: No Surface is Neutral
Swapnaa Tamhane’s work challenges the colonial hierarchical separation between art, craft, and design in India. Her artworks include sweeping textile installations where space is transformed by fabric, colour, and light, and works on handmade paper.
Atheana Picha: Salish Weaving Residency
Nash’mene’ta’naht Atheana Picha brings her loom and weaving supplies to the Gallery for an eight-week summer residency.
Primarily showcasing works from Salish artists early in their careers, this exhibition borrows its title from a Joy Harjo poem that speaks to the spirit of this group show—familial and community connections centered around waterways.
Diane Roy: The Deep and the Shallows
Imaginative and innovative, Diane Roy’s textile art has developed a unique formal language over the past four decades.
Experience art in a variety of media through this annual juried exhibition organized with Arts Council of Surrey.
Masi Medicine: Joyful Nourishment
Alyssa Amarshi, Franz Seachel, and Anjalica Solomon use poetry and dance to explore identity, nourishment through play, and centring joy.
Charles Campbell: An Ocean to Livity
Experience sculptural and audio installations that connect the Black diaspora's past and future through breath.
Cindy Mochizuki: Autumn Strawberry (Dance Film)
Experience this video project that shows performers responding to Mochizuki's previous exhibition of the same name that animated the history of berry farming prior to WWII by Japanese settler families across the Fraser Valley.
Art by Surrey Secondary Students: Connected
This biennial exhibit showcases the variety and depth of art education and young artists in Surrey School District.