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

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).

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.

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.

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. 

Pre-booked, Self-guided Exhibition Tours

Join us for pre-booked, self-guided exhibition tours as Surrey Art Gallery celebrates its 45th anniversary.

Past Exhibitions

Photograph of a single boot on a red hill with a building behind.
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ARTS 2021

Enjoy local art in this popular juried art show organized by the Arts Council of Surrey.

Cindy Mochizuki, Autumn Strawberry, 2021, animation still. Photo courtesy of artist.
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Cindy Mochizuki: Autumn Strawberry

Experience life on local Japanese Canadian farms in the twentieth century prior to WWII with hand-painted and digital animation.

Henry Tsang, Hastings Park: Building A - Livestock Building North, View Looking West, 2021, pigment ink on metallic paper, 122 cm x 91 cm. Photo by artist.
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Henry Tsang: Hastings Park

With a thermal imaging camera, multimedia artist Henry Tsang makes Hastings Park's invisible history visible again concerning Japanese Canadians during WWII.

Installation view of Delineations
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Delineations: Marilyn Dyer and Gailan Ngan

See bright paintings and sculptures that explore the tension between line and form.

Mark Soo, Twilight on the Edge of Town, 2020, video still, dual-channel video installation, mixed media, sound
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Mark Soo: Twilight on the Edge of Town

Immerse yourself in this video installation where the recent past meets the speculative future.

Yam Lau Hutong House
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Yam Lau: Hutong House

Look inside a traditional Chinese courtyard house in this video installation about home, friendship, and time.

Art by Surrey Secondary School Students
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Art by Surrey Secondary School Students

See the creativity of local youth through photography, paintings, drawings,  collage, and more.

Jaswant Guzder, Prayer spaces and portrait 1, 2016, ink, cloth on natural linen.
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Facing Time

Get up close to faces in paintings, photographs, textiles, and more. This exhibit invites you to consider the importance of faces in a time of virtual gatherings, selfies, and mask-wearing. Virtual tour now available! View here

Carol Sawyer: Proscenium
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Carol Sawyer: Proscenium

Explore this playful foray into narrative, perspective, performance, appearance and truth.

We Are The Clouds, Photo Credit by SITE Photography
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Varvara and Mar: We Are the Clouds

See yourself in the clouds in this interactive outdoor artwork.