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

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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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Cindy Mochizuki: Autumn Strawberry Residency

An artist-in-residence, Mochizuki will gather local berry farming stories from Japanese Canadians.

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Sara Khan: Suraj Kinare

Immerse yourself in intriguing watercolours mixing fantasy and reality.

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The Built World Around Us: A Juried Photography Exhibit

See photographs that capture the built environment south of the Fraser River.

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Fischli and Weiss: The Way Things Go

Watch a video of a spectacular chain reaction of objects set up inside a warehouse.

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Omer Arbel: Particles for the Built World

See sculptural and home building experiments in fabric-formed concrete.

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Purposeful Play: Art by Surrey Secondary School Students

Local students shine in this exhibit of drawings and paintings.

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Colette Urban: Gambler

Try and solve a mountain of puzzle pieces in this interactive sculpture.

Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith, Triangle Trade, 2017, film still, HD video, 14 min, 31 sec, colour sound. Photo by Alyssa Bistonath.
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Triangle Trade: Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith

A short film that examines specific relationships between black identity, land, and belonging.

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Nicoletta Baumeister: In the Realm of Perception

Take a look at the world of human perception through paintings by a local Surrey artist.

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Impressions: Crescent Beach Photography Club 2018 - 2019

Moving light and sensory experience combine in this evocative exhibit by local artists.