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

A photo of Surrey Arts Centre with a mural on its front windows.
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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.

A colourful spectograph stretches across three walls of a rectangular room with a black couch in the middle.
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Charles Campbell: Black Breath Spectacle

Charles Campbell's audiovisual exhibition cultivates exchanges and solidarity within Black communities.

On left, colourful summery painting of a dirt laneway with houses and trees on the side; on right, a watercolour painting of a cluster of zebras.
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Fraser Valley Chapter Presents: Fresh Paint!

See paintings from professional and emerging artists on a variety of themes.

Running pack of caribou moving to the right
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Zachery Cameron Longboy: Guardian of Sleep

Experience a dream-like layered video art installation.

A photograph of grassy land meeting the Pacific Ocean with mountains in the distance.
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Henry Tsang: Tansy Point

Learn about the Anson Dart Treaties of 1851 in this interactive video installation.

A black and white photograph of the back of a Black man without a shirt, leaning back on his arms and head tilted to the right.
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Concealed Cultures: Visualizing the Black Vernacular

Experience this multimedia group exhibit curated by members of the Black Arts Centre in Surrey.

Several flamingos stand in water in a wooden building with white lamps hanging from the rafters.
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Poets with a Video Camera: Videopoetry 1980–2020

Experience surprising combinations of images and text in this group exhibit of videopoetry in Canada.

Close-up of the torso, side profile, of a Black woman dressed in a colourful outfit containing ribbons
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I see; I breathe; I am!

Curated by the Black Arts Centre, artists Nancy Ainomugisha and Olúwáṣọlá Kẹ́hìndé Olówó-Aké expand the conversation on how society interprets Blackness with storytelling, photography, and film.

 

Past Exhibitions

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. 

James Lash: Night Crossing, Acrylic on canvas 36 x 48
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Searching for Surrey

The Colour Collective presents their vision of many sites throughout Surrey and its surrounding region.

Don Hutchinson and Ying Yueh Chuang: Passages
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Don Hutchinson and Ying-Yueh Chuang: Passages

Experience whimsical ceramic works from Don Hutchinson and Ying-Yueh Chuang.

Where We Have Been installation image
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Where We Have Been

View works from the Gallery's Permanent Collection that explore place and identity.

SAG Elementary School Show 2020
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Art by Surrey Elementary School Students - 2020

Showcasing a range of artwork from students of Surrey School District, Grades 1-7

Don Li Leger Counting the Steps of the Sun
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Don Li-Leger: Counting the Steps of the Sun

View late works of painting and video from Surrey Civic Treasure Don Li-Leger.

Susan Point: Spindle Whorl
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Susan Point: Spindle Whorl

Featuring over three decades of printmaking by Musqueam artist Susan Point.

Bert Monterona, Waves of Culture, 2019, acrylic on canvas
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How Green is Your Muse?

The Filipino Music and Art Foundation present an exhibition of nature-themed artwork.

Faisal Anwar, CharBagh, 2019.
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Faisal Anwar: CharBagh

Enjoy this outdoor projection art that uses social media to generate beautiful gardens.