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

Entrance to Surrey Art Gallery and Surrey Arts Centre showing a colourful vinyl window mural.
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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. 

Colourful mural by Sandeep Johal on Surrey Arts Centre classroom windows, with 3 people nearby.
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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.

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 from Canada and other countries around the world.

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!

Artists Nancy Ainomugisha and Olúwáṣọlá Kẹ́hìndé Olówó-Aké expand the conversation on how society interprets Blackness.

 

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.

Mixed media artwork of rocks splashed by waves, a cellphone case lying on rocks with a cityscape image on it
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Surrey Art Teachers Association: Connect

Enjoy the creative talents of local art educators.

Past Exhibitions

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. 

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