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

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.

Art installation of flourescent lights sitting on top of stacked sawhorses.
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Garden in the Machine

Examine the complex relationship between computer technology and nature through digital art.

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Sara Khan: Suraj Kinare

Immerse yourself in intriguing watercolours mixing fantasy and reality.

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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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ARTS 2019

Enjoy art by local artists in this annual juried show.

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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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Omer Arbel: Particles for the Built World

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