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

Jim Bizzocchi, Ambient Landscapes, video still from generative audiovisual work. Cinematography by Glen Crawford.
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Jim Bizzocchi: Ambient Landscapes

Contemplate the majesty of nature across several screens in this evocative video work.

Art gallery visitors examine a circular stage with bowls on it
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Open Sound 2018

Experience multimedia art that connects with the land and art generated by machines.

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Kathy Slade: This is a chord. This is another.

Rock n' roll meets embroidery in artworks inspired by DIY culture.

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Connecting Threads

Explore contemporary textile artworks this fall!

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Maggie Orth: Moving Towards Stillness

Textiles meet technology in these interactive sculptures that change colour!

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The Art of Warmth: Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild

Enjoy the variety of works that Surrey’s talented artists and artisans can make with fibre!

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Canada, eh! Fraser Valley Quilters' Guild

Feast your eyes on traditional and contemporary quilts with Canadian themes.

Art gallery visitors examine a circular stage with bowls on it
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Land Songs, Water Songs / Chants de terre, Chants d'eau

Experience a multimedia artwork centered around drums & intercultural connections to land and water.

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Arts 2018

Enjoy and support what local artists are making in this annual juried arts show!

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Praxis: Art from the Surrey Art Teachers Association

Enjoy paintings, photographs, and sculptures by local Surrey teachers!