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.

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.

 

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.

Past Exhibitions

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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.

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.