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.

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).

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.

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

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Elizabeth Hollick: Body Politic

View larger-than-life paintings of the human body that dominate urban landscapes.

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Ben Bogart: Watching and Dreaming

See what a machine sees when it goes to the movies!

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Flow: From the Movement of People to the Circulation of Information

See paintings, sculptures, and ceramics from our Permanent Collection that "flow" in different ways.

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Art by Surrey Elementary School Students - 2018

See the world through the eyes of a child this winter!

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Alex McLeod: PHANTASMAGORIA

Experience a digital landscape full of whimsical characters that shift between 2D and 3D space.

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Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India

Explore art rarely seen in North America!

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Meera Margaret Singh: Lalbagh

Explore the boundary between theatre and real life in this three-channel video of India's Lalbagh.

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Marianne Nicolson: The Way In Which It Was Given to Us

Learn about Indigenous lands in this animation with sound.

Visitors looking at a colourful painting
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Open Sound 2017

Listen and look at multisensory art representing the land beyond landscape.

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Ground Signals

Listen and look at multisensory art representing the land beyond landscape.