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

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Omer Arbel: Particles for the Built World

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

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Purposeful Play: Art by Surrey Secondary School Students

Local students shine in this exhibit of drawings and paintings.

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Colette Urban: Gambler

Try and solve a mountain of puzzle pieces in this interactive sculpture.

Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith, Triangle Trade, 2017, film still, HD video, 14 min, 31 sec, colour sound. Photo by Alyssa Bistonath.
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Triangle Trade: Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith

A short film that examines specific relationships between black identity, land, and belonging.

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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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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!