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Join us for exhibition visits as Surrey Art Gallery celebrates its 45th anniversary.

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Add to Calendar 20210605 000000 20210828 235900 America/Vancouver Surrey Art Gallery Exhibition Visits Join us for exhibition visits as Surrey Art Gallery celebrates its 45th anniversary. Surrey Art Gallery - 13750 88 Ave


Surrey Art Gallery - 13750 88 Ave

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Be Inspired by Art this Summer!

We invite you to visit our exhibitions at the Gallery:

  • ARTS 2021 is an annual juried exhibit that celebrates local talent in all kinds of mediums
  • Cindy Mochizuki: Autumn Strawberry immerses you in everyday life on Japanese-Canadian farms in Surrey and the surrounding area in the early 20th century through animation and sculpture
  • Henry Tsang: Hastings Park uses video projection and infrared photographs to reveal hidden histories of buildings used in Japanese Canadian internment

Sketching in the Gallery

Make art while experiencing art! We are excited to offer drawing benches for people to use to sketch the art on display. Drawing bench dimensions are 38" long x 9.5" wide by 33" high. Each bench comes with a drawing board measuring 24" x 32.5". 

All skill levels welcome! Bring your own gallery-friendly art materials (pencils, paper, and coloured pencils).

Sketching in the Gallery is available during exhibition visits.

How to Book Your Visit in Advance

Email the Gallery at or by phoning 604-501-5566. The exhibition visits and sketching opportunities are available on select days and times:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 4–7pm
  • Saturdays 10am–3pm

Keeping Your Visit to the Gallery Safe

The Gallery follows all City-wide COVID-19 safety protocols. Consider using the BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool before your visit.

We have individual Visitor Guides and activities (available online and printed for your use only) for your single direction tours. Your visit can extend up to 90 minutes. 

We ask that you use our hand sanitizer stations upon arrival and after any touch points. Masks are encouraged. During your visit, you are welcome to use our accessibility washroom across from the Front Desk. 

Additional Gallery Offerings

We’ll be offering onsite art courses for children, youth, and adults ranging from watercolour and clay sculpture to drawing and much more! Consider taking our at leisure drawing and ceramics Art Takeout courses at home as well, and continue to visit us online for our Art in ConversationArt in Motion, and Art From the Archives offerings. 


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