Panel Discussion on Prairie Invasions: A Lullaby

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Exhibiting artist Emily Neufeld joins in a discussion with artist and ethnobotanist T’uy’t’tanat–Cease Wyss, and KPU Farm School Soil Science Instructor Amy Norgaard. Guest panelists will respond to the ideas within Neufeld’s exhibition and share their insights into themes of local land use, how humans impact the environment and how … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: Cindy Mochizuki & Makiko Hara

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Makiko Hara, a Vancouver-based curator from Tokyo has worked with Mochizuki on many projects in the past. Together they will discuss Mochizuki’s latest work and reflect on the themes explored in Cave to Dream. Free admission, no registration required. About the Presenters: Makiko Hara is an independent curator and writer … Continue reading

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Curator Chat: dig as deep as the darkness

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On the final day of the exhibition Rita McKeough: dig as deep as the darkness, gallery curator Nan Capogna will lead an informal discussion with horticulturalist Egan Davis and artist Holly Schmidt about the exhibition’s overarching thematics. McKeough’s latest installation is an immersive experience exploring the vulnerability of the environment. … Continue reading

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Art History Series: Canadian Landscape, Part 2

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$5.00 per session The enormous changes in the landscape around us have not only been reflected in art, but have been influenced by art.  What has historic landscape painting got to do with environmental transformation? Join us for this series of 2 illustrated talks where we examine the collision of … Continue reading

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Art History Series: Canadian Landscape, Part 1

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$5.00 per session The enormous changes in the landscape around us have not only been reflected in art, but have been influenced by art.  What has historic landscape painting got to do with environmental transformation? Join us for this series of 2 illustrated talks where we examine the collision of … Continue reading

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Artist Talk with Rita McKeough

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Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall   Exhibiting artist Rita McKeough will lead an illustrated talk to share her previous artworks and current project at the Richmond Art Gallery, dig as deep in the darkness. Free admission, no registration required. About the artist: Rita McKeough is an installation and performance artist based … Continue reading

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Setting the Table: K. Ho Artist Talk and Weave-in

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Branscombe House, 4900 Steveston Highway   K. Ho is a queer, non-binary artist of colour. In their photographic work, K. focuses on the joy and tenderness of living in intersectional margins, telling stories about love, struggle, recognition, and self.  Setting the Table is a series of talks, performances, screenings and … Continue reading

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Chat in Lee Nam’s Studio: Curators’ Talk

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RAG Director Shaun Dacey hosts a conversation in Karen Tam’s installation With wings like clouds hung from the sky with Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Curator Haema Sivanesan and Griffin Art Projects Director Lisa Baldissera.   Karen Tam has reimagined Lee’s painting studio in Victoria, BC’s Chinatown in the 1930s through … Continue reading

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Setting the Table with Guest Artist Paul Wong

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Setting the Table is a series of talks, performances, screenings and weave-ins that explore how different people share community and support one another. It is a showcase of LGBTQ2S artists, activists and leaders who present work on intersectional issues and allyship.  This June session at the Richmond Art Gallery features … Continue reading

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Artist Talk & Opening Reception: Karen Tam

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Talk and tour with exhibiting artist Karen Tam, followed by Opening Reception of the exhibition.  Hear about the making of the With wings like clouds hung from the sky exhibition, including the research involved in rediscovering the Chinese-Canadian artist Lee Nam and working with local artists who teach the tradition … Continue reading

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Great Pictures: Art History & Art Appreciation Course

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If a session sells out, make sure to add your name to our WAIT-LIST. This short art history course will examine a selection of exceptional pictures created over the past 1000 years. Most people are familiar with iconic paintings like DaVinci’s “Mona Lisa” or Van Gogh’s  “Starry Night,” but have … Continue reading

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How To Appreciate Historical Paintings

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Introduction to Western and Chinese Art Histories and How to Appreciate Historical Paintings TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE. Simone Guo leads an illustrated talk (in English with Mandarin translation available) on the aesthetic differences and similarities between Western and Chinese art historical painting.  A selection of images will provide a review of Western … Continue reading

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Artist Talk and Tour with Adad Hannah

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Talk and tour with exhibiting artist Adad Hannah, exhibition essay writer Evan Lee, and RAG Curator Nan Capogna.  Hear behind-the-scenes stories of the making of The Decameron Retold exhibition and how this project relates to contemporary practices. Free admission, everyone welcome to attend. This is one of the 200 exceptional … Continue reading

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Chinese Program: Learn about Local Mushrooms!

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免費中文講座: 靈芝和當地菇類的自然生長過程 時間:9月29日星期六,下午3:00 主講嘉賓: 余鴻瑞先生 余氏農場創辦人 想知道術館家閆曉靜如何創造《靈芝女孩》? 來參加由特別嘉賓余鴻瑞先生演講的免費中文講座。聆聽他講解靈芝和當地菇類的生長過程。 *請注意,本講座會用粵語或普通話進行 Guest Speaker: Mr. Hung Shui Yu Founder of Yu’s Farm How did artist, Xiaojing Yan, grow mushrooms for her exhibition In Suspended Silence?  As part of the Gallery’s Culture Days programs, learn more about the methods behind growing mushrooms and local … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: Xiaojing Yan and Tyler Russell

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Exhibiting artist Xiaojing Yan and guest curator Tyler Russell lead a tour and discussion as a preview to the exhibitions, Wen-Li Chen: To My Unborn Child and Xiaojing Yan: In Suspended Silence. Free admission, everyone welcome to attend. The opening reception for the exhibitions will follow immediately after the Artist … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: Terrance Houle and Lisa Birke

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The Richmond Art Gallery hosts a special two day installation of Different Ways: Terrance Houle and Lisa Birke as part of Cinevolution Media Arts Society’s 7th annual Digital Carnival during the Richmond World Festival. Houle and Birke are the Featured Artists of the 2018 Digital Carnival, and will be in the Gallery to … Continue reading

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Symposium: Resistance Begins at Home

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Register for FREE Tickets here. LOCATION: Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall, 7700 Minoru Gate In conjunction with the exhibition Germaine Koh: Home Made Home, learn, discuss and share information on small house living with local artists, planners, historians and activists. The overall symposium highlights creative approaches to housing alternatives and ways cities may … Continue reading

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Screening & Talk with Ho Tam and Kegan McFadden

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In conjunction with the ExplorAsian 2018 Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Festival, the Richmond Art Gallery presents a special talk and screening expanding from Ho Tam’s exhibition Cover to Cover. RSVP via Eventbrite. At 2pm, guest speaker Kegan McFadden will respond to Tam’s photo series, Ghost Image, through which the artist … Continue reading

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Artist Talk & Tour: Karilynn Ming Ho

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Meet the exhibiting artist as she shares the process and ideas behind her work in the Gallery’s current exhibition For the Left Hand Alone. Free admission, everyone welcome to join in the discussion.   Karilynn Ming Ho is a Vancouver-based interdisciplinary artist working with video, performance, multi-media installation, sculpture and collage. … Continue reading

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Artist Salon with Darren O’Donnell at Lulu Series

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Mammalian Diving Reflex : Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract The April session of the Artist Salon is a partnership with the City of Richmond’s Lulu Series , featuring Darren O’Donnell a filmmaker, performance director and the Artistic and Founding Director of Mammalian Diving Reflex. O’Donnell believes … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: Transference Panel Discussion

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Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall Aimée Henny Brown, Saskia Jetten, Ross Kelly, and Colin Lyons will introduce their art practice and discuss their process for their works in the Transference exhibition. The exhibition investigates the aesthetic and formal criteria specific to contemporary print media, while highlighting challenges and opportunities digital … Continue reading

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Curator’s Tour: Eternal Return

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Guest curator Sunshine Frère leads a tour of the Eternal Return exhibition. This is a chance to hear the curator offer her unique insight into the works of each artist and how the exhibition came together. In addition, Lucien Durey will be performing vocal compositions before and after the tour that were … Continue reading

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Eternal Return Artist Talk & Tour

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Join artists Barb Choit, Kevin Day and Anchi Lin, and guest curator Sunshine Frère for a talk and tour of the Eternal Return exhibition. Each artist will share insight into the process behind the creation of their work for the exhibition with an illustrated talk in the Richmond Cultural Centre Performance … Continue reading

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Artists’ Talk: Susan Gransby and Leslie Poole

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Guest Curator Dr. Hilary Letwin leads a tour and discussion with exhibiting artists Susan Gransby and Leslie Poole, on the works from the Richmond Art Gallery Collection.  Learn more about the history of local artists who have contributed to the visual arts in Richmond and abroad. Free admission, everyone welcome … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: Mark Haney and Seth

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The artists from Omnis Temporalis discuss their works and the process of working with each other to develop the multi-disciplinary exhibition and performances. Performance and Opening Reception of Omnis Temporalis exhibition to follow. Free admission.  Everyone welcome to attend.

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Panel Talk on Meryl McMaster: Confluence

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Join us for an informal discussion of Meryl McMaster: Confluence with invited guest panelists Tarah Hogue, Curator/Communications Director with grunt gallery, Michelle Jacques, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s Chief Curator, and Jordan Wilson, co-curator of the 2015 exhibit c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city at the Museum of Anthropology. The … Continue reading

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Artist Talk: Meryl McMaster

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Ottawa-based photographer and exhibiting artist Meryl McMaster discusses her work and invites the public to join in the conversation about contemporary portraiture.  The Opening Reception for her touring exhibition Confluence will follow the talk. Free admission.  Everyone welcome to attend.

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Artists Talk: Diyan Achjadi and Shawn Hunt

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The artists from the Cultural Conflation exhibition discuss their work and invite the public to join in the conversation about cultural identity and appropriation in contemporary art. Reception with the artists and the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver to follow the talk, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Free admission. Everyone welcome … Continue reading

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Artists’ Talk: The Transformation of Things

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Hear from exhibiting artist Rick Leong and curator Nan Capogna on how The Transformation of Things exhibition came together to include local artists Winifred Lee, Li Desheng, and Ping-Kwong Wong.  All artists will be in attendance to discuss their work and involvement in the exhibition. Free admission.  Everyone welcome to attend. … Continue reading

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An Evening of Art and Dance

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Ziyian Kwan of dumb instrument Dance premieres new dance works in response to Lyse Lemieux’s exhibition, A GIRL’S GOTTA DO, WHAT A GIRL’S GOTTA DO, at Richmond Art Gallery.  Ziyian will perform an improvised interaction with Lyse’s exhibited work and dancer Vanessa Goodman will perform a solo choreographed by Ziyian. … Continue reading

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Conversation With Kevin Griffin

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Join Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, RAG Director and curator of the Aspell exhibition, and Kevin Griffin, arts writer online and in the newspaper for The Vancouver Sun, for a conversation about Peter Aspell‘s art.

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Illustrated Talk:
History of Portraiture

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Discover how the art of portraiture has changed and how art historical portraits influenced Peter Aspell.  This evening talk by the RAG’s Curatorial Assistant, Dr. Hilary Letwin, will cover the history of portraiture in art from the Renaissance period up until the 20th century.  A lively discussion will be encouraged … Continue reading

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History of Portraiture

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