City as Site: Public Art in Richmond

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City as Site: Public Art in Richmond is the first exhibition to highlight the City of Richmond’s Public Art Program, initiated in 1997 “to create a public art collection of the highest quality through a fair and open selection process advised by independent arms-length panels of art and design professionals and … Continue reading

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Memory: International Mail Art Exhibition and Swap

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The Richmond Art Gallery hosted an International Mail Art Exhibition & Swap from November 17, 2013 – January 12, 2014.  The exhibition was an “open call,” inviting artists from around the world to send in up to three artworks in any medium measuring 4” x 6” (10 x 15cm), responding to the theme … Continue reading

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International Mail Art Exhibition & Swap

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Artists from all over the world have contributed their work for the Richmond Art Gallery’s International Mail Art Exhibition and Swap. This exhibition is intended to be a cultural exchange, where artists exhibit their works and receive new works as part of a swap. This shared enterprise is free from the … Continue reading

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5th Annual Exhibition of Artist Trading Cards

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Deadline for ATC Submission: November 1, 2010 Closing Celebration and Trading Session: Saturday, January 22, 2011 The Richmond Art Gallery’s 5th Annual Artist Trading Card Exhibition was a display of Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) from over 400 local, national, and international participants. Artist Trading Cards are miniature works of original … Continue reading

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4th Annual Artist Trading

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3rd Annual Artist Trading Cards Exhibition

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Closing Celebration & Trading Session: Friday 14 November 2008 7:00 – 8:30pm The RAG’s 3rd Annual ATC Exhibition is a display of Artist Trading Cards from local, national, and international participants. This year the exhibition included workshops, trading sessions, artist talks, and a closing celebration/trading session. All contributors received a copy of … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror: Little Landscapes and Miniature Worlds

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The Richmond Art Gallery’s major fundraiser returns this year with the format of the Members Group Exhibition and Silent Auction but with a new thematic focus: Little Landscapes and Miniature Worlds.  No specifications will be made concerning size or medium in order to discover how each contributor interprets the theme. The … Continue reading

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Artist Trading Cards (ATC) Exhibition 2007

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The Richmond Art Gallery is pleased to be presenting its second annual Artist Trading Card (ATC) Exhibition July 13 – September 7!  We have invited artists and non-artists to submit their ATCs for this exhibition and our call has been answered from ATC enthusiasts from across Canada and internationally. ATCs are tiny … Continue reading

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RICHmond ARTS Juried Artists

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Live music to be provided by The Dusty Hillbilly’s. Light refreshments will be served. Art Market Day:  Saturday, June 23, 10am – 4pm Cultural Centre Lecture Hall Exhibiting Artists will offer a wide variety of items for sale. Open Studio Event:  Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, 12 – … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror 2006: Self-Portraits

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Mirror Mirror on the wall – who are our members after all? For this fundraising exhibition the Richmond Art Gallery has invited its members to submit a small self-portrait to present a larger view of the creative community that supports the Gallery. The self-portrait has been an important tool for … Continue reading

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Artist Trading Cards (ATC) Exhibition 2006

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The Richmond Art Gallery through Art Access is hosting an Artist Trading Card (ATC) Exhibition and Trading Event, September 9 – October 25, 2006. ATC’s are tiny works of art (2 1/2″ X 3 1/2″) that are made to trade. The exhibition features 9 cards from each of the over 40 … Continue reading

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Artists Among Us 2006

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Now in its 8th year this community art event highlights the diversity of artists in Richmond. Artwork includes; watercolour, acrylic and oil paintings, Chinese brush painting, pastel, etching, glass, clay, and jewellery. The event includes a two-week exhibition and reception in the Art Gallery and two days of open studio … Continue reading

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An opportunity to explore the meaning of art Su-An Yun

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Richmond-based artist Su-an Yun’s work raises important questions about the function of art in our society and the role artists play within communities. Notions of self-identity that address immigrant experiences of displacement, marginalization and a potential inability to engage in personal expression are also central to her practice. The questions … Continue reading

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RAG: 25 Years/25 Artists

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The Richmond Art Gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary! To mark this occasion, an exhibition showcasing works from the Permanent Collection is being organized to trace the development of the Gallery. The Richmond Art Gallery initially began collecting works of all media. An emphasis in collecting ceramic art reflected a strong … Continue reading

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Arts Centre User Groups

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Oriental Arts Club Richmond Gem & Mineral Club Richmond Potters Club Riverside Arts Circle Textile Arts Guild of Richmond (TAGOR) The RAG annually opens the gallery to the User Groups who work at the Richmond Cultural Centre. The exhibition is an opportunity for these artists to make a selection of … Continue reading

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Artists Among Us

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The preview exhibition for this Open Studio event will be held in the gallery from June 9 to 24, 2005. While touring the exhibition we invite you to pick up a map and tour the many artists studios and homes. This is a great opportunity to visit and talk to … Continue reading

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Place/Displace: Three Generations of Taiwanese Art

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Place/Displace: Three Generations of Taiwanese Art aims to present a survey of contemporary Taiwanese art, showcasing artists who are both from Taiwan and the diasporic communities of Taiwanese living abroad. Featuring more traditional work alongside avant-garde work, guest curator Charles Liu examines the role of politics, economics, communication, and environment in … Continue reading

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Richmond Collects

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Commemorating the Richmond Art Gallery’s 25th year, the RAG will showcase artwork collected by individuals in this community. Artworks collected are of various media, including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and ceramics. They range from contemporary to historical Canadian and European art to historical Chinese artifacts. A number of artists from … Continue reading

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Thinking Textile

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There is a marked increase in the use of textile by contemporary artists, many of whom do not work exclusively in textile-based work, but rather incorporate it as required within a larger practice which utilizes a broad range of media and methods. Much of this work is highly inventive, focused … Continue reading

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Art Centre User Groups

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Chinese Calligraphy & Painting Club Creative Jewelers Guild Richmond Artists Guild Richmond Photo Club Richmond Weavers & Spinners The RAG annually opens the gallery to the User Groups who work at the Richmond Cultural Centre. The exhibition is an opportunity for these artists to make a selection of the work … Continue reading

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Artists Among Us

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This will be the sixth year that the RAG has sponsored the annual open studio event by hosting a preview exhibition of works by each of the participating artists for the week proceeding the open studio weekend. Join us in the celebration of the wealth of artistic talent housed in … Continue reading

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Arts Centre User Groups

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Oriental Arts Club Richmond Gem & Mineral Club Richmond Potters Club Riverside Arts Circle Textile Arts Guild of Richmond (TAGOR) The Richmond Arts Centre User Groups exhibition demonstrates some of the many activities taking place within the Centre’s studios: pottery, painting, printmaking, fabric arts, lapidary, silversmithing, photography, and Chinese calligraphy. … Continue reading

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Artists Among Us

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This will be the fifth year that the RAG has sponsored Richmond’s annual artists’ open studio weekend, Artists Among Us, and hosted a preview exhibition of artworks by each of the participating artists. Join the Richmond artists who invite visitors into their studios forArtists Among Us. Join the RAG for this … Continue reading

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American Tapestry Biennial IV, an International Exhibition

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Colour, texture, design and tradition meld in the making of a tapestry. Contemporary artists continue to use this medium to communicate their personal narratives and to comment on social and political issues and the physical environment. This international exhibition of tapestry is sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance in connection … Continue reading

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Selections from the Permanent Collection

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Over the past year and a half, the Richmond Art Gallery has been involved in a process of assessment of the storage facilities and the objects in the Permanent Collection. We have also been involved in evaluating the Gallery’s needs and future plans for the Collection. We have established a Didactic Collection … Continue reading

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Arts Centre User Groups

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The Richmond Art Gallery is delighted to once again be able to present the artworks and fine craft produced by the Richmond Arts Centre User Groups. The Arts Centre houses nine studios: pottery, painting, printmaking, fabric arts, lapidary, silversmithing, multipurpose, dance, and photography; and there are fourteen visual arts groups and … Continue reading

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Contemporary Art from Korea

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The Richmond Art Gallery is pleased to be receiving the exhibition of Contemporary Art from Korea, an exhibition of sixty-one paintings by thirty-one of Korea’s leading painters, brought to us by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea. The Korean Painters Association in Seoul selected the work which has been … Continue reading

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