About the Gallery

Situated on northern Vancouver Island, Campbell River Art Gallery opened in 1994 and remains Campbell River’s sole public gallery, serving the surrounding regional districts and islands. The Gallery exhibits contemporary art by professional artists in our Main Gallery and Satellite Cases.

Mandate //

To stimulate thought, understanding, discussion and engagement with contemporary visual art.

Goals & Artistic Mission //

To present contemporary art exhibitions by professional artists; to encourage those engaged in the practice of contemporary art; to interpret and promote an interest in contemporary art by providing an educational space designed to advance the public’s knowledge of, and participation in artistic endeavours and art appreciation; and to acquire, maintain and exhibit a permanent collection of art for the public.

Our annual exhibition program is at the core of all the activity at the Gallery, directing workshop themes, lectures, school tours and community outreach.