Upcoming

38th ANNUAL MEMBERS’ SHOW
March 26 to April 22, 2020

The 38th Annual version of a city-honoured tradition. Celebrate local art!

Co-produced with the Campbell River Arts Council.

To register for the Members’ Show, please complete and return the Members’ Show application form.

We are grateful to the Province of British Columbia and the City of Campbell River for funding.

HOW WE LEAD
May 1 to November 18, 2020

Artists: Lucie Chan, Justin Langlois

Curator: Vicky Chainey Gagnon

This participatory exhibition involves two artists interpreting the statement “How We Lead” to ask larger questions about: civic engagement and the arts; social well-being; leadership and community building. Members of the public will be invited to free community workshops with local partners to ponder ideas of leadership for themselves.

We are grateful to the British Columbia Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia, the City of Campbell River for funding.

HUMOUR AS MEDICINE
May 1 to June 30, 2020

Artists: Sonny Assu (Ligwiłda’xwnjik, Lori Blondeau (Cree/Salteaux/Metis), Hjalmer Wenstob (Nuu-chah-nulth),

Curator: Jenelle M. Pasiechnik

This group exhibition presents contemporary Indigenous art from the prairies and west coast that addresses how humour can be a powerful coping mechanism for trauma and emotional distress. Underpinning the show is the goal to explore humour as a tool for healing, activism, and open communication.

We are grateful to the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia, the City of Campbell River for funding.

TRANSLATIONS
July 9 to September 2, 2020

Artists: Jamelie Hassan, Soheila Esfahani

Curator: Jenelle M. Pasiechnik

This exhibition presents sculpture, performance and installative practices that communicate aspects of Lebanese and Iranian culture in Canadian contexts. The central focus is how the translation of culture occurs across transnational boundaries.

We are grateful to the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia, the City of Campbell River for funding.