Thank to everyone who attended yesterday’s Opening Reception for Distant Relatives. What an incredible and impactful event, thank you to everyone coming with open ears and open hearts. We are incredibly honored to be holding space for these works and supporting projects like these. Thank you to the incredible Artists Read more…
The Campbell River Art Gallery has launched an Art Hive, with financial assistance from the province, through a BC Art Council Arts Impact grant. On Thursday mornings, artist Nadine Bariteau hosts art-making workshops for people with experience of mental health and substance use and people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. Read more…
In the exhibition Ask the Mountains, Sylvie Ringer and Jenni Schine conjure deeply meaningful memories and experiences through their use of sound, visual artwork, and installation, allowing the visitors entrance into the world of Malcolm Island through the artists’ eyes and ears.
On display at the Campbell River Art Gallery until the end of March 2022, Noojim Owin, the Jingle Dance Healing Dance, is a community cultural revitalization project.
oot by 10 foot installation, with walls standing eight feet high and resonators hanging from the ceiling.
Campbell River’s talented artists have been showing their work in the Annual Members’ Show longer than the gallery that now hosts it has existed.
Last year, people continued to turn to art for light, joy, and inspiration even though the anxiety of the pandemic grew; not to mention the added stress from natural disasters caused by the climate crisis. These are the times when the voices of culture and creativity need to be heard Read more…
Humour as Medicine presents the work of contemporary Indigenous artists Sonny Assu (Ligwiłda’xw), Lori Blondeau (Cree/Salteaux/Metis), and Hjalmer Wenstob (Nuu-chah-nulth) in an exhibition that exemplifies how humour can be a powerful coping mechanism for trauma and emotional distress.
The Campbell River Art Gallery’s permanent collection tells the story of collecting practices and donations received since our beginnings in 1994.
This three part group exhibition aims to explore the relationship between the ethics of taking care, taking care as related to art practices and professions, prioritizing the self, and the fatigue that results from community members sharing their experiences, and educating the public.