Activities & Events

  • Sunday July 26, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108a

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Tangled Garden by J.E.H. MacDonald

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk:Vierge à l'Enfant avec ange by Francesco Salviati

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C201

    Featured artwork for this talk:St. Catherine of Alexandria by Simone Martini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    music
  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk:Vierge à l'Enfant avec ange by Francesco Salviati

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • 3:00 PM
    music
  • 3:00 PM
    music
  • Monday July 27, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108a

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Tangled Garden by J.E.H. MacDonald

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C209

    Featured artwork for this talk:Bacchus et Ariane by Antoine-Jean Gros

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C203

    Featured artwork for this talk:Pierantonio Bandini by Bronzino

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C209

    Featured artwork for this talk:Bacchus et Ariane by Antoine-Jean Gros

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 3:00 PM
    music
  • Tuesday July 28, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Salutation of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Les bienfaits de la Paix (étude pour « Inter Artes et Naturam ») by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C211

    Featured artwork for this talk:Salisbury Cathedral from the Bishop's Grounds by John Constable

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202b

    Featured artwork for this talk:Les bienfaits de la Paix (étude pour « Inter Artes et Naturam ») by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 3:00 PM
    music
  • Wednesday July 29, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108

    Featured artwork for this talk:Northern River by Tom Thomson

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:La salutation de Béatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A108

    Featured artwork for this talk:Northern River by Tom Thomson

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:La salutation de Béatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 3:00 PM
    music
  • Thursday July 30, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk:Maffeo Barberini, Pope Urban VIII by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk:Entrée de cimetière, Campbell River by Emily Carr

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C204

    Featured artwork for this talk:Maffeo Barberini, Pope Urban VIII by Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107

    Featured artwork for this talk:Entrée de cimetière, Campbell River by Emily Carr

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 3:00 PM
    music
  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Salutation of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 5:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk:Venus by Lucas (the Elder) Cranach

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Thursday Night Drawing
    Duration : 2h
    Exhibition Space

    Canadian artist Alex Colville’s (1920–2013) iconic images capture a haunting mix of the common and the extraordinary. The precision of each picture begins with an abundance of studies and sketches. Learn about this artist’s process and try your hand at drawing in the style of Alex Colville. All skill levels are welcome.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required. Bilingual. Meet in the exhibition space.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C208c

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Salutation of Beatrice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 6:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk:Venus by Lucas (the Elder) Cranach

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Friday July 31, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Virgin and Child with St. Anthony Abbot and a Donor by Hans Memling

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A101a

    Featured artwork for this talk:La famille Woolsey by William Berczy

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery C202

    Featured artwork for this talk:The Virgin and Child with St. Anthony Abbot and a Donor by Hans Memling

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 12:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A101a

    Featured artwork for this talk:La famille Woolsey by William Berczy

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • Saturday August 01, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery A107a

    Featured artwork for this talk:Autumn in France by Emily Carr

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 11:30 AM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery Balcon du Grand Hall

    Featured artwork for this talk:Vase au lagopède by George Paulding Farnham

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery B105

    Featured artwork for this talk:Wall Drawing No. 623 Double asymmetrical pyramids with colour ink washes superimposed by Sol LeWitt

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in English by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 1:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Docent's Choice (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes
    Gallery Balcon du Grand Hall

    Featured artwork for this talk:Vase au lagopède by George Paulding Farnham

    These 10-minute daily talks on one artwork from our collection are given in French by Gallery volunteers. Included with Gallery admission.

  • 2:00 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.

  • 2:30 PM
    talk
    Talks
    Colville Conversations (in French)
    Duration : 10 minutes

    Join in a 10-minute introduction of the Alex Colville exhibition. Each conversation focuses on a different section of the exhibition. Ask questions, share your thoughts and discover more about Colville.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required.