The Kelowna Art Gallery is located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District in downtown Kelowna, British Columbia. We offer visitors the opportunity to explore changing exhibitions of both historical and contemporary Canadian art in our four gallery spaces, including an outdoor courtyard area.
465 Victoria St #101, Kamloops, BC V2C 2A9, Canada
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The Gallery’s annual attendance has ranged between 30,000 and 35,000 over the last five years. It enjoys a national reputation for its exhibitions and publications, and has developed relationships with national and international artists, curators, critics and scholars. The Gallery is also well respected for its educational and public programs and through activities organized and presented in the community and region involving both contemporary and historical art. Its collection as of December 2019 consists of 3,100+ works that reflect the Gallery’s exhibition history. In 2005, the KAG co-commissioned with the University of British Columbia’s Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Canada’s participation in the 51st Venice Biennale with the work of Rebecca Belmore.
The Royal BC Museum’s mission is to promote an understanding of the living landscapes and cultures of British Columbia and engage people in a dialogue about their future. To achieve this, the museum and archives explores British Columbia’s human history and natural history, advances new knowledge and understanding of BC and provides a dynamic forum for discussion and reflection. Headquartered in its Victoria, BC location, the Royal BC Museum takes a leadership role in research and scholarship and delivers innovative programming and partnerships. Our collections, research and world-class presentations enable us to tell the stories of BC in ways that enlighten, stimulate and inspire.
When it first opened in 1951, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria exhibited art in the historic 1889 mansion that is now adjacent to its seven modern galleries. With almost 20,000 works of art, the Art Gallery has the largest public collection in BC and is a vibrant and active part of Victoria’s artist community.