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Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

1040 Moss St | (90-minute ferry trip to Vancouver Island), Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4P1, Canada
+1 250-384-4171
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Lovely

Nice small gallery. I missed the garden, it was closed. Emily Carr exhibit was very nice. After... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Diane P
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Sonoma County, California
Beautiful gallery

Brought our SCAD art graduate and designer for Macys in NYC...spent a lovely afternoon seeing emily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Irene R
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Victoria, Canada
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The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is a public art museum dedicated to the celebration of art. With vision, leadership and scholarship, we will engage and inspire diverse audiences through exhibition, interpretation and stewardship of the collection.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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1040 Moss St | (90-minute ferry trip to Vancouver Island), Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4P1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice small gallery. I missed the garden, it was closed. Emily Carr exhibit was very nice. After visiting the places she painted helped to appreciate her art. A bit out of downtown but not too far for a nice walk.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought our SCAD art graduate and designer for Macys in NYC...spent a lovely afternoon seeing emily carr art?

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visit places, and especially smaller cities and towns, I like going to small, local museums. They can be idiosyncratic, fascinating, puzzling, and a nice window into the culture and thinking of a place. The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, which I only discovered...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Collection of pictures and books by Emily Carr is excellent. Shinto shrine also striking. Small, eclectic gem.

Thank smwalcot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this little gallery, with its individual little rooms, each with its own topic. In particular, the Pottery Gallery always has interesting and different presentations.

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my third visit to this delightful fairly small gallery which has grown over the years and continues with further growth plans. The Gallery is a short drive from downtown Victoria in a gorgeous older residential neighborhood of narrow tree lined roads. It is...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Emily Carr exhibt is worth a visit as are the many local artists and broader collectiion at this gallery.More

Thank JimInHalfMoonBay
Art Gallery of G, AGGV at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JimInHalfMoonBay, We are happy to hear you had a great time visiting the AGGV and that you got to see our broad collection of both local and historical art. We hope that you come back to the Gallery soon as we are always rotating...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

At present the AGGV features a fine exhibition of Emily Carr paintings about forests and their destruction through logging, a small exhibition about possible Japanese influences on Carr's Art, and a substantial exhibition of local and regional works in the collection, works mostly acquired during...More

Thank operalover939
Art Gallery of G, AGGV at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi operalover939, We’re happy to hear that you had a great time visiting the AGGV and that seeing the works of Richard Ciccimarra, Michael Morris, and Bill West made it all the better. We strive to pull in the community connection local and regional art...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lovely local art display, allow 1 to 1.5 hrs max for a thorough visit, great cloudy/rainy day activityMore

Thank Jo444111
Art Gallery of G, AGGV at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jo444111, Thanks for visiting the AGGV. We are glad that you decided to spend your cloudy/rainy day activity with us rather than binge watching Netflix. Hopefully, the clouds and rain didn’t keep you from viewing our Shinto shrine in our garden. If it did,...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

worthwhile visit... excellent and diverse art selections on view... some of Emily's works on site... and changing exhibitions... small gift shop with regional and local artist's works...

Thank maliaka
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Admission Adult $13 Senior (65 years) $11 Student (with ID) $11 Youth (6-17 years) $2.50 Child (5 years and under) Free Family (2 adults + youth) $28 - See more at: aggv website
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