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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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Wonderful Small Gallery

I loved this little gallery, with its individual little rooms, each with its own topic. In... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tracy P
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Langford, Canada
Friendly, we'll run displays of local, oriental and a good collection of Emily Carr. Great regional gallery.

This is my third visit to this delightful fairly small gallery which has grown over the years and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew H
,
Duncan B.C.
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday

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 2 days 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank JimInHalfMoonBay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Jo444111
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
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The AGGV is very small but plans a new location with more display space. It is looking foward in its physical space but in my opinion needs to look forward in its thinking. The gallery is very small but there is no flow to it....More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Small regional museum with featured exhibit encourages participant to make an Indian ink drawing. Museum has a few Emily Carr paintings.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This Museum has the second greatest collection of Asian Art in Canada (the ROM has the biggest), a moderately decent collection of Emily Carrs, and a really good collection of Decorative Art, which is seldom displayed unfortunately. The Curators seem to be fixated on bizarre...More

Thank Valerie S
Art Gallery of G, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi Valerie, We’re glad to hear that you feel so strongly about the future of our permanent collection – including decorative art, Emily Carr and our extensive Asian art collection! The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria has been building an art collection for almost 70...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

A nice museum but as any place in BC needs more investment in the arts field, great talent in the area but few place to show their work, BC must work on that like Ontario

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Art Gallery of G, Volunteer at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hello Mayanexplore01! We are happy you enjoyed your visit here at the Gallery. Indeed there is a lot of talent in the area - we couldn't agree more with you. We hope to see you again soon!

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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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