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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 local art display, allow 1 to 1.5 hrs max for a thorough visit, great cloudy/rainy day... read more

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Jo444111
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Victoria, Canada
An Exploration of the Past and the Present

worthwhile visit... excellent and diverse art selections on view... some of Emily's works on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
maliaka
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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 good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 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 yesterday

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

Thank Jo444111
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 17 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!

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Took a guided exploratory tour and what fun that was! Two very well presented shows with loads of interaction over the exhibits. This is not a huge gallery but they have done such a nice job of their presentations that it was a pleasure to...More

Thank Tuna C
Art Gallery of G, Youth Volunteer at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi Tuna C! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit here and had fun on one of our Guided Tours. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

4 marvelous exhibits while we were there. Do not miss this excellent gallery. The Emily Carr exhibit was particularly wonderful.

Thank lakebuddy52
Art Gallery of G, Youth Volunteer at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello lakebuddy52! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit here as well as appreciated the art. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is one of my go-to places to visit on any trip to Victoria. I love this place. I have many Emily Carr prints in my home, and love that this museum does her works, and her contemporaries, justice. And I am a fan of...More

Thank Cathy A
Art Gallery of G, Youth Volunteer at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hello Cathy! We are so glad you enjoyed our Emily Carr exhibition and hope that we continue to see you here at the Gallery.

Reviewed 1 March 2017

My mother, sister and I arrived just before opening. We were welcomed in by a friendly attendant and enjoyed a brief browse in the gallery's excellent little gift shop. The Jan and Helga Grove exhibit features sculptural work while celebrating the diversity and style unique...More

Thank biancam595
Art Gallery of G, Youth Volunteer at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Response: Hi, biancam595! We are so delighted to hear that you had a great time at the Gallery and that you were particularly taken with Jan and Helga's playful works. We hope you continue to vi​sit.

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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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