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Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

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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...more
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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

The staff was very helpful and the facility was totally accessible to include a wheelchair and walker to borrow at no charge. Spent nearly 4 hours there viewing several temporary exhibits

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The AGGV is quite small, but it manages to host very interesting exhibitions. The chief attraction at the moment if an exhibition places the works of Emily Carr, which are the gallery’s pride and joy, among works by a number of other artists who were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank operalover939
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I visit the art gallery every few months depending on which exhibits are being featured. Recently saw some excellent landscape exhibits. The art gallery is not huge so does not take too long to cover. I recommend visiting the Shinto shrine in the outdoor area....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Megrax
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Over priced and not a good selection of artwork on display. We were quite disappointed at the quality and the quantity of artwork.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LendaFreeborn
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

In the area of GREATER VICTORIA you will find the Art Gallery. This Art Gallery has several paintings from very fine artists.The museum is embedded in a villa of former very rich people.The museum shop is ok.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Puffinman
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This quiet little gallery features (among other things) a fascinating exhibition of Emily Carr's work, which includes paintings of Vancouver Island forests. These wonderful views actually come to life on the Gallery's walls. No wonder Carr is Victoria's most famous and appreciated artist. A pure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mediumcap
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Museum is around 15-20 min walk from the harbour and because of this does not get the same attention but it is a nice walk through a nice neighborhood. Small museum with some good Emily Carr pieces.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KeremEdmonton
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Well worth the walk downhill to find this gallery. Not expensive and took under an hour to visit. Currently a good exhibition re forestry and photography.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IanMinshall
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

It’s worth going if you are in Victoria more than a couple days. We walked over after a visit to the Craigdarroch Castle. It’s not a huge collection, but a few interesting pieces. I found it interesting that the had a small section of art...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wandermust99
Reviewed August 12, 2018

The Emily Carr exhibit was large and worth it. The rest of the gallery was sparse and had large rooms with not much on display.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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