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Contemporary Art Gallery

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Good plan for a raining day

If you are not an expert in modern art maybe you don’t visit the museum however it’s a good plan in... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
encuentra74
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Valencia, Spain
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Nice

Very small, very minimalistic, very hipster-y. I liked it though. Was a very short visit but it was... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
simoneadamiuk
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 Jul 2018
“Good plan for a raining day ”
11 Apr 2017
“Contemporary ideas presented in a contemporary way!”
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The Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) is a non-profit public art gallery dedicated to the research, exhibition, education and documentation of contemporary visual art as it is practiced locally through to internationally. It aspires to generate...more
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555 Nelson St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6R5, Canada
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

If you are not an expert in modern art maybe you don’t visit the museum however it’s a good plan in a raining day. It was my pleasure to enjoy the exposition of Japanese Murakami - The octopus eats its own leg spending there a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank encuentra74
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Wonderful welcome from the assistant on the front desk who was very knowledgeable and told us about the current exhibitions in the gallery space and beyond in off-site locations around the city. The exhibition on display was a photography group exhibition featuring ten international and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lynnascencion
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We weren't thrilled with the artist who was displaying, therefore it doesn't get a very high review for the gallery. It's worth a stop though and it's like a flip of a coin. You could love it or you could hate it. I certainly wouldn't...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Greg W
Jill277, Public Relations Manager at Contemporary Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for visiting, our exhibitions change every 6 weeks featuring local and international artists with a variety of mediums, sincerely hoping you will visit again.

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Very small, very minimalistic, very hipster-y. I liked it though. Was a very short visit but it was free to enter so that is okay. Nice and quiet place, very peaceful end to a busy day.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank simoneadamiuk
Jill277, Public Relations Manager at Contemporary Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to review. Hopefully see you again at CAG!

Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

This gallery is downtown, accessible and free. Open all week except Monday, which is cool. There are two spaces in the gallery and exhibit work from international and local artists. The show currently is Korean artist, Kim Beom. It's cool to attend a free public...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We enjoyed 2 guided tours and the docent was amazing. She obviously loves art and her job. She gave a brief overview, then let us view the art. After that, we would discuss what we'd seen. Both tour were informative and entertaining.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Jill277, Public Relations Manager at Contemporary Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015

Thank you for visiting and thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 8 July 2015

This gallery displays exhibitions by some of the world's most renowned and emerging contemporary artists. Although small, it is a nice change to mega-galleries which take hours to go through. The intimate scale really allows you to contemplate the ideas put forth in the exhibitions...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

Compact in size, but large in innovative ideas. This gallery is just a few steps from Granville and is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Jill277, Public Relations Manager at Contemporary Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2015

Thank you for visiting the CAG! and thank you for your kind words, we aim to be 'large in innovatove ideas' as we deliver between ten and twenty exciting exhibitions and off-site projects each year! We hope to see you again at the gallery soon.

Reviewed 15 October 2013

Every visit to Vancouver includes this out of the way gallery that is worth searching out if you want to be pushed into another aspect of modern art. Small, usually two or three rooms. Admission free. The most recent show was totemic sculptures of found...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Jill277, Public Relations Manager at Contemporary Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2015

Thank you for visiting the CAG! and for visiting the Mike Nelson exhibition, and thank you for your kind words, that we 'push the envelope', we do have two galleries on site at 555 Nelson where we deliver between ten and twenty exciting exhibitions each...More

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