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An Unveiling: The VIS!
We are excited to share that for a month or so our team have been secretly working on something pretty fantastic – and it’s now ready to share with you! Say hello to Sunset’s new Interactive Virtual Stage system, a game changer for local speakers, t
Avis Rasmussen: The View from Here
Avis Rasmussen’s fascinating life as a visual artist comes into focus in The View From Here. The Victoria Arts Council (VAC) has collected over 100 artworks that chronicle her incredible journey, spanning over 60 years. The retrospective begins with an
Regan Rasmussen at Xchanges Gallery
http://www.artopenings.ca/regan-rasmussen.html
Sandra Froher at Leaf Modern Gallery
http://www.artopenings.ca/sandra-froher.html
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas at Madrona Gallery
http://www.artopenings.ca/yahgulanaas.html Summary: Over the past two decades, his artworks have toured the world in solo shows, and been collected by major international museums and galleries.
Dale Roberts at the Chapel Gallery
This exuberant artist brings a life-like presence to luminaries he finds interesting. “I wonder who these people are,” he asks, “how they lived their lives and chose to express themselves.” http://www.artopenings.ca/dale-roberts.html
The Laundry Room at Goward House
Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/laundry.html
Joshua Watts at the Victoria Arts Council Sept 9 - Oct 30.
Joshua Watts at the Victoria Arts Council Sept 9 - Oct 30. Review: http://www.artopenings.ca/joshua-watts.html
Mary Anne Molcan at the Chapel Gallery
Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/mary-molcan.html
Syrian poet and visual artist at Errant Art Space August 12-28, 2022
Homeland is an historic journey that reveals the artists’ pre-war lifestyle in Syria, the beginning of unrest, and finally, the trauma of dislocation. These artworks reflect on personal and cultural identity through the lens of memory and migrations.
Indigenous Cultural Offerings at Belfry Theatre
PREVIEW: http://www.artopenings.ca/bury-the-hatchet.html
B.A. Lampman at the Victoria Arts Council Gallery
Life's Work: A Visual Memoir  by B.A. Lampman at the Victoria Arts Council Gallery June 3 - July 17, 2022. Opening June 3, 7:00-9:00 Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/ba-lampman.html
Rande Cook at Leaf Modern Gallery
On April 1, 2022, Pope Francis apologized to First Nations, Inuit and Métis gathered at the Vatican in Rome.
Fired Up! Annual Show and Sale May 28-29, 2022
Preview: http://www.artopenings.ca/fired-up-2022.html

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