750 Hornby St
HOURS: daily 10am-5pm; tue 10am-9pm. Reference Library mon-thu 1-5pm.
ADMISSION: adults $24, seniors (65+) $20, students (with valid ID) $18, children 6 to 12 $6.50, children 5 and under free, members free.
To Apr 7
Emptiness: Emily Carr and Lui Shou Kwan. A pairing of the Canadian modernist Emily Carr with Lui Shou Kwan, founder of the New Ink Movement in Hong Kong.
To May 6
Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg. A major retrospective exhibition of monumental paintings, from Murakami’s early works to new paintings and selected sculptures from different periods.
To Jun 17
BOMBHEAD. A thematic exhibition guest curated by John O’Brian, drawn primarily from the Gallery’s permanent collection that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art.
To May 21
Living, Building, Thinking: art and expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection of the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day.
A Cultivating Journey: The Herman Levy Legacy. Presents five centuries of art from the McMaster Museum of Art’s Levy Collection and Bequest from Herman Herzog Levy.
Opening Apr 28
Emily Carr in Dialogue with Mattie Gunterman. Unites the work of two women artists practicing in BC in the early twentieth century.
OFFSITE: 1100 W Georgia St.
To Apr 15
Asim Waqif, a site-specific installation by New Delhi-based artist Asim Waqif, which combines architecture with a strong contextual reference to contemporary urban design.
Opening May 10
Shigeru Ban. In 1995 a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Japan. A young Tokyo-based architect-Shigeru Banâ-known for his innovative work utilizing paper and cardboard tubing as a building material, was invited to respond to the urgent need for temporary relief shelter. This simple building has become the prototype for similar disaster relief structures built around the world for the past twenty years.
TAKASHI MURAKAMI: THE OCTOPUS EATS ITS OWN LEG