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Nanaimo Art Gallery

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150 Commercial St

Nanaimo, BC


HOURS: tue-sat 10am-5pm; sun 12pm-5pm.

ADMISSION: By donation.

To Apr 25
Rain Shadow
Ten artists from the Pacific Northwest explore the experience of a shared geographic landscape through diverse backgrounds and a variety of media. Artists: Jonathan Forrest, Todd Gronsdahl, lessLIE, lichen with Natassia Davies and Danielle Stevenson, Jerry Pethick, Anne Ramsden, Charlene Vickers, and Eliot White-Hill Kwulasultun.

Opening May 21
Reluctant Offerings. A solo exhibition featuring new work by Nanaimo-raised artist Brendan Lee Satish Tang. While widely renowned for his ceramic Manga Ormolu works, for this exhibition Tang will develop a large-scale installation working with tropes of masculinity through the materials and practices of Joss Paper: a Chinese cultural tradition wherein a paper replica of an object is burnt as an act of sending gifts to relatives and loved ones in the spirit world.


Nanaimo Art Gallery is located in the heart of downtown Nanaimo on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. The Gallery enhances the cultural environment of Vancouver Island, serving a regional population base of approximately 225,000, through exhibitions, education, and outreach that encourages active public involvement with the visual arts.

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