News

21 December 2023

December 20 2023
Dear Friends & Members of Access Gallery,

Access Gallery is bidding farewell to Director & Curator Katie Belcher. It’s a bittersweet moment for us; we’re very sad to see her go after six years of committed service, but we’re excited to cheer her on as she continues to build her practice as an independent curator and visual artist.

19 October 2023

Access Gallery denounces the ongoing brutalization of Palestinians by Israel. We stand firmly against all forms of racism, anti-Arab, anti-Muslim, and anti-Semitic violence, and call for critical attention, awareness, and action against this ongoing colonial violence.

11 October 2023

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a smaller fundraiser concurrent to Night Howl throughout the month of October. Four board members will open limited spots to digitally illustrate you… as a ghost!

👻 𝔾𝕖𝕥 𝔾𝕙𝕠𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕕! 👻
$30 for member
$60 for non-members
🕯️ 𝕡𝕤𝕤𝕤𝕤𝕥, 𝕞𝕖𝕞𝕓𝕖𝕣𝕤 𝕔𝕙𝕖𝕔𝕜 𝕪𝕠𝕦𝕣 𝕖𝕞𝕒𝕚𝕝 𝕗𝕠𝕣 𝕕𝕚𝕤𝕔𝕠𝕦𝕟𝕥𝕤

11 October 2023

As we enter into flu and respiratory season, in light of the ongoing prevalence of COVID-19, but taking into consideration BC's public health measures, we are keeping a policy where masks are encouraged at the gallery.

2 August 2023

The word “plot” describes a small parcel of land, designated for a specific purpose. It refers to a sequence of events that drives a story. To “plot” can mean to chart one’s position, as on a map, or to devise a secret plan or scheme. Read more about PLOT here.

2 June 2023

In light of the ongoing prevalence of COVID-19 and taking into consideration BC's public health measures, and the end of the worst of the flu season, we are moving to a policy where masks are encouraged at the gallery, rather than mandatory.

14 April 2023

In light of the ongoing risks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent new variants, and taking into consideration BC's public health measures, the Staff and the Board of Access Gallery have discussed our concerns and decided to continue our slow approach to our organizational health measures through the spring.

10 January 2023

In light of the ongoing risks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent new variants, and taking into consideration BC's public health measures, the Staff and the Board of Access Gallery have discussed our concerns and decided on a slow approach to our organizational health measures. 

28 November 2022

Access Gallery is participating in #GivingTuesday2022. Please consider donating to Access and/or supporting our neighbourhood artist-run buddies—@unitpitt @orgallery @artspeakartspeak 💜. Donate through Canada Helps.

22 November 2022

Access Gallery’s Board of Directors + Staff have come together to create three curated boxes of art, objects, treats, and more in our TAKE CARE Fundraiser.

Each box includes a curated collection of art, objects, snacks, and more from Access Gallery’s Board of Directors + Staff. Boxes are limited edition. All proceeds contribute to the financial health of our organisation. Buy your box before 16 December 2022 in order to meet holiday shipping deadlines.

11 November 2022

You are invited to attend the 2022 Annual General Meeting, to take place on Thursday 24 November at 6:30PM, on zoom. Please renew your membership to vote at the AGM.

29 September 2022

Access Gallery will be closed to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on 30 September 2022

For those who are Indigenous, we recognize that the celebration of your communities and cultures’ brilliance has fallen far short of what you deserve and that the efforts to repair harm done will long outpace a single day.