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BAG Celebrates 50 Years Tara Nicholson Arctic Claims Les McKinnon Reflecting on Headlines The Ornament of a House BAG Celebrates 50 Years 4th National Print Show Invited Artists Arnold Shives People

July 13 - 7pm: 50th Anniversary Garden Cocktail Reception

Live music, refreshments, and roving entertainment

Tara Nicholson: Arctic Claims

June 2-July 2, 2017

Les McKinnon: Reflecting on Headlines

June 9-July 2, 2017

The Ornament of a House: 50 Years of Collecting

July 14-September 3, 2017

Celebrating 50 Years: '70's Fashion Shoot at the BAG

"The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it."

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote - Inspiration for 'The Ornament of a House: 50 Years of Collecting'

Celebrating 50 Years: Jack Shadbolt's 'Still Life with Red Colander'

First art work donated to the Permanent Art Collection

Celebrating 50 Years: Opening Reception 1972

'Better Body Works' curated by Sheila Kincaid

Celebrating 50 Years: Children at the Gallery, 1975

A school group in the Fireside Room at the BAG, 1975

4th National Burnaby Print Show Invited Artists: Works from the Collection

May 16-July 24, 2017 | McGill Library

Arnold Shives: People

May 15-July 23, 2017 | Bob Prittie Library

In the Gallery



Offsite Exhibitions



  • Hazel King: Reduction Linocuts from a Burnaby Studio

    July 24-September 17, 2017 | Stay tuned for more information

  • Wayne Eastcott: From the Collection and Promised Gifts
    July 25-September 18, 2017 | Stay tuned for more information


The Burnaby Art Gallery functions on an invitational basis, and does not accept unsolicited exhibition proposals.
We encourage local artists to contact the Burnaby Arts Council regarding exhibition opportunities.