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Arts Alive 2019: Math & Art

May 3-June 9, 2019
Opening Reception: May 2, 6pm
Gallery Tour: May 5, 1-3pm

Arts Alive 2019Image:
Maya A., Friendship (detail), 2019, acrylic paint, chalk pastels, Grade K, Buckingham Elementary, Teacher: D. Dubinsky, Photo: Nicole Wang and Snow Diao

About the Exhibition

Arts Alive is an annual showcase of collaborative student works held in collaboration with the Burnaby School District. This year's 37th edition presents a selection of artworks from elementary schools across the city. Math & Art is this year's theme to act as inspiration for students. 

Public Programs

Opening Reception

Thursday, May 2, 6:00 PM
Free, everyone welcome

Join us for the opening of Arts Alive 2019: Math & Art at the Burnaby Art Gallery. The evening will feature opening remarks, followed by a reception, along with the opening of Transitions, an exhibition in the Upper Gallery, created and curated by Burnaby secondary school students. 

Burnaby Art Gallery Tour

Sunday, May 5, 1:00-3:00 PM
Free | Please call to register for your time slot: 604-297-4422

Join our knowledgeable guides for a gallery tour of our current student exhibitions, Arts Alive 2019 and Transitions, and view a brief video about the history of the gallery. Tours start on the hour and half-hour mark. Please call to register. 

In the BAG: Family Sundays

Sunday, May 12, 1:00-4:00pm
Free, drop-in
Sponsored by ABC Recycling

Come and make art! Get your minds humming with a visit to the gallery and then to the studio for family-friendly art projects. Each program begins on the hour and half-hour mark with the last program at 3:30pm. 

Theme for May: Symbols, Patterns, Rotate, Repeat