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Touring Exhibitions

The Burnaby Art Gallery offers the following exhibition for touring:

Anna Wong: Traveller on Two Roads

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Image Credit: 
Anna Wong, China Wall I (detail), 1981, mixed media on paper, A/P, 56 x 77 cm, From the Malaspina Printshop Archives of the City of Burnaby Permanent Art Collection, Gift of Milton and Fei Wong, BAG AN 1988.38.901, Photo: Blaine Campbell

Organized and circulated by the Burnaby Art Gallery, and co-curated by Ellen van Eijnsbergen and Jennifer Cane, this travelling exhibition consists of artwork by Vancouver artist Anna Wong (1930-2013), and is accompanied by a full-colour, hardcover 100-page publication in two bilingual editions. With essays from notable scholars Keith Wallace and Zoë Chan, this catalogue includes over seventy of Wong’s artworks from a lifetime of travel and cultural influence: from Vancouver BC’s Chinatown to New York City, and from Quadra Island to Beijing. This exhibition is the recipient of the 2018 Canadian Museums Association Award for Excellence in Exhibitions, and is supported by Heritage Canada’s Museums Assistance Program.

Availability

October 2020 - April 2021, 8-12 weeks, negotiable

Curators

  • Ellen van Eijnsbergen
  • Jennifer Cane

Authors

  • Keith Wallace
  • Zoë Chan
  • Foreword by Maurice Wong
  • Introduction by the curators

Exhibition Venue Requirements

  • Approximately 200 linear feet / 61 linear meters (configuration is dependent on venue)
  • 70 framed artworks, textile works, and personal ephemera/photographs

Technical/Conservation Requirements

  • Self-contained exhibition; numbers, sizes and weights of crates to be confirmed
  • Conservation conditions: 18°C and 20°C ± 2°C, relative humidity 50%, daily maximum fluctuation ± 5°C

Travelling Guidelines

For further information on exhibition didactics, insurance requirements, associated costs and other related information for this travelling exhibition offer, please see the following guidelines:

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