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Touring Exhibitions

Anna Wong: Traveller on Two Roads

Anna Wong_detail

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.


  • Nanaimo Art Gallery
    December 4, 2020-February 7, 2021

Previous Venues

  • Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
    February 20-May 15, 2020
  • Nanaimo Art Gallery
    June 26-August 30, 2020


  • Ellen van Eijnsbergen
  • Jennifer Cane


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

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