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

Transitions 2019Image: Sarah Yang, Untitled (detail), 2019, mixed media, Grade 12, Moscrop Secondary

About the Exhibition

Featured in the Burnaby Art Gallery's Upper Gallery is artwork created by Burnaby senior secondary school students in the Burnaby Art Gallery’s annual career placement program, the Artist Apprenticeship Program. This program mentors students interested in pursuing a career in the fine arts and invites them to develop and curate an exhibition of their own works. In this year’s program, participants were asked to consider a theme and to select an inspiration piece from the gallery’s Permanent Art Collection. This exhibition features both their selected work from the collection and their creative responses.

Public Programs

Opening Reception

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

Join us for the opening of Transitions at the Burnaby Art Gallery. The evening will feature opening remarks, followed by a reception, along with the opening of Arts Alive 2019: Math & Art, an exhibition in the Lower Gallery by Burnaby elementary 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
Theme for June: Transitions