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Sunday November 15, 1:30-3:30 pm
Conversational Café at the Legacy Gallery

Robert Amos, Lung Kong Association, Government St., acrylic on panel

Robert Amos and Kileasa Wong give their perspectives on Canada’s oldest Chinese neighbourhood and their recently published book Inside Chinatown. Call 250-721-8480 to reserve a space, or book online at tickets.uvic.ca/tickets

Sunday, December 6, 1:30 to 2:30 pm
Conversational Café at the Legacy Gallery

Join author and curator Katherine Gibson; Jan Ross, Curator, Emily Carr House; and special guests for a discussion on how an artist’s view can define or even transform the way people see themselves as inhabitants of a region. Call 250-721-8480 to reserve a space, or book online at tickets.uvic.ca/tickets

Thursday, November 26, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Gallery Walk

Be a part of this year's 12th annual Gallery Walk - a feast for the eyes as well as the palette! Participating galleries include the Legacy Art Gallery and Café, Winchester, Alcheringa, View and West End Galleries. For more information contact 250-388-0009.

Saturdays, November 7 to December 18, 1:00 to 3:00 pm
The Legacy Gallery’s Christmas Artist-in-Residence Series

Runs every Saturday until December 18. Phone 250-381-7670 for more information.

Tuesday, November 17, 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery: Travels & Treasures reception

Celebrate the accomplishments of our graduate interns, as we host a reception and informal talk for “Travels and Treasures: The Divine Inspirations of Katharine Maltwood -& Turcoman Treasures: the Gastrell Collection”. Call 250-721-8480 to reserve a space, or book online at tickets.uvic.ca/tickets

Turcoman embroidered textile, Iran, 1930s.


Legacy Gallery and Cafe

August 19 to January 3, 2010
Ted Harrison: Painting Paradise

A career retrospective of one of Canada’s most popular and beloved visual artists, including recently discovered paintings from Harrison’s 1994 Commonwealth Games series. The exhibit is curated by Katherine Gibson, author of Ted Harrison: Painting Paradise. Copies of the book are available for purchase at the gift shop.

Ted Harrison, Sketching Paradise.

In the “Small Gallery” at the Legacy

Oct 28, 2009 to Jan 17, 2010
Inside Chinatown: paintings by Robert Amos

Original artwork by Robert Amos takes you behind the doors of the 29 private clubs that make up the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association. Inside Chinatown (Touchwood Editions, 2009) will be available for sale at the Legacy gift shop.

Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery

Oct 5, 2009 to January 30, 2010
Travels & Treasures: The Divine Inspirations of Katharine Maltwood
Treasures of the Turcomans – the Gastrell Collection

Presenting two views on foreign travel: Divine Inspirations focuses on artist Katharine Maltwood and her travels to Egypt and Japan in the early 20th century. Treasures of the Turcomans features The Gastrell Collection of jewelry, textiles and carpets made by nomadic women and acquired by a British diplomat’s family while living in Iran and Baluchistan during the 1930-40s.

McPherson Library Gallery

October 16 – November 15, 2009
Rocks and Shadows: Exploring the works of Judith Foster

Engage with the creative processes of renowned printmaker Judith Foster and discover the methods and techniques behind this precise art form.

Judith Foster, Night Wind, 1968

November 18 to January 6
Passage: works by Lisa Hebden

Passage focuses on young children, on being small and feeling small both physically and psychologically. The children in the paintings are on the cusp of adolescence, caught between unselfconsciousness and awareness of their own bodies.


Legacy Gallery, 630 Yates St., hours: Wed to Sun 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Note Holiday closure Dec 25 to to Jan 1.

Maltwood Gallery, University Centre building Room B115, hours: Mon to Fri 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with special openings in conjunction with Farquhar Auditorium events. Holiday closure Dec 25 to Jan 3.

McPherson Library Gallery hours: daily, call 250-721-6673 for recorded schedule. Holiday closure Dec 25 to Jan 3.


2009-2010 Conversational Café series is presented with support from the Government of B.C.

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