Statement of Solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Commitment to Anti-Racism

On behalf of the collective membership, board of directors, and staff of Gallery Gachet Society

13 July 2020

Gallery Gachet Society stands in solidarity with the international mass movement led by Black Lives Matter. We commit to the ongoing work of speaking and working against anti-Black racism and racism in all of its forms.

To read the full statement with resources, readings, and key terms, please visit this page.

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THIS IS GREAT MATERIAL

July 17 – August 21, 2020
online exhibition & poster series opening July 17   gachetfromaway.org

Artists: Afuwa, Tamara Bond, Krystle Coughlin Silverfox, Marissa Diamond, Mary Phyllis O’Toole

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Postponed: Jackie Dives | A Room for the Pain

April 17 – May 23 | Capture Photography Festival Selected Exhibition

Capture Photography Festival opens today with an excellent program, now reconceptualized. This year’s Festival includes A Room for the Pain, a solo exhibition by Jackie Dives at Gallery Gachet originally scheduled for April 17 to May 23 and now postponed. Read More »

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Gallery Gachet’s Response to COVID-19

Gallery Gachet is closed until further notice. One of the best ways we can show care at this time is to step back, to practice social distancing. We are following closely the advice of health authorities and planning creative ways to continue our programming and stay connected by other means. Please visit our website at gachet.org for more information.

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Eli Howey | Passageways

February 28 – April 4, 2020
Including sculpture, printmaking, book arts, and community engagement, Passageways is a solo exhibition by Eli Howey based on a series of watercolour and gouache paintings of the same title. In the series, characters in shadowy environments interact with surrounding objects and flora. Read More »

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Manuel Axel Strain | Take As Needed

Interurban Art Gallery, 1 E Hastings | Saturday, February 8 | 3pm-5pm

A community conversation in association with Manuel Axel Strain’s Needed Medicine, currently on exhibit nearby at Gallery Gachet, 9 W Hastings

Free Event | Smudging will be offered | Refreshments will be provided at 3pm Read More »

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Manuel Axel Strain | Needed Medicine

January 10 – February 15, 2020
Opening: Friday, January 10, 6pm – 9pm
Performance: Friday, January 10, 6pm | Near the gallery in Blood Alley Square between Abbott St and Carrall St

Featuring new work by Manuel Axel Strain, Needed Medicine locates mental health within contexts of colonization, intergenerational trauma, and cultural resurgence. Through installation, sculpture, video, and performance, Strain draws from lived experience as a source of agency to investigate different ways of healing and knowing. Read More »

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Gallery Gachet Closed

Gallery Gachet will be closed from December 21, 2019 to January 6, 2020

We wish you a happy winter solstice and holidays!

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Lacey Prize Announcement

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Announcement from the Gallery Gachet Collective and Staff

Today the National Gallery of Canada and the Naomi and John Lacey Family announce the recipients of the inaugural Lacey Prize in recognition of artist-run centres in Canada. With joy we share the news that Gallery Gachet accepts the Lacey Prize as runner-up, along with Untitled Art Society of Mohkinstsis/Calgary. We offer our congratulations to the winner, Hamilton Artists Inc. Read More »

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You, Me & Us | Annual Collective Show

November 8 to December 20, 2019

Join us on Friday, November 8 from 6pm to 9pm for the opening reception of  You, Me & Us, an art exhibition presenting new work by the artists of Gallery Gachet. The artists will be present. Read More »

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