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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

  • Three visitors are set up inside a gallery space filled with portraits, sitting on benches and drawing on easels.
    Visitors sketch in the Gallery during previous Facing Time exhibit in 2021.

Sketch in the Gallery


Drawing Painting Photography Sculpture & installation Visual arts
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This activity runs the duration of Culture Days.


Surrey Art Gallery

13750 88 ave

Surrey, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Make art while experiencing art! When you come for a visit, drawing benches are available for you to use. All skill levels welcome! Bring your own gallery-friendly art materials (pencils, paper, and coloured pencils) and sketch what you see.

Our fall exhibits include Poets with a Video Camera; Henry Tsang: Tansy Point; Zachery Cameron Longboy: Guardian of Sleep; Concealed Cultures: The Black Vernacular; I see; I breathe; I am; Atheana Picha: Echoes; Sandeep Johal: It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see; Fraser Valley Chapter Presents: Fresh Paint! and mixed media in Surrey Art Teachers Association: Connect.



Surrey Art Gallery

Founded in 1975, Surrey Art Gallery presents contemporary art by local, national, and international artists, including digital and audio art. Recognized for its award-winning programs, the Gallery engages children through to adults in ongoing conversations that affect our lives and provides opportunities to interact with artists and the artistic process. The Gallery is located at 13750 88 Avenue in Surrey on the unceded territories of the Salish Peoples, including the q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and Semiahma (Semiahmoo) nations. Surrey Art Gallery gratefully acknowledges operating funding from the City of Surrey, Province of BC through BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, and the Surrey Art Gallery Association.

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City of Surrey Arts and Culture Activities

City of Surrey Surrey, BC

Enjoy a wide variety of Arts and Culture activities spread across the City of Surrey. Culture Days programming includes a range of free activities and events organized by the Surrey Civic Theatres, Surrey Art Gallery, Historic Stewart Farm,...