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

  • A light green-grey ceramic vessel decorated with peonies and featuring a wide body with a narrow neck.
    Gloria Jue-Youn Han, Peonies in Brown and Grey, 2021, stoneware and white slip.
  • A smiling young woman leans forward as she spins clay on a wheel (not seen in photo).
    Gloria Jue-Youn Han

Thursday Artist Talk: Gloria Jue-Youn Han, “Making Pots for Good Ancestors”


Pottery & ceramics Visual arts
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Surrey Art Gallery

13750 88 Ave

Surrey, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Ceramics artist Gloria Jue-Youn Han makes art that investigates how traditions are altered, adapted, and created anew by diasporic peoples. In this talk organized by Surrey Art Gallery Association, she’ll draw connections between her experience as a first-generation Korean-Canadian daughter of immigrants and her practice of crafting objects of care, intimacy, and love.



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,...