Alcheringa Gallery

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Alcheringa Gallery

621 Fort Street Victoria BC map
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 6:00, Sundays 12:00 - 5:00
since 1989
Territorial Acknowledgement: Alcheringa Gallery, proudly representing indigenous artists, respectfully acknowledges that we operate our business on the unceded traditional territory of the Lekwungen and Coast Salish Indigenous peoples, including Esquimalt, Songhees, and W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations.

The mandate of the gallery - in an era of truth and reconciliation - is to promote and support the art of contemporary indigenous artists from the Northwest Coast of Canada, Papua New Guinea, and Australia, to the Canadian and international fine art market.

Our Name: Alcheringa is an Aboriginal Australian word for the Dreamtime, the mythical time of creation, when the world and all living creatures were sung into existence. It is believed that singing and dancing maintain the state of the landscape, and that these invisible songlines hold the earth together.

Our Work: We are proud of the work we have done to recognize and promote the work of indigenous artists in all stages of their career, and from all over the Pacific Rim. Alcheringa has worked with private collectors, governments, museums, architects, designers, and corporate clients. We also provide consultations and appraisals to clients regarding indigenous art and projects.
Open / Operational
Visual Arts >> Art Gallery - Commercial

Venue Specs

Capacity40
Venue FormatArt Gallery
Liquor LicenseNone
Square Footage1
Dimension Notes / DetailsNo kitchen, or storage, or back entry - one open space with one entry. Small back desk area.
Has StageNo
Flooring TypeWood
RentableYes
Rental Rates$1,400 for four hours - evening only after 6pm and no later than 12pm.
Rental / Usage RestrictionsRenter responsible for liquor licence/Special Events Permit (if serving) and insurance.
Has Sound / LightingYes
Soundsystem DetailsSmall bluetooth wireless speaker.
Wheelchair Accessible?Yes
AmenitiesOne Bathroom.
Lighting / Projector SpecsWell lit, but not customizable.
Parking NotesNo gallery parking. Street or parkades.
Venue StaffingProvided (Included in Rental)
Staffing NotesOne gallery staff person will be on site.

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Alcheringa Changes Ownership

Alcheringa Gallery announces new ownership. Alcheringa Gallery is delighted to announce the change of ownership from Founder and Director Elaine Monds, to Mark & Mary Loria. Mark is a well known local arts and culture advocate and leader...
Published by: alcheringa-gallery.com
Author: Mark Loria

New Works by Rebecca Jewell

Soaring High, Landing Hard: The Veneration and Exploitation of Birds New Works by Rebecca Jewell
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Location

Address621 Fort Street

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