Exhibitions at the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art
The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art is a space where education is seen not as an after-thought to curation, but as the purpose of each step we take.
To ensure this, the
Gordon and Marion Smith Foundation for Young Artists and Artists for Kids work collaboratively to program the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art.
Artists for Kids In the Gallery
Artists for Kids provides a range of classes and programs, both in the Gallery and throughout the community:
Canadian Art Windows – gallery tours
After-School Art classes
Paradise Valley Summer School for the Visual Arts
Studio Art Academy Program
Architecture Enrichment Programs
Fashion Photography Enrichment Programs
Artists for Kids Permanent Collection
The Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art is home to the acclaimed
Artists for Kids
teaching collection. The Artists for Kids program has been acquiring masterworks from Canada’s leading artists, including our founding patrons, Gordon Smith, Jack Shadbolt and Bill Reid, as well as Robert Davidson, Angela Grossmann, E.J. Hughes, Kenojuak Ashevak, Rodney Graham, Guido Molinari and Toni Onley, for more than 20 years.
Print Shop to view the selection of limited edition prints and support Artists for Kids art education programming.
The Smith Foundation in the Gallery
The Smith Foundation
promotes a greater understanding of contemporary Canadian art through the Gallery by creating:
Seasonal exhibitions for all audiences
Programs featuring docent-led gallery tours and behind-the-scenes tours
Artist and curator talks and symposia with leading professionals in the field
Publications which introduce insightful and provocative thinking about Canadian art
Learn more about the Smith Foundation and opportunities to support our exhibitions and public programs, donate online now, or become a Friend of the Gallery.