Category Archives: Temporary Locations

Exhibitions displayed in satellite exhibition spaces and not in our primary gallery spaces.

Xalapa: Dean’s Lobby Gallery

January 16 – February 27, 2006

University Centre

This exhibition was part of a series of collaborative fine arts projects between UVic and the Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto de Artes Plasticas in Xalapa, Mexico. It featured a rotation of works by a number of artists studying at the Instituto de Artes Plasticas. It was exhibited in the Dean’s Lobby Gallery.

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2004 Trackside Art Gallery Exhibit

April 14 – May 14, 2004

Satellite Exhibition Space (Trackside Art Gallery)

Young B.C. artists transform the E & A rail corridor into the world’s largest outdoor art gallery. This instalment is the third of its kind. The original works were shown at the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, located at the University of Victoria.

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2003 Trackside Art Gallery Exhibit

May 15 – June 13, 2003

Satellite Exhibition Space (Trackside Art Gallery)

This exhibition is of art panels by youth and professional artists with the theme of graffiti-style street art, displayed in all-youth outdoor art gallery in Esquimalt. Trackside is a recurring exhibition.

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2002 Trackside Art Gallery Exhibition

June 20 – June 27, 2002

Satellite Exhibition Space (Trackside Gallery)

This exhibit of original works by both new and established BC artists is part of an innovative plan to support young artists and transform a “crime corridor” into the world’s largest youth outdoor art gallery.

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A Tribute to Yehudi Menuhin: Man of Peace

March 29 – April 6, 2002

Satellite Space – Boulogne-sur-mer, France

A selection of portrait paintings from the University of Victoria Art Collections by prominent Sidney artist Myfanwy Spencer Pavelic, displayed as a tribute in conjunction with the annual Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists in Boulogne-sur-mer, France.

To learn more about Myfanwy Spencer Pavelic, visit an online catalogue of her work here.

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us

October 3 – October 11, 2001

Throughout UVic campus

Imagine taking a one-mile walk where every step transports you a million years in time! A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us takes you on just such a journey. In a series of 90 panels of text and illustrations, this traveling exhibit tells the story of life’s five-billion-year evolution.

Millennium Mural


James Richard Rivet, Journey No. 51
James Richard Rivet, Journey No. 51

May 31, 2001 – Present

David S. Strong Building, University of Victoria Campus

The Millenium Mural online catalogue is available here. It features images of the finished mural, information about the artist Rick Rivet, and a gallery of Rivet’s works that are in UVic’s collection.

This project is an initiative of the Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery at the University of Victoria and is sponsored by the Canada Millennium Partnership and the British Columbia 2000 Program. The project consists of a mural by B.C. Metis artist Rick Rivet to enhance the newly dedicated David F. Strong Classroom Building.


Sarita Baker

April 26 – May 16, 1995

Ring Road, University of Victoria

An installation of 3 pairs of park benches affixed with doorbells to be placed at bus stops around Ring Road at the University of Victoria. The artist sought to form a sense of familiarity with a classic park benches, and then deepened this by adding the sound of a doorbell — a sound only found in the familiar and intimate location of one’s home.

Dreams of Empire

August 4 – September 30, 1983

Phoenix Building (at the University of Victoria)

Presented in the Phoenix Building at the University of Victoria, this exhibition presents an outline of the history of Canada from its origins to 1700. Two hundred and fifty reproductions of archival items from 52 Canadian, American and European institutions, which include maps, engravings, paintings, seals, medals, manuscripts and prints, illustrate the eight themes under study. A caption accompanies each item on display, giving a technical description; the situation in context, sometimes with important extracts; and the source.

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