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Follow clues to complete art scavenger hunt at Surrey Art Gallery

08feb12:00 pm3:00 pmFollow clues to complete art scavenger hunt at Surrey Art Gallery12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Art on the Loose February 8 | 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Surrey, BC – Families are invited to Surrey Art Gallery on February 8 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. for Art on the Loose, a drop-in art scavenger hunt! Admission is free. Everyone is welcome—children must be with an adult.

Using a list of clues, participants will engage their senses and investigative skills to complete the challenge. Through the process, they will discover a variety of artwork in the Gallery and around Surrey Arts Centre, like a responsive sound piece and a spinning artwork. Participants are welcome to dress like a detective!

Families are also welcome to visit the ArtMaker Stations around the arts center. These stations are designed to encourage visitors to think about art and creativity with a hands-on approach. Inspired by Keith Rice-Jones's Monumental Sculptures in the Gallery's courtyard, families can work together to construct their own miniature versions. They can also make a spinning top modeled after Maurice Van Der Beke’s interactive artwork Mandala After Prayer Wheel.

This event is presented in partnership with the Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA). SAGA is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 and run by volunteers who support Surrey Art Gallery in many important ways, including fundraising, partnership programming, and contributing to the Gallery’s permanent collection.

"Art on the Loose is an exciting event for families with children," says Joanne Dennis, Surrey Art Gallery Association President. "We are pleased to offer this free and fun event for families in our community to connect over contemporary art and learn a bit more about what SAGA and the Gallery do."

About Surrey Art Gallery

Internationally recognized for its award-winning programs, Surrey Art Gallery, located at 13750 88 Avenue in Surrey, is the second largest public art museum in Metro Vancouver. Founded in 1975, the Gallery presents contemporary art by local, national, and international artists, including digital and audio art. Its extensive public programs for children through to adults aim to engage the public in an ongoing conversation about issues and ideas that affect our communities and to provide opportunities to interact with artists and the artistic process. Admission is free. Surrey Art Gallery gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of 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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Time

(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Surrey Art Gallary

13750 88 Avenue in Surrey

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