Community Art Gallery

The Community Art Gallery at Anvil Centre celebrates the rich cultural landscape of New Westminster. The space forges creative dialogue, brings attention to local art as well as creates new opportunities for artists in our city.  It is an accessible space, where New Westminster based art groups can organize members’ exhibitions.  It is open to New Westminster emerging and established artists working in two dimensional media.

Next Exhibition: Art as music: A song in my art

Aug 12 - Oct 22, 2021

Opening Reception August 19th, Thursday 5pm - 7pm Register to Attend:

Booking Procedure:
The Community Art Gallery will be available for self-touring by appointment only Wednesday – Saturday, from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Please note however, that certain times may not be available due to conflicts with other activities within Anvil Centre. Public Spaces at the Anvil Centre are masks mandatory due to still operating as a vaccination clinic.
Please email and provide your:
• name
• phone number
• preferred date and time to visit
One of our staff members will get back to you as soon as possible. We require 48 hrs notice to process any booking requests. We encourage interested visitors to book ahead as we may not be able to accommodate last minute bookings.  Up to six guests permitted per booking.  Each guest will be required to wear a mask unless precluded for medical reasons or if the visitor under the age of two.
Please familiarize yourself with the new safety measures and guest responsibilities that Anvil Centre has now implemented.

Past Exhibitions:

The Abstracted View 

New West Portraits


Three Visions: Walking in New West

AiR Works by Anvil Centre & Solid Waste/Recycling Artists in Residence

Unity of Spirits: Surprising Screens

Worlds of Light & Shadow


Unity of Spirits

Big House

ArchiTEXTURE: Hard Edges in a Soft Media

Youth & Reconciliation

Things with Wings

Unity of Spirits


Teacher's Lounge


Boulevard Gardens of New Westminster


The Dichotomy of Change

Faces and Places

The Art of History

Expression of Spring

Let Me Count the Ways

Cover Story: Album Art Reimagined