June 13, 2011

By rennie museum

Once or twice a year we donate our space to another institution to hold fundraising events for their programs. We have previously hosted charitable events for Vancouver General Hospital and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra to great success, raising over one million dollars and $200,000, respectively. In April we hosted a fundraiser for Vancouver Opera, featuring renowned Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman singing…

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June 7, 2011

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Martin Creed: Collected Works has opened with a bang, and if tour reservations are any indication, you are all just as excited as we are! We’d like to thank everyone for helping to make the Martin Creed After Party at District 319 a huge success, raising $2,400 for Intersections Media Opportunities for Youth Society. The exhibition has already received a…

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February 9, 2011

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To accommodate those who are unable to attend tours on a weekday, we have added a few Saturday tours in March, with more to be added in April. We hope this allows more people to see our great show with Amy & Thomas!

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January 24, 2011

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Happy New Year! We are working hard to bring you the catalogue for our current show with Amy Bessone and Thomas Houseago as soon as we can. In the meantime, we hope you are all enjoying our Mona Hatoum and Richard Jackson catalogues. A few older, but great articles about the Collection and the Wing Sang Building for your extra…

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December 1, 2010

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Have you booked your visit to our new exhibition with LA-based artists Amy Bessone and Thomas Houseago yet? December is almost full, but don’t fret if you can’t make it before the holiday break. The exhibition is up until mid-April so there will be plenty of tour opportunities in 2011. In the meantime, have a look at what the Vancouver…

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November 2, 2010

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Richard Jackson: Collected Works from May – September 2010 met with equal success and set local blogs on fire with colourful photographs of Jackson’s installation. Richard Jackson by Clint Burnham – Artforum The ‘cowboy’ of modern art by Jennifer Moss – Vancouver Sun

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November 1, 2010

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Our premiere show with Mona Hatoum from October 2009-January 2010 was a resounding success. To hear what everyone had to say, please visit the press below. Mona Hatoum – Art Asia Pacific Uniting Form, Content, and Context: Mona Hatoum at the Rennie Collection by Rachel Lafo – Sculpture Mona Hatoum by Alexandria Pierce – Art Papers

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October 28, 2010

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Exhibit E, the Emily Carr University gala auction on 21 October 2010, was a huge success. All 23 lots sold, raising $430,000+ for the university and its students. ECU and Rennie Collection would like to thank all of the patrons, artists and sponsors for their generosity and commitment to art and arts education in Vancouver.

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October 26, 2010

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WORKS ON LOAN – At any given time, a number of works from the Collection are out on loan to exhibitions at various institutions all over the world. Currently, five works by Vancouverite Rodney Graham are on display at Hamburger Kunsthalle in Hamburg, Germany, as part of “Rodney Graham, Through the Forest”, a traveling exhibition of recent works by Graham,…

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October 21, 2010

By rennie museum

Mr Rennie was appointed to the Board of Governors at Emily Carr University this past August. Bob joins ECU President Ron Burnett and founding Chancellor Jake Kerr in helping to shape the university’s future as it embarks on its 85th year. For more information, please visit ecuad.ca or download the press release (pdf).

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