Founded in 2005, incorporated as a non-profit society in 2006, Fort Gallery in Fort Langley, B.C., has been a vital hub of the Langley arts community, exhibiting contemporary art that fosters critical conversations around important social and environmental issues of local and regional relevance.
Fort Gallery was initially founded as an artist-run co-operative gallery due to a lack of adequate venues for exhibiting non-commercial experimental contemporary art in the region. In 2018 the board began transitioning the co-op to an artist-run centre structure to create a more inclusive environment for artists. In 2019, the constitution was rewritten, and the co-op was officially dissolved. Also, in 2019 the gallery became a recognized charity through the Canadian Government. This structural transition has allowed us to make positive steps towards accessibility and inclusion. With this transition, the gallery strives to support a greater diversity of artists, including emerging and other historically underrepresented groups.
The mission of Fort Gallery is to cultivate appreciation for contemporary art and to support the work of contemporary artists.
Staff: Executive Director – Alannah Clamp Gallery Coordinator – Margaret Campbell
Board: Chair – Edith Krause Secretary – Kirsten Davenport Treasurer – Susan Beachy Exhibition Committee Chair – Alysha Creighton Publicity Committee Chair – Konrad Breuers Fundraising Committee Chair – Colleen Macdonald Director – Alan Hartley Director – Chris Friesen Director – Calvin Bergen
Fort Gallery / 9048 Glover Road / Fort Langley / 604.888.7411 / Tuesday to Saturday 12 to 5pm
The Fort Gallery resides on the unceded traditional territory of the Kwantlen, Katzie and Coast Salish nations. We gratefully acknowledge the ongoing support of the following funders as well as our members, donors and volunteers.