Current Exhibits

Through our exhibits, we encourage people to find their place in nature. Come in and see what’s new!

About the Gallery

The Gallery of Nature hosts the largest collection of original and rare works by world-renowned artist and naturalist, Robert Bateman, along with a rotation of nature-inspired exhibits and a full schedule of educational and public programs.

Overlooking Victoria’s dynamic Inner Harbour, this interactive art gallery showcases the magic and beauty of nature through exciting exhibitions, kids’ activities and guided tours, along with immersive installations, including a Birdsong Gallery and multi-media video.

Castaways: Art From The Material World

March 6, 2020 - September 25, 2020
Concept and Production by Vivienne Challandes Castaways: Art From the Material World is a rags to riches tale of the textile industry and its global impact. Featuring twenty women artists from Canada and the Americas, this immersive exhibition confronts climate change head on, exploring consumer culture and our relationship to fast fashion. Castaways is the story of a planet in crisis, told from uniquely female and indigenous perspectives. Join us on a virtual tour! As storytelling begins……

The World of Robert Bateman

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023
Public opening Wednesday July 1st, 2020 Robert Bateman has spent his life immersed in the natural world. A renowned naturalist and artist, he imbues a deep knowledge into his works, bringing attention to the beauty and particularity of nature.  This brand new exhibit by the Bateman Foundation charts the stylistic development of a Canadian icon, from his early experiments in impressionism to the celebrated realist we know today. Featuring sculptures, sketches, and studies alongside some…