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Digital Art

Imaginal Expression (detail) by Reva Stone

new art | new ideas | new media

As a contemporary art museum focusing on work since 1975, digital media is a big part of what we do at the Surrey Art Gallery.

Launched in 1999, our TechLab shows a wide array of digital art including artificial intelligence, interactive and immersive virtual environments, telerobotic sculptures and flash game installations, to name a few. The TechLab sits next to our main exhibition space and also serves as a studio for digital artists-in-residence. 

Open Sound introduces you to the amazing world of sound art in the Gallery and sometimes throughout the Surrey Arts Centre. Depending on the theme for the year, this exhibition program could have you considering the sound of labour, play, speech, furniture, nature, or cities. Learn more about this growing area of digital art at our annual Sound Thinking event in the fall.

UrbanScreen is the Gallery’s offsite venue that shows digital and interactive art. From dusk until midnight, the west wall of the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre transforms into Canada’s largest non-commercial outdoor projection venue.

Visit Exhibitions for a complete listing of all our shows, including everything digital.

Excited to experience the delightful and surprising world of digital art? Plan your visit today!

Brady Cranfield: Work Hard, Play Hard

Open Sound & Sound Thinking

Get a glimpse of sound art by browsing our past Open Sound exhibits and annual Sound Thinking symposiums.

Flicker Art Media (Aleksandra Dulic & Kenneth Newby), Transience (2010), installation image. Courtesy of the artists, photographed by Sharon Doucette.


Visit Canada’s largest non-commercial urban screen, projecting art after dark.

An audience member interacts with Cao Fei's Simulus exhibition


Learn about TechLab Opportunities for Artists interested in digital media.

REMIXX team in 2005

TechLab Residencies

Meet the artists who took up residency in the TechLab to create their digital art projects.

Project Lovechild by Alex McLeod and Brendan Tang (2013)

Digital Art Past Exhibits

Browse our digital art past exhibitions.

TechLab exhibit, Every Bus Stop in Surrey, by Sylvia Grace Borda

More on TechLab

Read about the background, mission, and operations of the TechLab.