Tag Archives: Emily Carr

Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park was one of Emily Carr’s favorite places. Set aside and developed as a park in the 1860’s, it is a remarkable place to ramble and paint. Trees, ponds, birds, flowers, and the ocean compete for your attention. … Continue reading

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Art and Sailing in Victoria

Yesterday we looked over the sailboats that are sailing today in the Swiftsure Race. They presented quite a mixed bag from 120 feet to 27 feet, multihulls, sloops, yawls, cutters, and any other sailboat you can name.  The larger boats … Continue reading

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On the harbor in Victoria, British Columbia. A beautiful suuny day. Off to walk in the footsteps of Emily Carr. Yesterday we came over on the ferry…a scenic ride through the Gulf Islands. Of course that meant photography.

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Emily Carr

Today we walked to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (they wouldn’t call it lesser Victoria) for an exhibit of Emily Carr’s work. This gallery/museum has one of the largest collections of her work and much is on display until … Continue reading

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