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Alcheringa Gallery is an art gallery in Victoria, British Columbia. The gallery produces four to six new exhibitions every year, supplemented by ongoing new works by gallery artists.

It was one of the first galleries to make use of the internet in 1996.

The word Alcheringa is an Aboriginal Australian word for the Dreamtime, the mythical time of creation, when the world and all living creatures were sung into existence. It is believed that singing and dancing maintain the state of the landscape, and that these invisible song lines hold the earth together. Alcheringa represents the sacred, supernatural, and mysteries in indigenous art that goes beyond what is shared and visible.

Alcheringa Gallery is a member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada.The gallery sells indigenous art to private collectors, governments, museums, architects, designers, and corporate clients, as well as offering other art-related services.

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