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Vancouver Art Gallery

750 Hornby St.
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 2H7, Canada
TEL: (604) 662-4719
TEL: 604-662-4700

Established in 1931, the Vancouver Art Gallery is the largest in Western Canada, and showcases the works of primarily regional artists, with some international contributions, as well. Set in a 1903 courthouse building with a Neo-Classical central rotunda, there are four floors worth of exhibition space. The permanent collection includes a number of pieces by post-impressionist, Victoria-born painter Emily Carr, along with notable photographs by Cindy Sherman, among others, and revolving collections from provocative artists spanning across disciplines, with an emphasis on exploring First Nation (native Canadian) culture. 

Insider Tip:

Check out the underground passage below Robson Street connecting the Vancouver Art Gallery to the rest of its complex, including restaurants and an outdoor plaza.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Art
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Indoor
  • Restaurant/Café
  • Self-Guided Tours
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