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Douglas Reynolds Art Gallery, South Granville District, Vancouver
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Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

Art Galleries & Artists

Glass artwork (Danielle Hayes photo)

Glass artwork (Danielle Hayes photo)

The natural landscape in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains encompasses everything from stunning oceanfront to towering peaks.

These awesome surroundings no doubt inspire the hundreds of artists who live and work here.

While exploring the region, tour a local gallery or visit a studio where you can usually meet the artist. The Purple Banner Route marks more than 65 home studios and galleries that welcome visitors along the scenic Sunshine Coast.

Several renowned galleries are dedicated to Aboriginal art and display impressive totem poles, masks, carvings, paintings, jewellery and crafts.

Communities such as Hope and Abbotsford put their love of art on public display, with artwork adorning parks and other prominent locations. Others celebrate the arts with annual festivals.

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Arts & Cultural Guide to British Columbia - New Westminster

Toll-free888-981-9886
Phone604-521-7887

The Arts & Cultural Guide to BC is a free bi-annual full-colour guide to over 400 art galleries, museums, studios, gardens, wineries, heritage & cultural sites found in BC. Copies of this indispensable guide for the culture-loving traveller can be found at over 700 locations throughout BC; at visitor information centres, airports, BC Ferries & over 400 arts & cultural locations displaying the 'ART-BC Recommended' logo on premises...your assurance of an authentic experience.

For the lover of theatre, music, art walks, exhibits, museums & wine, the on-line guide is only as far away as your mobile device. The Arts & Cultural Guide to BC is your resource to create your own self-guided discovery of the unique cultural footprints of BC's diverse communities. Our communities, our culture, yours to discover!

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Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art - Vancouver

639 Hornby St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 2G3
Toll-free
Phone604-682-3455

A public gallery for Contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920-1998). The Gallery showcases the permanent collection of Bill Reid alongside changing exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast art. Highlights include stunning gold & silver jewelry, monumental sculptures & a towering totem pole by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. Visit the Gallery Gift Shop for a selection of original works & prints by local Northwest Coast artists, distinctive jewelry, accessories, books, cards & more. Located in the heart of downtown, just steps from the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver & Canada Line skytrain.

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Cheryl's Trading Post - White Rock

1711 - 152nd St
White Rock, British Columbia
V4A 4N3
Toll-free
Phone604-538-5008

Selling authentic Native handmade art & products by Native Peoples of the Americas. Northwest Coast Native carved jewelry, plaques, totems, masks including tables, cradles & Spirit Canoe, custom orders available. 100% handknit wool sweaters from Ecuador, 100% Alpaca products from Peru, Kuna Mola Wall Hangings & Huichole Yarn & Bead Art. Handmade cloth by Native of Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala & more. Rugs by Navajo, Oaxaca & Peru. Carved & painted figures by Oaxaca. A charming selection of dream catchers, collector's items & bead work.

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The CRS Trading Post - Britannia Beach

Hwy 99
Britannia Beach, British Columbia
V0N 1J0
Toll-free
Phone604-896-0001

Enjoy a superb collection of First Nations Aboriginal handcrafted carvings, masks, pottery & jewelry by members of the Squamish Nation. We also carry BC Jade, soapstone sculptures, paintings by local artists, giclees, prints, moccasins & a large variety of unique gift ideas.

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The Glass Hive Studio - Abbotsford

30273 Canary Ct
Abbotsford, British Columbia
V4X 2N4
Toll-free
Phone604-615-6902

The Glass Hive Studio is an operating studio that teaches the Art of Fused Glass and sells finished product in the retail area of the studio. The daily classes are from beginners to advanced and all materials are supplied. You will have a rainbow of colours of glass to choose from for your projects and will have nothing but fun creating. Even the most artistically challenged person is amazed at what they can do when they are finished their class. I make everything from wind chimes to elegant vases and dinnerware in the studio and also do custom work.

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Uno Langmann Limited Fine Art - Vancouver

2117 Granville St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6H 3E9
Toll-free800-730-8825
Phone604-736-8825

This internationally recognized gallery is Canada's foremost specialist in the finest quality European & North American paintings from the 18th, 19th & early 20th century. The gallery also showcases a careful selection of antiques. Both museums & private collectors have come to rely on the gallery for a full range of services relating to acquisitions, consignment, sales, appraisals, conservation & framing. The first building is located on the south end of the Granville Street Bridge.

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Beaty Biodiversity Museum - Vancouver

2212 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6T 1Z4
Toll-free
Phone604-827-4955

Fall in love with the diversity of life as you explore over 500 natural history exhibits & stare through the jaws of the largest creature ever to live on Earth, a 26-metre-long blue whale skeleton! The museum houses six major collections including fish, fossils, shells, insects, fungi, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians & plant specimens from around British Columbia & the world. Drop-in public programs include activity stations, tours, crafts, puppet shows & more. The museum also hosts interesting lectures, workshops & temporary art exhibits. Visit our website for more information. Also check out UBC Botanical Garden & Greenheart Canopy Walkway.

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Chilliwack Museum & Archives - Chilliwack

45820 Spadina Ave
Chilliwack, British Columbia
V2P 1T3
Toll-free
Phone604-795-5210

The Chilliwack Museum is located at the Chilliwack City Hall National Historic Site, a 1911 Beaux Arts building designed by architect Thomas Hooper. The temporary gallery presents exhibits on modern issues within an historical context, while permanent exhibits show how aboriginal people & newcomers got together after the 1858 gold rush to create a new culturally diverse community. The Chamber's Gallery offers a variety of changing art exhibits. Local history books & work by local artisans are available in the Gift Shop.

The Chilliwack Archives is the central repository for eastern Fraser Valley records & provides researchers with access to photographs, books, documents, government records, newspapers, sound recordings & maps. Our friendly staff can help answer almost any question on the history of the area.

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Granville Island - Vancouver

1661 Duranleau St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6H 3S3
Toll-free
Phone604-666-5784

Where else in the world can rusty tin-sided factories boast rebirth as a Public Market, shops, restaurants, theatres, galleries, a hotel, and so much more? Formerly an industrial area, Granville Island's ambiance is uniquely amazing. Performers, artists and great food await.

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Klahowya Village in Stanley Park - Vancouver

Miniature Train In Stanley Park
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3X8
Toll-free
Phone604-921-1070

Enjoy the warmth of our Aboriginal Summer Village in Stanley Park this summer. Klahowya Village is a family-friendly Aboriginal cultural experience that features daily Aboriginal cultural performances, artisans & demonstrations. After a successful fourth season in 2013, the Village now features more than 20 interactive & visual displays linked to a Klahowya Village 'passport' that includes a download code for the audio story of the 'Journey of the Salmon' on iTunes, a season pass to ride the miniature train, admission to a craft workshop, colouring pages, & an area to collect stamps from interactive display stations.

This season's story, 'Journey of the Salmon', focuses on the significance of the salmon from an Aboriginal culture point of view as we celebrate the four-year cycle of the returning salmon.

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