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Art Galleries, Museums & Heritage Sites, Attractions, Shopping, Indigenous Culture, Accessibility
The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is a three-storey, 30,400-square foot award-winning First Nations tourism facility. Guests are offered a guided tour from a local First Nation cultural ambassador who share their knowledge and stories while visiting the many displays and artifacts on display. Guests enjoy a cultural performance of drums and song as well as the chance to learn, hands-on, an indigenous craft. The facility is designed to evoke a traditional Squamish longhouse and a Lil’wat Istken (pit house) and is surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. Designed to preserve and renew local First Nations’ cultures and to share these living cultures with the world; the experience includes Class A museum space to house rare artifacts, a gift gallery, a cafe and an 80 seat HD theatre.
The Richmond Art Gallery is the City of Richmond’s Public Art Gallery, supported by the Richmond Art Gallery Association. RAGA is an independent, non-profit society formed to support the gallery of the City of Richmond. Through innovative exhibition and education programming, the Richmond Art Gallery strives to enhance an understanding and enjoyment of contemporary visual art. The art gallery features exhibitions of regional, national and international contemporary works of art. Our Mission is to promote dialogue around contemporary art. We are here to offer you ways to connect to art, your community and yourself by providing a place to look, think, create and communicate.
Gallery Jones represents contemporary art by Canadian and International artists in the mediums of painting, photography and sculpture. We are dedicated to exhibiting and promoting excellent work that is relevant and original. The Gallery is located at #1-258 East 1st Avenue in Vancouver, in the neighbourhood known as Ã¢ÂÂThe Flats,Ã¢ÂÂ district. This neighbourhood is home to over a dozen visual art venues, including Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
The Karen Cooper Gallery on beautiful Granville Island in Vancouver is a showcase of the natural and breathtaking beauty of British Columbia. From the windswept peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the haunting cry of a bald headed eagle, the Karen Cooper Gallery is a feast for the senses. Natural colour and light abound here, nature surrounds you with a luxurious embrace. A world leader in luxury photography, Karen has united her beautiful images of British Columbia with cutting edge digital technology to create unique and visually striking artwork. “I want to take photography to a new level,” says Karen, “to make it beautiful and functional for home dÃÂ©cor; bringing the outdoors in creates enjoyable spaces where people can thrive.”
Located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District, the Kelowna Art Gallery is the leading public art gallery in the Central Okanagan and is among the most respected in Western Canada. Over 700 works comprise the Gallery’s permanent collection, most by contemporary Canadian artists, with a focus on BC and Okanagan artists. Committed to providing public access to the visual arts, the Kelowna Art Gallery offers a wide variety of exhibitions, art classes, workshops, art camps, lectures, and events for people of all ages. The Gallery also serves as a gathering place for the community at large, and is frequently the site of both public and private special events.
At Whistler’s retail “The Shops” at the Westin, Fathom Stone Art Gallery has expanded offering stone art classes daily for locals and visitors. Classes include the 1 hour pendant, 1-2 & 3 hour inukshuk, 3 hour 2-D wildlife, 4 to 6 hour 3-D bear, or 6+ hour freestyle classes. Class participants come and go as they please making their art at their own pace. You get to take home your completed soapstone carving made in the heart of Whistler village. Drop in’s welcome from 12 noon to 6 pm, please come see the carving live! (8AM to 10 PM upon appointment 24 hours advance notice) Just bring yourself and lunch/dinner money, take out food locations are on the village stroll. Group bookings available for weddings, conventions, conferences etc. Fathom Stone Art Gallery is Whistler BCs premier stone art gallery & studio. The islands, lakes and mountains of British Columbia and Southeast Alaska hold very rare, colorful and unique stone types including marble, jade, serpentine, limestone, quartz, brucite, soapstone, granite, alabaster and more. Each piece is hand picked, carved and polished in the Whistler studio. Fathom and team spend their free time outdoors enjoying nature. Fathom Stone art exclusivly carves mad in Whistler Inukshuks Fathom Stone Art is 100% made and retailed in Whistler, British Columbia.