Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents the Western Canadian premiere of Indigenous History in Colour, February 3 – May 9, 2021. This solo exhibition by Luke Parnell is a powerful exploration of the relationship between Northwest Coast Indigenous oral histories, conceptual art, and traditional formline design. The exhibition’s multidisciplinary analysis of the shifting perspectives of Northwest Coast art in modern history challenges contemporary discourse on notions of reconciliation and representation… more
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
- 639 Hornby Street
- Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3
- Phone: 604.682.3455
A public gallery of contemporary Indigenous Art of the Northwest Coast named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 - 1998). Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver and steps from the downtown hotels and the Canada Line Skytrain stations. The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection and seasonal exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous Art.
Winter Hours | October 7 to May 4
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Open Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Guests may view Bill Reid's stunning gold and silver jewelry, sculptures, and the Celebration totem pole by Chief 7idansuu James Hart. An ideal choice for receptions, private dinners, and milestone events. Enhance the mood with music, dance performances or a guided tour for a dramatic cultural experience.
The Gallery Shop offers a curated collection of quality Northwest Coast gift ideas designed and produced by local Indigenous artists. Knowledgeable staff can assist your guests seeking mementos of their cultural experience.
- Description The Bill Reid Gallery is an ideal choice for receptions, media and cultural events and private dinners. Choose your caterer, beverages and other suppliers. Enhance the mood with music, dance performances or a guided tour for a dramatic cultural experience. The Bill Reid Gallery is nestled in the heart of downtown, just a short walk from all major hotels, the Vancouver Convention Centre and public transit.
- Reception Capacity 160
- Space Notes A public gallery with a dramatic Northwest Coast ambiance and named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 – 1998). The Gallery showcases the permanent collection of exquisite works by Bill Reid alongside changing exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast of North America. “A jewel of a gallery in downtown Vancouver.” Your guests will be surrounded by the stunning gold jewelry and spectacular sculptures of Bill Reid as well as a full-scale totem pole carved by James Hart of Haida Gwaii in tribute to Reid. The Gallery Gift Shop supports contemporary Northwest Coast artists through the sale of their original works and prints, distinctive jewelry, accessories, books, cards and more. The Shop is an excellent source for those seeking Northwest Coast inspired gifts for speakers, special guests, corporate milestones and personal mementos. The Gallery Gift Shop can be open during your event.
- Theatre Capacity 80
- Banquet Capacity 70
- Number of Rooms 1