Wednesday September 13, 2017 - Sunday December 10, 2017 Bill Reid Gallery, Vancouver Contemporary Coast Salish art is embedded within a traditional cultural framework that includes community, ceremonial life, territory, history and innovation. Six artists challenge our expectations and illustrate… more
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
- 639 Hornby Street
- Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3
- Phone: 604.682.3455
A public gallery for Contemporary Indigenous Art of the Northwest Coast named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 - 1998). The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection alongside special exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast Art. Highlights include stunning gold and silver jewelry, monumental sculptures and a towering totem pole by James Hart of Haida Gwaii.
The Gallery Shop is a source for Northwest Coast gifts, including carefully selected works of original art, finely crafted jewelry, and uniquely designed accessories and giftware. Located in the heart of downtown, just steps from the many downtown hotels and Canada Line skytrain.
Until May 21, 2017: Open Wednesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm
May 22 to October 1, 2017: Open daily 10am to 5pm.
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- 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