Vancouver

Vancouver Art Gallery

  • 750 Hornby Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7
  • Phone: 604.662.4700

Art Makes Us Curious. Discover the power of art at the Vancouver Art Gallery! Immerse yourself in ground-breaking historical and contemporary exhibitions, and encounter artworks by Canadian, Indigenous and internationally acclaimed artists, with special attention to the art of the Asia Pacific region through the Gallery’s Institute of Asian Art. Spark your curiosity by taking a public tour of the exhibitions or get creative at Weekly Family Programs every Sunday! Complete your experience with a visit to the Gallery Store for unique gifts or take a break for lunch on the Gallery Café’s rooftop patio, one of the city’s best kept secrets.

2017 exhibition highlights include Susan Point: Spindle Whorl, Claude Monet’s Secret Garden, Pictures from Here and Emily Carr: Into the Forest.

Open Daily 10am-5pm | Tuesdays 10am-9pm

Sundays FREE for children 12 & under

Facility Info

  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description The Vancouver Art Gallery is currently housed in a stunning neoclassical heritage building, originally the provincial courthouse. Choose from several inspired event spaces, including the grand foyer and rotunda–with a soaring, four-story dome and twin marble staircases–or one of the original historic courtrooms, complete with judge’s bench and rich oak woodwork. A rooftop pavilion overlooking Robson Square provides one of the most dramatic bird’s-eye views in the city. Guided exhibition tours are also offered, providing your guests with an exclusive art experience. With outstanding art and one-of-a-kind event spaces, it’s no wonder the Vancouver Art Gallery is the preferred site for the city’s most memorable occasions.
  • Exhibits 1
  • Largest Room 1885
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3716
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 300
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 7
  • Classroom Capacity 200

October 28, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Sunday, February 4, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby St, Vancouver For fifteen years, Vancouver-based artist Carol Sawyer has been conducting research and making artworks that enrich and expand the Natalie Brettschneider Archive. Carol Sawyer: The Natalie… more

May 13, 2017 - March 4, 2018

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Sunday, March 4, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby St, Vancouver The Vancouver Art Gallery is home to the finest collection of Emily Carr works in the world. While we are fortunate to have major works from throughout her career, the Gallery's collection is particularly… more

October 21, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Sunday, February 4, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby St, Vancouver Gordon Smith (b. June 18, 1919, Hove, England) is one of Canada's most influential and compelling painters. His practice spans over seven decades and he continues to paint to this day. Though… more

October 28, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Sunday, February 4, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby St, Vancouver Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition from the Royal Collection presents a remarkable group of works of art highlighting both the enormous richness of The Royal Collection and the complex and deep… more

October 28, 2017 - January 28, 2018

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Sunday, January 28, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby St, Vancouver This ground-breaking exhibition examines the significant influence of Scandinavian craft and industrial design on the development of Canadian culture. Spanning more than seven decades, True Nordic… more

February 3, 2018 - May 6, 2018

February 3 - May 6, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a major retrospective of Takashi Murakami’s paintings, presenting more than fifty works spanning three decades of the artist’s career. The first survey of Murakami’s work to be shown in Canada, this… more

March 3, 2018 - May 21, 2018

March 3 - May 21, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery Representing one of the most important donations ever made to a university gallery in Canada, A Cultivating Journey presents five centuries of magnificent art from the McMaster Museum of Art’s Levy Collection and Bequest from Herman Herzog Levy. This… more

March 3, 2018 - June 17, 2018

March 3 - June 17, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery BOMBHEAD is a thematic exhibition organized by guest curator John O’Brian that explores the emergence and impact of the nuclear age as represented by artists and their art. Strongly associated with obliteration and destruction, nuclear technologies have… more

March 3, 2018 - May 21, 2018

March 3 - May 21, 2018 Vancouver Art Gallery Living, Building, Thinking: art & expressionism uses the German Expressionist collection from the McMaster Museum of Art to explore the development of Expressionism in art from the early 19th century to the present day. The term Expressionism is… more

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