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An art lovers' home, Catriona Jeffries Gallery provides a variety of discourses since 1994. The contemporary art scene at the venue exposes you to the works of renowned Canadian and international artists like Ron Terada, Damian Moppett, Brian Jungen, Geoffrey Farmer etc. to name a few. Treat yourselves to their historical documents, art works and collections and encourage the ambitions of new and established talents. The interactive exhibitions also gives an opportunity to learn and understand their beautiful creations. Whilst in Vancouver, this place is a must-visit! For more information, visit their website or call ahead.
This expansive art gallery was created by artists for the artists. Located on Granville Island in Vancouver, the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery presents roughly 20 unique exhibits throughout the year. Rather than organize by mediums, the art found here is centered around broad themes. Aside from displaying unique and unusual pieces of art from national artists, the gallery also provides workshops, classes, lectures and critiques by fellow artists. A true labor of love, this gallery is a Vancouver must-visit.
Marilyn S. Mylrea Studio Art Gallery is located close to Fairview. The gallery is owned by Marilyn S. Mylrea, who is a reputed Canadian contemporary artist. Her art gallery provides an opportunity for budding artists and enables them to gain appreciation and recognition on a public platform. Call for details on current exhibitions.
Established in 1965 this gallery, located in Toronto is the oldest contemporary art gallery in Canada. The gallery represents about 50 artists, from senior artists that are part of Canadian art history to promising talent from the current generation. It is also a member of the South Granville Gallery Association. The gallery holds numerous national and international exhibitions. They also provide additional services like shipping and delivering art work to private residences and public spaces.
Know nothing about contemporary art? Here's your opportunity to hone that skill, or learn how to appreciate contemporary art. Aspiring artists are encouraged to display their work at the Contemporary Art Gallery. The gallery holds regular sessions on contemporary art and encourages people to attend them. Entry for these sessions and the exhibitions is free for all.
This gallery is situated in a large heritage building, which was once a courthouse, right in the center of Downtown. The fifth largest in Canada and Vancouver's leading visual arts museum, it features four floors of artwork from those of groundbreaking contemporary visionaries to historical masters. There are rotating exhibitions of major international works, as well as permanent collections of local artists such as Vancouver's famous Emily Carr, Marc Chagall and others. There's also a gift shop, cafe and open art library on site. Rates are subject to change, so do check the website before planning a visit.
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is named after the artist who explored his Haida roots through sculpture and other forms of artistic expression. This public gallery aims to share and promote aboriginal art and give viewers a new perspective from which to view the world. With events and exhibitions helping to preserve the unique aboriginal cultures and their mythologies, the Bill Reid Gallery also impacts the community through lectures and educational programs.