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Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery

750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
(604) 662 4719
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/
Daily 10am to 5pm Tuesdays until 9pm

The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) is the fifth-largest art gallery in Canada and the largest in Western Canada. Its permanent collection of about 11,000 artworks includes more than 200 major works by Emily Carr, the Group of Seven, Jeff Wall, Harry Callahan and Marc Chagall.

The gallery was founded in 1931 and had its first home at 1145 West Georgia Street. In 1983 it moved to the Hornby Street location, the former provincial courthouse. It was renovated at a cost of $20 million by architect Arthur Erickson. The Gallery connects to the rest of the complex via an underground passage below Robson Street to an outdoor plaza, restaurants, the University of British Columbia's downtown satellite campus, government offices, and the new Law Courts at the southern end.

The Gallery has 41,400 square feet (3,850 m2) of exhibition space and thousands of works in its collection, most notably its Emily Carr collection. It has also amassed a significant collection of photographs. In addition to exhibitions of its own collection, the Gallery regularly hosts touring exhibitions. The Gallery also regularly features a variety of public programmes and lectures.

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  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ jian/ Sep 5, 2017
  • galerie d'art de Vancouver une belle découverte !
    guestBook Guestbook/ vagabondage/ Aug 27, 2017

    La collection sur le peintre Monet m a beaucoup ému ! Je l'avais déjà vu à paris il y a quelques années. Les tableaux de Monet dans la.galerie d art de Vancouver sont magnifiques.

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ vagabondage/ Aug 27, 2017
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ ymkim/ Jul 19, 2017
  • Susan Point exhibit
    guestBook Guestbook/ jocelyn67/ May 8, 2017

    We recently went to see the Susan Point exhibit. She is one of my favourite artists. Her work is so beautiful.

  • AHH!!!
    guestBook Guestbook/ jess111122/ Nov 22, 2016

    The art here is beautiful and so amazingly creative

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How many pieces of art are included in the Gallery's permanent collection?

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NEWS FEED
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ jian/ Sep 5, 2017
  • galerie d'art de Vancouver une belle découverte !
    guestBook Guestbook/ vagabondage/ Aug 27, 2017

    La collection sur le peintre Monet m a beaucoup ému ! Je l'avais déjà vu à paris il y a quelques années. Les tableaux de Monet dans la.galerie d art de Vancouver sont magnifiques.

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ vagabondage/ Aug 27, 2017
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ ymkim/ Jul 19, 2017
  • Susan Point exhibit
    guestBook Guestbook/ jocelyn67/ May 8, 2017

    We recently went to see the Susan Point exhibit. She is one of my favourite artists. Her work is so beautiful.

  • AHH!!!
    guestBook Guestbook/ jess111122/ Nov 22, 2016

    The art here is beautiful and so amazingly creative

The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) is the fifth-largest art gallery in Canada and the largest in Western Canada. Its permanent collection of about 11,000 artworks includes more than 200 major works by Emily Carr, the Group of Seven, Jeff Wall, Harry Callahan and Marc Chagall.

The gallery was founded in 1931 and had its first home at 1145 West Georgia Street. In 1983 it moved to the Hornby Street location, the former provincial courthouse. It was renovated at a cost of $20 million by architect Arthur Erickson. The Gallery connects to the rest of the complex via an underground passage below Robson Street to an outdoor plaza, restaurants, the University of British Columbia's downtown satellite campus, government offices, and the new Law Courts at the southern end.

The Gallery has 41,400 square feet (3,850 m2) of exhibition space and thousands of works in its collection, most notably its Emily Carr collection. It has also amassed a significant collection of photographs. In addition to exhibitions of its own collection, the Gallery regularly hosts touring exhibitions. The Gallery also regularly features a variety of public programmes and lectures.

750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
(604) 662 4719
http://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/
Daily 10am to 5pm Tuesdays until 9pm
@VanArtGallery
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