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Bill Reid Gallery

639 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada
+1 604-682-3455
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Downtown Vancouver's public gallery named after acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid. The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection and special exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast. Highlights include Bill Reid's stunning gold and silver jewelry, monumental sculptures and a towering totem pole by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. Visit the Gallery Shop, a source for Northwest Coast gifts, including carefully selected works of original art, finely crafted jewelry, and uniquely designed accessories and giftware. Inspired by the Gallery's exhibitions, featured pieces are authentic and indigenous. All purchases in the Gallery Shop support contemporary Northwest Coast artists. Located in the heart of downtown, just steps from the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Pacific Centre Mall and Canada Line Skytrain City Centre Station.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“first nations” (31 reviews)
“gift shop” (22 reviews)
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639 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada
Downtown
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+1 604-682-3455
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My adult children and I visited this gallery and were blown away by the exceptionally beautiful gold carvings of native design plus some wood carvings and paintings. The many videos show artists at work. The gift shop has an excellent collection of indigenous giftware. And...More

Thank granpat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful carvings, jewelry and more! We spent about 3 hours here, but it can be done for less. If you are fan of Inuit/Native American art, this place is a must. We learned much and saw many pieces of beautiful artwork!

Thank Vukito
Reviewed 1 week ago

This gallery offers deep insights into First Nations culture and art and how they adapt and change in modern society.

Thank westfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt a great sense of peace when I went to this small and special gallery. The focus is on the indigenous art of the people of the North west. The street just outside is very busy but inside, just for a short time, you...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific spot to learn about and view art of Bill Reid (a very prolific First Nation artist) and other artists inspired by his work. It was very moving.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gallery displays many works of First Americans. It educates, it inspires, and it leaves you in awe of the talent and vision of this artist.

Thank Astute-Tourist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in to see this renowned Native Northwest Coast artist’s works. The gallery consists of the exhibition side and a gift shop. From what we could see through the doorway, the small exhibit area was comprised of large pieces by Reid as well as...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking forward to a great "first peoples" experience and came upon this gallery that was clearly in transition between exhibitions. The docent led tour of our group was led by a completely bored young man who spent more time on his phone than...More

Thank DACETC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gallery was recommended by the shuttle bus driver (from Capilano) and I'm so glad he mentioned it! The gallery is fairly small but wonderfully put together with a superb collection of art, jewellery and information. It'll only take you an hour but it is...More

Thank redwinter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small, intimate museum with excellent examples of Bill Reid's work in jewelry, graphic art, sculpting, and carving. The special exhibits highlighting local indigenous artists are well-selected and presented with video interviews and insights.

Thank Bruce R
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