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Bill Reid Gallery

639 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada
+1 604-682-3455
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The Bill Reid Gallery is now closed for a transforming renovation. We will reopen in Spring 2018 with expanded gallery space for established and emerging Indigenous artists as well as a new gathering space for hands on workshops, artists lectures and other programs. Visit our Satellite Shop at the SFU Bookstore at Harbour Centre (555 West Hastings St). *Opening December 15, 2017*
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“haida art” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
639 Hornby St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 2G3, Canada
+1 604-682-3455
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this gallery on our last day in Vancouver. Some interesting art works and information about this artist.

Thank wazza53
Reviewed 1 week ago

While doing my research for this trip, I came across Bill Reid's work, and became an immediate fan. This gallery did not disappoint. Apart from the Bill Reid sculptures and other First Nations artists, it is a wonderful space, with the art beautifully displayed. Well...More

Thank 186273Liverbird49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bill Reid is essentially omnipresent in any discussion of First Nations artists, and with good reason. This small but choice gallery displays the breadth of his talent both from artworks and documentary films. It also bears mention that the small but choice gift shop has...More

Thank Leatherstocking88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What is very clear after touring this gallery is the influence Bill Reid had on so many other artists. You are left with the impression of a very talented but humble man who used his art to communicate his pride in his indigenous roots. I...More

Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must visit this exquisite art gallery! It is full of the most beautiful sculptures and art. What I've seen of this artist, I believe Bill Reid is on the level of Michaelangelo. Breathtaking!

Thank Xavierrette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely set up, great and knowledgable staff...also great to host an event. Love this little unassuming location... peaceful and beautiful all at once

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for sprawling halls, this isn't the gallery for you. But the quality and cohesive story of this gallery offers a deep look into Bill Reid's work and inspiration. A few video screens and pieces were out of commission while were were there,...More

Thank gorgbot
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful art from Bill Read. I would strongly recommend that you visit the building. Coming out of the visit you will get a much better appreciation of British Columbia’s rich history with the indigenous population.

Thank Crichton-Steet
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This provides a fascinating display of First Nation art. A fusion of traditional styles and modern techniques. Tells an interesting history of Bill Reid. A small but attractive gift shop.

Thank Markphmnh
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We came across this little gem of a gallery while on a downtown stroll during a recent weekend trip to Vancouver. A pleasant surprise, the gallery stands as a testimony to an icon of Canadian – and Northwest Coast – art. As both artist and...More

Thank Don B
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