The Seymour Art Gallery was founded in 1985 as the first community operated art gallery on the North Shore. It moved into its current premises in the municipally-owned Deep Cove Cultural Centre in 1992, and continues to be the only public art gallery in the District of North Vancouver.
The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, a not for profit, Canadian charity, opened in May 2008 in downtown Vancouver. This public art gallery is named after Bill Reid (1920 – 1998), the acclaimed Haida master goldsmith, carver, sculptor, writer, spokesman and one of Canada’s greatest artists. The Gallery is devoted to understanding and appreciating contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast.
The historic City of New Westminster is nearing construction completion of its showpiece civic facility – the Anvil Centre – opening in 2014 and located in the heart of downtown on Columbia Street, between 8th Street and Begbie, and just opposite the New Westminster Skytrain station. The Anvil Centre contains 84,000-square feet of interior space, including:
ArtStarts is a growing, dynamic, not-for-profit organization that promotes art and creativity among British Columbia's young people. Since 1996, ArtStarts has supported and promoted professional artists in urban, rural and remote regions of the province. ArtStarts envisions a society where the arts are regarded as an essential part of educating young people and a catalyst for creating innovative, engaged and contributing members of society. Visit artstarts.com for more information.
The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a leading public art gallery mandated to research, exhibit, collect, publish, educate and develop programs in the field of contemporary art. The Gallery promotes understanding and discussion of contemporary art and contemporary issues in art history, criticism and curating, with a focus on our region in an international context.
Presentation House Gallery has a mandate to exhibit and disseminate photography and media art, emphasizing contemporary Canadian work within a context of historical and international art. In addition to the exhibition program, we organize national and international tours of exhibitions, produce publications, and offer public events and art education programs. We endeavour to offer the community diverse experiences which will enrich viewers with new considerations about the world which they live.