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Address: 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-662-4700
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Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: Located just steps from vibrant Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, the...
Located just steps from vibrant Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver Art Gallery offers the city's top cultural experience featuring four floors of historical and contemporary art. Enhance your experience by relaxing in the locally-loved Gallery Cafe and enjoying the beautiful Gallery Store. The Gallery is closed December 25th and 31st anually and on April 20th, 2015.
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This can be a great art gallery - just check the schedule as you don't want to go between shows when one or more floors could be closed. A bit pricy but Tuesday evenings is by... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
mdeighan
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East Vancouver
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Provincial ambitions, often closed buildings. Sometimes good shows, but they are rare and mostly brought in from external partners. Although Vancouver is a young city, it has a strong international art scene and also some important collectors. Moreover, there are plenty of art afficionados living in Vancouver or visiting the city. The quality of the Vancouver Art Gallery does not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This can be a great art gallery - just check the schedule as you don't want to go between shows when one or more floors could be closed. A bit pricy but Tuesday evenings is by donation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Art Gallery recently had an exhibit featuring Cezanne and other masters of European modern art including Toulouse-Lautrec (with one of my favourite paintings of all time, Messaline), Degas, Cocteau, Modigliani (portrait of Jean Cocteau was a highlight), Van Gogh and more. Glad I caught it before it ended. Permanent and other visiting exhibits were very interesting (was able to compare... More 

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london, england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We loved the exhibition. Some very nice art works, not only Cezanne but other influential artists through the same period. We had so much to sight-see, time was of the essence, we did not venture more in the gallery

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I love entering this magnificent old building in downtown Vancouver. I have never been disappointed by any exhibition I have seen here. The shows are always well curated whether they are travelling exhibitions, works from their permanent collections, modern installations, contemporary works, or more traditional offerings. The gallery shop is excellent, and the restaurant is good.

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Olney, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

...well worth a visit.....good impressionist temporary exhibit was on the first floor during our visit....one of the floors was closed for installation of a new exhibit....Allow minimum 2-3 hours. If you spend longer....visit the Museum's cafe. Good gift shop too. Admission is $21 (Canadian) for adults.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I'm in agreement with KerrieLee below. The cover should be reduced while the second floor is under construction, and you should be told prior to, not after you buy your ticket. Half of the main floors exhibit was about the expansion that will be happening which as an infrequent visitor I could care less. The only thing that really stood... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Really good collection. Unfortunately, construction going on and the only way to get between floors was a small elevator hid in the back. But, well worth the visit. Nice gift shop. Wonderful lady at the coat check and information booth.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I went to see the 'impressionists" exhibit and enjoyed it, but found the construction/repair noise too distracting to enjoy the art much. The bistro upstairs has really good prices and good food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Was disappointed overall with my visit here. Entry cost of $20 was expensive considering one whole level was completely closed due to new exhibit being constructed, and the construction noise coming from another closed off level was so annoying and unpleasant! Entry price should be reduced during this period and customers notified of the inconveniences etc before ticket purchase! We... More 

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