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“Wonderful gallery” 5 of 5 stars
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Reflecting Spirit Gallery
411 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
250-725-2472
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Ranked #9 of 21 Attractions in Tofino
Type: Cultural
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Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Wonderful gallery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

There are actually two galleries, one in Tofino and another in Ucluelet. This review is for the one in Ucluelet.

The galleries showcase original works from over 200 individual Vancouver Island and British Columbia visual artists and crafts people. There are works of both established and emerging First Nations and non-Native cultures.

This is a consignment art gallery, selling on behalf of the artists. The price is established by the artist and no discounts are offered. This is how the gallery ensures that the artist receives full financial recognition for their work.

I bought a carved turtle (symbol of long life) bearing a copper shield. The owner was very informative as to the significance of the use of copper by First Nations people. The gallery offers world wide shipping and as the turtle was quite a large piece, I had it shipped home.

As I was about to leave the gallery, I noticed some glass display plates in the corner. One really struck my fancy, with musical notes, a piano, and a saxaphone on it. As my parents were in a small band (mother played piano and father played saxaphone), I bought it as well and had it shipped along with the turtle.

The owner is very friendly and easy to work with.

Visited February 2014
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Stanwood, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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“Amazing art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went to both Galleries, Ukee and Tofino. We found a wonderful piece of art to take home as a memory of our trip. We will be back!

Visited July 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“The Peace Palace.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

The most incredible galary eye seen ,so calm and laid back,Felt like eye was in another world,gota see this place and the artists that bring it together.Nice.

Visited May 2013
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Newcomerstown, Ohio
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“Unbelievable selection!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Once we saw the hinged wood boxes available here - we had to make room in the suitcases. One had to come home with us!

Visited February 2014
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