Eagle Aerie Gallery, Tofino

Categories: Art Galleries, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Eagle Aerie Gallery is Roy Henry Vickers' artist-owned gallery located in Tofino, British Columbia. This stunning traditional Northwest Coast longhouse with a carved and painted cedar plank exterior, is a recognizable Tofino landmark. Inside discover Roy's creativity of paintings, original prints, calendars, art cards, and reproductions hanging as well as books surrounded by hand adzed cedar walls among his totem poles and carvings. As you enter the large main hall, you'll notice the soft lighting and restful music that creates an atmosphere of harmony and peace. The gallery is open to the public seven days a week throughout the year.

Built in 1986 with the help of Roy's family and legendary carver Henry Nolla, this gallery welcomes more than 200,000 visitors a year from all around the world. Please check the events calendar page to see when Roy is scheduled to be storytelling at Eagle Aerie Gallery - this is a not to be missed attraction! Guests gather in and around the sunken center in the main hall to listen to stories of Roy's life and times as well as inspiration of his work. Afterwards Roy is available to meet guests and autograph his reproductions.
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  • Colorful and classic art in the Coastal Native style. Some pieces such as the Wolf were very compelling. Nice collections of cards as well. 
  • Roy Henry Vickers has a wonderful vision, fusing traditional First Nations technique with modern and ancient subjects. He paints, he sculpts, and if you can't afford the real thing, there are cards an...  read more »
  • This gallery is stunning. The architecture of the gallery is reminiscent of traditional Haida Gwaii buildings with intricate totem poles and cedar wood. The art gallery sells everything from inexpensi...  read more »
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