Eagle Aerie Gallery, Tofino

(4.5/5 based on 130+ 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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  • A must do on your list. Peaceful, beautiful art which links many views of British Columbia. It has always been on my list when I visit Tofino. Sit for awhile and take it all in! 
  • If you could go back in time and visit a gallery that exclusively stocked the works of one of the great artists of the past DURING THAT ARTIST'S LIFETIME, of course you'd do it, wouldn't you? Roy Henr...  more »
  • Wonderful gallery to visit. Every time we visit we end up coming home with another piece of art!! If you get a chance to attend on of Roy Vickers story times - it is well worth it. Love this place!!