Bill Reid Gallery, Vancouver

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Located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, Bill Reid Gallery is Northwest Canada’s only gallery dedicated to contemporary indigenous art. Appreciate the striking pieces on display at the museum, which was opened in 2008 and named after Haida artist Bill Reid, who was a goldsmith, carver, sculptor, writer, and spokesman. Alongside indigenous art, the gallery also houses Reid’s gold and silvery jewelry, sculptures made from bronze and stone, and a full-scale totem pole. Stop by the gift shop, where you can browse through aboriginal art, finely crafted jewelry, and accessories and giftware. Put Bill Reid Gallery into our Vancouver journey builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Vancouver.
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  • We wanted to see more of Bill Reid's work after experiencing his work in the MOA. What a treat to find so much history of his life and work here. There was also a multi media show of contemporary Firs...  more »
  • Bill Reid's carvings in jade, wood, and silver are stunning on their own, but to have a single building dedicated to his work and his influence, is an honour for our city. A must-see on every visitor'...  more »
  • We went to this gallery on our last day in Vancouver. Some interesting art works and information about this artist.  more »
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  • The place is closed for reno since 10th dec 2017.
  • A must visit for any visitor to Vancouver and BC who wants to understand a small part of First Nations Culture and History. This is also a wonderful location to pick up some unique and authentic first nations art pieces.
  • Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful ! Amazing art! Worth a trip to Vancouver by itself.
  • Looking to expand your knowledge on one of Canada's most iconic Indigenous artists while discovering the diverse artist styles of the Northwest coast? COME HERE! It's great!
  • Rudest receptionist - ruined the experience. We went last year and enjoyed the art and would have recommended the gallery for a quick visit when downtown. I work in tourism and was taking part in the tourism challenge today - we walked in and were immediately chastised for talking (before we had even hit the front desk), and were then told in the deepest of sarcastic tones that we could get a stamp for our tourism challenge if we helped with her 500 receipts and end of day accounting. Unbearably condescending and rude and no way to welcome anyone, whether they're a paying or complimentary visitor. Won't go back, won't recommend.

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