Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

3.8
#19 of 26 in Museums in Vancouver
The Contemporary Art Gallery promotes knowledge and understanding of contemporary visual art through:

Initiation and promotion of exhibitions, publications, learning and outreach programs presenting work made by both Canadian and international artists

Development of dynamic and committed relationships between art, artists and audiences that support and contribute to a diverse community

Playing a key role in the cultural life of Vancouver and British Columbia

Offering access to everyone

Informative and engaging resources on visual arts

Establishment of the City of Vancouver Art Collection of 3,000 works of art which are circulated in public spaces throughout City buildings and loaned for exhibition to museums and galleries
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  • April 11, 2017
    Wonderful welcome from the assistant on the front desk who was very knowledgeable and told us about the current exhibitions in the gallery space and beyond in off-site locations around the city. The e...  more »
  • August 6, 2016
    We weren't thrilled with the artist who was displaying, therefore it doesn't get a very high review for the gallery. It's worth a stop though and it's like a flip of a coin. You could love it or you c...  more »
  • July 27, 2016
    Very small, very minimalistic, very hipster-y. I liked it though. Was a very short visit but it was free to enter so that is okay. Nice and quiet place, very peaceful end to a busy day.  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    Misleading information on which artists are showing... seems they advertise but then the artists show is cancelled or changed without communication.
  • January 11, 2017
    A very small gallery with great curation and interesting pieces. They don't charge for entry but a donation is suggested. Worth a quick visit if you're close by.
  • April 8, 2017
    Small gallery, a place to quickly walk around if you don't have much time
  • March 3, 2017
    If you spend more than 10 minutes here you are doing well.
  • November 24, 2016
    Very nice small contemporary public gallery in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Free to the public

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