Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

  • 639 Hornby Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3
  • Phone: 604.682.3455

A public gallery of contemporary Indigenous Art of the Northwest Coast named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 - 1998). Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver and steps from the downtown hotels and the Canada Line Skytrain stations. The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection and seasonal exhibitions of contemporary Northwest Coast Indigenous Art.

Winter Hours | October 7 to May 4

Closed Mondays & Tuesdays

Open Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Guests may view Bill Reid's stunning gold and silver jewelry, sculptures, and the Celebration totem pole by Chief 7idansuu James Hart. An ideal choice for receptions, private dinners, and milestone events. Enhance the mood with music, dance performances or a guided tour for a dramatic cultural experience.

The Gallery Shop offers a curated collection of quality Northwest Coast gift ideas designed and produced by local Indigenous artists. Knowledgeable staff can assist your guests seeking mementos of their cultural experience.

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  • Description The Bill Reid Gallery is an ideal choice for receptions, media and cultural events and private dinners. Choose your caterer, beverages and other suppliers. Enhance the mood with music, dance performances or a guided tour for a dramatic cultural experience. The Bill Reid Gallery is nestled in the heart of downtown, just a short walk from all major hotels, the Vancouver Convention Centre and public transit.
  • Reception Capacity 160
  • Space Notes A public gallery with a dramatic Northwest Coast ambiance and named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920 – 1998). The Gallery showcases the permanent collection of exquisite works by Bill Reid alongside changing exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast of North America. “A jewel of a gallery in downtown Vancouver.” Your guests will be surrounded by the stunning gold jewelry and spectacular sculptures of Bill Reid as well as a full-scale totem pole carved by James Hart of Haida Gwaii in tribute to Reid. The Gallery Gift Shop supports contemporary Northwest Coast artists through the sale of their original works and prints, distinctive jewelry, accessories, books, cards and more. The Shop is an excellent source for those seeking Northwest Coast inspired gifts for speakers, special guests, corporate milestones and personal mementos. The Gallery Gift Shop can be open during your event.
  • Theatre Capacity 80
  • Banquet Capacity 70
  • Number of Rooms 1

October 25, 2023 - January 28, 2024

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents the Vancouver premiere exhibition of 13 Moons Around the Lake, part of a larger, multi-year exhibition titled Honouring Our Grandmothers Healing Journey, curated by Nlaka’pamux artist Nadine Spence who is making her Bill Reid Gallery debut. This exhibition celebrates and honours Indigenous grandmothers, family, the lands, the waters, and the salmon cycle in southern BC. 13 Moons Around the Lake will feature several designed bentwood chests, chest carrier platforms… more

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