Vancouver

The Polygon Gallery

  • 101 Carrie Cates Court
  • North Vancouver, BC V7M3J4
  • Phone: 604.986.1351

Known as Presentation House Gallery for nearly four decades, The Polygon Gallery is a non-collecting Canadian public art gallery with a focus on photography and media-based art.

Located on the waterfront of Lower Lonsdale in North Vancouver, the new purpose-built facility is designed by world-renowned firm Patkau Architects. The Polygon is now open and looks forward to welcoming you to our new home.

June 3, 2022 - August 14, 2022

The Polygon Gallery presents Ghosts of the Machine from June 3 – August 14, 2022, a new group exhibition by curator Elliott Ramsey that looks at the relationships between humans, technology, and ecology. Whether browsing the internet, playing a videogame, checking social media, or wearing a VR headset, users entering online spheres assume they are stepping away from reality. Why are digital experiences so often thought of as existing outside of real life? The international group of artists in Ghosts of the Machine… more

June 30, 2022

The Polygon Gallery will be hosting an outdoor screening of the classic French Film, Cleo from 5 to 7. Admission is by donation is seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Attendees can make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. Films start at sundown, music courtesy of some of the city’s best DJs begins at 7pm each Thursday. Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) set adrift in the city as she awaits test… more

Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday

Kids First Saturdays is an opportunity for families of all kinds to create an art project, based on the exhibitions being shown at The Polygon Gallery. The projects are geared towards children ranging in age from 4 to 14 years old, though there is no age requirement to participate. Advance registration for Kids First programming can be done on The Polygon's website. Same-day registration can be done by telephoning the admission desk at 604-986-1351. Kids First Saturdays adheres to the latest WorkSafeBC guidelines, so… more

July 7, 2022

The Polygon Gallery will be hosting an Outdoor screening of the animated move, Persepolis. Attendees can make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Films start at sundown, music courtesy of some of the city’s best DJs begins at 7pm each Thursday. Admission is Always by donation, courtesy of BMO Financial Group. Based on Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel about her life in pre and post-revolutionary Iran and then in Europe. The film traces… more

July 14, 2022

The Polygon Gallery will be hosting an outdoor screening of the movie Smoke Signals. Attendees can make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Films start at sundown, music courtesy of some of the city’s best DJs begins at 7pm each Thursday. Admission is Always by donation, courtesy of BMO Financial Group. Arnold (Gary Farmer) rescued Thomas (Evan Adams) from a fire when he was a child. Thomas thinks of Arnold as a hero, while Arnold's… more

July 28, 2022

The Polygon Gallery will be hosting an outdoor screening of the movie Hairspray (1988). Attendees can make themselves comfortable by bringing their own blankets or low chairs. Seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Films start at sundown, music courtesy of some of the city’s best DJs begins at 7pm each Thursday. Admission is Always by donation, courtesy of BMO Financial Group. It's 1962—the '50s are out and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake), a big girl with big hair and an even… more