Invest in a creative future by supporting the Gallery today

Visual art plays a vital role in connecting individuals, communities and cultures. It encourages communication, inspires creativity and broadens perspectives. The Gallery connects visitors of all ages and backgrounds through a wide range of local and international exhibitions and art education programs for children, youth and adults. By supporting the Gallery, you ensure individuals and communities across Greater Vancouver will continue to have access to such offerings, especially during this time of increased budget cuts to arts programs across the country.



Visual art plays a vital role in connecting individuals, communities and cultures. No matter its form, it encourages communication, broadens perspectives, cultivates an appreciation for creativity and enriches the mind. For these reasons, businesses across Greater Vancouver have aligned themselves with the Gallery―a strategic move that has brought innumerable benefits to their executives, employees and clients.

By partnering with us, you gain access to unique opportunities to further your business and philanthropic goals. From holding high-powered meetings or special celebrations in our iconic heritage building to inspiring your employees and clients with complimentary in-depth tours of our exhibitions, you can select from a wide range of benefits to suit your needs. The Gallery also offers significant brand visibility to businesses, from recognition in our annual reports to logos on marketing collateral. These enable you to engage with our audience.

Our Corporate Partnership Program has six levels, ranging from Corporate Friend ($1,000 to $4,999) to Corporate Benefactor ($50,000 to $74,999).

Let’s start a discussion!

Contact: Darren Staten at 604-662-4700 ext. 2439 or via email at

Depending on your level of commitment, you may receive...

  • Special exhibition tours
  • Complimentary rentals for your meetings and events
  • Invitations to our Leadership Circle and Members events
  • Free access to our exhibitions and public programs
  • Recognition opportunities
  • ... and much more!


The Vancouver Art Gallery’s legacy giving program is an integral component of our fundraising activities. This program provides opportunities for those who are interested in making a charitable gift to the Gallery through their will or other legacy giving options. A legacy gift provides the donor with tax benefits while ensuring the Gallery’s leading role in enhancing Vancouver and British Columbia’s reputation as a vibrant, creative, healthy and desirable place to live, work and visit.

Legacy gift donors are encouraged to have their plans reviewed by their professional advisors and by the Gallery.

For further information about  legacy giving to support the visual arts, please email

Legacy gifting options:

  • A bequest
  • RRSPs and RRIFs
  • Securities, stock options, real estate or art objects
  • Life insurance policy
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Annuities


Join the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Patron Program to deepen your experiences with art today. The Patron Program exists to recognize those individuals who make generous contributions to the Vancouver Art Gallery. Patron Program members enjoy wonderful art experiences throughout the year to enhance their relationship with the visual arts.

Members of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s Patron Program form a group of generous community leaders who provide annual philanthropic support to the Gallery. Suggested levels of giving for the Patron Program are annual gifts of $3,000, $5,000 and $10,000 (for an individual or couple). Monthly support and gifts of securities are always welcome and appreciated. Benefits of membership are commensurate with the levels of giving.

Please contact to become a part of the Patron Program.


A $3,000 gift includes all individual Membership benefits, and...

  • Invitations to special events exclusive to the Patron Program
  • One exhibition catalogue annually.
  • Unlimited admission for one full year with express entry privileges and admission for two guests to accompany you on each visit.
  • Two invitations to all Leadership Opening Night Receptions.
  • Museum Alliance Reciprocal Membership with leading art museums and galleries across North America.
  • Partial charitable tax receipt