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  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • 750 Hornby Street
  • Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7
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  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Student
  • Children ages 6-12
  • Children 5 and under
  • Gallery Members
  • Persons with disabilities
    (includes free admission for one attendant)

GROUP PRICES* (10 or more)

  • Advance booking required.
  • For all group booking inquiries, please contact Custormer Service at 604.662.4700 ext. 0 or email customerservice@vanartgallery.bc.ca.
  • *Please note all group rates and private tours are available for pre-booked groups only and require at least two weeks advance booking notice (Two months advance notice will provide more availability). We are unable to provide private tours or group pricing for walk-in groups (All groups that show up without a booking will be charged the full individual admission rates per student and adult).


Every Tuesday evening from 5 PM – 9 PM admission is by a donation.


First Monday of every month from 10 AM – 1 PM admission is by donation for Seniors (65+).






11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 2:30 PM


6 PM, 7 PM, 8 PM

Guided tours are a great way to learn about the cultural and social contexts of artworks on display. Tours explore both historical and contemporary works, and are led by experienced art professionals and educators. All tours (excluding Private Guided and Group Tours) are FREE for Members or with Gallery admission.

Please visit the Private Guided and Group Tours section below for information about group bookings and exclusive Before & After Hours tours

Please note that tour times are subject to change or cancellation.

Tour Schedule



11 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM

The Gallery presents guided tours of a selection of exhibitions in Chinese Language, primarily Mandarin, every Saturday, free with Gallery admission.

To find out more information please check the tour schedule.

每逢週六11 -3 點,溫哥華美術館有提供中文導覽服務。

Please note that tour times are subject to change or cancellation.



First Monday of Every Month

10:30 AM, 11:15 AM, 12:45 PM

The Gallery offers admission by donation for all seniors (65+) on the 1st Monday of every month, from 10am-1pm.

As part of Senior Mondays, we are pleased to offer special guided tours.
Our art educators will provide an overview of current exhibitions, while leading focused discussions on a selection of artworks on display.

Stools or chairs can be made available upon request.

Please note that tour times are subject to change or cancellation.

Tour Schedule



10:45 AM, Meet in the lobby at 10:30 AM

The Vancouver Art Gallery is proud to welcome people of all ages who are blind and partially sighted to join us for Described Tours. Led by specially trained Art Educators, these exhibition tours include visual description to make the art on display in the Gallery more accessible. Each tour lasts approximately 1 hour. Sighted visitors are welcome to attend.

The Gallery offers complimentary admission for one Sighted Guide or companion for each visitor with vision loss. Capacity for these special monthly tours is limited, therefore registration is required. Please contact the Group Bookings Coordinator at 604.662.4717 or at groupbookings@vanartgallery.bc.ca to register.


Sighted Guides are available to meet adults with vision loss (18 years of age and over) at the Burrard SkyTrain station and accompany them to and from the Gallery. To arrange a Sighted Guide meet-up, please let us know when registering.

Want to learn more about the Described Tours? Watch this short video by AMI: Accessible Media Inc.

Described Tours Video


Enjoy an exclusive Gallery experience by booking a guided tour of one of our current exhibitions. All tours are led by our staff educators, are one hour in length, and include an in-depth overview of an exhibition of your choosing. Special guided tours must be booked during Gallery open hours, and are $150.00 plus the cost of admission. Maximum 30 guests.


Before and After Hours Private Tours are also available upon request and provide an intimate guided tour for your group or event. These visits are led by our wonderful staff educators, and include a one hour exclusive tour of the exhibition of your choosing. Bookings for these visits take place outside of Gallery hours, and are $1000.00 including taxes and admission for up to 30 guests.

For all private tour bookings please contact the Group Bookings Coordinator at 604.662.4717 or groupbookings@vanartgallery.bc.ca

Tour Schedule

Please note that tour times are subject to change or cancellation.


Tour Schedule

Venue Accessibility

The Gallery’s passenger elevator will be out of service for mandatory repairs from February 11 to mid-April 2020. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th Floor exhibitions are accessible via stairs and escalator. The 4th Floor is not wheelchair accessible during this time.


If you require additional assistance, please let a Security Guard or volunteer in the lobby know when you arrive, and we will arrange an escort through the Annex elevator. Questions? Please call 604.662.4700 or email customerservice@vanartgallery.bc.ca.


Thank you for your patience as we work to keep the Gallery safe and accessible for you.


Coat Check

Coat check service is available during Gallery Hours free of charge with an Admission ticket or for Gallery Members. Please note that backpacks, large bags, food, drinks, and umbrellas are not permitted in the exhibition spaces and must be checked.


In light of recent developments and our responsibility to help slow the spread and impact of the virus across our communities, the Vancouver Art Gallery is closed temporarily until further notice as of March 16, 2020, at 5 PM.


This closure includes all exhibitions, programs, events, rentals, 1931 Gallery Bistro, the Gallery Store and Art Rental & Sales. The Gallery Store is still processing and shipping online orders. Shop now »


Art connects people, and during this period of closure, we invite you to keep up-to-date and stay in touch through our online digital channels. Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. We will continue to assess the situation and keep you informed about the Gallery’s re-opening.


We look forward to welcoming you back to the Gallery soon. In this difficult time, please take every precaution to stay healthy and check on those who may require help.

Gallery App

Download the complimentary Vancouver Art Gallery App by searching ”Vancouver Art Gallery” in the appropriate application on your mobile device. Devices are also available for loan at the Admissions Desk at no added cost. Use the app to discover additional exhibition content in the form of audio guides, video interviews, supplementary information on artworks, extended archives, engaging exhibition quizzes and more.

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