FERRY BUILDING GALLERY

Ferry Building Gallery

The Ferry Building Gallery is a free public community gallery that features juried exhibits, travelling exhibits and retrospectives from artists of the North Shore, Sea to Sky Corridor, Bowen Island and Sunshine Coast. In a restored heritage building at Ambleside Landing, the gallery hosts art lectures and tours that draw in 1,000 visitors each week.

Accessibility: the first floor is accessible, the second floor is not.

Exhibitions

CURRENT EXHIBITION

The Trailblazers
Mixed media by Bob Araki, Claire Babcock and Margaret Thoma
January 29–February 17
Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 29, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, February, 2–3 p.m.

Upcoming exhibition

Let's Play
Mixed media by George Dart, Diane Isherwood, Sophia Longo & Ron Love
February 19–March 10
Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 19, 6–8 p.m.
Meet the Artists: Saturday, February 2, 2–3 p.m.
Art Sunday: Artist Talk with Ron Love, Sunday, March 3, 2–3 p.m.

Featured Programs

BC Heritage Week celebration: The Many Histories of This Site We Call Ambleside
Join us during BC Heritage Week to dive deep into stories and in-depth conversation surrounding the many histories of this area now known as Ambleside. Presentations will be given by representatives from the Squamish Nation and the West Vancouver Historical Society, followed by a lively discussion. Please reserve as there is limited seating.
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2–4 p.m.
Cost: $10
Course #52555

Register Online

604-925-7270

Art Insider: Trans Am Totem & Our Beautiful West Coast Thing
Join artists Marcus Bowcott and Helene Aspinall for a lively illustrated lecture as they share the story behind the creation of Marcus' monumental public art installation, Trans Am Totem. Gain insight into his creative process and the complexities of creating public art. Trans Am Totem, composed of five real scrap cars stacked upon an old growth cedar tree, was installed in Vancouver as part of the Biennale in 2015.
Thursday, March 21, 7–9 p.m.
Cost: $15
Course #55958

Register Online

604-925-7270

Find Ferry Building Gallery programs online!

It's easy! Visit the Leisure Guide website and try the "Find Program" feature. Set the location to Ferry Building Gallery and watch all your favourite arts programs appear.

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Contact

Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver BC  V7T 1C2 

604-925-7290

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Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Rent the Gallery

With its neighbouring pier, lawn and waterfront landing, the Ferry Building Gallery is a stunning venue for your private event. After-hours rental is available, depending on the current exhibition.

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Volunteer

Volunteers in the arts make a difference and have a terrific time! Call Laura for gallery volunteer opportunities.

604-925-7290

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