Tours

Tours
 

Gallery Tours

Enliven your experience of current exhibitions with a Gallery tour. 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.

(Groups: Visit the Group Tours section below for information about private guided and group tours.)

NOTICE: As we are installing MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture, we are unable to provide our regular tours at this time. Gallery Tours will resume Thursday, February 25.

OUR BIGGEST SALE YET! | Through Feb 19 | Daily 10am-5:30pm
This special clearance sale will be located in the Lobby and the Annex of the Vancouver Art Gallery starting February 2. Past exhibition catalogues, exhibition related street banners, a wide range of exhibition art prints, and much more will be available! Expect up to 80% off with savings on a wide selection of unique paper and gift items.

Hour-long Survey Tours provide a general overview of exhibitions and 30-minute Hot Spots focus discussions around particular pieces.

All tours (excluding Private Guided Tours/Group Tours) are FREE for Members or with Gallery admission.


Gallery Tours

The Gallery presents guided tours of a selection of exhibitions every
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, free with Gallery admission.

To find out more information please check the tour schedule PDF.

GALLERY TOURS
Thurs & Sat: 11am, 12, 1, 2, 2:30pm
Sun: 11-12pm


FEBRUARY SCHEDULE



 

Chinese Langauge Tours

The Gallery presents guided tours of a selection of exhibitions in Chinese Language including Mandarin, Cantonese and Taiwanese every Saturday and Sunday, free with Gallery admission.

To find out more information please check the tour schedule PDF.

CHINESE LANGUAGE TOURS
Sat: 11am, 12, 1, 2, 2:30pm
Sun: 12-1pm


FEBRUARY SCHEDULE



中文導覽
週六 11點 / 12點 / 1點半 / 2點半
週日12點

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Group Tours

Private Guided and Group Tours

Visitors and special groups can also enjoy the exclusive experience of a Private Guided Tour with one of our educators. We offer special group ticket pricing. Our group activities are customizable, so you can create the event to match the needs of your group and budget. We have also have specific programs and packages for Private Groups, Schools, Colleges and Universities, and Tourism Professionals.

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Group Ticket Prices

(All prices subject to GST)

 

MIN: 10 people        MAX: 30 people

   
Adult $18.50
Senior (65+) $13.50
Student* (with valid ID) $13.50
Children (age 5 and older) $4.50
Children under 5 Free
Family** (maximum 2 adults and 4 children) $50
Gallery Members Free
Persons with disabilities Full admission price with free admission for one attendant
Tuesday evenings 5-9pm By donation


GROUP BOOKINGS


All Group rates and activities are available for pre-booked groups only and require at least two weeks booking notice (2 months advance notice will provide more availability). No walk-in groups (All groups that show up without a booking will be charged the full individual admission rates per student and adult).

*Students must show current student ID from a post-secondary education institution.


For all other inquiries and further information, contact the Group Bookings Coordinator
from Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-3:30pm at 604.662.4717 or groupbookings@vanartgallery.bc.ca


Tour Programs & Packages

- See below for costs and booking information for packages offered.

Schools Groups and Tours

We offer unique rates and tours specially designed for Schools. If you are interested in bringing your class to the Gallery, please contact fill out the online booking form by clicking the button below.

COST & TOURS: see Schools page

DURATION: see schedule

CAPACITY: 30 people maximum


(For larger class sizes a tour schedule can be arranged.)


BOOK A SCHOOL PROGRAM

 

Post Secondary Groups and Tours

Private guided tours are an excellent educational experience for Post Secondary students.

The Gallery's rotating exhibitions of historical and contemporary art provide unique opportunities to enhance a range of studies from fashion, visual art, art history, graphic design, history, visual culture, and architecture, among many others.

ADMISSION:
$70 (Group of less than 20)
$100 (Group of more than 20)


TOUR: $150
(plus Group admission cost)


TOTAL: Admission + Tour Cost

DURATION: 1 hour

CAPACITY: 30 people maximum


(For larger class sizes a tour schedule can be arranged.)


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Private Guided Exhibition Tours

Visitors can enjoy the exclusive and intimate experience of a private guided tour for the current exhibitions at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Led by experienced art professionals and educators, the tours provide an excellent introduction for first-time visitors as well as food for thought for returning visitors. Our educators sketch an overview of the exhibition, outline historical contexts, as well as highlight specific works for a closer look.

ADMISSION: $18.50
(Group Admission price per Person)


TOUR: $150
(plus Group admission price per person)


TOTAL: Admission + Tour Cost

DURATION: 1 hour

CAPACITY: 30 people maximum


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Before Hours Exhibition Tours

Take your Gallery experience to the next level! Make the exhibitions and Gallery truly your own with this exclusive private VIP access tour.

Led by one of our friendly and professional guides, all tours include an introduction to the Gallery’s turn-of-the-century heritage building and your choice of a private tour of one of the featured exhibitions.

ADMISSION: $18.50
(Group Admission price per Person)


TOUR: $225
(plus Group admission price per person)


TOTAL: Admission + Tour Cost

DURATION: Allow 1-2 hours

CAPACITY: 30 people maximum

Multi-lingual tours are also available upon request.


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