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Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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A MUST For Tourists Who Want To Know More About Local Culture

There are a lot of art galleries in Vancouver. There are a lot of GOOD art galleries in Vancouver... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2019
Chris D
New Westminster, Canada
Great place with knowledgeable staff

If you go to Gastown you were likely to run into lots of tourists. You can also find native art but... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
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This gallery showcases the works of over 400 artists from Canada's First Nations.Established in 1996, Coastal Peoples is a leading First Nations gallery showcasing museum-quality Northwest Coast and Inuit artwork for both the curious and collectors...more
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332 Water St | Unit 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B6, Canada
+1 604-684-9222
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

There are a lot of art galleries in Vancouver. There are a lot of GOOD art galleries in Vancouver. But, there are very few like this one, which specializes in local's woodwork, stone sculpture, and other media. The photos help show the quality and selection...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

If you go to Gastown you were likely to run into lots of tourists. You can also find native art but it is often overpriced and it is not it is not always clear how authentic it is or if the artist receives much. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank LeslieOSeattle
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Lovely gallery of well displayed, varied media First Nation. The staff was knowledgeable and very willing to answer questions.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Nerdian
Reviewed May 29, 2017

One of the Best First Peoples Art Galleries Ever! Great sculptures and jewelry. A very friendly staff who answered our questions and made us feel most welcome.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Camden J
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

They'll probably kill me for saying this but it's like a free visit to a high-end art gallery. Here the art is aboriginal (primarily coastal) and Inuit. While there are many places flogging all sorts of First Nations stuff (some poorly crafted, some machine-made, some...More

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank jhsheep
Reviewed March 31, 2016

I have been to Vancouver twice since moving to the PNW. Each time I have found something to buy. I'm super picky about accumulating, so the items must be unique, beautiful and worth the investment. The staff is super friendly and they have an obvious...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Keith W
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Gorgeous works of art in stone, metal, bone, feathers, paper, and shell. We spent about an hour in their admiring the beautiful creations of First Nations individuals

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank kinasil
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Located in Gastown, this is a fine art gallery, not a souvenir shop. If you appreciate First Nations artwork you'll find an excellent selection in this gallery, ranging in price from modest to very expensive. They carry work by many artists, in a range of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Wonkyknees
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Lovely airy premises, lots of interesting art and sculptures. Some very expensive, but also a good range of prices. Not an average souvenir shop. Staff helpful and informative. Some real gems here!

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank 304noelg
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Awesome for outdoor shopping in Vancouver. The street has rain roofs so you can still shop when it rains. Lots of great stores.

Date of experience: September 2015
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plaques that stud the cobbled streets of Gastown tell
the story of its colorful past, giving Vancouver's
history a more lively presence here than anywhere
else. Having been originally founded around a popular
worker's saloon, it's no wonder that today some of
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