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Robert Bateman Centre

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Legendary Canadian artist and naturalist Robert Bateman has spent a lifetime painting the natural world and animals from all over the world. Come explore seven decades of his inspiring work in our gallery, and experience nature's beautiful animals...more
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470 Belleville Street | Third Floor, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We enjoyed our time at the Robert Bateman Centre, watching the short video of some of his views and work, and also the timeline on the wall. The gallery was very nicely laid out, and I enjoyed reading about his take on the works he...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MJB62
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This museum is host to one of my wife's favorite artists and it has a good number of his original works. It is a very pleasant way to spend a quiet hour or so in the busy inner harbor area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

I've always enjoyed his work but this was an awesome collection! It was very interesting to watch the short video to learn more about the man and his vision. Also liked the pictorial timeline of his life. Would definitely visit again.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank judithivyt
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Until you see a Bateman painting up close and feel it's power you can't imagine how wonderful his work. Not only the sensory overload that hits you but his tecnical skill is overwelming in design and mark making.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 354janicee
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We had a couple of spare hours before leaving Victoria and stumbled across this gem on the waterfront. Nicely laid out gallery with some paintings that really deserve some time to admire the workmanship, and read up on the motivation behind it

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank phatbear9
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Aside from the art the gallery also has bird songs embedded into the gallery so the paintings can come alive with the wave of a hand. Non flash photography is along allowed.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 480gordons
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I've been a fan of Bateman for years and this place is great. It was very informative as to how Robert got his start and how he became an environmentalist. It was great to see pictures of his travels early in his career. I wish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John T
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We spent a morning in the Robert Bateman Centre and enjoyed everything we saw. It was interesting to learn how Robert Bateman's career as an artist and environmentalist has influenced his art. Unfortunately, we went on Sunday and a number of the exhibits had been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jeanette E
Reviewed September 24, 2018

My wife and I enjoyed seeing so many Bateman originals and artist prints. A friendly and knowledgeable docent was present to answer questions and offer more information. Well worthwhile.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank baal727
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Small but an excellent museum. Great pieces by Bateman. Nicely organized museum with good information on the paintings.

Date of experience: September 2018
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