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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
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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470 Belleville Street | Third Floor, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1W9, Canada
We visited the centre and found the life story very interesting. The artwork was superb. One of the reasons I was drawn to the exhibit was the section where the art was combined with the sound tracks of the birds singing. This didn't work. I...More
We watched the introduction video first as advised, then into the gallery. My word! His painting are so intricate and invite so much close up examination. His subjects come to life and our one and half hours there just sped by. If you like birds,...More
Disappointingly, all of the advertising that shows the most impressive works is quite misleading. Although there is some lovely artwork on display, very little of what is advertised is actually in the gallery.
If you love art, nature, wildlife, Canadiana or any combination of the above , don’t miss this Centre. Starts with a 5 minute film about his philosophy, then a great selection of his art from age 12 on. Many of the bird paintings have wave...More
This sort of attraction appeals to people who likes life-like art. It doesn't appeal to me. But for people who like that, there is an environmental component to the gallery. It is housed in a fabulous building with terrific views of the city.
Bateman has been a Canadian icon in the art world for years which is why there is a center dedicated to his art. If you like wildlife, do see his work - it's remarkably detailed and realistic. Located right in the Inner Harbor so it's...More