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639 Hornby St
Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3

(604) 682-3455
billreidgallery.ca

Rating: out of 5 stars (34 reviews) Average Rating Over Time
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Dedicated to contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast. Highlights include Reid’s gold and silver jewellery, Reid’s bronze masterpiece <br/><br/>, several of the artist’s works featured on the Canadian $20 bill and a full-scale totem pole carved by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. <br/><br/>Artworks by Corey Bulpitt fuse Haida and hip hop cultures (<br/><br/>). <br/><br/>Potlatch masks and regalia of Beau Dick, a...
by whereca on February 02, 2015 from whereca

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Opened in 2008 a decade after the artist's death, this downtown museum-gallery showcases the work of the great Northwest coast aboriginal artist Bill Reid, who died in 1998. Permanent installations include the Raven's Trove: Gold and Silver Masterworks by Bill Reid; the monumental bronze sculpture Mythic Messengers, Reid's masterful composition of 11 intertwined figures recounting traditional...
Rated 3.5 stars by frommers on June 18, 2012 from frommers

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Specialties<br/><br/>The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art opened in May 2008 in downtown Vancouver. This public art gallery is named after Bill Reid (1920 - 1998), the acclaimed Haida master goldsmith, carver, sculptor, writer, spokesman and one of Canada's greatest artists. The Gallery is devoted to understanding and appreciating contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast.<br/><br/>Gallery...
by yelp on March 05, 2014 from yelp
Downtown Vancouver's public gallery named after acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid. The Gallery is home to the Simon Fraser University Bill Reid Collection and changing exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal Art of the Northwest Coast.Highlights include Bill Reid's stunning gold and silver jewelry, monumental sculptures and a towering totem pole by James Hart of Haida Gwaii. Visit the Gallery...
by tripadvisor on August 18, 2013 from tripadvisor
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