5 top art galleries in Vancouver

2) Rennie Museum

Hidden behind the unassuming doors of the Rennie Museum is one of Canada’s largest collections of contemporary art. Opened in 2009, the collection focuses on topics that surround identity, social commentary, injustice and appropriation. Entrance is free but the museum is only open to the public on Saturdays by appointment. Be sure to book ahead!

exterior and light art at the Rennie Museum in Vancouver

at: The Wing Sang Building, 51 East Pender Street

+1 604 682 2088

http://renniemuseum.org

5) Catriona Jeffries

Established in 1994, this is one of the few Vancouver galleries to have an international reputation. The contemporary gallery focuses on post-conceptual art and shows work from well-known local artists such as Ian Wallace and Brian Jungen. Everything about the gallery has been deeply considered, including the ‘urban void’ gravel garden. Each crunchy footstep transitions you from the outside to the inside.

art at the courtyard of Catriona Jeffries gallery in Vancouver

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