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Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

312 Water St | Unit 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B6, Canada
+1 604-684-9222
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High Quality Art and Friendly Staff!

One of the Best First Peoples Art Galleries Ever! Great sculptures and jewelry. A very friendly... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Camden J
Been numerous times

They'll probably kill me for saying this but it's like a free visit to a high-end art gallery... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Cowichan Valley, B.C.
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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. Recognized for representing British Columbia's master carvers, the gallery has earned a reputation for discovering a new generation of gifted artists who push the boundaries of this legendary art form.Located in in Gastown - the gallery is in historic warehouse spaces and are focused on representing an unparalleled collection of contemporary art identifying the distinct styles and diverse nations inhabiting both the communities of the Northwest and Arctic regions of Canada.
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312 Water St | Unit 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B6, Canada
+1 604-684-9222
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Reviewed 29 May 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.

Thank Camden J
Reviewed 8 May 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

2  Thank jhsheep
Reviewed 31 March 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

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 1 October 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

Thank kinasil
Reviewed 29 September 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

2  Thank Wonkyknees
Reviewed 24 September 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!

Thank Noel G
Reviewed 16 September 2015

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

Thank Aneta S
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Interesting range of local art and craft by indigenous First Nations artists. Worth a browse to see the variety of work on offer.

Thank Sally O
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is a wonderful cultural vista of Vancouver and some if the history told via artists and sculptors that are exceptional. Prices are not cheap but then what you buy is priceless in many ways.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

There are several northwest art galleries in Vancouver and all are offering a great range of items. Among them, Coastal Peoples is definitely one of the best. They have two shops, the main one on Water Street and a smaller one in Gastown. Both are...More

Thank dorinser
A visit to Gastown is like turning back the clock and
stepping into a bygone era. With the distinction of
being Vancouver's oldest neighborhood, the many
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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