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Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

332 Water St | Unit 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B6, Canada
+1 604-684-9222
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Great place with knowledgeable staff

If you go to Gastown you were likely to run into lots of tourists. You can also find native art but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LeslieOSeattle
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Seattle
via mobile
First class gallery

Lovely gallery of well displayed, varied media First Nation. The staff was knowledgeable and very... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Nerdian
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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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332 Water St | Unit 200, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1B6, Canada
Gastown
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to Gastown you were likely to run into lots of tourists. You can also find native art but it is often overpriced and it is not it is not always clear how authentic it is or if the artist receives much. The...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely gallery of well displayed, varied media First Nation. The staff was knowledgeable and very willing to answer questions.

2  Thank Nerdian
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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.

2  Thank Camden J
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Reviewed 9 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

4  Thank jhsheep
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Reviewed 1 April 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

2  Thank Keith W
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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

2  Thank kinasil
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Reviewed 30 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

3  Thank Wonkyknees
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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!

1  Thank Noel G
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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 6 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.

1  Thank Sally O
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