Ferry Building Gallery

The Ferry Building Gallery is a free public community gallery that features juried exhibits, travelling exhibits and retrospectives from artists of the North Shore, Sea to Sky Corridor, Bowen Island and Sunshine Coast. In a restored heritage building at Ambleside Landing, the gallery hosts art lectures and tours that draw in 1,000 visitors each week.

Accessibility: the first floor is accessible, the second floor is not.



Great Gifts Holiday Exhibition & Gift Sale
November 16–December 16
Sneak preview reception & shopping Friday, November 16, 4 – 8 p.m.
Annual exhibition and sale of unique crafts, fine artwork and distinctive gifts handmade by 39 local artists and artisans.

Upcoming Exhibition

January 8–27, 2019
Mixed media by Guy Hollington, Bob Leier, Nikoo Nikpeikaran, & Vicki Peters

Featured Programs

BC Heritage Week celebration: The Many Histories of This Site We Call Ambleside
Join us during BC Heritage Week to dive deep into stories and in-depth conversation surrounding the many histories of this area now known as Ambleside. Presentations will be given by representatives from the Squamish Nation and the West Vancouver Historical Society, followed by a lively discussion. Please reserve as there is limited seating.
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2–4 p.m.
Cost: $10
Course #52555

The Mapmaker’s Soul: Captain Vancouver’s Journals Through an Indigenous Perspective
Coast Salish artist Wade Baker and Mary Tasi recently published a groundbreaking book called The Hidden Journals: Captain Vancouver & His Mapmaker, which explores personal histories and explores the records of Captain Vancouver’s travels that were airbrushed out of the official accounts. Join them as they explore these stories from an Indigenous perspective and share their remarkable journey of discovery.
Thursday, January 31, 7–9 p.m.
Cost: $15
Course #52633

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Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver BC  V7T 1C2 





Tuesday to Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.


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Rent the Gallery

With its neighbouring pier, lawn and waterfront landing, the Ferry Building Gallery is a stunning venue for your private event. After-hours rental is available, depending on the current exhibition.

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Volunteers in the arts make a difference and have a terrific time! Call Laura for gallery volunteer opportunities.


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