Tours and cultural events
The Vancouver Art Gallery
Guided Tour - Saturday Morning
The Vancouver Art Gallery’s collection of over 10,000 works of art represents the most comprehensive
resource for visual culture in British Columbia. Founded in 1931, the collection grows by several hundred
works every year and houses one of the most important photographic collections in North America.
Delegates wishing to extend their stay in Vancouver can request assistance in making arrangements for activities and events in the Vancouver area.
Art & Culture
Vancouver’s art exhibitions, performances and cultural sites are an important part of life in the city and offer a wide range of experiences.
From the Vancouver Art Gallery and Museum of Anthropology, to a variety of Artist Run Centres and commercial galleries, there is always something to appeal to the artist in all of us. Symphony lovers, live theatre supporters and ballet enthusiasts will discover that Vancouver is a city rich in live performance options too. Please click here for more details>
Tickets Tonight is a ticket outlet offering tickets for events sold by Ticketmaster, as well as tickets for shows from independent producers throughout Vancouver.
Advance tickets may be purchased online, or in-person at the ticket booths located at Plaza Level, 200 Burrard Street, or the Satellite Visitors Centre at the Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza on Robson Street.
also sells half-price tickets that must be purchased in-person at the Burrard Street box office on the day of the performance.
Delegates may prefer outings such as the Peak of Christmas at Grouse Mountain; a guided tour of the Vancouver Art Gallery; VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Festival of Lights; a Big Bus Tour of Vancouver; a Carol Ship Dinner Cruise; or visit the world famous Whistler Village.
More information about the integrated cultural programme of the symposium is availabe on http://elia.ecuad.ca/vancouver