First Nations Galleries


  • First Nations Galleries, Vancouver, CanadaCredit: Tourism Vancouver & Canadian Tourism Commission

From the symbolic 2010 Olympic Winter Games Inukshuk, to the totem poles, traditional masks and ornate sculptures you see all around Vancouver, it’s easy to get immersed in the world-renowned, distinctly First Nations art scene. Stroll through the First Nations Galleries in Gastown and enjoy a vast selection of unique, handcrafted gifts and museum quality treasures by BC’s aboriginal artists.

Where else to find art?
Vancouver Art Gallery
Granville Island

Experience First Nations Galleries as part of these tour(s):

  • Hop-On, Hop-Off : DUAL Pass   READ MORE
  • Explore Whistler + Vancouver – 3 Day Bundle   READ MORE
  • Explore Victoria, Whistler + Vancouver 4 Day Bundle   READ MORE
  • Hop-On, Hop-Off : PARK Route   READ MORE
  • Hop-On, Hop-Off : CITY Route   READ MORE

We’ve compiled a list of our most common questions and some fun facts. Still have questions? We can help! Give us a call at 604-451-1600.

What nations are represented in the galleries?

See our General FAQ.

Did you know?

  • Hill’s Native Art started in 1946 as the Koksilah General Store and Post Office where they encouraged local artists to display and sell their work.
  • First Nations art can be found all over Vancouver. From street performers and artists to the totem poles in Stanley Park and Haida artist Bill Reid’s killer whale sculpture at the Vancouver Aquarium.