1044 Granville St, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1L5
This is your place to buy West Coast-style Aboriginal art, right in downtown Vancouver.
|Payment |||Diner's Club En Route, Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Neighbourhood |||Vancouver City Centre|
|Cross Street |||Nelson Street|
|Mon-Fri 10AM-5:30PM; Sat noon-5:30PM|
Profile Last Updated: March 14, 2008
Aboriginal Arts is an art gallery featuring West Coast-style Aboriginal art. Aboriginal Arts offers unique and rare gallery collections of native art. They carry an assortment of fine pieces created by local B.C. artists. Serious and amateur collectors alike will relish the items offered by Aboriginal Arts.
Many of Aboriginal Arts’ carvings are created by local artists. These artists maintain and revive the history of the culture of British Columbia’s First Nations peoples. They achieve this with art from a number of preserved tribes. These include the Musqueam, Kwakiutl and Haida. Many of the collections of these native artists are recognized as true art among Canadian Artists.
Aboriginal Arts’ gallery contains a wide variety of items. These include carved wooden masks, paddles and soapstone carvings. In addition, there are cedar bent boxes, drums, moccasins and dream catchers. Also in store: wood carvings, silver jewellery, prints, acrylic paintings and one-of-a-kind items.
Among the common themes appearing in these work are eagles, salmon, killer whales, beavers and caribou.