|Payment |||Diner's Club En Route, Discover, Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa|
|Getting There |||Bus 4, 7, 11, 14, 21, 22|
|Cross Street |||Trounce Alley|
|Mon-Fri: 10AM-5:30PM; Sat: 10AM-5PM; Sun: 12PM-4PM|
Profile Last Updated: January 07, 2009
West End Gallery has been a trusted art dealer since 1975. The gallery was first established in Edmonton, and the Victoria location was later opened in 1994. The gallery is known for discovering Canadian talent in painting, sculpture and contemporary glass art, and offering an unrivalled collection in the city. The full-service gallery, a member of the Professional Art Dealers Association, offers clients purchase plans, installation, appraisal and worldwide shipping. In some cases, the gallery can also liaise with the artist for commissioned pieces.
West End Gallery represents an impressive roster of established and up-and-coming Canadian artists. With an exhibition schedule that changes every few weeks, visitors really get a taste for the variety of talent. In addition to the pieces featured in the shows, there’s an excellent collection of new works by other artists that’s also constantly changing. With well over 100 artists represented, it’s impossible to name the latest and greatest; so a visit to the gallery is definitely in order!
Classy Glass Show
Victoria’s West End Gallery is best known for launching Canada’s largest and finest glass show. Since 1996, art lovers have been descending on the downtown gallery to admire the array of colourful and shapely creations. The summer show features about 50 artists on a rotating basis from July to August. The show attracts people from all over the world, who are seeking out unique and inspiring pieces from innovative artists. The Canadian Glass Show is a must-see event!