Art Galleries and Museums

100 Braid St Studios
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Suite 200-100 Braid St.
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 778-886-5391

100 Braid St Studios is an inclusive working art studio for New Westminster and Lower Mainland artists that allows visitors to be inspired artistically and to learn from the artists practicing in the studio. Studio artists produce fine art & craft in the form of paintings, sculpture, fiber, jewellery making, photography, and mixed media.

 

Hours: 

Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Thursday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday: 1:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday to Monday: Closed

1865 Irving House
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302 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-527-4640

Located in the heart of the Royal City, Irving House is one of the oldest community heritage sites in BC. Built in 1865 this home offers guests the opportunity to revisit the splendour and grace of the early pioneer days. Offering tours as well for those that want to learn that little bit extra information.

Hours:

May to August:
Wednesday to Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Holidays: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

September to October:
Saturday to Sunday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

November to April:
Closed

Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame

777 Columbia Street
New Westminster

Tel: (604) 515-3830

Learn about the lacrosse hall of fame. Who made it big in the past? Who is the superstar now? How has Lacrosse transformed over time? All these questions and more get answered at the newly located Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame at the Anvil Centre third floor.

Community Art Space
Community Art Space

777 Columbia Street
New Westminster

Tel: 604-515-3822

The Community Art Space at Anvil Centre celebrates the rich cultural landscape of New Westminster. The space forges creative dialogue, brings attention to local art as well as creates new opportunities for artists in our city.  It is an accessible space, where New Westminster based art groups can organize members’ exhibitions.  It is open to New Westminster emerging and established artists working in two dimensional media.

If you would like information about the Community Art Space please contact:

Biliana Velkova, Arts Coordinator:

T 604 515 3822 | E bvelkova@newwestcity.ca

Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM 

Saturday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Fraser River Discovery Centre
Fraser River Discovery Centre

788 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-521-8401

The Fraser River Discovery Centre is an interpretive centre that showcases the Fraser River’s role in shaping BC’s ecological, cultural, and economic diversity through interactive exhibits and engaging programs. It’s vision is to connect communities in the discovery and celebration of the living, working Fraser River. Admission to the exhibit galleries is by donation.

Hours:

Winter Hours (September to May):

Wednesday to Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Holidays: Closed

Summer Hours (June to August):

Daily: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 

Gabor Gasztonyi Studio & Gallery
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730 12th Street
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 778-397-1449

Gabor Gasztonyi Gallery is a local art gallery specializing in paintings and modern photography. Gallery artists include Gabor Gasztonyi, Judith Copland, Peter Czismar and Deborah Worsfold.

They also offer a full service photographic studio and frame shop from the same location.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm or by appointment.

New Westminster Museum and Archives
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777 Columbia Street
New Westminster

Tel: 604.527.4640

The City of New Westminster Museum & Archives celebrates the history and people of our city from time immemorial through to today, caring for over 35,000 objects and another 35,000 photographs and archival records that celebrate our city’s stories and history. Our exhibits focus on the land, people, and development of the place now known as New Westminster. We aspire to be a fun and entertaining place of learning and use the objects in the museum’s collection as an entry-point to inquiry, discussion, and exploration about the City.

Hours: 

Museum Hours:

Daily: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Open to 8:00 PM on Thursdays

Archives Hours:

Daily: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Reference Services: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

New Westminster New Media Gallery
New Media Gallery

777 Columbia Street
New Westminster

Tel: 604- 875-1865

The New Westminster New Media Gallery is a public gallery dedicated to showing the best in new media art. This world class gallery opened September, 2014 at the beautiful Anvil Centre.

There are six exhibitions a year, each 8 weeks long. The New Westminster New Media Gallery is proud to show significant international artists, as well as work by emerging artists.  New Westminster sky train station is at their doorstep

Hours: 

Daily: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Potteryworks – Community Living Society
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222 – 810 Quayside Drive
New Westminster, BC

Potterworks is a collective of talented painters, potters and jewellers create original works of art for exhibition and sale.

Some of the artists receive support; others attend independently, each inspiring one another to reach their artistic aspirations. Working artists provide instruction for those who want to improve their skills and techniques. The artists of PotteryWorks exhibit their work at art shows, galleries and at the River Market in New Westminster BC. Come and check out some of the wonderful items available for sale at Pottery Works.

Hours:

Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Samson V Maritime Museum
Samson V Maritime Museum

The Quay
New Westminster, BC

Tel: 604-527-4640

Located on the Fraser River at the Quay, you’re welcomed aboard the Samson V Maritime Museum, a steam-powered sternwheeler built in 1937. Its job was to keep the Fraser River safe for navigation and is available to the public to walk aboard and see how the boat’s sailors lived. Admission by donation.  You can even book a group tour!

Hours:

May to August:

Wednesday to Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Holidays: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

September to April:

Saturday to Sunday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM