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Vancouver Art Gallery

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The Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) has a permanent collection of about 11,000 artworks. The gallery’s European collection includes historical Dutch paintings from the seventeenth century.

The museums’ collection grows every year with works produced in Western Canada, as well as related works by other Canadian and international artists.

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Essential Facts:

  • Name:              Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Established:    1931
  • Type:                Art gallery
  • Location:        Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


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