Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week 2019

This years Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week welcomes over 32 designers and will take place at both the Orpheum and Queen Elizabeth Theatre this November 18th to 21st.

Heiltsuk Opens Historic Big House

Today is the official opening with blessing ceremony of the Gvákva’áus Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk big house) named by Chief Marilyn Slett in Bella Bella (Waglisla), British Columbia. This five day event

Doc Film on Robert Davidson Premieres at VIFF

On October 1st, the VIFF (Vancouver International Film Festival) premiers a Robert Davidson documentary - Haida Modern. In the new documentary Haida Modern, Davidson recalls wandering the Museum of Anthropology

Crafted in the City: Trace Yeomans

Join us for an engaging conversation with Haida/Ukrainian artist Trace Yeomans. Trace will discuss how she works in fabric applique and other materials in her art, her inspiration and technique

Meet the Artist! Maynard Johnny Jr.

Up close and personal... Join us for an entertaining afternoon to engage with artist Maynard Johnny Jr. (Kwakwaka'wakw/Coast Salish) while he creates one of his latest new works on April

Crafted Vancouver: Made to be Discovered

In association with Crafted Vancouver, our Gallery is participating in events "designed to celebrate the vitality of our hand-crafted world". For 25 days in May, a festival of exceptional contemporary

Resilience: through laughter Exhibition Opening

This past Saturday, Coastal Peoples Gallery and invited guests were witness to the launch of Corrine Hunt's latest collection of innovative and progressive designs in jewelry and mixed media. Corrine's

International Women’s Day – March 8th

Today, on March 8th, International Women’s Day is being celebrated and we’re honouring Kwakwaka’wakw / Tlingit artist Corrine Hunt. Her solo exhibition Resilience: through laughter opens on Saturday, March

Holiday Celebration

This December 1st Coastal Peoples made merry this season with a Holiday Celebration. Invited guests and artists were brought together to enjoy an afternoon of lively conversation and amazing art. Guests

Caring About Community – Christmas 2018

While guests enjoyed our Holiday Celebration event on December 1st, their charitable donations went to one of our favourite organizations - the DEWC (Downtown Eastside Women's Centre) - and

Celebrating Nunavut Day: Thomas Ugjuk

“I am one of those who is somewhere in between, of those who can remember the time before carvings were made and those who know that carvings are a

Hecate Strait Silk Scarves by Susan Point

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Coastal Peoples Gallery has launched luxurious 100% silk scarves designed by Susan Point. The scarves are inspired by the recent release of

Masi Wines Collaborates with Susan Point

Is there a better pairing than art and wine? Internationally-acclaimed Coast Salish artist Susan Point was commissioned by the Italian Boscaini family to design a new wine bottle label

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto

After last year’s successful Indigenous Fashion Week in Vancouver, the inaugural Toronto IFW will take place next month beginning May 31 to June 3, 2018. The first of its kind

1st Anniversary in Our New Location

Today, Coastal Peoples is celebrating their first year anniversary in the new Gastown gallery space at 332 Water Street. Ideally located in Le Magasin's newly-restored historic building (1912); the larger

Dorothy Grant Fashion Show

On Friday evening, Dorothy Grant`s private fashion show took center stage at Coastal Peoples. The exclusive event was an extension of the Haida Masterworks III exhibition, which recently opened

Haida Masterworks III Exhibition Opening

Last Saturday afternoon, Coastal Peoples Gallery celebrated the opening of another successful Haida Masterworks series exhibition! The Haida Masterworks III collection enraptured guests while Christian White entertained with his ceremonial

Caring about Community

For the last few years, Coastal Peoples Gallery has supported the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre with donations.  We care about our local community and ask you to join us this

Celebrating Nunavut Day!

Twenty years ago on July 9th, Canada’s Parliament passed the Nunavut Act which set the stage for the creation of the Nunavut Territory that formally came into being on

Explore Canada’s rich cultural heritage!

On July 1st, we celebrate Canada as a nation and its natural beauty surrounded by vast oceans and mountains from coast to coast to coast. Historically the name “Canada” is
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