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Limited Edition Forbidden City Membership Card


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The Vancouver Art Gallery will be transformed into the Court of China's Emperors on October 18th. To celebrate this landmark exhibition every new or renewing member will receive a limited edition Forbidden City membership card, created exclusively for The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors exhibition.

Become a member, or renew your membership by December 31st and not only will you receive the limited edition membership card, you will also be entered into a prize draw to win a Forbidden City experience like no other, including:

  • An Emperor's Afternoon Tea at the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver's Xi Shi Lounge. This unique experience has been developed by the Shangri-La specifically for The Forbidden City exhibition
  • Two free tickets to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • Two free tickets to attend a Chinatown Walking Tour
  • The official Forbidden City exhibition catalog
  • An exclusive Forbidden City gift package


The Gift of Membership: Give a year full of art and events!

This holiday season, treat your family, friends and colleagues to a year of incredible art experiences. The gift that keeps giving all year long!

  • An exciting line-up of exhibitions featuring contemporary and traditional artists including: Cézanne and the Modern: Masterpieces of European Art from the Pearlman Collection, Geoffrey Farmer: How do I fit this ghost in my mouth, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums
  • Exclusive invitations to Members' only events
  • Artist's talks
  • Curator's tours
  • Subscription to Glance – our Members only quarterly publication
  • 10% Gallery Store discount...and much much more!


By becoming a Member of the Vancouver Art Gallery, you not only receive exclusive benefits and privileged access to the Gallery and its programs, you provide vital support to the Gallery and its long-standing commitment to artistic excellence and arts education.

Join or Renew your Membership
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Give the Gift of Membership
Gallery Membership is a great way to celebrate any occasion: birthdays, weddings, graduations & holiday celebrations.
HERE to purchase a gift that will last an entire year!
Gift Memberships can also be purchased at the Membership Desk in the lobby, seven days a week, between 10AM and 5PM, or over the phone at 604.662.4711, Monday to Friday, between 11AM and 3PM.

Membership Programs and Events
Click HERE to learn more about our Member events a special promotions. 

Plan your Visit
Click HERE for Gallery Hours, important phone numbers and ticketing information.

Regular Members enjoy free general admission to the Art Gallery of Alberta (Edmonton), Glenbow Museum (Calgary), the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto) and the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (Montreal).
Higher Level Donors enjoy free admission and shop discounts at over 30 Galleries and Museums worldwide! Click HERE for a complete listing!


Contact us:
c/o Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7


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