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Kamloops Art Gallery

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Address: 101-465 Victoria St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 2A9, Canada
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+1 250-377-2400
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This art museum is the largest in the area and showcases the work of...

This art museum is the largest in the area and showcases the work of Canadian artists.

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Small gallery, but nicely displayed

It isn't a huge space, but the gallery is really nice. It's free on thursdays to enter, and there were three small exhibits. One in particular was called back to the future, and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
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Kamloops, Canada
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

From time to time I visit our art gallery and am quite impressed by some of the exhibitions. There have been some very good artists displayed here. Worth seeing and the gift shop is very interesting with many local artists wares for sale.

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Thank dpowers2017
ArtMatters_Kamloops, General Manager at Kamloops Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your interest in the Gallery and our store. We work hard to ensure the exhibitions well represent the exceptional talent that resides in our country and that the store always has something unique to offer. More 

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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

As an artist myself, this was right up my ally. Beautiful facility, great displays, beautiful artwork. Great way to spend an hour or more. My boyfriend loved it too!

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Thank HaileyMitton
ArtMatters_Kamloops, Manager at Kamloops Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thanks so much for you review Hailey. Happy to hear you appreciated our Gallery and our efforts to bring art, artists and communities together. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

lots of amazing exhibits here when we have visited. nice building kept clean and is right next to the public library. has a little gift shop too.

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Thank sunnfunseekers2017
Kamloops, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a small gallery that I would guess has no more than fifty or so pieces, but that was not the source of my disappointment. I suppose what surprised me most was the lewd artwork that lacked any real artistic value. I'm not sure if it was there for shock value or if it was because they were large... More 

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Thank Lindsay S
vancouver
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191 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Interesting display but a very small gallery. Seems to showcase one artist only at a time. Nice small museum store with some nice things.

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Thank patsychom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I went here with a group of people this summer, and while we were baffled by the exhibits, we did enjoy them. The gallery store was almost as entertaining as the exhibits, containing hundreds of extremely cool (and expensive) odds and ends, stocking stuffers, and fancy ties.

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Canada
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

It isn't a huge space, but the gallery is really nice. It's free on thursdays to enter, and there were three small exhibits. One in particular was called back to the future, and showed old pictures of Kamloops with current pictures of the same spaces. It was really interesting to see how many buildings have been repurposed and have stood... More 

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British Columba
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130 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoy regular trips to the Kamloops Art Gallery. I have been privileged to visit many of the best art museums around the world and while the KAG is relatively small, they consistently bring in excellent shows. Gallery staff are knowledgeable and friendly. They also have excellent events such as the artist talks they organized this past spring. It is... More 

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Thank MissTBritishColumbia
Edmonton, Canada
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46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We just arrived to Kamloops and browsing around downtown when we saw the sign for Free Admission Thursday and stopped by the gallery. It is a cute multi-purpose building with the public library on the other side. The current exhibit was really interesting as I am into mixed media art. The cool part is also the photo gallery displayed which... More 

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Thank Gi G
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I love the fact they offer a free gallery showing on Thursdays. I wouldn't be able to attend during university without that deal!! Amazing staff and such a beautiful building.... it's truly a dream to have this place in Kamloops!

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