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Eagle Aerie Gallery

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Address: 350 Campbell Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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+1 800-663-0669
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10:00 - 17:00
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Eagle Aerie Gallery is Roy Henry Vickers' artist-owned gallery located in...

Eagle Aerie Gallery is Roy Henry Vickers' artist-owned gallery located in Tofino, British Columbia. This stunning traditional Northwest Coast longhouse with a carved and painted cedar plank exterior and doors of beaten copper, is a recognizable Tofino landmark. Inside discover Roy's artwork of paintings, original prints, calendars, art cards, and reproductions hanging on hand adzed cedar walls among totem poles and carvings. As you enter the large main hall, you'll notice the soft lighting and restful music that creates an atmosphere of harmony and peace. The gallery is open free to the public seven days a week throughout the year.

Built in 1986 with the help of Roy's family and legendary carver Henry Nolla, this gallery welcomes more than 500,000 visitors a year from all around the world. Please check the events calendar page to see when Roy is scheduled to be storytelling at Eagle Aerie Gallery - this is a not to be missed attraction! Guests gather around the centre pit in the main hall to listen to stories of Roy's life and times as well as inspiration of his work. Afterwards Roy is available to meet guests and autograph his reproductions.

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If you enjoy First Nations art, Roy Henry Vickers is a well known West Coast Artist. This gallery has a great display of his work, and there is a variety of prices for those who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Sunshine Coast BC
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226 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy First Nations art, Roy Henry Vickers is a well known West Coast Artist. This gallery has a great display of his work, and there is a variety of prices for those who are looking to purchase something.

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Thank Cucina58
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your taking time to write this review, it's appreciated. More 

Mount Vernon, Washington
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181 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gallery of artist Roy Henry Vickers, constructed by him, of traditional materials, in a traditional style. You must go and see his beautiful works.

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Thank skagittraveller
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your time. The gallery was constructed of wood from the Tofino area and sculpture was carved by Henry Nolla and myself. More 

Victoria, Canada
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gallery is build in the style of coast Salish Peoples with whole trees used in supporting the roof. It is a classic example of native building style and is itself a piece of art. The collection inside, of Roy Henry Vickers art is well worth the time to view and to read about the pieces. The gift store was... More 

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Thank Heather H
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, the gallery has been a popular place for 31 years! More 

Manitoba, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gallery itself is a beautiful piece of architecture based on west coast longhouse style. The art of Roy Henry Vickers is amazing. His use of colors is brilliant. It's worth the visit even if you are not a big art fan.

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Thank Nancy B
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive experience, your review is appreciated. More 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful art inside. The interior of the building is gorgeous. Worth checking out. The back room has cards etc if you want to spend a bit less :)

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Thank Dave H
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is appreciated. I remember the day before the opening of this gallery back in '86, my Mother and I sat and listened to, the Hallelujah chorus from Handels Messiah on the stereo system, we had tears of joy, that spirit has never left the gallery. More 

Victoria, Canada
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very nice gallery with lots of options for purchase. I like the low key atmosphere and seating. the staff is very responsive.

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Thank NoreenE M
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to communicate your experience in my gallery. I find it inspiring when I have the opportunity to vist with people who drop by. More 

vancouver
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went specifically for the artist's talk as he happened to be there the week we were visiting. Very interesting man and a wonderful public speaker - really enjoyed the songs and storytelling. Definitely go if you have the chance to see him - it gets very crowded quickly, so arrive early to get a seat as they are limited.... More 

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Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience in my gallery. I love communicating with visitors and find it inspiring. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go as a family and choose a favourite on that day and why....so lucky to have this open for everyone to wander.

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Thank Petra K
Roy Henry V, Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your time. We visit the gallery once a year as a family and always enjoy the space. More 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the gallery and listened to Roy Henry Vickers tell stories, legends and songs in this amazing gallery. What a talented artist! Definitely worth seeing this gallery!

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Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a reviewy. I find it inspiring when I have the opportunity to vist with people who drop by. More 

Seattle area
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92 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a nice way to spend an hour or so in downtown Tofino, admiring modern takes on native NW Indian tribal artwork, in a very calm and relaxing environment.

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Thank NWtripster
Roy Henry V, Artist/Owner at Eagle Aerie Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your time and positive response. Happy Trails More 

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