Bill's Birthday Bash

Free admission with a pre-booked timed tickets.

Please select one of six time slots listed below:
Saturday, August 15
10:00 am - 12 noon
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, August 16
10:00 am - 12 noon
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


In honour of Bill Reid’s centennial, a weekend of family-friendly activities are scheduled including free admission, artist demonstrations, gallery tours, performances, talks, music, and refreshments. 

Bill's Birthday Bash festivities will be also live-streamed on Saturday, August 15.

    Saturday, August 15 - Event listing

    10:00 am – Coast Salish Welcome

    11:00 am – Haida Dance Performance

    1:00 pm – Storytelling with Cease Wyss

    2:00 pm – Birthday Celebrations

    4:00 pm – Drumming and singing performance by Carnegie Cultural Sharing

    Gallery tours and artist demonstrations throughout the day

     

    Sunday, August 16 - Event listing

    10:00 am – Coast Salish Welcome

    11:00 am – Performance

    1:00 pm – Cedar weaving with Giihlgiigaa Todd DeVries

    2:00 pm – Birthday Celebrations

    4:00 pm – Coast Salish Dance Performance

    Gallery tours and artist demonstrations throughout the day

    *Please note the schedule may be subject to change without prior notice.

    If you have any further questions or if you cannot attend your selected time slot - please email us so that we may offer your free timed ticket(s) to other awaiting guest(s). Thank you.

    Due to the pandemic, the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is following the recommended provincial health and safety guidelines and will limit the number of visitors to ensure 2-meter social distancing. 

    Other measures will include:

    • No-touch payment and online ticket sales
    • Sanitizer stations throughout the gallery
    • Temporary removal of interactive objects
    • Recommendation for wearing masks
    • Frequent cleaning of high touch surfaces

    Support The Gallery

    Programs like these have been made available thanks to our generous community of supporters.

    Donate