Let's begin in the museum's collection, considered one of the most important in Canada, and has passed the 100th year anniversary a long time ago. There are about 80,000 art pieces that are displayed to the public, in permanent and temporary exhibits.
Notice that the impressive building of the Vancouver Art Gallery is in itself a real work of art, this building is in the neo-Classical style, built in 1911.
Emily Carr is considered one of the most admired and famous Canadian painters. Most of her paintings describe the lives of the Indians and landscape of British Columbia, and Canada and general. Carr's paintings are presented in every art museum around Canada. Carr also wrote a book that describes her life, and is considered a national painter.