Spacious East Van Studio And Gallery
Bright and Airy Studio & Gallery Space in The Heart of East Van
This bright, spacious and fully accessible studio and gallery space is located in the heart of East Vancouver’s creative hub; just off Commercial Drive on Venables Street, located steps away from the newly opened East Van Brewery, Uprising Breads Bakery, and just a block away from Britannia Community Center.
Weekdays, the studio is used as a creative work space for a collective of local artists with Diversabilities, the gallery is open for rent if shared space is a consideration. The entire space is available for rentals starting at 4:00pm evenings through 11:00pm; 7:00am-11:00pm Saturdays and Sundays.
Offering a number of amenities to suit your needs, including:
-50 Person Capacity
- Adjustable lighting
-Adjustable heating and air-conditioning
- Kitchen with a microwave, sink, dishwasher, and fridge
- Garage door that opens up into a loading area in the back alley, offering fresh air
- Wall mounted 75" smart TV
- Built-in SONOS sound system (you will need to download an app), SONOS app can be tricky with iTunes, it prefers Spotify
-Studio/Gallery Spotify account available
- Skylights for natural light
- High overhead ceiling
- Exposed wooden beams in gallery
- Floor to ceiling street front windows in the gallery, offering lots of natural light
- Flip top tables on wheels that can be easily moved to create a format you desire.
- 10 tables with 45 chairs
-Wheelchair accessible entrances and washrooms
Gallery Exhibition (gallery only) $750/week
Gallery & Studio (entire space) $350/day (Weekends/holidays)
Gallery & Studio (entire space) $150/day (Monday-Thursday from 4pm-11pm) ($350 Friday 4-11pm)
Studio/Gallery viewings are available Monday-Friday 12:00pm - 3:00pm or may be accommodated after hours as per availability.
Monthly: not available
Cleaning Fee: $75
Minimum Booking: 1 day
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The Renter is required to adhere to the following:
will act to maintain the image and reputation of the gallery and studio (i.e. must not involve any illegal activities)
will act to maintain the safety and security of guests, participants, staff/ facilitators, and community members while at the studio or at collaborative events
will ensure that after the completion of the Event, the Space is left in the same or similar condition as received, which might include a general cleanup of tables, counters, chairs, and washrooms
will not remove art or signage from the walls. Art may be hung in the provided space in the front gallery only. Art in the back studio is not to be moved from the wall space.
tables and chairs are to be placed back in their original positions and will be responsible for clearing all trash generated at the Event and depositing it in the proper waste and recycling receptacles on site.
beyond ordinary wear and tear, Renter shall be responsible for any damages caused by Renter’s use of the Space. Renter shall arrange for the repair of any such damage. In the event if Renter does not make any necessary repairs, the studio shall arrange for the same at Renter’s expense.
will not put holes in walls or posts or use permanent adhesives on walls, window or any other surface in the Gallery or Studio. Damage deposit will be applied to cover the cost of repairs.
complete a brief facility orientation and facility condition check list on, or prior, to event start date.
This space was perfect for our event, good size and layout, great amenities and plenty of parking in the area. Cindy was so gracious and very easy to deal with. My only issue (and a small one) was the inability to adjust the lights. It was fine for the type of event we were having, but if I was doing something different/more intimate, the ability to dim the lights would be great, however, this would not prevent me from renting this space again. I understand from Cindy that the lighting is something that is being looked into. Our group enjoyed it so much that we are already planning the next event at this space.
Absolutely fantastic place at a great price. It was pefect for what we needed it for
The space was an amazing place to host our event. The location was perfect - near buslines and also private enough where it was away from too much busy-ness. Super spacious and lots of great amenities!
Great space to work with, can't recommend it enough!
Cindy was very helpful, she answered all our questions before our event, and was very responsive. Cindy checked in with us before we started - very professional. Cindy was a key part in the success of our event, and we would be happy to work with her again. Thank you
So easy to work with, such a gem of a place!
An amazing space
Great space however it’s not possible to turn off the lights in the back which posed a bit of a problem for us. If you want the back room to be used as a party space be warned it will be lit like a gymnasium.
Consistently great to work with!
This studio/gallery is amazing and Cindy has been incredibly easy to deal with. Communication was quick and clear, the space was clean and well maintained, the walls were covered in beautiful art, and she even arranged an extra in-person meeting when we needed to get additional details. Just a pleasure to work with and we are so excited to book this space again.
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