Spacious East Van Studio And Gallery

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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

Pricing Options:

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.

Available Hours


Hourly: not available
Daily: $350/day
Weekly: $750/week
Monthly: not available
Security Deposit: $500
Cleaning Fee: $75
Minimum Booking: 1 day

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Ground Floor
Natural Light
Security System
Alcohol Permitted
Basic Kitchen
Air Conditioning
Wheelchair Accessible
Catering Allowed
Fitting Room
Commercial Kitchen
Fitness Friendly
Outdoor Space


Catering allowed

Alcohol permitted

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.





April 2019

This was a great space for my brother's birthday party, and for a really good price. The facilities are clean and kept in good condition.


April 2019

This was the perfect space for our son’s first birthday. We used the gallery for food and drinks, and the kids had plenty of space to play in the studio. Cindy was great and easy to communicate with. The instructions provided were clear and easy to follow. I would highly recommend this space.


April 2019

The space was really wonderful and we loved using it! We will be back!


March 2019

What an absolutely fantastic space. I led a creative branding workshop and everything was better than I even thought it would be. The spaciousness, amenities, folding tables with wheels, kitchen, bathrooms, gallery space for yoga breaks, Sonos music system, easy load-in of supplies and the incredible energy of the space really elevated my event and took it to the next level. Thanks so much for offering this gem to the public. I will definitely be back again and again!


February 2019

Cindy is very professional and quick to respond to questions. All necessary details and information are provided. I would absolutely recommend this venue. Thanks for providing such a great space to host my event!


February 2019

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.


January 2019

Absolutely fantastic place at a great price. It was pefect for what we needed it for


January 2019

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!


January 2019

Great space to work with, can't recommend it enough!


December 2018

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

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