Spacious East Van Studio And Gallery
Bright and Airy Studio & Gallery Space in Heart of East Van
Be it a party, workshop, networking event, film project, photo shoot, art exhibition or just a place to get creative—we have the space for you!
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 St., located steps away from the newly opened East Van Brewery, Uprising Breads Bakery, and just a block away from Britannia Community Center.
During the weekdays, the studio is used as a creative work space for a collective of local artists, but is available for rentals during the evenings and on weekends. The gallery is offered as a shared space on weekdays, and is also available to rent during evenings and on weekends.
Built in 2016, this space is fresh and new, offering a number of amenities to suit your needs, including:
- Kitchen with a microwave, sink, dishwasher, and fridge
- Garage door that opens up into a loading area in the back alley, offering fresh air and more sunlight
- Wall mounted 52" TV screen
- Built-in surround SONOS sound system
- 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.
Gallery Exhibition (gallery only)- $150/ day
Gallery Exhibition (gallery only) - $750/ week
Gallery & Studio (entire space)- $300/ day (weekends/ holidays)
Gallery & Studio (entire space)- $150/day (mon-fri evenings ONLY from 4pm-11pm)
Studio/Gallery viewings are available Mon-Fri 8:30 am -3:30 pm 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 and also sign a rental agreement:
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
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, Alternatives shall arrange for the same at Renter’s expense.
complete a brief facility orientation and facility condition check list on, or prior, to event start date.
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.
This is an awesome venue at an awesome price— perfect for community events where budgets can be tight. Just because it's an amazing value, doesn't mean you're sacrificing quality. I looked at four other options on here, and this was by far the best. Its beautifully lit, well ventilated, clean, and spatious. The location is amazing as well; not a single person had trouble parking. We accommodated roughly 100 people without issue. Pretty much nothing but praise for the space. Plenty of amenities as well. Asia was a pleasure to work with and extremely responsive during the event. She helped me understand everything I needed to know in order to use the venue effectively. I hope to host here again! Here's my favourite photo from the event: https://m.imgur.com/FvHxQsz
Asia was a fantastic host and my group will very much be looking to work with her in the future.
Space was perfect for our film shoot! LED lights in the building made our scene easy to light properly. Photos are exactly as it looks. Thanks again!!!
Great accessible space, Asia was a pleasure to work with!
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