Permanent Collections

Joan Balzar, Black X (2017). Acrylic paint on canvas, 169 x 325 cm. Gift of the Artist. Collection of the West Vancouver Art Museum (2017.004.1).
Image: Joan Balzar, Black X, c. 1968, acrylic paint on canvas, 169 x 325 cm. Gift of the Artist. Collection of the West Vancouver Art Museum (2017.004.1)

The permanent collection of the West Vancouver Art Museum comprises works and archival materials from or related to important contemporary and modern artists, architects, and photographers, from British Columbia and beyond. The collection supports our dynamic exhibitions and programs and adds appreciably to our mission to profile the important creators and innovators who shape our community, region, and country. We are grateful to the many artists and individuals who have donated important works to the art museum.

Photograph Collection


In 2015, two renowned architectural photographers, John Fulker and Selwyn Pullan, both donated their professional archives.

Art Collection


The art collection includes works by artists such as B.C. Binning, Jack Shadbolt and Emily Carr.