Liane Dickson Katharine Lee Zita, Cora & Angela Pam Bain Karen Henney & Shelly Wang  

Volunteering at the Ferry Building Gallery

As a community gallery operated by the District of West Vancouver, the Ferry Building Gallery depends on the participation of the team of dedicated volunteers who share their time and talents to help us fulfill our mandate. We strive to create an environment that allows our volunteers to give back to the community while developing their own skills, gaining valuable experiences and finding personal fulfillment. To apply, please download and fill out our Volunteer Questionnaire form below.


  • Engage with gallery patrons and answer inquiries about the art, artists, the gallery and the surrounding area
  • Track atttendance
  • Encourage visitors to leave their comments in our guestbook and sign up for our e-newsletter
  • Sell artwork, books and cards

Great Gifts Christmas Gift show

  • Set up and maintain gallery displays
  • Sell craft items (show has approximately 35 artists and is more like a retail store); handle cash transactions and assist customers on the floor
  • Gift wrap items

Harmony Arts Festival

  • Track attendance
  • Sell artwork, cards and books
  • Assist with setup of the Artspeaks tent
  • Assist at Artspeaks workshops / demos / lectures

Evening Events & Opening Receptions

  • Assist with gallery evening programs / exhibition openings
  • Set up chairs and tables, re-arrange gallery and prepare food & drinks
  • Host, serve and take stats of patrons
  • Handle cash transactions for drop-in patrons

  For more information, contact Laura Morrison, Gallery Assistant & Volunteer Coordinator at 604-925-7290.

 Stars in the Community

Volunteer Questionnaire

Donations to the Gallery

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We appreciate the generous support of community members which assists us with gallery exhibitions and programs.



You may wish to make a donation to assist the gallery to maintain its standards of excellence, and to support us in producing informative and educational exhibitions and programs to serve you.

We accept cash or cheque donations and we will issue you a receipt for income tax purposes for any amount of $25.00 or more.


You may specify if your donation is to go to:

1. Invitational Exhibitions & Programs

2. Endowment for future growth of the gallery



Ferry Building Gallery Sponsors


Flowers by Nan logo BPP logo    
West Vancouver School District Delany's Coffee House    
 Opus logo  VanCity logo    

'Ode to Volunteers' Poem

To view the 'Ode to the Ferry Building Gallery Volunteers' poem, please click on the file attachment below and enjoy. 


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Ode to Volunteers
Ferry Building Gallery
1414 Argyle Avenue
West Vancouver, BC
Gallery Hours
Tues - Sun: 11AM - 5PM
Closed Mondays
Tel 604-925-7290