Emily Carr House

Victoria, BC

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Address: 207 Government St, Victoria, BC V8V 2K8, Canada How do we get there? Number: 250-383-5843
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Emily Carr House is a restored historic site in Victoria and was the birthplace of famed writer and artists, Emily Carr. Emily Carr is one of Canada's greatest and most loved artists. Feeling a spiritual connection with her subjects, Emily Carr painted both the landscape and native villages of Western Canada in a unique and modern style.

The building and gardens a vibrant cultural centre for education, explorations and mentoring. they have a variety of programs inspired by themes of Emily Carr's life anf you'll get the chance to be creative in your community. Emily Carr's life themes nclude art, writing, nature and the environment, indigenous people, feminism, animals right and emerging creativity.

Guided tours are available on Fridays for the guides to show you around, or you're welcome to explore on your own. The house also puts on lots of regular events including meet the author and dress up competitions too, especially over the Halloween period! They also hold regular art walks which is organised by a group of artists and art lovers to showcase emerging and established artsts. You'll wander through the beautiful neighbourhood visiting studios and meet some of the artists too! 

Before you visit, make sure you check out the website so you're up to date with what's happening when you visit!

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Free as far as we know!



Free as far as we know!


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Books and other merchandise are available to purchase online!

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