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Gourmet Guide to Victoria, BC: Top 10 Cultural Restaurants

Read our guide to eating out in Victoria, BC, and try one of these ten great restaurants, fine dining venues and local eateries.

Quebec City’s 10 Must-Visit Contemporary Art Galleries

Find out about the latest trends, exhibitions and names in Canadian art by exploring these ten stunning contemporary art galleries in Quebec City.

The Legacy of Frank Gehry: Shifting Shapes and Moving Architecture

Take a look at Frank Gehry’s iconic buildings in Prague, Bilbao and NYC and see how the Canadian visionary became one of the top architects in the world.

Philip Guston: From Abstract Expressionism to Grotesque Imagery

See the work of Canadian painter Philip Guston, associated with the New York School, abstract expressionism and his shift towards ‘ugly’, grotesque art.

Alberta's 10 Best Cultural Restaurants: Dining in Edmonton and Beyond

We find out where to eat in Canada’s Alberta Province and pick our top ten cultural restaurants from Lake Louise to Banff, and from Edmonton to Calgary.

Ottawa's 10 Must-Try Cultural Restaurants: Eating Out in the Capital

Find out where to eat in the Canadian capital with our handpicked guide to ten of the best cultural restaurants in Ottawa, from fusion to Canadian cuisine.

Canada Cultural Calendar 2014: 10 Events You Shouldn’t Miss

Find out what’s on in Canada in 2014 with our handpicked guide to ten of the best art and culture events this year, from Toronto to Vancouver and Montreal.

Ottawa’s 10 Best Contemporary Art Galleries: Culture in the Capital

Read our guide to the best contemporary art galleries in Ottawa, and discover the top art venues and thriving creative scene in the Canadian capital.

10 Must-See Contemporary Art Galleries in Calgary

Discover ten of the best contemporary art galleries in Calgary with our guide to the city’s most exciting art venues and exhibition spaces.

10 Contemporary Art Galleries in Toronto You Should Visit

Discover 10 of the best contemporary art galleries in Toronto. These must-see venues represent compelling artists with great boldness and ambition.

Canada Calling: Toronto’s 10 Best Cultural Restaurants

Reflecting its mixed population, the city’s culinary culture is rich in a variety, as these ten restaurants reveal.

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Canada Galleries and Museums

Montreal Galleries

Montreal Galleries is the go-to cultural reference for galleries and art venues in Montreal. Users can explore a database of more than 100 exhibition venues as well as exhibitions and visual arts events.

Gallery | Contemporary Art Gallery

Established in 1971, Contemporary Art Gallery is a non-collecting public art gallery in downtown Vancouver, focused on contemporary art. The CAG exhibits local, national, and international artists, primarily featuring emerging local artists.

Gallery | Equinox Gallery

The Equinox Gallery of Vancouver, a modern and contemporary art gallery run by Andy Sylvester. Founded in 1972, Equinox Gallery is committed to presenting the work of local and Canadian artists.

Gallery | Bill Reid Gallery

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art is a Vancouver public art gallery named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid. The Gallery is dedicated to understanding and appreciating contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast of North America.

Gallery | Neubacher Shor Contemporary

One of Canada’s leading and most influential contemporary art galleries and cultural centers, Toronto-based NSC showcases, nurtures and develops exciting talent as well as provides an innovative programme of curatorial projects.

Gallery | Walnut Contemporary Gallery

Toronto’s Walnut Contemporary Gallery, opened in Autumn 2012, occupies a space that was once a Legion Hall. The original structure provides the gallery with a gorgeous high-ceilinged, hard-wooded gallery space that seeks to become an inclusive art space for the city.

Gallery | MKG127

MKG127 in Toronto is a contemporary gallery space that opened its doors to the public in 2007. As of Autumn 2012, it has put on over 50 exhibitions including that of Jayce Salloum, Kristina Lahde and Michael Dumontier.

Museum | Museum of Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) creates Vancouver-focused exhibitions and programs that encourage dynamic conversations about what was, is, and can be Vancouver. Permanent exhibitions tell the city’s stories from the early 1900s to the late 1970s.

Museum | Vancouver Art Gallery

The Vancouver Art Gallery houses a permanent collection of over 10,000 artworks and offers both historical and contemporary exhibitions of painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography and video by regional, national and international artists.

Museum | Science World

Science World is a science centre run by a not-for-profit organization in Vancouver. It features many permanent interactive exhibits and displays, as well as areas with varying science-related topics throughout the year.

Museum | Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art

The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art was founded from the former Art Gallery of North York in 1999. In 2005, MOCCA relocated to the West Queen West Art + Design District in downtown Toronto, in the heart of one of North America’s most dynamic arts communities.

Museum | Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national ceramics museum. Its permanent collection includes works from the Ancient Americas, Italian Renaissance, English Delftware, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, European porcelain, and a Contemporary gallery.

Museum | Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)

The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum in Toronto's Downtown Grange Park district, on Dundas Street West between McCaul Street and Beverley Street. Its collection includes more than 80,000 works spanning the 1st century to the present day.

Museum | Royal Ontario Museum

Founded in 1912, the Royal Ontario Museum is Canada's largest museum of world culture and natural history. The museum’s galleries include a Natural History gallery, World Culture galleries, Hands-on galleries and Institute for Contemporary Culture gallery.

Museum | Museum of Inuit Art

The Museum of Inuit Art opened in 2007 and is Canada's only public museum south of the Arctic devoted to Inuit art. MIA features an ongoing exhibition of hundreds of works of Inuit art ranging from sculpture carved from stone, to ceramics, prints and wall hangings.

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Canada Tours

Interpretive Canoe Tours

Enjoy an interpretive paddle through the quiet, protected waters of lovely Burrard Inlet and unspoiled Indian Arm while listening to traditional drumming and learning about customs and history through time-honored songs and stories.

Art Wheelers

Art Wheelers tours tell a unique story about Vancouver’s past and present through its public art. Discover some of the city's most spectacular pieces of public art, including Aerodynamic Forms in Space by Rodney Graham and A-maze-ing Laughter by Yue Minjun.

Art Insite

Art InSite provides regular and custom tours of Toronto’s art, architecture, craft and design. Vist the best galleries and most vibrant neighbourhoods, explore artists’ studios, meet architects and designers as well as independent fashion designers.

Canada Hotels

The Loden

One of the top-rated boutique hotels in Vancouver, The Loden’s unique interiors are inspired by neighboring mountains, forest and sea. Welcoming its guests with inviting amenities and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, the Loden promises a distinctive hotel experience.

Sonora Resort

Located on one of the Discovery Islands of British Columbia, Sonora Resort is surrounded by the stunning Pacific coastline and visitors are invited to bask in its natural beauty.

Templar Hotel

Custom-built over ten years by local Canadian designer Del Terrelonge, the Templar Hotel’s 27 rooms have a toned down retro style, bespoke furnishings, wooden floors and marble. Guests can also relax in a Japanese-style onsen (spa).

Canada Restaurants

L’Abattoir

L’Abattoir is housed in a 19th century building originally buttressed by Vancouver’s main butchery. It is set in a refurbished brick and beam building that combines classic French tile work with industrial fixtures, natural wood, and glass and steel finishes.

Scaramouche

Consistently one of Toronto’s best restaurants, Scaramouche serves Italian cuisine against a backdrop of the Toronto skyline.

Splendido

Splendido Bar & Grill in Toronto offers a contemporary fine dining experience with a wide range of cooked meats and seafoods. The restaurant serves an ever-changing creative menu of seasonal, locally-sourced produce from family farms.