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Contemporary Art Gallery

555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, Canada
Closed for installation
until June 7, 2024

Admission always free

Access at CAG

The Contemporary Art Gallery is wheelchair accessible. Street-level access to all our galleries is located via our main entrance on Nelson Street.

We are committed to increasing points of access at the gallery and in our programming. If any of our spaces or programs are inaccessible to you, whether consistently or temporarily, we would be grateful to hear from you at

We acknowledge that stating support or access needs requires time and labour. In our ongoing process of improving our access practices, we appreciate your input.

Need more information?

To find out more about visiting CAG please contact the gallery 
at +1 604 681 2700 or email


No steps at our main entrance on Nelson Street. The door is 33.75" wide.


A courtesy wheelchair is available for use.


Portable gallery stools are available for use.

Large Print Materials

Large print materials are available.


We have a single room, gender neutral washroom. The door is 33.75" wide. The washroom has a handrail on the lefthand side of the toilet. There is a change table in the washroom.

Scent Policy

CAG aims to maintain a scent-reduced environment for our visitors, volunteers and employees. We ask visitors to please avoid wearing scented products in the gallery.

Service Animals

A service animal may accompany a visitor to all public areas of the gallery.

Audio Guides

Descriptive audio exhibition guides are available in the gallery in English.

CART Captions

All of CAG's online events are live captioned (CART). For more information please contact

ASL Interpretation

ASL interpreters are available for many CAG events. Please check individual program pages for details. To request interpretation for an event where an interpreter is not already scheduled, please contact

COVID-19 Protocols

Masks are encouraged but not required while visiting the gallery. Disposable masks will be available for any visitors who wish to wear them. Proof of vaccination is not required to visit exhibitions or attend events.

Guests who wish to visit our galleries in a fully masked environment are able to schedule an appointment Tuesdays to Sundays between 10am and noon or between 6pm and 7pm. All on-site staff, volunteers and visitors will be masked during these visits. For more information and to schedule a time, please email us at