The only gallery in Canada dedicated to young audiences

Our vision is to inspire the next generation of Canadian artists. We are working hard to become the pre-eminent institution providing quality art education for young audiences and the community as a whole.​

Fall Exhibition 
September 10-October 15
Andrew Alvarez | Wing Chow | Warren Goodman | Dirk Heiss | Bill MacDonald | Frank Mayrs | Les McKinnon | Neil Prinsen | George Rammell | Richard Turner | Anne Watt

Curated by Gordon A. Smith

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 12 - 5pm

For ​Gallery information  
contact  604-998-8563

Educating the next generation of artists

Artists For Kids was established in 1989 through a generous partnership with some of Canada's finest artists and the North Vancouver School District. 

Our mission, through the sale of original prints created by its artist-patrons, is to build an art education legacy for the children of British Columbia.

For Artists for Kids information
contact  604-903-3798

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AFK Blog

​ David Wilson, who was part of this year's Summer Camp​ , is having a solo exhibition at the Kimoto Gallery, 1525 West 6th Avenue...

Creating a legacy for great Canadian art​

The Smith Foundation was established in 2002 to build a  legacy of appreciation for great Canadian art and artists by ensuring sustainable funding for Artists for Kids educational programs,  stewarding the Artists for Kids teaching collection, and  operating the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art. 

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​ The 3rd Annual Smith Foundation Fall Gala will take place on Wednesday, October 15th, the closing night of our upcoming Exhibition "Work is Art" READ MORE
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Oct 13, 2014 All Day
Oct 15, 2014 06:30 PM
The 3rd Annual Smith Foundation Fall Gala will take place on the closing night of our Fall Exhibition WORK IS ART, curated by Gordon A. Smith. A champagne reception will take place in the gallery visiting works created by those he has mentored over the years. Following the reception, guests...