Plan Your Visit

101 Carrie Cates Court
North Vancouver, BC
V7M 3J4


Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10AM – 5PM
Wednesday: 10AM – 5PM
Thursday: 10AM – 5PM
Friday: 10AM – 9PM* throughout summer 2018. Excludes Friday July 20.
Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 10AM – 5PM


Until the end of 2020, admission to The Polygon Gallery is by donation, made possible through generous, multi-year support from BMO Financial Group.

Getting Here


The Polygon Gallery is located at the bottom of Lonsdale Avenue, between the Tap & Barrel and Lonsdale Quay, 300 meters east of the North Vancouver Seabus Terminal.

The Polygon’s main entrance is on the east side of the building, opposite the Tap & Barrel.


One-hour street parking is available surrounding the Gallery. Pay parking is available at Lonsdale Quay Market, the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, and the ICBC parkade, located adjacent to Lonsdale Quay Market with entries off Rogers Avenue and Carrie Cates

The ICBC parkade is free after 6:00pm and weekends.

Chartered buses may temporarily stop and drop guests off in the passenger zone outside The Polygon on Carrie Cates Court.

Chartered boats may arrange moorage to the St Roch Dock (100 ft. long) located in close proximity to The Polygon. To learn more about this public amenity, contact the City’s Shipyards Liaison at or 604 982 3910.

Public Transport

The most convenient way to visit The Polygon from downtown Vancouver is via the SeaBus, a 12-minute ride to the North Shore waterfront and steps away from The Polygon Gallery.

The North Vancouver bus loop is also conveniently located adjacent to The Polygon at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue.


The Polygon is wheelchair accessible, with wheelchair accessible washrooms and baby changing facilities on both floors.

Assistance dogs are welcome. A water bowl is available on request.

The Polygon Shop

The Polygon Shop offers a carefully-edited and hand-selected range of products informed by the photographic sphere, as well as design-led homeware, jewelry, and gifts for all ages. Products are crafted by individual makers and collectives local to Vancouver and the North Shore, which sit alongside established international brands, including Polaroid, Lomography, and Aperture.

The Polygon Shop’s revenues are invested directly in the Gallery’s curatorial and education programs – all purchases support The Polygon’s work.

Gallery Members receive 10% discount in The Polygon Shop.

Public Tours

The Polygon is pleased to offer weekly public tours of current exhibitions. To find out more, visit the exhibition page via

School Tours

The Polygon Gallery welcomes school and university groups, and are pleased to offer guided tours by donation, led by a member of our curatorial team. To book a tour, email, or phone 604-986-1351. The Polygon recommends a donation of $50.00 per group.

Private Guided Tours

The Polygon is pleased to offer one-hour, private tours for up to 30 people, in which a Gallery curator will offer insights into the exhibition on display, the building, and the artworks.

During business hours: $150.00
Outside of business hours, with exclusive access to the exhibition: $350.00 *

*Available Tuesday to Sunday 9:00am–10:00am and Mondays 9:00am-5:00pm.

To book a tour, email


For media inquiries, email

Things to do nearby

North Shore Tourism Association

North Shore Tourism Association

Enjoy all that the North Shore has to offer including Lonsdale Quay Market, Grouse Mountain, and Capilano Suspension Bridge.

More information on their website
Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier

Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier

Make a weekend of it and extend your stay in an elegantly appointed room at The Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier—across the street from The Polygon!

More information on their website
Discover Lower Lonsdale

Discover Lower Lonsdale

Come for the views, stay for the eating, shopping, festivals, and fun.

More information on their website

Experience The Polygon in the best way possible.

Members are among those who are closest to The Polygon’s work in the community and beyond. By contributing to a strong foundation of support, Members enjoy exclusive front-of-the-line privileges while helping to provide artists with a platform for their work, facilitate lifelong learning opportunities, and so much more.


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The Polygon Gallery continues the forty-year reputation of Presentation House Gallery in engaging the public with the most visionary artists of our time. A new waterfront landmark on Vancouver's North Shore, The Polygon offers a one-of-a-kind space to encounter contemporary visual art with a focus on photography.

Admission always by donation, courtesy of Slice 1