The Elliott Louis Gallery is located one and a half blocks off Main
Street at First avenue in Vancouver's newest transition area. The area,
known for it's warehouse and light industrial use is fast becoming the
equivalent of Vancouver's "SOHO" district.
The Gallery encompasses 3,600 square feet of newly re-furbished and
renovated ex-warehouse space that has been specifically designed to
accommodate special event usage. Its significant showcase of contemporary
art is an excellent compliment to any couple who wish to marry in a unique
and extraordinary venue, producing a very special wedding / reception.
The Gallery environment is ideal for a cocktail style reception of up to
125 people. Smaller events with sit-down style dinners are also appropriate
From 6 PM on, the cost of rental is $1,300.00 (plus H.S.T). This includes set-up time (
4 PM access). If additional time is required during the Gallery's hours of operation,
there will be a supplementary charge.
A $250.00 non-refundable deposit is required to secure the date, with the balance to
be paid 90 days in advance of the event.
Notice of cancellation must be presented in writing not less than 60 days prior to the
event. There will be no compensation if the event is cancelled without appropriate notice.
The Gallery Environment
The art displayed in the Gallery changes regularly. The art on exhibit during
the time of your event may be different than anticipated. The Gallery retains curatorial
control of art on display at all times. Decorations, signage, special equipment and
addition of tables and chairs must be coordinated with the Gallery in advance. Smoking,
open flames (e.g. candles), sparklers, rice or confetti are not permitted in the Gallery.
A member of our staff will be present throughout the event to ensure the safety and
security of the venue and that facility policies and relevant laws are maintained.
To protect you and the Gallery from personal liability during special events,
insurance covering personal injury and a deductible property damage clause is mandatory.
Further information and recommendations can be obtained from Gallery staff. A copy of the
insurance policy is required by the Gallery prior to the event commencing.
Parking / Accessibility
Parking should be coordinated with staff in advance.
The Gallery is wheelchair accessible.
Food, Beverage and Rentals
Caterers and rental services are arranged for by the client. Recommendations from the
Gallery are available on request. Caterers and service providers such as DJs are advised
to visit the Gallery as soon as the event is booked to understand the layout of the
facility and areas available for preparation. Caterers will also be made aware of their
responsibility for clean up after the event (food preparation and serving areas including
removal of all food and waste materials).
Clean up is the responsibility of the client.
Alcohol service requires a Liquor License and Serving it Right certified bar personnel
provided by the caterers.
Most caterers will assist with equipment rental (tables, glasses, linen, tents, etc).
Deliveries can be made to the Gallery on the day of the function. Pick up of rentals is at
the time of Gallery opening on the day following the function.
Last call - 12:30 AM. Music shut down - 12:45 AM. Guests depart by 1:00 AM.
Thank you for considering the Elliott Louis Gallery for your event.
#1 - 258 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5T 1A6 604.736.3282