Art Rental & Sales
Visit our showroom on the main floor of the Vancouver Art Gallery. It's free and open to the public.
Rental fees start as low as $10/month per piece and are based on a percentage of the artwork's purchase price. The average rental fee is $80/month.
Are the works for sale?
The minimum rental period for individuals is 1 month.
The minimum rental period for a business is 3 months.
Film & TV rentals are for 1 week.
There is no maximum rental period.
Can a business rent art for their waiting room or office?
Yes. Rental fees for Canadian artwork are a deductable business expense. The purchase of Canadian artwork can be a deductable business asset.
I'm staging my home for sale. Can I rent art for that purpose?
Yes. Art rental is a perfect solution for home staging.
Can I purchase the art I'm renting?
Yes. If you’d like to purchase the art you're renting, we'll credit a maximum of three months of rental fees paid to the purchase price.
The artworks are consigned to us by local Canadian artists, selected by a committee through a submission process. See our "submissions" header for more info.
How do I rent from Art Rental & Sales?
Call us to make an appointment or stop by our showroom. If you're searching for a specific piece, bring photographs of your walls, floor plans or measurements. Our consultants will work with you to choose the right art for your personal or business needs.
All the artworks can be viewed on this website. Click the artists link above then click on to see the selection.
We ask that you be a member of the Vancouver Art Gallery to rent the work. Gallery membership begins at $75 / year and offers a wide array of benefits. To find out more about membership, click on this link:
Monday - Friday
For further information:
For information about the Vancouver Art Gallery: www.vanartgallery.bc.ca