Emily Carr House

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Get to know the story of one of Canada's most prolific painters and writers, Emily Carr, at the Emily Carr House. This 19th-century Italianate building was not only where she was born but also spent a major part of her childhood, leaving an indelible mark in her works. A National Historic Site, this restored villa is now a museum dedicated to this famous artist. Get an insight of this visionary artist through memorabilia, mementos, antiques and more. You will not only know the culture and history of a bygone era, but also what inspired Emily to become the artist she later was famous for. She was among the pioneer Canadian Modernist and Post-Impressionist painters who was influenced by the culture of the Aboriginals and the landscape of the region.

Location:  207 Government Street

Business hours:  May-Sep - Tu-Sa 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.