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Cultural Destinations of Victoria

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Le Chapeau Rouge

Victoria BC

By appointment only

Paris born, with a strong European appreciation for fashion and style, Maria began creating hats for high end boutiques in Canada and the U.S. in the early 1990's. The popularity of her designs led to the opening of her own store, Le Chapeau Rouge, in Calgary in 1994. She shifted her attention to wholesale in the late 1990's, providing hats to over 15 stores across Canada and the U.S. Maria is a graduate of Interior Design from Mount Royal University and is a graduate of ACAD ( Alberta College of Art and Design). She recently (2015) took a class with Melbourne milliner Louise Macdonald.

Today, Maria focuses her attention on custom creations, from everyday wear to hats for any occasion. Her creative talents (She is also a recognized artist) ensure that each design is unique and memorable.

The Robert Bateman Centre

470 Belleville St.
Victoria BC V8V 1W9

The Robert Bateman Centre in Victoria BC displays the largest exhibit of original works by the world’s greatest wildlife artist.

The Robert Bateman Centre, supported by the Bateman Foundation, is a facility to house and preserve Robert Bateman’s legacy, and a multi-purpose meeting place for collaboration, creative thinking, and networking about in-nature education initiatives.

The permanent exhibit of 100 pieces spanning seven decades of work, invites audiences to explore their relationship with the environment and pay homage to the majesty of nature.

Artina's Victoria
Hand Crafted Canadian Jewellery

1002 Government Street
Victoria BC V8W 1X8
Toll Free 1.877.386.7700
Fax 250.386.7001

Monday-Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm
Friday-Saturday 10:00am-9:00pm
Sundays 10:30am-5:30pm

Artina’s Jewellery, with two locations in Victoria and Vancouver BC, has the world’s largest selection of Hand Crafted Canadian Jewellery. We showcase over 90 of Canada’s most talented artists including Aboriginal West Coast carvers and contemporary Canadian jewellers. Family owned and operated for over 25 years, we specialize in unique, handcrafted jewellery and take pride in providing superior customer service.

Mattick's Farm

5325 Cordova Bay Road
Victoria BC V8Y 1R1

Victoria's Premier Shopping Destination

Mattick's Farm is a community hub where residents and visitors to Victoria can enjoy food, fresh produce, art and entertainment. It will offer community activities, an artist in residence, fun activities, a restaurant/bakery. Our moto is to establish a destination for locals and tourists to frequent which will support an economically viable #shoplocal enterprise.

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre

#600 - 3 Fan Tan Alley
Victoria BC V8W 3G9

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre is the newest professional theatre company in Victoria, British Columbia. Its summer season of three plays in June, July, and August at the McPherson Playhouse brings back modern classics from the past while utilizing a connection between renowned theatre artists from across Canada, and local young and emerging artists.The 2012 Season includes Canadian film and TV performer Gary Farmer (Dead Man) in Of Mice & Men, Shaw's witty make-love-not-war farce Arms & the Man, the cult musical Little Shop of Horrors, and a bonus presentation of Shirley Valentine starring Nicola Cavendish.

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Beautiful Oak Bay

2167 Oak Bay Avenue
Victoria BC V8R 1G2

Set along Vancouver Island’s spectacular southern shoreline, Oak Bay has long inspired many of BC’s well-known artists. Emily Carr would retreat to her summer cottage here and others such as, Amos, Taylor and Rasmussen call tranquil, easy-paced Oak Bay home. Oak Bay proudly holds onto its colourful heritage with its traditional gardens, Edwardian architecture and of course, a touch of tweed. Explore Oak Bay’s Gallery Row where endless treasures can be found in an impressive collection of galleries and studios set among the boutique shops and eateries of historic Oak Bay Avenue. Or experience local First Nations’ stories on a guided ocean cruise.

Accent Inns - Hotel Zed

ste 200 - 3271 Maple Street
Victoria BC V8X 4Y9
Cell 250-213-9605

We're a ridiculously fun & eclectic hip hotel in Victoria BC that is so completely awesome your mind will be blown! Ok, slight exaggeration, but ...


We so didn't want to create one of those funky, super expensive designer boutique hotels where the front desk guy is way too concerned about twirling his waxed moustache than making you feel welcome.

We make sure that our people are authentic, genuine, open-hearted and completely themselves. No scripts, no pompous attitude, just real.



Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa

849 Verdier Avenue
Victoria BC V8M 1C5

Victoria's only 5-Star Ocean Front Resort.

It's all about an appetite for new experiences. Spectacular ocean front dining in the SeaGrille, soothing spa treatments and eco cruises to the worlds famous Butchart Gardens.

play hard. dine well. breathe deep. rest easy

City of Victoria

1 Centennial Square
Victoria BC V8W 1P6
(250) 361.0363

The City of Victoria is proud of its rich history, cultural diversity and artistic achievements. In 2005, the City of Victoria was designated a Cultural Capital of Canada by the Government of Canada, Department of Canadian Heritage, Cultural Capitals of Canada Program.

CLICK HERE for a the Victoria Arts, Heritage & Culture Guide.

For a directory of the wide variety of arts facilties and cultural centres in Victoria, visit us at

Craigflower Manor And Schoolhouse National Historic Site

Victoria BC

May 0 to Sep 0, Daily, 11 am to 5 pm Also open during Holidays

Craigflower Farm was established on land purchased in 1850 from the chiefs of the Kosapsom people, who had lived in the area for millennia. The farm was one of four original farms set up by the Hudson's Bay Company as part of their obligations in settling Vancouver Island.

Deryk Houston, Artist

1016 Verrinder Avenue
Victoria BC

Deryk opens his art studio for tea! (By appointment only).

Scottish artist, Deryk Houston resides in Victoria, B.C., Canada, and has exhibited internationally. He has mounted one man exhibitions in Canada, the USA, Scotland, Iraq, and the former Soviet Union.

His work was featured in the documentary film “From Baghdad to Peace Country” by the National Film Board of Canada.

He has completed ground art, earthen works in Iraq, Canada and Scotland, in support of children’s rights.

Emily Carr House

207 Government Street
Victoria BC V8V 2K3

Visit the home of the Canadian legend, Emily Carr, one of our first and best known artists and authors. Her birthplace has been restored to reflect its appearance in the 1870s and features contemporary art shows.

Centrally located only four blocks from the Inner Harbour and the Provincial Legislature, the house offers its visitors a chance to gain an insight into Canada's first - and best known - independent artist and writer.

Helmcken House

675 Belleville Street
Victoria BC V8W 9W2
Toll Free 1-888-447-7977
Fax 250-387-5674

Helmcken House was built by Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken, a surgeon with the Hudson's Bay Company. It is one of the oldest houses in British Columbia still on its original site. Dr. Helmcken set up house in Victoria when he married the daughter of Governor James Douglas in 1852. He went on to become a statesman and helped negotiate the entry of British Columbia into Canada, as a province. The good doctor's original 19th century medical kit is among the interesting items on display.

Humboldt House

867 Humboldt Street
Victoria BC V8V 2Z6

Escape to the romantic luxury of this beautiful Bed and Breakfast Inn. The Humboldt House offers a most unique getaway in each of its B&B;rooms. Large jacuzzi baths, wood-burning fireplaces, and exquisite decor are found in each of the six bed and breakfast suites. sparkling wine and homemade chocolate truffles await your arrival. goose down comforters, a CD stereo, fresh flowers and candlelight, and a complimentary wireless internet connection are among the extra touches provided in every guest room.

A special feature of Humboldt House Bed and Breakfast is the full gourmet breakfast - each morning, tucked into a basket and delivered through a two-way pantry into the privacy of your room. The Humboldt House Inn is proud to serve Level Ground, Fairly Traded Columbian Coffee.

Nestled just outside Victoria's downtown core, in on a quiet, historic tree-lined street, Humboldt House B&B;is just a few minutes walk from Victoria's world-class restaurants, theaters, dining and tourist attractions.

Madrona Gallery

606 View Street
Victoria BC V8W 1J4

An exceptional range of Canadian paintings and sculpture.

Marie Nagel, Painter

Apt 708, 240 Douglas Street
Victoria BC V8V 2P3

By appointment only

Marie Nagel's acrylic paintings are semi-abstract, based on the landscape and still-life subject matter. Her work is characterized by strong, bold brush strokes and vivid use of colour. Studio visits by appointment. View paintings on Marie's website.

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Point Ellice House

2616 Pleasant St.
Victoria BC V8T 4V3

May 1 to Jun 15, Thurs to Mon, 11 am to 4 pm We are now accepting reservations for tours and tea!

Overlooking the waters at Victoria's scenic Gorge Waterway, Point Ellice House is where the locals go to enjoy afternoon tea! And just as British Navy officers and other guests could do over a hundred years ago, you can be dropped off at the dock! Today you can step aboard the Harbour Ferry in front of the Empress Hotel and take a leisurely tour past Victoria's old town on your way to Point Ellice. Of course, you can arrive by land as well! Take a step back in time: try your hand at croquet and enjoy a walk through the gardens and woodland areas and view the scenic Selkirk Waterway.

Prior House Inn

620 St.Charles
Victoria BC V8S 3N7
Toll Free 877.924.3300

We invite you to visit Prior House Bed and Breakfast Inn in scenic Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

The Prior House Historic Bed and Breakfast Inn, Victoria, BC, is a heritage, boutique, hotel-style bed and breakfast inn and the perfect accommodation for travelers headed to Victoria and Vancouver Island. Set in a beautiful Victoria garden this Landmark Inn, receiving the coveted 4-Diamond AAA and 5-star Canada Select Awards, is a popular choice for those seeking a romantic Victoria honeymoon destination or British Columbian vacation. Nature lovers will use this as a home base for the best orca whale watching, sea kayaking, bike touring, and hiking on some of the most scenic west coast nature trails of Vancouver Island. Golfers will enjoy this Victoria bed and breakfast inn’s proximity to some of the best golf courses in the world.

Royal & McPherson Theatres

Royal Theatre - 805 Broughton Street
McPherson Playhouse - 3 Centennial Square
Victoria BC
Admin Office: 250.361.0800
Box Office: 250.386.6121

Box office hours: Mon to Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm and during performances.

The Society operates Capital Region's two premier performing arts venues, 1434-seat Royal Theatre, and 772-seat McPherson Playhouse. For information on upcoming events and to purchase tickets, please visit our website.

St. Ann's Academy National Historic Site

835 Humboldt Street
Victoria BC V8W 1N8

St. Ann’s is one of Victoria’s premier historical landmarks surrounded by heritage orchards and oasis in the centre of the city.

Walk through the wrought-iron gate, along the drive, up the grand staircase and in the former school’s formal entrance. View the 1920’s era parlours then enter the chapel. Once Victoria’s first Roman Catholic Cathedral, it was built in 1858 and moved and added to the school in 1886. Like the many rural French Canadian churches it is modeled after, it has ornate altar and ceiling carvings, gold-leaf detailing, original oil paintings, stained glass windows and a 1913 pipe organ.

Stephanie Harding

Victoria BC

Born and raised in BC, Stephanie Harding has called Victoria BC home for ten years. She paints a veriety of styles from classic to contemporary, often exploring themes of nature and humanity. Visit her website to view her portfolio and find current exhibits.