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Visit our Art Rental salon at CityScape

Our Art Rental collection is available for in person viewing. In person viewing, although not always possible for everyone, is the BEST way to see artwork you may be interested in. We invite you to come to the gallery to view our collection during regular hours. You can make an appointment to visit on Tuesday when the gallery is otherwise closed to the public.

The rental collection is displayed year-round in the Art Rental salon located in the back area of CityScape and is viewable ONLINE at Art Rental – North Van Arts. 

Gallery Hours:   Wednesday to Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Appointments may be made for Tuesday
Please email artrental{at}northvanarts.ca
Closed Sundays & Mondays

About Art Rental

Art rental is an affordable and flexible way to enjoy original 2-dimensional art. Our Art Rental Programme represents approximately 150 artists with over 350 original works in a wide variety of styles and subjects. Artworks include paintings, photography and mixed media with pieces ranging in size from 12″ x 12″ to 48″ x 48″.

Art Rental how to

To rent artwork*,  [1] you need to have a current membership with North Van Arts ($25-35 annually for basic, $150 for corporate)
[2] complete a Art Rental Client Contract. This is done in person during gallery hours.
Artwork can also be purchased outright – no membership required. Applicable taxes apply to rental fee and purchase price.


Rent Art for your home

If you are intending to purchase original art, you can rent work while deciding which piece to invest in. If you just moved into a new space, you can rent art to fill bare walls and create a lived-in feeling. When you plan to sell your home, home staging with original artwork can increase the aesthetic appeal of your residence. Art Rental is also an inexpensive way to impress your guests or create a distinctive mood for a special event or dinner party, or your home office!

Rent Art for your place of business

Enhance the atmosphere of your work environment. Use artwork at a restaurant, spa or office to create ambiance and energize the space. Art Rental provides exposure for local artists and acts as a tax-deductible expense for your business. Browse the collection online then visit us in person to confirm your selections, fill out the paperwork and pick up the artwork.

Rent Art for Film and TV

Visit our online gallery or come in person for your Set Dec needs. All of our artwork is copyright cleared. Rental to the film/television industry for set decoration is subject to different fees and services, and additional conditions. Please contact the Art Rental Coordinator for more information at 604-988-6844.

Purchasing Art

If after renting you decide to purchase an artwork, up to three months of rental fees will be deducted from the selling price. Applicable taxes apply to rental fee and purchase price.

*Note that membership is not required for the outright purchase of art from our collection.


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