Covid-19 Information

At the Smithers Art Gallery, we are committed to keeping a safe environment for our staff, volunteers, and patrons. As per Worksafe BC recommendations, we have set up the gallery space to ensure social distancing. We also provide a hand sanitization station in our entrance/exit. If you have not been fully vaccinated, please wear a mask as recommended in all indoor spaces as stated in the new province wide restrictions. 
We ask you to please save your visit for another time if you are experiencing the following symptoms, have travelled outside of Canada within the past 14 days, or have been in contact with someone with Covid-19. 
Symptoms Include: 
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Sore Throat & Painful Swallowing
  • Stuffy or Runny Nose 
  • Headache
  • Muscle Aches
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of Appetite and/or Smell
Sanitizing Products
Read Our Covid-19 Safety Plan
Are the bathrooms open to the public?
Yes, the key is available from Gallery staff. 
Can we bring in school groups during this time?
Please note that our space capacity is limited to 6 people at a time. Please give us a call to discuss potential visits. 
When will workshops and public gallery activities resume?
We will resume in-person adult workshops in the Fall of 2021.  We have online art demonstrations for you to follow along with on our YouTube channel. Click here and check back for updates! We have a few fun online craft activities for kids as well, and art activity packs for kids to pick up each week. check them out here
Do I need to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to enter the gallery? 
New province wide restrictions recommend wearing a mask if you are not fully vaccinated in all indoor spaces.  
How can I contact the gallery if I have more questions?
You can call us at 250-847-3898 or email
Tues - Saturday 10:00 - 5:00
Administration Office:  
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 4:00