Gallery

The Bateman Gallery illuminates the wonders of the natural world, shares environmental knowledge, and deepens human-nature connection. It is home to a permanent collection of Robert Bateman’s work and a rotation of visiting exhibits by other ecological artists that uphold his legacy.

The Bateman Gallery is open with COVID-19 safety procedures in place adhering to guidelines set out by the B.C. Ministry of Health, WorkSafeBC, the Government of Canada, and the World Health Organization. There are no longer capacity limits for our gallery and shop. Masks are preferred, but are not required. Proof of vaccination is only required for events and organized gatherings.

We offer admission by donation every third Thursday of the month from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Address

300-470 Belleville Street
Victoria BC V8V 1W9

Hours

Tuesday – Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM
Third Thursday of the month is Late Night admission by donation
4 PM – 7 PM

Admission

Adults – $10
Senior/Students – $8.50 
Youth (ages 5-16) – $6.00
Child (0-4) – $0.00
Family (2 adults and up to 3 youth/children) – $24.00

BC Transit

We’re accessible via BC Transit routes 3, 4, 6, 7, 11, 21, 27, 28, 30, 31, 72 and 75.

Parking

90-minute city parking on Belleville Street. Day parking at Hotel Grand Pacific.

Accessibility

Drop-off zone in front of the entrance on Belleville Street. Elevator access available.

Current Exhibits

Robert Bateman: Heart and Home

June 18, 2022 – February 28, 2023

The Robert Bateman: Heart and Home exhibit illuminates the inspirations, connections and soul of an artist steeped in nature. The collection is comprised of extraordinary artwork and pieces, some never-before-seen and meant for an audience of one..

Environmental Impact II

February 4, 2022 – May 28, 2022

This exhibition will feature prominent contemporary artists, including Robert Bateman, who focus on environmental issues. This work brings an awareness of the consequences of human action, or inaction, on our world. The exhibit is being produced by David J. Wagner and is a continuation of traveling exhibits that began in 2019 as a sequel to Environmental Impact I.

The World of Robert Bateman

July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2023

Robert Bateman has spent his life immersed in the natural world. A renowned naturalist and artist, he imbues a deep knowledge into his works, bringing attention to the beauty and particularity of nature.

Virtual Tours

Grizzly Bears

Teachers of the Land

Castaways

Art From The Material World

Robert Bateman

Art in 360

Masks are preferred.
Proof of vaccination for events and gatherings.
No limit on group size.
Reusable bags allowed in Gift Shop.
Plexiglass at service desks.
Hand sanitizer provided.

Masks

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for people 12 years and older.

Cleaning

Regular cleaning of credit card terminals, desks, keyboards and crucial touch points.

Wayfinding

Signs and floor markers to help you navigate the building safely.

The Bateman Foundation COVID-19 Policy and Procedure

If you are feeling sick, please stay home. We hope you feel better soon!