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 exhibits by other ecological artists who uphold his legacy.


Our Robert Bateman: Heart & Home and The World of Robert Bateman exhibitions will come to an end in mid-February. Be sure you come see them before they’re gone.

Thank you to everyone who visited and made possible these unique and special exhibitions.

Following the confirmation of an interim location as we work on an opportunity to develop a new custom gallery space, we are looking to re-launch exhibits in early April 2023. Please check back to see updates.

The Bateman Gallery is open with safety procedures in place. There are no longer capacity limits for our gallery and shop. Your safety continues to be our priority.

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

The Bateman Gallery is committed to be accessible to all. There are special occasions where we run event or programming that will impact our available hours. Please note the following dates and times the gallery will not be available to the public.


300-470 Belleville Street
Victoria BC V8V 1W9


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


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.


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


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 18, 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..

The World of Robert Bateman

July 1, 2020 – February 18, 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.

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.

Virtual Tours

Grizzly Bears

Teachers of the Land


Art From The Material World

Robert Bateman

Art in 360

Masks are preferred.
No limit on group size.
Reusable bags allowed in Gift Shop.
Plexiglass at service desks.
Hand sanitizer provided.


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


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


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!