Emily Carr Tours
Victoria as seen through the eyes of Canada's leading painter and writer Emily Carr (1875-1945)
Experience the magic of the old growth forest and seaside vistas that inspired the enigmatic art of
Emily Carr. Continue on through the heritage community in which she grew up and explore the Art
Gallery of Greater Victoria. Here you will be provided with an interpretive viewing of Emily's paintings.
Throughout the day you will hear colourful stories about this unique woman and the independent path
through life that she chose.
*Emily Carr tours can be adapted from a half day format to a multi-day format
**Emily Carr tours can be designed to accommodate different levels of mobility
Barton Leier Garden
Buddha figures combined with jewel toned glass lanterns and tall blue columns gives this garden room an exotic feel.
Barton Leier Gallery and Garden have created a signature garden through the integration of art and containers in this creative display.
As part of your customized fall garden tour join us for a visit to a unique artist garden that has been profiled in the book ‘Artists in their Gardens’ by Valerie Eason and David Laskin. The vibrant fall foliage combines with the creations of talented artists, including Nixie Barton and Grant Leier. Immerse yourself in the exuberance of the gardens and gallery that has been developed in this atmosphere of art and colour. (specialty tours of artist gardens can be arranged for all seasons)