Helene Cyr Photography

Helene Cyr Photography

Whether it’s a wedding, intimate dinner, office meeting, cocktail party, book launch, live music event, photo shoot or location filming this historic art gallery in Chinatown will make your event even more memorable. With an ever changing array of Canadian art work, exposed brick, high ceilings and natural light the gallery is the perfect background for any gathering.

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The space offers

  • State of the art sound and light systems

  • Kitchen facilities

  • Loft area overlooking the main floor

  • Server/bartender available

  • Convenient downtown location

  • Ample parking nearby

  • Capacity for 75 guests (cocktail style)

    Frequently asked questions

  • Availability?

Evening events are between 5-11 pm.

Mid-day functions between 11 -5 pm

  • What is the cost to rent the space?

    For cocktail functions the gallery rents for $200/hr with a minimum of 2hrs. Weddings rent for $200/hr with a minimum of 4hrs. For all other events please contact hello@fortunegallery.ca

    All rental fees include an Event Assistant required to be onsite during your event who can assist with serving/bartending.

  • Deposit for rental?

    The gallery requires a non-refundable $100 deposit to save the date. To reserve a date please use our online booking system, or contact us at hello@fortunegallery.ca

  • Cancellation policy?

    A rental may only be cancelled by notice in writing to fortune gallery.

    Where written notice of cancellation is received:

    • A cancellation fee of 25% will be levied for rentals cancelled more than two weeks to the function date;

    • Less than two weeks but more than 48 hours prior to the function, the cancellation fee is 50% of the fee;

    • Less than 48 hours before the function, the cancellation fee is equal to the fees and no refund will be given

  • May I serve liquor during my rental?

    fortune gallery is not licensed for the sale or service of liquor. It is the renters responsibility to obtain a Special Event Permit (SEP), which is available online through the BC Liquor Control Branch. The SEP must be presented to fortune gallery prior to the event. Your caterer can also serve liquor on your behalf through their transportable catering license. In this case you are not required to apply for a SEP.

  • Does the Rental Fee include catering?

    Fees do not include food, beverage, linens, glasses, cutlery, servers, music or equipment rentals. Catering, including food, bar service, tables, linens, cutlery, china and glasses, decor, music, and waste removal are the renters’ responsibility and the caterers. All items must be removed from the gallery immediately following the function. Special arrangements can be made for next day pick-ups.

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