About The Reach

Operated by a dedicated board of directors and qualified staff team with the help of 100+ volunteers, The Reach preserves and shares the stories of Abbotsford’s rich and diverse cultural heritage and showcases the best in arts from both inside and outside the community. As an engaging and dynamic gathering place we are committed to excellence, quality programming and introducing the public to the multi-disciplinary, inspiring and provocative world of arts and culture. The Reach is a public-facing cultural facility that promotes visual literacy and audience engagement in all of its programming, with consideration given to audiences at all levels of artistic understanding. We aim to proactively engage children and youth in the arts to build the audiences of tomorrow. We use arts and heritage as a catalyst to create together, exchange experiences, encourage discussion and nurture a healthy community.

Plan Your Visit

Find our about where we are, how to find us, parking and more helpful information to make your experience a success from start to finish.


Monday and Statutory Holidays: Closed Tuesday: 10am-5pm Wednesday: 10am-5pm Thursday: 10am-9pm (Open Late!) Friday: 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday: 12pm-5pm +

The Facility

The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford is a 20,000 square foot LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building. This allows high-quality travelling exhibitions from other regional, provincial, national and international cultural institutions to be exhibited here. +


Our unique facility hosts three seasons of exhibitions annually and is home to an award-winning permanent museum exhibition. With three distinct areas available to rent, The Reach is the perfect place to hold your next workshop, reception, class, speaking engagement, or fundraising event. +

Make a Difference

If you have enjoyed our exhibitions or programs this year, take a minute to make an instant impact on our cause. Only you can ensure that The Reach will continue to give everyone free access to the best in arts and heritage from our local area and around the world. By donating now, you will create a healthier, more vibrant and active arts scene for yourself and everyone in your life to enjoy. +

Community Reports

The Reach Gallery Museum produces Annual Community Reports that highlight the past year’s exhibitions, programs, events and formal recognition of donor and sponsor support. +

Strategic Plan

Click here to view The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford’s Strategic Plan for 2019-2021


Click below to view current employment opportunities at The Reach. +

Contact Us

As a public institution, we welcome your feedback and comments. Please use the contact information below to talk to Front of House or to be directed to a staff member. +