The house where the great artist and writer Emily Carr was bornhas been restored to the condition it would have been in when Carr lived there. Many of the rooms have also been hung with reproductions of her art or quotations from her writings, providing a good introduction to this true BC original. On selected days throughout the year, Molly Raher Newman, a local actress, portrays Emily Carr... more
Canada has few artists whose work sells in the multi-million dollar range and commands international acclaim - even fewer who are also writers of the calibre to be recognized with a Governor General's Award. In fact, I'm going out on a limb here and suggest that Emily Carr is the only one. So it stands to reason that the home... more
My husband and I had a wonderful afternoon at the Emily Carr House - it was a true step into the past and also a great learning experience. My grandmother was friends with her younger sister and had met Emily on many occasions. It felt like I was connecting somewhat with my Grandmother :) Fun day!
Come visit the birthplace of one of Canada's most famous landscape painters and writers, Emily Carr. The Emily Carr House is a historic site dedicated to her art, writings and life.