Accessibility at the Gallery
Surrey Art Gallery is a free art gallery located within Surrey Arts Centre. We are committed to providing accessible and inclusive services, programs, and opportunities and are actively working on more.
Please contact us with your accessibility questions at 604-501-5566 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d also appreciate your feedback on how we’re doing and how we can do better.
Here are the accessible attributes we have so far:
- Free parking with 6 designated accessible stalls
- Side ramp for vans available at least 4.7 metres wide
Entrance and Exit
- Entrance to the building has a non-slip ramp with less than 5% slope
- Pathways are hard-packed surfaces with less than 5% slope
- Entrance door is at least 815 millimetres wide
- Entrance Doors to Surrey Arts Centre and Gallery have accessibility push buttons
- Lowered counter at front desk, box office, and concession
Going through the Gallery
- Universal washrooms on all floors at least 815 mm wide with outward swing door that can accommodate a support person
- Multiple seating areas in Gallery and lobby spaces
- Minimal visual clutter and obstacles, with clear central access throughout building
- Steps and slope changes have handrails
- An elevator large enough for a 180 degree turn with a mobility device
Lighting, Scent, Sound
- Neutral wall colours in lobby spaces (note: artwork throughout building)
- Audible alarm system
- Fragrance-free building
- An on-loan Sensory Kit is available with items such as fidgets and noise-cancelling headphones
- Service dogs are welcome. As we are situated in a park, there is an animal relief area.