Office Closed for Year End

For your information, CVA office will be closed for year end wrap-up. Regular Monday OFFICE times will be suspended from June 17 thru July 3 to allow us time to complete our year-end reporting and financials, and prepare for the 2017-18 season! Most general information is available on the website.

Workshop on K’omoks History

Karver Everson, K’omoks and Kwakwaka’wakw artist, and Keisha Everson, teacher and member of the K’omoks First Nation, present on the history of the region from before contact into post contact and present day, identity, and the significance of cultural objects within a cultural family. This special presentation / workshop takes place from 10:30 - 11:30 on Saturday, June...
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CVAG Summer Artist in Residence

Inter-disciplinary artist Rita McKeough will be undertaking a creative residency at Comox Valley Art Gallery from May 23 to July 31, 2017.  This program will involve creative research, collaboration with local and visiting artists, a Make Art Event, artist talks, and the art opening of a related exhibition at CVAG. During her initial preparatory visit,...
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Cumberland Home and Garden​ Tour ​

An adventure of discovery! On Saturday June 24th Cumberland hosts the ​2017 Cumberland Home and Garden Tour ​offering curious explorers an exclusive glimpse into the homes, gardens,​ churches, studios and built spaces of the Legendary Village​.​ Th​is 3rd annual tour features 1​5​ unique properties all within biking or walking distance. Visitors will​have the opportunity to explore lush food gardens, ponds​ ​and fountains, beautiful rock work, entertaining spaces,​artist​ and treatment ​studios,​ stunning ​wood...
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CYMC Turns 50! Come and Celebrate!

COMOX VALLEY YOUTH MUSIC CAMP (CYMC) turns 50 this year and we are having an Anniversary Celebration and Concerton SATURDAY JULY 8, 2017 to commemorate this milestone of achievement.  We invite you to attend so that we may honour you for your years of dedication to CYMC. Our celebration begins with a tapas-style reception to be held at the Native Sons Hall starting...
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‘Spectacular’ images flood Photopia

75 photographers, 500+ images make judging a challenge A wealth of “spectacular submissions” to the local Photopia 2017 digital image contest last weekend “quickly set themselves apart” for the judging panel, according to judging panel member Lisa Graham of Seadance Photography. “The winning images offered us a story within them, they gave us a reason...
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Miners Memorial Weekend 2017

Miners' Memorial Weekend welcomes hundreds from across the west coast for a weekend filled with passionate exchange and respectful remembrance in the Village of Cumberland, June 21 - 24. This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the event. The week kicks off with a film double header presented by the Cumberland branch of Vancouver Island...
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Markets & Vending Opportunities!

Summer is fast approaching, and that means markets! [updated June 4] We will keep this list updated as we become aware of markets... Downtown SummerNight Markets new and fanciful addition to liven up our downtown core throughout the summer, offering a fresh, urban experience for locals and visitors alike. Now accepting applications fron Vendors, Buskers and...
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