Events

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 2-5, 2019

The 2019 Filberg Festival is also proud to showcase a curated selection of 135 talented artisans and makers of fine art in a variety of media ranging from metalwork, pottery, toys, woodcrafts, jewellery, paintings, glass, textiles and specialty foods. All

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1st Tuesday Fundraiser – Coast to Coast

1st Tuesday Fundraisers sponsored by the Mex Pub will feature Coast to Coast on Aug. 6, raising funds for the Comox Valley Hospice Society. The warm up set will feature Corey Francis and Michelle Francis Fillion. At Hospice we believe

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Community

Pearl Ellis Gallery presents 42nd Anniversary Members’ Show

The Pearl Ellis Gallery is pleased to present its members’ anniversary show from August 6-24. A wide variety of styles and themes will be displayed and available for purchase. In 1977 a small group of artists, inspired and lead by

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Arts Advocacy

Vancouver Island: Arts and Culture Powerhouse? Just ask Terry O’Reilly.

Ladysmith BC – A plan is underway to establish Vancouver Island and coastal area as an arts powerhouse. Spearheaded by the Ladysmith Arts Council, the goal is to situate our island region as a significant cultural force and destination. And they’re

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Events

The Pride Dance is back!

Comox Valley Pride Society returns again to Native Sons Hall on Friday July 26th, with an all ages dance night, featuring local EDM talent and queer performers from across the island. Event producer Mel Cassidy was inspired when they moved

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Community

Denman Island Studio Tour Coming Up!

Over a decade has passed since the inaugural Denman Island Studio Tour, and local artists are once again preparing to welcome visitors from throughout the region for this annual celebration of the visual arts. This year, 15 diverse studios welcome

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Exhibits

Art & Vine

Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery with Helen Utsal The Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery is located on a beautiful property near the ocean. The tasting room and staff are a treasure, with a patio and gardens overlooking the grapevines. Beaufort

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Exhibits

Soft Shore where land and water meet

An interactive art installation McMillan Arts Centre July 6 to September 1, 2019 The Oceanside Community Arts Council and the McMillan Arts Centre are thrilled to announce their summer 2019 art installation project. Soft Shore: where land and water meet

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Exhibits

New lease on life for retired art show…

The first  ‘Island Originals Fine Art Show’ will be held August 10th and 11th at the Marina Park in Comox. This new show has been organized by a volunteer group of artists in response to the closure of the well

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Call for submissions to TheatreOne’s Emerging Voices new play development program

Nanaimo – Theatre One’s Emerging Voices is now accepting submissions for the 2019-2020 season. Emerging Voices, now in its 15 th season, is a series of staged readings of three new, original Canadian plays by local and regional playwrights. The

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News

Member Opportunities at Filberg Festival

Once again, we are pleased to offer the opportunity for our members to join in at Filberg Festival. We have spaces available for demo artists throughout the weekend. To sign up, simply log in at comoxvalleyarts.com and register. Spaces are

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