Community

Survey – How are you engaging with Art now?

A fair amount is already known about the financial impact of COVID19 on artists. Now a group of Vancouver Island artists and arts councils want to understand the impact on art lovers. They’ve just launched a Canada-wide survey that asks how COVID19

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Writing for Live Performance

Are you a young writer who draws inspiration from theatre or live performance, or who wants to work on their dialogue skills? This summer, the McLoughlin Gardens Society is pleased to announce that playwright Marcus Youssef will be our 2020 writer-in-residence. On August 20th,

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News

Blue Tonic Trio on the stage at The Gardens

From Friends of Anderton Therapeutic Gardens Society: It’s with great pleasure ATGS announces two summer concerts by the Blue Tonic Trio on the stage at The Gardens on Anderton at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Sunday, July 12th. Blue Tonic is

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Classes

CYMC Virtual Masterclasses are here!

Join CYMC’s new virtual masterclass sessions this summer! These programs will provide classical and jazz musicians with an unparalleled opportunity to learn from world-class musicians and gain a head start this summer.  All classes will be delivered virtually through Zoom.

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COVID updates

Comprehensive Livestreaming Tools List

Cherie Hu, a music and tech journalist, has put together this extremely comprehensive document jam-packed with resources for all your livestreaming, collaborative needs. There are SO MANY, and as this document continues to evolve, there will be more and better.

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Events

Island PRINT Exchange

PRINT is Vancouver Island’s newest non-profit artist run printmaking society established in August 2019. Our mandate is to connect contemporary printmakers and paper-based artists across the region highlighting contemporary printmaking practices, processes, and artists. We are launching the first annual BC Island Print

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Community

New Mural in Cumberland!

Cumberland Culture and Arts Society is pleased to announce the completion of a beautiful new mural on the side of the Waverley Hotel in Cumberland. Local artist Sham and friends completed the mural during the quarantine to raise people’s spirits

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Arts Advocacy

Visit a local artist – virtually!

There are over 50 virtual galleries up for you at CentralIslandArtsGuide.ca ! You can take an armchair studio tour anytime, and we encourage you to do so! There are more than 1500 pieces of art to browse through – from

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