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Created new post - Art Alchemy Studio invites you to 'Infinity'
On June 15th, we are celebrating! Join us 7pm, opening night of 'Infinity' Art Show and Sale. ...Read More
23 May 2018
Created new post - Poets talk digital art, barriers and bombs at NIC

Join BC-born poets Jordan Scott and Aaron Tucker for a free public pre...Read More

18 May 2018
Created new post - ART INSTALLATIONS AT THE NORTH ISLAND HOSPITAL
The Comox Valley Art Gallery’s creative team has worked with the North Island Hospital, K’ómoks...Read More
17 May 2018
Created new post - A new exhibition opens at CVAG Friday evening, May 18 at 7PM.
It is an exciting time at the Comox Art Gallery as the team continues with existing projects and pre...Read More
17 May 2018
Created new post - Central Island Studio Tour~ May 26 & 27
As an art appreciator, I can think of no more enjoyable way to spend a spring weekend than meanderin...Read More
17 May 2018
Created new post - Village Market Day welcomes the Comox Valley!
The streets of Legendary Cumberland will be ​a hive of excitement and activity this Saturday wit...Read More
14 May 2018
Created new post - Forest Stories Summer Arts Camp
This NEW 2-week Forest Stories Summer Camp ​is presented by the Cumberland Community For...Read More
14 May 2018
Created new post - Originals Only - CALL FOR ENTRY

The 16th Annual Originals Only fine art show and sale will be held on Aug, 11 & 12, 2018 at ...Read More

09 May 2018
Created new post - CVAG Welcomes New Arrivals
[caption id="attachment_11827" align="alignright" width="381"] – Lindsay Katsaktaske Delaroned and...Read More
09 May 2018
Created new post - We're hiring! Part time awesome Market Assistant needed.

The Downtown Courtenay Summernight Markets are coming back... and we need an extra hand!

A...Read More
08 May 2018
Created new post - Art by Mark Isfeld students at Pearl Ellis Gallery
Mark Isfeld Secondary students have been busy experimenting, collaborating, and creating in various ...Read More
08 May 2018
Created new post - School Poetry Contest Deadline Looming!

The 3rd Annual School Poetry Contest for School District 71 is quickly coming to a close!

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04 May 2018
Created new post - Miners Memorial Community Choir
[caption id="attachment_11714" align="alignright" width="576"] Photo Credit: Terry Penney[/caption] ...Read More
02 May 2018
Created new post - Comox Valley Arts Youth Music Showcase

This beautiful valley is bursting with talented musicians of all ages.

Seize the opportuni...Read More
01 May 2018
Created new post - April Dyck Artist News : Visit my Studio
[caption id="attachment_11757" align="alignright" width="326"] Come and visit me![/caption] The n...Read More
01 May 2018
Created new post - Volunteers and Committees - a great match!
Hey Comox Valley! We are getting super busy here at Comox Valley Arts.

Are you interested in...Read More

28 Apr 2018
Created new post - Wachiay Studio: ‘One Tribe’ youth art and screenprinting classes!

For Who? 

Youth, age 13 to young adult with an interest in fine art, graphic design, scr...Read More
27 Apr 2018
Created new post - United We Sing!
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the shooting death of Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin, the ...Read More
27 Apr 2018
Created new post - Beans, the Minister and a Favourite Son!
On Tuesday, May 1, sit down to a plate of beans, coleslaw and cornbread  with the Honourable Harry...Read More
27 Apr 2018
Created new post - “Monday Bunch” showing at the Pearl Ellis Gallery
The Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox presents the Monday Bunch Annual Spring Art Show and Sale from Apri...Read More
25 Apr 2018
Created new post - Celebrate emerging artists & designers at NIC end of year show

Celebrate NIC's final exhibition of art, design and technology Friday,...Read More

21 Apr 2018
Created new post - Workshops still coming up!
We still have more workshops this spring! And there are still seats available!

3 more sessions ...Read More

19 Apr 2018
Created new post - Central Island Arts Guide is on the street!
Get your copy today!

Our all new 2018 Central Island Arts Guide is printed and on the streets.<...Read More

19 Apr 2018
Created new post - Perpetual Motion starting May 1st to October 31st.
A World About Art is looking for a continuous stream of Artists to show and sell their work at Paint...Read More
19 Apr 2018
Created new post - FIDDLEFEST 2018

BIG YELLOW MERVILLE HALL

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19 Apr 2018
Created new post - Brushes&Bevvies at Art Alchemy Studio
Join Helen Utsal for a fun evening of creativity at Art Alchemy Studio Tuesday April 17, April 24...Read More
13 Apr 2018
Created new post - Artists-in-Residence in Merville
The Brian and Sarah McLoughlin Park - a hidden gem in Merville Garden enthusiasts and nature love...Read More
10 Apr 2018
Created new post - Spring Classes with Kathi Rudko
Spring Classes, workshops and drop-in sessions are starting up again the week of April 16th.Read More
10 Apr 2018
Created new post - 16th Annual Art In Bloom Festival
At one with nature The 16th Annual Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens Art &a...Read More
10 Apr 2018
Created new post - Do you know awesome young musicians?

We're super excited about the next Comox Valley Arts Youth Music Sh...Read More

09 Apr 2018
Created new post - Under Moody Skies: Art by Mary Deveau at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

Mary Deveau is an abstract and impressionist painter living and working in Comox.

She uses...Read More
09 Apr 2018
Created new post - Photo Salon - Nanaimo

The Harbour City Photography Club is pleased to announce its annual Pho...Read More

09 Apr 2018
Created new post - Public Calls for Entry! Two shows open for submissions
Comox Valley Arts is pleased to be growing our "external exhibits" by partnering with businesses and...Read More
05 Apr 2018
Created new post - Launch of a new education series for the entrepreneurial artist.
Comox Valley Arts launches a series of courses for the entrepreneurial artist called Business Sense ...Read More
05 Apr 2018
Created new post - TOUCH ME - An exhibition by Skeena Reece
April 6 to May 12 The Comox Valley Art Gallery is honoured to host Touch Me, a collection of wor...Read More
04 Apr 2018
Created new post - WOMEN IN MUSIC MANAGEMENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Through this program, our company will commit resources toward growing ...Read More

28 Mar 2018
Created new post - Potters Place Galley April 2018 Feature
For the month of April the Potters Place Gallery in Courtenay, B.C. is featuring “Oddities & E...Read More
27 Mar 2018
Created new post - Art classes with Elissa Anthony...
In oil and acrylic starting on April 11th, At her studio/gallery in Bowser BC, ...Read More
27 Mar 2018
Created new post - Launch of a new education series for the entrepreneurial artist.
Comox Valley Arts launches a series of courses for the entrepreneurial artist called Business Sense ...Read More
23 Mar 2018
Created new post - Brushes&Bevvies at Art Alchemy

Art Alchemy Studio artists Larissa McLean and Helen Utsal have planned some fun for you!

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22 Mar 2018
Created new post - BIG YELLOW MERVILLE HALL SET TO CELEBRATE MERVILLE’S 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN 2019

In April 2019, the Merville Soldiers’ Settlement community will be 10...Read More

21 Mar 2018
Created new post - Open Farmshop and Smitten textiles market
Saturday March 31 & April 1 at Sleeping Dog & Mermaid Farm Celebrate Spring! Celebrate Ha...Read More
16 Mar 2018
Created new post - CLT Brings HUMBLE BOY to the Sid
Courtenay Little Theatre’s production of “Humble Boy” by Charlotte Jones promises to be one th...Read More
15 Mar 2018
Created new post - NIC Panel Embraces Diversity

Join NIC for a discussion of Buddhist, Islamic, Humanist and First Nati...Read More

15 Mar 2018
Created new post - NIC Nursing students present Water Warriors

Join NIC nursing students for a screening of two short films on March...Read More

11 Mar 2018
Created new post - THE CELEBRATION MALE CHORUS SEEKS SINGING MEN
The Celebration Singers are pleased to sponsor a new Men's Chorus ...Read More
11 Mar 2018
Created new post - Potters Place Featured Artist for March

For the month of March, the Potters Place Gallery in the Comox Valley is featuring the wo...Read More

05 Mar 2018
Created new post - PAINT NIGHTS!
These are no ordinary Paint Nights  These are small grouped paint nights so tha...Read More
01 Mar 2018
Created new post - Brian Buckrell honoured by Society of Canadian Artists
We are proud to share the news that our member, local painter, Brian Buckrell, recently was selected...Read More
01 Mar 2018
Created new post - North Island Hospital Art Project
Concept / design / production by CVAG's creative team Design brief showing in the CVAG Community Sp...Read More
28 Feb 2018
Created new post - ‘Under the Stars’ Wine Festival arrives in Courtenay

Join NIC Tourism and Hospitality students ‘Under the Stars’ for a ...Read More

28 Feb 2018
Created new post - Seasons of Abstraction - McMillan Arts Centre
  New exhibit running Feb 27 - April 14, at McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville Opening Re...Read More
27 Feb 2018
Created new post - Camp Dodgewood Returns!
Cumberland Culture and Arts Society present a Pleasure Craft produ...Read More
27 Feb 2018
Created new post - Call for 2018 BC Culture Days Ambassadors 
Deadline: March 21, 2018 2018 is set to be another exciting year for BC...Read More
27 Feb 2018
Created new post - ISLANDS SHORT FICTION CONTEST RETURNS
FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND AND GULF ISLANDS WRITERS Writers living on Vancouver Island and the northern...Read More
27 Feb 2018
Created new post - Song Writing Workshop
MARCH 3 Song Writing Workshop: 1 – 3:00 pm at Creekside Commons, Courtenay Cost is $10 for the...Read More
26 Feb 2018
Created new post - 2 day Egg Tempera Workshop

hosted by Courtenay Community Recreation – with Bill Kerr facilitator...

Join Da...Read More
23 Feb 2018
Created new post - NIC Hosts Can Lit Reading with Can’t Lit Podcasters

Join NIC in welcoming Can’t Lit Podcasters Daniel Zomparelli and Din...Read More

23 Feb 2018
Created new post - Summernight Markets open for Vendors, performers and workshops!
We're excited to announce that the new season of Downtown Courtenay Summernight Markets are ready to...Read More
21 Feb 2018
Created new post - Life Drawing on Fridays
There’s another life drawing opportunity in the Comox Valley at downtown Courtenay’s Lupine Art ...Read More
20 Feb 2018
Created new post - Promoting Your Creative Business - New Workshop

Have you tried to write about your creative business, only to feel blocked or unable to properly...Read More

15 Feb 2018
Created new post - Artist Rande Cook to speak at NIC

Feb. 22 event launches campaign to support future Artist Talk SeriesRead More

14 Feb 2018
Created new post - NIC nursing students present Everybody’s Children

Join globally minded NIC nursing students Wednesday, Feb. 21 for a sc...Read More

14 Feb 2018
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13 Feb 2018
Created new post - Cougar Annie Tales coming to Cumberland
The critically acclaimed one women show "Cougar Annie Tales" is coming to Cumberland on Thursday F...Read More
08 Feb 2018
Created new post - Heritage Day in Cumberland

Celebrate our region’s history and heritage at the Cumberlan...Read More

05 Feb 2018
Created new post - NIC Hosts Award-Winning Playwright Kevin Kerr

Join NIC in welcoming Governor-General Award-winning playwright...Read More

05 Feb 2018
Created new post - Beat(nik) The Winter Blues: A Poetry Reading and Dada Workshop
Winter hues gotcha blue? Reject the standard narrative! Lighten-up with the up-beats! Join CV poet ...Read More
04 Feb 2018
Created new post - NIC School of Fine Arts & Design presents Art Event 2018

Join NIC School of Fine Arts and Design students and faculty Friday, F...Read More

04 Feb 2018
Created new post - Potter's Place - February Feature Artist of the Month, Patsy O’Connell.
Throughout the month of February - visit Potter's Place Studio & Gallery Store at the corner of ...Read More
04 Feb 2018
Created new post - Getting to Know Acrylics - with Susan Schaefer
Painting Classes- instructor Susan Schaefer Read More
02 Feb 2018
Created new post - Intuitive painting in acrylic - with Corre Alice

One day course: intuitive acrylic painting with a dash of logic.

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02 Feb 2018
Created new post - Arts Council AGM - Feb 13
We're pleased to announce our Annual General Meeting for 2016-17 is Tuesday February 13, 630-730pm, ...Read More
01 Feb 2018
Created new post - 30-Day Success!

Wow! This year's 30-Day Drawing Challenge was off the hook!

We wrapped at a fun party last...Read More
01 Feb 2018
Created new post - NIC welcomes artist Clive Powsey

Powsey set to speak February 8 as part of the 2018 Artist Talk Series

NIC’s School of ...Read More
29 Jan 2018
Created new post - Arts Council AGM - Feb 13
We're pleased to announce our Annual General Meeting for 2016-17 is Tuesday February 13, 630-730pm, ...Read More
25 Jan 2018
Created new post - Salt Spring Island Ceramic Awards 2018
The Salt Spring Potters Guild is proud to host its second juried Exhibition and Prize competition...Read More
23 Jan 2018
Created new post - CVAG Saturday, January 27
The day begins at 11 am with a community engagementRead More
23 Jan 2018
Created new post - My Body of Art

A personal retrospective on the life’s work and play of local performance artist, Joanna Finch...Read More

16 Jan 2018
Created new post - Artist Talk Series at NIC
Join us for a five-part lecture series featuring distinguished local and international artists speak...Read More
13 Jan 2018
Created new post - Robbie Burns Fiddle Family Contra Dance At The Merville Hall
Och and Begorrah!  T’is that time, once again, when the spirit of Robbie Burns will be hooting it...Read More
13 Jan 2018
Created new post - North Island Writers Conference!

Are you a new, emerging, or established writer?  Looking for stimulation, information, making c...Read More

10 Jan 2018
Created new post - Joining a non-profit board is a great way to give back to your community and support the Arts? 

During this time of exciting growth and change in the Comox Valley, CVA is looking to interview ...Read More

09 Jan 2018
Created new post - Lucy Schappy Workshop

ABSTRACT PAINTING WORKSHOP - 2 spots left (as of March 12)

March 20,21,22     9...Read More
08 Jan 2018
Created new post - Potters Place Red Dot Sale!
Come by the Potters Place Gallery in Courtenay between January 15 - 31 st to take advantage of our ...Read More
05 Jan 2018
Created new post - CVAG 2018 winter film series
Jan. 14 - March 25, 2018 The CVAG 2018 Winter Film Series will open Sunday, J...Read More
05 Jan 2018
Created new post - North Island Hospital Art Project
Concept / design / production by CVAG's creative team CVAG Community Space   ...Read More
05 Jan 2018
Created new post - RETURN ~ Eileen Leier and Nancy Bleck (CVAG)
Opening Reception Saturday, January 27 Community Art Project 11am / Artist talk 1pmRead More
05 Jan 2018
Created new post - NIC hosts reading with Sonnet L'Abbé and Ecko Aleck

Join NIC’s Write Here Readers Series for a dynamic evening of poetry...Read More

05 Jan 2018
Created new post - Art With Heart New Year Retreat!
Who is invited? Adults interested in a fun and relaxing atmosphere with a willingness to explore so...Read More
05 Jan 2018
Created new post - 30-Day Drawing Challenge is underway...
And we are overjoyed at the response so far! There are nearly 1000 people in the facebook group, ...Read More
04 Jan 2018
Created new post - Open Call for Entry - Once Upon a Time Show

Calling all creative artists, residing on Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and beyond, who lik...Read More

04 Jan 2018
Created new post - New Year's Eve - plenty to choose from

Here's what we've been able to round up for your NYE fun!

The New Year's Eve Sock Hop ...Read More

21 Dec 2017
Created new post - Anne of Green Gables - a holiday treat for the whole family
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21 Dec 2017
Created new post - Art is a great revolutionary force
by Ina-Griet Raatz-von Hirschhauser...Read More
11 Dec 2017
Created new post - Trip the lights fantastic all December long at Woodland Gardens

A trip to Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens during December is a must for many Valley residents.Read More

07 Dec 2017
Created new post - Where the Heart Is: Benefit for Supportive Housing December 14th
The Comox Valley is warmly invited to be part of a special benefit night dedicated to supportive hou...Read More
07 Dec 2017
Created new post - Expanded Elevate Bazaar this Weekend!
For the sixth year in a row, lovers of art, crafts and the curious will gather in the dark belly of ...Read More
05 Dec 2017
Created new post - NIC Asks: Can You Write Under Pressure?

Win $300 tuition credit in NIC’s 7th Annual Three-Hour Fiction Wri...Read More

30 Nov 2017
Created new post - "The Sublime Ms. M's" open the inaugural CVA salon show at Sid Williams Theatre

Comox Valley Arts & Sid Williams Theatre align against a wall and bring more art to the mass...Read More

28 Nov 2017
Created new post - Lisa Kirk’s Home & Studio Art Show

The Pure Possibilities of the Untamed Artist

Come and join Lisa Kirk for her second annual...Read More
28 Nov 2017
Created new post - CVA Year End Meet & Greet

We thought it was high time we get together... and what better time than the festive season? Read More

28 Nov 2017
Created new post - Young filmmakers present “Reelization” Dec. 15 

The films created by participants in the Youth Media Project will screen Dec. 15 at th...Read More

27 Nov 2017
Created new post - Central Island Arts Guide deadline is coming... are you listed yet?
The Guide offers visitors and residents alike, a year-round directory to our incredible community of...Read More
27 Nov 2017
Created new post - John Reischman and the Jaybirds at the Merville hall
Bluegrass fans will have their plates full when John Reischman and the Jaybirds fly in for a concert...Read More
26 Nov 2017
Created new post - Celebrate the opening of CVAG’s Winter Program and Craft Fair Dec. 1
The Comox Valley Art Gallery will be bustling with activities on Friday evening, Dec. 1, to...Read More
23 Nov 2017
Created new post - Open House at Maloonie Gallery
After complete renovation, Maloonie gallery hosts an open house to share new paintings, sculptures, ...Read More
22 Nov 2017
Created new post - [email protected] Tree - last one for 2017
The last [email protected] Tree for the season will feature Cascadia Poetry Festival in Cumberland founder ...Read More
22 Nov 2017
Created new post - Paint a memory tree
Comox Valley Arts member, April DyckRead More
20 Nov 2017
Created new post - The Square Foot Show!
It's that time of year again! Please join us Friday, November 24th at 7 pm   ...Read More
16 Nov 2017
Created new post - Do you love Choral Music?
On Saturday, Nov. 18th, the annual Choral Valley Fall Festival will be held at St. John the Divine C...Read More
15 Nov 2017
Created new post - New exhibit in Tin Town!

Valley Connections

@ Red Tree Specialty Coffee in Tin Town November and December Rec...Read More
14 Nov 2017
Created new post - Valley Artist featured in Nanaimo Public Art
We're delighted to announce that CVA member, and accomplished Comox Valley Artist, Read More
14 Nov 2017
Created new post - Annual Art Exhibit Unveiled at Comox Valley Airport
The talent of twenty five local artists was unveiled today at the Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) for the...Read More
09 Nov 2017
Created new post - Cumberland WinterFaire is Coming...
Cumberland WinterFaire continues to grow, this year featuring the exceptional talents of over 70 cra...Read More
08 Nov 2017
Created new post - Nanaimo Public Art Submissions
CITY SEEKING PROPOSALS FOR TEMPORARY PUBLIC ART We are currently seeking proposals for temporary ...Read More
08 Nov 2017
Created new post - Moonlight and Magic Kicks Off the Festive Season!

Downtown Courtenay will be filled with magic on Friday November 17th with the much anticipated...Read More

08 Nov 2017
Created new post - Thanks, Kate! And Welcome, Ryan! CYMC passes the baton
Comox Valley Arts extends a huge congratulations, and thank you, to Kate Ramsey - for her tireless a...Read More
08 Nov 2017