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Created new post - NIC Global Learning Initiative presents: ‘The Radicals’

Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative Thursday, Nov. 29 for a screeni...Read More

15 Nov 2018
Created new post - CVAG 44th Winter Art Market

The Comox Valley Art Gallery celebrates the holidays in style. CVAG is ...Read More

15 Nov 2018
Created new post - CALL FOR ARTIST SUBMISSIONS

$40,000 IN AWARDS

2019/2020 Salt S...Read More

14 Nov 2018
Created new post - Kelly Richardson’s digital artistry wraps Artist Talk Series

Artist and lecturer Kelly Richardson will appear on Nov. 22 as the fina...Read More

13 Nov 2018
Created new post - #artwins Locals Artists Grow Beyond Our Valley
from Lucy Schappy

Showing...Read More

10 Nov 2018
Created new post - NIC’s Write Here Readers Series presents G.S. Prendergast

NIC’s Write Here Readers Series welcomes young adult author G. S. (G...Read More

08 Nov 2018
Created new post - NIC asks: can you write under pressure?

Join NIC Sunday, Nov. 18, for the 10th Annual Three-Hour...Read More

08 Nov 2018
Created new post - Cumberland WinterFaire

Cumberland WinterFaire features the exceptional talents of over 70 craf...Read More

07 Nov 2018
Created new post - Finding Your Voice - Scott Bertram classes at Lupine!

Lupine Art Studio welcomes Scott Bertram as their lead instructor for their Level 3 painting cla...Read More

07 Nov 2018
Created new post - The Joy of Colour! - Workshop Series
The Joy of Colour Workshop Series helps artists at any level gain an understanding of colour...Read More
07 Nov 2018
Created new post - Comox Valley Airport – Announces new “Expression of Gratitude” Exhibit
The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) has partnered with the Comox Valley Arts Council to exhibit the talen...Read More
06 Nov 2018
Created new post - NIC relaunches professional photography program
A new professional photography program at North Island College will give NIC students the skills, ex...Read More
06 Nov 2018
Created new post - Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour open for registration
The 2019 edition is now open for Artist Listings & Studio Tour Registration! ...Read More
01 Nov 2018
Created new post - NIC’s Artist Talk Series greets Leo-winner Skeena Reece

NIC welcomes Skeena Reece, an award-winning coastal First Nations arti...Read More

01 Nov 2018
Created new post - Sales & Marketing for Artists - Workshops coming up!

Don't miss out on our last round of workshops for 2018

If you are planning to actively mar...Read More
01 Nov 2018
Created new post - Indigo & Shibori Workshop #2
November 3 5-9pm - $115 Indigo & Shibori Workshop #2 Merino (protein based fiber) This Indig...Read More
01 Nov 2018
Created new post - Liam Grimm Scholarship Award
CYMC is excited to announce a new scholarship in partnership with the Read More
24 Oct 2018
Created new post - Brushworks painters featured at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery will feature the Brushworks painting group from November 6-24.

Bru...Read More
23 Oct 2018
Created new post - NIC welcomes crime novelist Sam Wiebe
[caption id="attachment_13082" align="alignleft" width="475"] Vancouver-based crime novelist Sam Wie...Read More
19 Oct 2018
Created new post - Get Your 50/50 Tickets - Win Cash!
Because, who doesn't like to win big pots of cash??

We are excited to open the gates on our...Read More

18 Oct 2018
Created new post - Abstract Explorations 3 – Oct. 27
Would you love to take your art in a new direction? Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 10 AM – 4 PM ...Read More
18 Oct 2018
Created new post - Vote for Vancouver Island's Elasmosaur! 
Help pick BC's provincial fossil by voting in the BC Government’s official poll. Support our world...Read More
17 Oct 2018
Created new post - Witness the historic raising of two Welcome Poles in downtown Courtenay.
The Comox Valley Art Gallery (CVAG), in partnership with the K’ómoks First Nation and City of Cou...Read More
17 Oct 2018
Created new post - A Winter Wonderland Art & Artisan Show, presented by ‘A World About Art’
November 23rd to November 25th

CALL TO ARTISTS

We would like to personally invite you to ...Read More
16 Oct 2018
Created new post - Another local goes beyond our borders
Courtenay artist, Lucy Schappy, is another of our local artists taking their work further afield! ...Read More
13 Oct 2018
Created new post - Student Art Show at HAMM
HMCS Alberni Museum is pleased to announce they have extended the exhibit INNOCENT EYES -war from...Read More
13 Oct 2018
Created new post - NIC’s Artist Talk Series goes abstract with Scott Bertram

NIC welcomes Vancouver Island-based painter Scott Bertram as the third ...Read More

12 Oct 2018
Created new post - Women's History Month

The Cumberland Museum and Archives celebrates Women’s History Month w...Read More

11 Oct 2018
Created new post - Local Artist on the International Stage
"I'm going international, Baby!"

This month, local painter Read More

11 Oct 2018
Created new post - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Accounting Services

Comox Valley Arts – Your Community Arts Council

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10 Oct 2018
Created new post - ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP
ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE  Friday, October 12th  Read More
03 Oct 2018
Created new post - Textural Abstract Workshop
 Saturday October 20 (All day: 10:00-4:30pm) Experiment with mediums and textural elements in thi...Read More
03 Oct 2018
Created new post - PAINT NIGHT in OCTOBER
These are not your ordinary Paint NIght's, these are small groups of 6 so that you get a great expe...Read More
03 Oct 2018
Created new post - Pearl Ellis Gallery presents 41st Anniversary Members’ Show

The Pearl Ellis Gallery is pleased to present its annual members’ show from October 9 to Novem...Read More

02 Oct 2018
Created new post - Comox Valley 2018 Candidates and the Arts
 

To raise the profile of the arts in the political sphere, and to provide our members wit...Read More

01 Oct 2018
Created new post - NIC’s Artist Talk Series adds art giant Mowry Baden

Join NIC in welcoming Mowry Baden, a giant in the Canadian art world, a...Read More

28 Sep 2018
Created new post - NIC launches Write Here Readers Series with Andrea Warner

NIC’s Write Here Readers Series launches Thursday, Oct. 11 with leadi...Read More

27 Sep 2018
Created new post - Sign On and Raise Your Hand for The Arts
We have embarked on a social media campaign to build a show of support for the vast (and growing) cr...Read More
27 Sep 2018
Created new post - BC Alliance Launches ArtsVote BC 
The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture has launched Read More
27 Sep 2018
Created new post - CVPA Exhibit - Cumberland

The Comox Valley Printmakers Association is holding a members' exhibition and print fair on th...Read More

24 Sep 2018
Created new post - Mama G's Storytime Roadshow

elevate presents...

 

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22 Sep 2018
Created new post - NIC hosts documentary on consent and coercion

Join NIC’s Human Services staff and students in Flirting with Danger ...Read More

20 Sep 2018
Created new post - Elevate Winter Bazaar open for applications
The 7th annual edition of the always anticipated Elevate Winter Bazaar will be December 7 & 8 th...Read More
18 Sep 2018
Created new post - NIC’s Artist Talk Series launches with Landon Mackenzie

The five-part NIC lecture series begins this month, connecting ...Read More

18 Sep 2018
Created new post - Fundraising Through Painting
After successfully piloting last year, Lupine Art Studio has launched its fundraising program for no...Read More
17 Sep 2018
Created new post - New Mural needs Community Support!
Local muralist, Josh Klassen, is working to brighten up his neighbourhood. Can you lend a hand? ...Read More
14 Sep 2018
Created new post - Coco Love Alcorn Live at the Sid Williams Theatre - Oct 29th
Coco Love Alcorn is the queen of the collaboration, the gel of the jam. Her shows are an invitation ...Read More
13 Sep 2018
Created new post - Children’s book illustrator featured at the Pearl Ellis Gallery
The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery is pleased to feature a solo exhibition by Comox artist Svea Swanson fro...Read More
12 Sep 2018
Created new post - 2-Day Watercolour Workshop

Join Peggy Burkosky AFCA for 2 D...Read More

09 Sep 2018
Created new post - Annual Square Foot Show now accepting submissions
THE SQUARE FOOT SHOW SUBMISSION IS GOING DIGITAL!
This year we ar...Read More
08 Sep 2018
Created new post - New season for Letz Sing - Join in!
Do you have a longing to sing but find the thought of singing with others daunting? Have you been to...Read More
06 Sep 2018
Created new post - SPECIAL PREVIEW MADELEINE WOOD: DREAM ON

Madrona Gallery, in Victoria, is pleased to present Dream On, the latest series from B.C. artist...Read More

30 Aug 2018
Created new post - Lupine Art Studio Expands
Summer is nearly over and the instructors at Lupine Art Studio are excited to put all of the plannin...Read More
29 Aug 2018
Created new post - Wild women day at NIWRA

I would ...Read More

28 Aug 2018
Created new post - ROGUE ARTS FESTIVAL - Sunshine Coast this weekend
August 24 – 26, 2018 Clarke Farm, Wilson Creek, BC SUNSHINE COAST, BC – The...Read More
23 Aug 2018
Created new post - 20 ARTISTS UNDER 20
A Group Show Submission Deadline : June 3rd, 2018 A group exhibition of emerging young artists f...Read More
22 Aug 2018
Created new post - CLT Presents THE LADIES FOURSOME by Norm Foster

In The Ladies Foursome, three friends play a round of golf in honour o...Read More

22 Aug 2018
Created new post - Art in the Garden - Call for entry
Calling All Artisans & Artists for Art in the Garden A World About ...Read More
18 Aug 2018
Created new post - Cumberland Gets Wild This Weekend
The heat is on and we are stoked that so many of you are coming to the Village Park for the first AL...Read More
16 Aug 2018
Created new post - The 5th Annual Wet Paint Art Group Summer Show
The 5th Annual Wet Paint Art Group Summer Show is being held on the August 25 and 2...Read More
16 Aug 2018
Created new post - Schaefer FALL Painting Classes

Art Bites - An Introduction to Acrylics

Sunday - Septe...Read More
16 Aug 2018
Created new post - BAD POETRY COMPETITION!
Yes it is International Bad Poetry Day (a day early but what'evs.) WHEN:  <...Read More
10 Aug 2018
Created new post - Art Licensing - An Introduction  
Art Licensing is a lucrative and exciting way to get your artwork out there and make money doing it....Read More
10 Aug 2018
Created new post - VINSPIRATION! 
WHEN: Friday Aug. 24,       2 to 4pm An afternoon of exploring the poetic use of wine as a me...Read More
10 Aug 2018
Created new post - Call for Entry - Figureworks 2018
Figureworks is calling artists to submit for the 9th annual juried Figureworks Prize and award show....Read More
07 Aug 2018
Created new post - MENS’ SINGING WORKSHOP
On Tuesday August 21, the Celebration Singers will host the second annual Men’s Singing Workshop. ...Read More
05 Aug 2018
Created new post - Paint with Peggy

2 full days at Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens during the Artisa...Read More

01 Aug 2018
Created new post - Display Case Program at YVR
Every point of entry and exit at the Vancouver International Airport  (YVR), without exception, rep...Read More
30 Jul 2018
Created new post - Call to Artists (open competition)
Hai Yang Estate Developments Ltd. is seeking proposals for a permanent outdoor art installation at t...Read More
30 Jul 2018
Created new post - Award-winning Writer in Residence at the gardens

THE MCLOUGHLIN GARDENS SOCIETY welcomes poet and writer, Arleen Paré, Winner of the Governor Ge...Read More

30 Jul 2018
Created new post - LOVING WHAT IS
A summer update from CVA member & Read More
26 Jul 2018
Created new post - SEEKING A NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR

The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra is looking for a new Music...Read More

26 Jul 2018
Created new post - Charity Lawn Bowling Day coming up!
Comox Valley Arts Council member Read More
26 Jul 2018
Created new post - Interested in Musical Theatre?

Join In the Spotlight for a 2-week theatre camp this s...Read More

25 Jul 2018
Created new post - Art & Music Cohabitating Beautifully
One of the amazing thing about the arts is the many opportunities for collaboration and inspiration....Read More
25 Jul 2018
Created new post - Ginger Goodwin Day, July 27, 2018
Friday, July 27, 2018, is officially designated as "Ginger Goodwin Day" by the Province of British C...Read More
25 Jul 2018
Created new post - The tough job of  raising ‘(art)-babies’
It might sound funny that being an artist should be like motherhood. But the stages an artist has to...Read More
25 Jul 2018
Created new post - Comox Valley Artists at Sooke Fine Arts!
Eleven Comox Valley Artists appearing at prestigious Sooke Fine Arts Show, July 27 – August 6 at S...Read More
24 Jul 2018
Created new post - An art lovers’ experience
The Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce is hosting an art lovers’ experience not to be m...Read More
23 Jul 2018
Created new post - Get Your 50/50 Tickets - Win Cash!
Because, who doesn't like to win big pots of cash??

We are excited to open the gates on our...Read More

19 Jul 2018
Created new post - Exhibition fulfills Hereditary Chief’s vision.

Hiłt̕sist̕a’a̱m (The Copper Will Be Fixed), opening at the Comox Valley Art Gallery on Fri...Read More

13 Jul 2018
Created new post - Summer Workshops at the Gardens
Hosted by McLoughlin Gardens - The word is getting out about these beautiful grounds and gardens. I...Read More
10 Jul 2018
Created new post - Galleries Popping Up All Over
Since the closing of The Muir Gallery several years ago, Comox Valley Arts has been looking for inn...Read More
09 Jul 2018
Created new post - Transatlantic Quintet Aerialists to descend on the Village
Aerialists are descending on the Village of Cumberland Thursday July 19th at the Cumberland Masoni...Read More
09 Jul 2018
Created new post - Fibre art showing at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery presents Fibre Art Voices: A Fine Line, a fibre art and mixed media exhi...Read More

09 Jul 2018
Created new post - CYMC's FESTIVAL OF SUMMER SOUNDS SCHEDULE
We invite you to attend one of the wonderful performances being put on by the students and faculty o...Read More
07 Jul 2018
Created new post - Timms Watercolour Workshop

Marilyn Timms is returning to the Comox Valley to teach waterco...Read More

07 Jul 2018
Created new post - Passion and Collaboration fuel Nomadic Tempest!

Organizers are kicking into high gear in preparation for hosting the C...Read More

22 Jun 2018
Created new post - Julian Barker Retrospective at Pearl Ellis
[caption id="attachment_12165" align="alignright" width="470"] “Five Steelhead in a Canyon,” Jul...Read More
19 Jun 2018
Created new post - The Markets are Coming!

The all new Downtown Courtenay Summernight Markets open this Friday - June 22!

We are SOOO...Read More
17 Jun 2018
Created new post - Summer Workshops at McLoughlin Gardens

Summer 2018

Are you interested in writing for children? Would you like to learn more about...Read More
17 Jun 2018
Created new post - SCREEN the WORLD
Using the Screen Printing process as an economic, cultural, and social development tool for ...Read More
16 Jun 2018
Created new post - Goodwin's Reach: 100 Years Later

When Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin arrived in Cumberland in the fall of 1...Read More

15 Jun 2018
Created new post - Chamber Opera Tours to Deliver Professional Opera in Intimate Settings
...in Canada and UK this Summer 2018 Barbara Landis, artistic director of Chamber Opera Tours, foun...Read More
15 Jun 2018
Created new post - It's here! The 4th Annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour!
The 4th Annual Cumberland Home and Garden Tour is this weekend in Legendary Cumberland! Hosts are bu...Read More
12 Jun 2018
Created new post - Exhibition – Wet Paint Group
GALLERY EXHIBITION JUNE 9 – JULY 14, 2018 - McMillan Arts Centre, Parksville ...Read More
10 Jun 2018
Created new post - Summer 2018 Mixed Media Art Classes at The Mill - Courtenay
Courtenay artist and art teacher Larissa McLean is offering workshops in a wide range of techniques ...Read More
06 Jun 2018
Created new post - Call for Artists - Woodland Gardens Artisan Festival
One of Vancouver Island’s premiere events is set to go on the coming long Labour Day weekend. T...Read More
06 Jun 2018
Created new post - 15 Minutes of Infamy - Nanaimo
15 Minutes of Infamy returns for our last event of the season on June ...Read More
06 Jun 2018
Created new post - Place des Arts' 2018 Christmas Boutique

Place des Arts multi-disciplinary arts centre in Maillardville, Coquitl...Read More

05 Jun 2018
Created new post - Geoff Berner Show in Cumberland

For the past 15 years, Jewish-Canadian accordion player, singer-songwri...Read More

01 Jun 2018
Created new post - Susan Schaefer Summer Showcase
Susan Schaefer's First Annual Summer Showcase Sunday June 24 ~ 10 am - 3 pm Read More
01 Jun 2018
Created new post - Artist Talk - Gu Xiong - June 24
On June 24 at 1:00pm join international multi-media Artist Gu Xiong in Cumberland as he speaks abo...Read More
01 Jun 2018
Created new post - People’s Choice at the Pearl Ellis Gallery
The Pearl Ellis Gallery presents their annual People’s Choice members’ show from June 5 to 23. ...Read More
31 May 2018
Created new post - Jablonski-Jones showing at Deer Lake Gallery
Urban Shift, Martha Jablonski-Jones paintings & Carolina de la Ciega photography. June 9 - 30...Read More
30 May 2018
Created new post - Art Assistant Job!
Opportunity Description + Organization Information:  Take your summer on ...Read More
30 May 2018
Created new post - Elevate the Intersection on June 2nd!

The Comox Valley is coming together in the heart of Courtenay on S...Read More

25 May 2018
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!

...Read More
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!

<...Read More
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
Created new post -
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.

<...Read More
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