The Comox Valley Community Arts Council works to facilitate and animate arts and culture in our community. Through our involvement in a wide variety of cultural activities, workshops, events, festivals, exhibition spaces, seasonal programs, and support of members groups, we actively support, promote and celebrate the Comox Valley as a creative and dynamic arts producing center.  

Annual 30-Day Drawing Challenge

Looking to get out of your same old scenario? Feeling like there’s GOT to be something new you can do… but just don’t know what? Try the 30 Day Drawing Challenge and open up your creative brain trust! We kick offRead More –>

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Member Exhibitions

Take time to wander some walls and discover your local artists! Since the closing of The Muir Gallery several years ago, Comox Valley Arts has been looking for innovative ways to overcome the lack of gallery space to feature the collectiveRead More –>

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Comox Valley Poet Laureate Program

The Comox Valley Poet Laureate creates works during a two-year term to celebrate or commemorate significant community events (i.e. Miners Memorial, Canada Day, etc.), and will serve as a touchstone for the mood of the community. This is an honourary position, which receives aRead More –>

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Downtown Courtenay Summer Street Markets

Gearing up for Year 4 in 2020 Comox Valley Arts and the Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association have joined forces with the Comox Valley Farmer’s Market to bring this new and fanciful addition to liven up our downtown core throughoutRead More –>

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Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour

Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour Next Guide will publish in March 2020 Next Studio Tour is May 29, 30 & 31 2020, 10am-4pm Daily, with a wide array of Friday Evening activities The Central Island Arts Guide isRead More –>

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Public Art – Policy and Provision

Unlike museums or performance spaces, public art traditionally doesn’t sell tickets, or attract “audiences” who can easily be counted, surveyed, or educated. A public artwork’s role in economic revitalization is difficult to separate from that of its overall surroundings. TraditionalRead More –>

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Youth Music Showcase

CV/Arts Youth Music Showcase program is a great way to get performance time! Open to all young performers under the age of 24, the showcases happen 3-4 times a year at various venues. Solos, Duos, Bands are all welcome. SomeRead More –>

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Professional Development for Creative Workers

Get better at the business of your creativity. Embrace some tech, expand your knowledge, take control of your career. We present an ongoing variety of workshops to support creatives in all aspects of creating a livelihood from their talent, skillRead More –>

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