The Comox Valley Community Arts Council is working to facilitate and animate arts and culture in the 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 educate and promote the Comox Valley as a creative and dynamic arts producing center.

Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour

Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour May 24, 25, 26 2019, 10am-4pm Daily, with a wide array of Friday Evening activities The Central Island Arts Guide is your essential and comprehensive guide to makers, creators and arts service providersRead More -->

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 -->

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 -->

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 -->

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 -->

Downtown Courtenay Summer Street Markets

Year 3 coming at you 2019! 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 throughout theRead More -->

Central Island Arts Guide FAQ

The Central Island Arts Guide is an in-depth directory open to anyone actively engaged in creative pursuits that they share with the public. The Arts Guide is the year-round companion directory that supports the Central Island Studio Tour. The StudioRead More -->