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Elk Falls Suspension Bridge

Elk Falls Suspension Bridge

The Suspension bridge was a Rotary initiative opened in May 2014.  It hangs 64mtrs above...
Old Country Market- Goats on the Roof

Old Country Market- Goats on the Roof

The Old Country Market started as a roadside fruit stand providing fresh produce to travellers...
Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens is a 118-year-old internationally-renowned 55-acre display garden located in Brentwood Bay, British...
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Oceanside Hospice Online 50/50 Draw

Oceanside Hospice is excited to launch our 2023 On-Line 50/50 draw! There will be a maximum of 4,850 tickets sold for a chance to win up to $13,375! Tickets are […]

ART DABBLE – WINTER SESSION

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Back by popular demand. Join us for 6 sessions introducing a variety of materials and techniques guided by experienced local artists. For returning participants and new art explorers, this is […]

$125 – $140

IF YOU CAN SEE, YOU CAN DRAW

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

For independent learners ages 10 and up 6 Wednesdays 1-3 pm, January 18,25 and February 1,8,15,22 Learn to look at things with an artist’s eye and bring what you see […]

$95 – $105

Story Keeping

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Nanaimo Art Gallery is pleased to present 'Story Keeping', an exhibition of new and existing work by Calgary based artists Brittney Namaakki Bear Hat and Richelle Bear Hat. Drawing from […]

By Donation/Free for Members

Earthly Gifts

Arbutus & PORTALS Galleries 2687 James St, Duncan, BC

In this show, Earthly Gifts means images from forest, garden and table, featuring abstract impressions of the abundance that the Earth has to offer from artists Bonnie Leighton and Leslie […]

Six by Six: Show and Auction

Arbutus & PORTALS Galleries 2687 James St, Duncan, BC

CVAC’s new fundraiser this year is the Six by Six by Six show. The week-long event in the studio will be a silent auction of 6x6x6 inch art created and […]

Free

Nature Carved in Wood: Todd McAneeley

Imagine That! 251 Craig Street, Duncan

Todd integrates his wood carvings on furniture pieces and captures nature in a distinctive way. The work comes to vivid life with bears, otters, birds, whales, and more. His artistry […]

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Watercolour For Beginners

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Do you want to learn how to use watercolour? If you're brand new to watercolour painting or are looking to get back into it after a long break, this class […]

$86.00
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Discover the Power Within You Spirit Group On Line

Unity Spiritual Centre Nanaimo 2331 East Wellington Road, Nanaimo, BC

This is a book Study and more. A Spirit Group is intended to bring together like-minded spiritual seekers from across Canada (and around the world) to support each other's Spiritual […]

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Teen Art Drop-In

Nanaimo Art Gallery 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC

Drop-in on Wednesdays to the Nanaimo Art Gallery and make art in a fun and relaxed environment, experiment with a variety of materials, and be a part of a creative […]

$5
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Paint A Garden Gnome

Lost Arts Club 2358 Wild Dove Road, Nanaimo, BC

Join us to paint these cute garden gnomes; hundreds of colors to choose from. They are 10 inches high solid concrete made from our local artist Cedar Garden Creations. A […]

$45

Creating a Self Portrait: After School Workshop

PORTALS Studio 2687 Station St., Duncan, BC

(for ages 12-15 ) A self-portrait brings to paper what is inside of you: feelings thoughts, dreams, and ideas. Using a variety of materials, we will create an art project […]

$20