ART SPACE YOUTH DROP IN

Thursdays (4 – 6:30 pm) Art Space (starting Oct. 20, 2022) is an open invitation to students (13 to 19) who wish to nurture their creativity. We will co-design our activities and take inspiration from nature, our community, our dreams, visions, and challenges. The Cowichan Valley Arts Council studio offers materials to explore colour, form, […]

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Art Show and Winter Market at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

The Arts Council of Ladysmith and District will celebrate the holiday season with an art show and winter market at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery. When you come to visit and shop, you will have a calm and inviting experience. Join us in the gallery for two arts opportunities. Enjoy our holiday art exhibition, Magical Threads: […]

Free
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Nativity Creches of the World

Comox Valley Presbyterian Church 725 Aspen, Comox

INVITATION TO COME & SEE NATIVITY CRECHES OF THE WORLD Nativity Creches of the World is a display of nearly 200 Nativity sets from all around the world. These sets have been loaned to us by people who have travelled and bought the sets along the way, and by those who have had an interest […]

Free

DRIVEN TO ABSTRACTION

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

For CVAC’s next member show, we are challenging artists to try abstraction as their creative style. Abstract art may seem spontaneous but it is actually very difficult to achieve the right visual space – without landscapes or people – that sends the viewers into journeys of their own. Artist Jackson Pollock said abstract painting is […]

ALL SORTS

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Works by sculptor Linda Richter and artist Catherine Fraser that explore nature, human connections and playfulness. Linda Richter lives in the Cowichan Valley and has been sculpting for over 25 years https://featofclaystudio.com/about-linda/ Catherine Fraser is a long-time artist and art therapist who divides her time between Victoria and Duncan https://catherinefraserart.weebly.com/bio.html Gallery Hours: Monday thru Friday […]

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 a fun way to start your Tuesdays in January and early February. This time we will draw animals, paint, make a puppet, sculpt with clay […]

$125 – $140

FROM SWEATSHOPS TO MITUMBAS

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Learn about the politics of the contemporary clothing industry with this insightful presentation with a critical lens on social, economic and environmental impacts of the global fashion industry. We travel from history, through production and workplaces, to sales and waste streams of garments with Dr Marlea Clarke who teaches at the political science department at […]

*NEW Wood Carving Workshop with Eric Petitclerc

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

A great beginners workshop: Come and learn the basics of wood carving! We will work with green wood (wood that is fresh, soft and easy to carve). In our day together, you’ll have time to complete a project, so you’ll go home with a spoon that is carved and ready to dry. Wood and a […]

$195.00

RAGS TO RICHES: FASHION BY YOU

Cowichan Valley Arts Council 2687 James Street, Duncan

Transform second hand clothing items to create your personal style. Spend an afternoon of fun and exploration starting with a garment of your choice and personalizing it using other fabrics, threads, beads etc. Bring some thrift store finds or other clothing item to work with as well as any materials you’d like to use. We […]

$30 – $45
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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 is for you. Learn from professional watercolour artist and arts educator Josslyn Meyers as you explore basic techniques. Topics will include: - How to create […]

$86.00
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Intermediate Watercolour Classes

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Are you an experienced watercolour artist? Are you looking to step it up in this medium? Or have you recently completed our beginner watercolour class and want to carry on? In these intermediate watercolour classes we will look at more contemporary watercolour approaches including some unorthodox ideas and styles such and pouring and dripping. This […]

$90.00 – $258

Handbuild Your Own Rustic Side Table with Andrew Kent

Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery TEMP Location 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith

Get down and earthy in this one day hands on workshop with experienced furniture builder Andrew Kent as you build your own rustic table! Choose to build 2 small rustic tables or one medium-sized table using alder for the base and cedar or slate for the top. All tools and materials are provided. This is […]

$211.00