30-Day Drawing Challenge Returns for Year 5

More than 2600 people around the world have participated in the Comox Valley Arts 30-Day Drawing Challenge, to date. For the 5th Annual challenge in January 2019 the Arts Council is looking forward to welcoming even more. Who can join in the challenge? Anyone and Everyone! There are no entry fees, no qualifications, no rules, even… except to draw. Draw once a day (at least) for 30 days.

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Art and Artful Things

As the darkest time of the year approaches the Comox Valley Art Gallery has many opportunities to offer. We invite you check out the art and artful things created by 50 plus local artists participating in the 44th Winter Art Market (WAM) at CVAG. Plan to join us for the WAM Launch and Celebration event on Saturday, December 1st. Bring along family and friends to participate in community make art projects, and to attend special CVAG events like the Youth Media Project’s screening of short films on December 14th.

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Early Bird Tickets for 28th World Community Film Festival

Give a gift of films and treat yourself to savings before Dec. 31st with Early Bird passes to the 28th World Community Film Festival to be held Feb. 1 and 2, 2019. Over 30 of the most inspiring documentaries from Canada and abroad cover a myriad of social and environmental justice topics. Many of the uplifting and entertaining films have received rave reviews and awards.

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Winter Solstice Music and Contemplative Celebration

On Sunday December 16th from 4 – 5 p.m., the eleventh annual Winter Solstice Celebration combining music, readings and meditation will be held at 250 Beach Avenue (Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship). With special musical guests, the Mystic Valley Voices Choir, this celebration is designed for adults, teenagers or children who would enjoy such a contemplative gathering. Unitarians gather as a free community of spiritual seekers, and welcome all people of different traditions and beliefs. A free-will offering is the only ‘cost’.

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YOUNG FILM-MAKERS IMAGINE OUR FUTURE

“The Devil’s Edit” a cinematic experience created by local youth, will be screening at the Rotary Hall at the Florence Filberg Centre at 7:00 pm on Dec 14, 2018. The screening will feature the latest original films created by participants of the Youth Media Project at the Comox Valley Art Gallery. This is a free, all ages event, open to the general public.

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TinTown Christmas Open House

The creative neighbourhood that opens its doors and hearts for an old-time Christmas feeling is doing it again. Saturday December 8th from 10am -5pm, the TinTown Christmas Sale and Open House takes place on Rosewall Crescent in Courtenay.

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