Aerialists And Tremblers Of Sevens To Deliver Powerful Show January 12th

Aerialists And Tremblers Of Sevens To Deliver Powerful Show January 12th

The Cumberland Forest and friends are hosting a very special concert event on Saturday January 12th with the Aerialists and the Tremblers of 7 at the Cumberland Masonic Hall. Doors open at 7:30 and the show starts shortly after 8. In a world where hyphenated genres are becoming the norm, all kinds of monikers are available for a contemporary folk band - post-folk, trad-core, alt-roots. File under World, or file under Celtic? Aerialists fits best with the beautifully contradictory term prog-trad, melding their ferociously creative harmonic sensibilities with a deep love for folk traditions.
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The Comox Valley Art Gallery Celebrates

The Comox Valley Art Gallery Celebrates

As one year ends and a new one begins, the Comox Valley Art Gallery has lots to share and celebrate. As 2018 comes to a close, we recognized the accomplishments of CVAG’s executive director, Sharon Karsten and the Youth Media Project students. The 44th Winter Art Market features a wide variety of well-made things. One more community make art event provides a time out at this busy time of year to make a take-away art project.
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Mediterranean Colours Featured at The Pearl Ellis Gallery

Mediterranean Colours Featured at The Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery starts off the new year with “Now and Then: Paintings by Stephanie Wood” from January 8th to 26th. Stephanie spent 25 years living on the island of Cyprus before moving back to Vancouver Island five years ago. This exhibition presents canvases contrasting the exuberant colours and strong Middle Eastern themes of one island with the healing greens and delicate leaf patterns of the other.
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Completion of the North Island Hospital Art Project

Completion of the North Island Hospital Art Project

The CVAG creative team has taken on the project of conceptualizing, designing and producing artwork for the new North Island Hospital in the Comox Valley. CVAG’s Community Space features a design project for art at the new North Island Hospital in Courtenay. CVAG worked closely with the North Island Hospital Art Project, K’ómoks First Nation, Elder Barb Whyte, other local artists, & students, parents, and educators from Queneesh Elementary School. Work was installed at the new hospital on October 13, 2017 and the project remains in process for public viewing until December 29, 2018.
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30-Day Drawing Challenge Returns for Year 5

30-Day Drawing Challenge Returns for Year 5

The CVAG creative team has taken on the project of conceptualizing, designing and producing artwork for the new North Island Hospital in the Comox Valley. CVAG’s Community Space features a design project for art at the new North Island Hospital in Courtenay. CVAG worked closely with the North Island Hospital Art Project, K’ómoks First Nation, Elder Barb Whyte, other local artists, & students, parents, and educators from Queneesh Elementary School. Work was installed at the new hospital on October 13, 2017 and the project remains in process for public viewing until December 29, 2018.
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Art and Artful Things

Art and Artful Things

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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Early Bird Tickets for 28th World Community Film Festival

Early Bird Tickets for 28th World Community Film Festival

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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Winter Solstice Music and Contemplative Celebration

Winter Solstice Music and Contemplative Celebration

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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