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All Things Patterned and Sparkling

Winter is on its way and we’re looking for the light in the darkest season. Artists are invited to share work that feature bold patterns and shiny materials. Dazzle us with your take on all things patterned and sparkling! All forms of artwork are welcome.

Deadline to submit artwork: Thu. December 1, 2022
Exhibition goes live: Sat. Dec. 10, 2022
Exhibition closes: Tue. Jan. 31, 2023

Falling, Foraging, Finding

Autumn has arrived and with it we begin the groundwork to create a new online exhibition.

Our theme is Falling, Foraging, Finding. Artists were invited to share work that reflects the activities, scenery, and discoveries of the season.

View this online gallery today!

Art Around Town

A new Art Around Town exhibition is here!

See the gallery at the Port Theatre or online!

Artwalk

Registration for the 2022 Nanaimo Artwalk is now open!

Early bird rate - $60 by July 31

Final date to register – $75 by August 22

Ekphrastic Celebration

Poetry submissions for the 2022 Ekphrastic Celebration are now closed!

Join us on Zoom this August 5th for a closing ceremony!

Islands Short Fiction Review

Thank you to everyone who shared their story!

Read the top-placing stories for 2022 here!

Click the link below to watch the 2022 awards ceremony live on YouTube

Moon Jelly Gallery

We can't wait to share the next exhibit in our online Moon Jelly Gallery!

Coming Up

Upcoming Events

Extra Space

James Haul
Aug 16 – Oct 14

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Monarch

Stephanie Rand
Aug 28 – Oct 2

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