Nanaimo Artwalk 2022   

Businesses – Purchase an Ad


Dear Local Business Owner or Manager:

The Nanaimo Artwalk is a major event in the cultural landscape of our city. It brings the
community together in a colourful way and is a boost for our downtown economy. This year
the Artwalk will be on Saturday, December 3 (10 am – 4 pm) and Sunday, December 4
(noon – 4 pm). We invite businesses to participate in Artwalk in any of the following ways:

Host an Artist

Businesses that host an artist benefit from increased foot traffic and recognition as a
supporter of the arts. Each artist is responsible for arranging their venue and negotiating the
details with the individual business. Generally, a business commits to providing space for
the art to be displayed, having the artist on-site for the event’s duration, and providing
access ahead of time for the artist to set up.

If you’d like to connect with an artist seeking a venue, please contact Artwalk Coordinator
Michelle Gilligan at

Join in the Spirit of the Event

We invite you to get creative and show your support for Artwalk! Perhaps a drink or food
special with an Artwalk theme, offer a discount for people showing their Event Guide or
create a window display that reflects the fun and creative spirit of Artwalk.

Purchase an Advertisement

Businesses hosting an artist must purchase an ad in the Artwalk Event Guide; the
minimum size is 1⁄6 page at $60. Your ad will benefit your business and help offset event
costs. You are welcome to buy a larger ad if you wish – options are outlined below.
You may wish to include a discount or promotion within your ad. We will print a
minimum of 2,000 brochures available at locations from Courtenay to Victoria, although we
distribute the majority in the Nanaimo area – just in time for Christmas shopping!

We have several sizes of ads available:
● 1/6 of a page 2.3125” wide x 2.5” high $ 60.00
● 1/3 of a page 4.75” wide x 2.5” high $ 110.00
● 2/3 of a page 4.75” wide x 5.125” high $ 220.00
● Full page 4.75” wide x 7.75” high $ 299.00
● Inside front cover 4.75” wide x 7.75” high $ 375.00
● Inside back cover 4.75” wide x 7.75” high $ 375.00
● Outside back cover 4.75” wide x 7.75” high $ 375.00

The purchase and submission deadline for advertisements is September 15th, 2022. Registration is now closed.

A painting of birds flying around a lighthouse.
Painting of brushes covered in dried paint.
Absract illustration of colorful oils