Braker’s exhibit at Rollin

A new exhibit at Rollin, arts council memberships due and more on the Alberni arts scene.

A shell necklace on display at the Rollin Is part of the Hugh Braker exhibit.

A shell necklace on display at the Rollin Is part of the Hugh Braker exhibit.

The next art exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre will be something special from local Tseshaht First Nations Chief Hugh Braker.

This exciting exhibit showcases a chosen part of Braker’s personal collection of items from his world travels to Sri Lanka, Philippines, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Brazil and elsewhere.

The exhibit opens to the public Jan. 20 and will run until Feb. 5. Stop by the gallery Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1–3 p.m. to meet Braker and talk about his adventures.

Bring in books

The Rollin Art Centre is now accepting gently used books, DVDs, CDs and puzzles for their annual book sale, which will take place May 6–7.

Please drop off donations at the Rollin Art Centre, inside, under the staircase in the wooden box.

This is one of the Community Arts Council’s biggest fundraisers. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 3061 Eighth Ave. or call 250-724-3412 for more info.

CAC renewals due

This is a reminder to all current Community Arts Council members, and everyone else who would like to help support the council, that all memberships will now be renewed in January. This annual membership date will be for everyone.

If you have not yet renewed your membership for 2016, pop by the Rollin Art Centre today. The cost is only $17 for adults, $12 for seniors and $22 for a family. As we are a non-profit organization we rely on the generous support of art patrons like you.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, at the Rollin Art Centre. Call 250-724-3412.