Landscape shots by Alberni photographer Jim Swift such sa this one are on display at the Rollin Art Centre. Proceeds from the sale of the pictures will be donated to the organization Doctors Without Boarders.

Exhibit to donate to Doctors Without Borders

Proceeds from “Thoughts of Light and Shade”at Alberni's Rollin Art Centre will be donated to Doctors without Borders (MSF).

“Thoughts of Light and Shade”, is the title of the Rollin Art Centre’s art exhibit featuring local photographer, Jim Swift.

This is a great show, very unique in its hanging. With all proceeds from the sale of Jim’s black & white prints will be donated to Doctors without Borders (MSF).

And all proceeds from the sale of the Pot Luck Impressions prints will be going to Pot Luck Ceramics.

Jim’s Meet and Greet will be Saturday Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m. This photographic exhibit starts August 17 and runs until September 17.

Art program winds down

There is only one week left for the summer art program at the Rollin Art Centre.

Children will be able to explore the Final Frontier with Emma and Krista.

This program is geared especially for children ages 5 to 8 years old.

Call now to book your spot. The cost is $20. The event is every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Mornings: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. for ages 5-6.

Afternoons: 1-3 p.m.  for 7-8 year olds.

Call 250-724-3412 today.

Aug. 21-24: Space-The Final Frontier.

Art market nears end

Just a few weekends left with our summer artisan market at the Rollin Art Centre.

Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rollin Art Centre will be having an Artisan’s Market in the garden.

While you’re there, don’t miss the current art exhibit in our gallery, or stroll the beautiful gardens that are made possible from countless volunteer hours.

The market runs until Aug. 25 our last one. If you are interest in renting a table please call Melissa for more info at 250-724-3412.

Harmonies at Char’s Landing

West My Friend is a unique voice in the Victoria music scene.

Described as everything from indies-roots to chamber-folk, their acoustic blend of instruments and four part harmonies challenges the conventions of popular music.

Friday Aug. 17 at 8 p.m., at Char’s landing. Tix: adults $15, seniors $12 and kids 12 and under are free.

 

The Rollin Art Centre is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. The gallery is wheelchair accessible and admission is by donation.

 

Melissa Martin is the arts administrator for the Community Arts Council, the home of the Rollin Art Centre.

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