ARTS AROUND: Giant Book Sale has new date, new location

Book sale will take place in November at Alberni Athletic Hall

  • May 24, 2020


ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre gardens opening in June

The gallery and gift shop will remain closed to the public

  • May 20, 2020


Rollin Art Centre to host virtual summer arts programs for kids

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rollin Art Centre is going virtual

  • May 13, 2020

Artist Ali Spence finds freedom to paint in adopted Vancouver Island home

Spence is one of several artists whose work is showing online at DRAW Gallery

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni’s Rollin Art Centre calling all kids

Send us a video of yourself and a project you are currently working on

  • May 6, 2020

Alberni Valley Words on Fire goes digital

Spoken word event will feature the editor of a provincial best-seller

ARTS AROUND: Comedy show postponed to 2021

Comedian Ron James has rescheduled his spring tour for 2021 due to COVID-19

  • Apr 29, 2020

Ladysmith cartoonist documents loggers’ lives through caricatures

Gordon Barney’s cartoons tell stories of lives inside logging camps along the west coast of the Island

ARTS AROUND: Last call for Alberni Valley artists

Submit an application to have your own art exhibit in 2021

  • Apr 15, 2020

Alberni Valley artist adjusts to the COVID-19 times

Jillian Mayne was set to show in three venues this year, but all that has changed

B.C. artist erects 15-foot statue and names it COVID

Decades of collecting spare parts culminated in folk art towering over a country road

ARTS AROUND: Alberni’s Solstice Arts Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

Annual book sale, other events postponed

  • Apr 6, 2020

Port Alberni’s Judy Plater works magic with a chainsaw

Bald eagle carving unveiled at Alberni Valley Golf Club

  • Apr 1, 2020

Mural planned for entrance to Port Alberni’s Harbour Quay

Arrowsmith Rotary project falls under the theme ‘building relationships’

That day I was a life model

I tell myself I feel okay about others seeing my naked body

  • Mar 30, 2020