Art

A Trio of Roses (CYNTHIA BONESKY)

ARTS AROUND: Stop and smell the flowers at the Rollin Art Centre

Next exhibit features Port Alberni artists Cynthia Bonesky and Jan Vriesen

  • Oct 28, 2020

 

Mike Slaco, owner of Electron Metalworks, works on a large-scale piece of Tseshaht First Nation-designed artwork that will be incorporated into the side of the Harbour Quay Clocktower once it is refurbished. Slaco is working with the City of Port Alberni on the project. (RACHEL THEUS PHOTO)

Port Alberni’s waterfront clock tower will get a facelift in 2021

Aging Harbour Quay clock tower needs to be refurbished

 

Andrea Monticue and Herb Bruce will be the featured readers at Alberni Valley Words on Fire on Oct. 28. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Alberni Valley Words on Fire goes international

Spoken word event will take place on Fridays instead of Wednesdays starting next month

 

Carys Howland, 10, and her sister Julian, 6, find a quiet spot to read the books they picked up at the Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley’s book sale at Echo Centre in 2019. (SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Giant book sale cancelled for 2020

Book sale is an annual fundraiser for Port Alberni’s Community Arts Council

  • Oct 21, 2020
Carys Howland, 10, and her sister Julian, 6, find a quiet spot to read the books they picked up at the Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley’s book sale at Echo Centre in 2019. (SONJA DRINKWATER PHOTO)
Smokey Port painted by D.F. Gray during the eighth annual Paint Out. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Smokey Port painted by D.F. Gray during the eighth annual Paint Out. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
A painting by Port Alberni artist Pam Turner. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre holding socially-distanced meet and greet

Port Alberni artist Pam Turner and her grandson Rylan Bourne have their artwork on display

  • Oct 14, 2020
A painting by Port Alberni artist Pam Turner. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Two writers featured at virtual Alberni Valley Words on Fire

Next open mic and spoken word event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 14

ARTS AROUND: Mistletoe Market approaches at Rollin Art Centre

Community Arts Council calling all artisans and crafters

  • Oct 7, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Grandmother and grandson team up for art exhibit in Port Alberni

This will be Pam Turner’s first art show in 17 years.

  • Sep 23, 2020

Community celebrates new mural at the entrance to Harbour Quay

The image depicts the history of Tseshaht First Nation

ARTS AROUND: Last chance to view First Nations art exhibit in Port Alberni

‘Together’ runs at Rollin Art Centre until the end of September

  • Sep 17, 2020

Smoky skies don’t stop plein air Paint Out in Port Alberni

Painting took place at Sproat Lake and Harbour Quay

Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery opens new autumn exhibit

The exhibit features artwork by local and Vancouver Island artists

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre re-opens for autumn

Current exhibit features First Nations artwork

  • Sep 9, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artwork available to view online

Rollin Art Centre re-opens to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 8

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre announces summer closure

Gallery will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 8

  • Aug 26, 2020

Mural near Harbour Quay entrance completed

Artists in the ‘touch-up’ stage after rain delay

Painting progresses on mural near Harbour Quay

Portraits have been added, representing five Tseshaht First Nation elders

Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni continues raising funds through COVID-19

New Bottle Depot account opened for Rollin Art Centre

  • Aug 19, 2020