Arts Events

Thursday, February 22nd

Landfall and Departure: Epilogue

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community

Our history of the sea is a record of misunderstanding the cries of whales and the whispers of waves. But, as sea levels rise and fish stocks dwindle, being attuned to what the ocean is telling us is now more important than ever. Landfall and Departure: Epilogue is the final project in a year of...

Experience Art-2018 Raffle

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Community, Seniors

Enter for your chance to win one of three prizes and support the Gallery! Raffle tickets are $10 each. Only 250 tickets are available and are ready for purchase at the Gallery. Win one of three fabulous prizes & experience art in 1) Vancouver, 2) Victoria, 3) Nanaimo. Please see our website for...

Art Attack (6-12 yrs)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00pm | Arts, Children, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Let your artistic spirit soar as we examine different types of art and create our own modern-day masterpieces. You bring the creativity and we’ll supply everything else. Please use code #157579 when registering, 4-5:30pm.

Friday, February 23rd

Upper Island Music Festival

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

The purpose of the Upper Island Musical Festival (UIMF) is to advance, promote and develop the Musical Competition Festival movement and to encourage the study and practice of speech arts, drama, music, and dance. Each year UIMF gives out more than $14,000 in bursaries to deserving participants....

Call Out To Artists

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community

Nanaimo Arts Council is looking for submissions for the Port Theatre, Bee's Knees and Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Deadline for submissions are as follows: Bee's Knees - Feb, 19 at 4pm Vancouver Island Conference Centre - Feb.28  Port Theatre - March 1 at 10am  

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music

Nanaimo Sings! Choral Festival Society presents Festival 2018, a three-day choral extravaganza with 2 days of Festival Mini-Concerts at St. Paul’s Anglican Church and a Gala Concert finale at the Port Theatre on February 25. For Mini-concerts Schedule, go to Nanaimo Sings! website    

Storytelling Workshop: The Art and Craft of Storytelling

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 6:30pm | Arts, Community, Talks & Workshops

Join facilitators Margaret Murphy, Rachel Miller and Lee porteous in exploring the delights of sharing oral stories. This fun, relaxed, day and a half workshop will take you through the practical and fundamental steps in preparing, learning and sharing a short story. You will learn how to present...

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music

Nanaimo Sings! Choral Festival Society presents Festival 2018, a three-day choral extravaganza with 2 days of Festival Mini-Concerts at St. Paul’s Anglican Church and a Gala Concert finale at the Port Theatre on February 25. For Mini-concerts Schedule, go to Nanaimo Sings! website    

Saturday, February 24th

Storytelling Workshop: The Art and Craft of Storytelling

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Talks & Workshops

Join facilitators Margaret Murphy, Rachel Miller and Lee porteous in exploring the delights of sharing oral stories. This fun, relaxed, day and a half workshop will take you through the practical and fundamental steps in preparing, learning and sharing a short story. You will learn how to present...

Spoken Word Workshop with Sheri-D Wilson

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Music, Talks & Workshops

Let Your Voice Come Alive! Register at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3119140 This one-day experience will thrill those new to the craft of spoken word as well as those who have already dipped into this art form. Participants will gain confidence in writing and performance skills through...

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