MAS News

Please consider this as notice of the upcoming Annual General Meeting :

  • Date – Friday May 24, 2019
  • Time – 6:30 pm (doors open at 6:15)
  • Place – The Art Centre (above the Library) 6975 Alberni Street Suite 215 Powell River V8A 2B8
  • The AGM of the Malaspina Art Society will be followed by a social and special keynote speaker Chris Cran
  • Refreshments will be served.
  • Memberships for 2019/20 are now due. Click here to renew or purchase a new membership

The following motions will be presented:

Motion 1

Whereas The Malaspina Art Society and The Art Centre have an informal relationship having similar goals and potential members; and as these two organizations often work cooperatively and collaboratively in delivering and coordinating programs; and as they share community resources;

Be it resolved that the Board of Directors of the Malaspina Art Society will investigate formalizing their relationship by way of an amalgamation or merger or other consolidation that would be beneficial to the Malaspina Art Society and its mission.

Motion 2

Whereas the Malaspina Art Society does not have an office of its own and currently receives mail at VIU; and as the Art Centre is more centrally located;

Be it resolved that the Malaspina Art Society will seek to change its official mailing address to 6975 Alberni Street Suite 215 Powell River V8A 2B8

Malaspina Art Society with the Malaspina Exhibition Centre at VIU. is seeking new volunteer members for our Board of Directors! If you are passionate about the arts and making an impact in the Qathet Region, we invite you to apply. Your experience in community and membership development, fundraising, governance, or finance is welcome….. as are your new ideas on how the board can create more community impact.
MAS is a place for celebrating visual arts, building community, embracing inclusion, and contributing to art education. Highlights include monthly exhibitions, family programming, annual Studio Tour, and guest artist workshops.
General Board Member Duties
  • Attend and actively participate in approximately 6 Board meetings per year, usually the first Tuesday evening of the month at The Art Centre.
  • Commitment to work with other board members as well as independently on assigned activities in an area of interest including but not limited to:
    • fundraising including grant writing
    • community & youth involvement
    • membership & volunteer development
    • governance
    • finance
    • programming
    • exhibition scheduling and preparation
    • social media
  • Attend exhibition openings and other events
Please submit a letter of interest and resume to
by May 22, 2019
If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact us.
Please note that Directors may not receive financial compensation for serving on the board. Board positions are elected for 1 year term at the Annual General Meeting to be held May 24, 2019 or by appointment after that date.

Malaspina Art Society presents

“As Seen By Us”: Malaspina Camera Club Group Show

at  the Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Vancouver Island Powell River Campus Foyer

On display May 3rd-June 4th, 2019

Other News 

MAS News

The Malaspina Art Society Annual Group Show is running November 13 to January 29 at the Malaspina Art Society Exhibition Space (VIU lobby, Powell River campus).
 MAS Members are invited to show a recent (2018) piece of art.  All pieces must be ready to hang.  Note for 3D, there is a small glass case for jewelry/pottery display too – but height is restricted.
The theme this year is THERMAL
Thanks to Sandra Lopez for the suggestion.  Sandra explains that she chose the word as it means a column of warm air that can be used for flying…
But you can interpret it any way you wish!

Reflections: Joyce Furness & Lorna Downie

On Display Sept. 5th-Oct. 12th

free art classes for kids
click above for larger version

Header image by Joyce Furness and Lorna Downie