MAS Upcoming Exhibitions at the Malaspina Exhibition Centre
Vancouver Island University 7085 Nootka St #100, Powell River, BC
Open weekly Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID-19, VIU CLOSURE HAS CAUSED SOME CHANGES IN THE EXHIBITION SCHEDULE. PLEASE REVISIT THIS PAGE OR VISIT OUR HOMEPAGE FOR UPDATED DATES.
Show openings/receptions generally happen on Thursday evenings 7-9pm every month except for group and extended exhibitions during Christmas and summer. We are continuing and expanding our partnership with The Art Centre, Powell River Public Art Gallery. Tap their logo below or view their Facebook page, to see the current show at the gallery.
JULY 22-AUGUST 7, 2021 AT THE ART CENTRE ~ POWELL RIVER PUBLIC GALLERY OPEN TUES, THURS, SAT 12-5PM
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Thanks to Megan Dulcie-Dill for this calendar of events to come Summer-Fall 2021
Specifically for families, The Art Centre qathet public gallery will be hosting in person art camps this summer as well as another initiative called CraftED (focussing on the handmade) This initiative includes creativity packages for families.
The below activities are supported by the Powell River Council for Arts and Culture and the Malaspina Art Society. deets:
Join us!The Art Centre qathet public galleryTues, Thurs & Sat 12-5membership and donations gratefully accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org and 215-6975 Alberni Street (above the library), dropbox for closed hours.
qathet Art Camps
(in person day camps)
July 5-9, 2021
July 12-16, 2021
Engage and play with creative art making in this full day camp led by artists and creatives from the region. Ages 6-13. $195
9am-4pm at The Art Centre + outdoor activities. As directed by current PHO Covid protocols.
CraftED (family creativity packages)
June 8-26, 2021
Register online for a Creative Art Care Craft Education package!
Packages can be picked up at The Art Centre while supplies last. Themes include:
DIY Ball Cap Embroidery! (8+)
Plant Walk and Talk! (0-6)
not children specific:
CraftED (workshops and classes)
June 5&6, 2021
Willow Basketry Workshop (in person)
with Dawn Myers, $200
Create a beautiful stake and strand willow basket. All materials supplied, limited participants, no experience necessary. As directed by current PHO Covid protocols.
June 8-26, 2021
Carol Sawyer is a Vancouver-based contemporary visual artist who works with photography, installation, video, and improvised music. Her work often addresses memory and the construction of history.
Podcast with The Art Centre/Laurance Playford-Beaudet interview with Carol and other media artists on website, Facebook, or Instagram.
What the Plus (+) Exhibition/Festival
July 22-Aug 7, 2021
Celebrating the queer self-portrait, as a way to further develop local LGBTQS2+ conversations that strive towards greater visibility and understanding.
1)Artist Talk July 22, 5:30-6 with Prashant Miranda
2)Memoir Workshops July 31, 2-4
How to Write the Self when the Self is in Flux
with Andrea Bennett
qathet region Studio Tour
Aug 28-Sept 5, 2021
Self guided hybrid artist studio tours. Virtual and in person options. -various studio locations as directed by current PHO Covid protocols.
Cultural Adaptations Symposium
Aug 20-Oct 8, 2021
Connecting arts and sustainability in the qathet region
-public sessions with arts and culture disruptors, leaders, groups and artists
-explorations in creative adaptations to social and environmental issues
-public survey on ways to actively engage, support and champion the culture sector as a key player in the sustainability charter and (green recovery) climate action
-integrated and supportive discussions on gallery and festival models: private, not for profit, artist run, foundations, charities.
-Toolkit and mapping of cultural sector services in the region
-radically reimagine approaches to green space, design and public
Join us in a public symposium about all things culture and adaptation to new ways of doing things in qathet.