Arts and culture

Gillian Turner’s Clay Box Gallery and Studio opens in Esquimalt this month. (Courtesy of Gillian Turner)

Esquimalt welcomes two new art spaces

Pottery studio, community arts hub opening this month

 

Nominations open for Victoria’s 2021 Youth Poet Laureate

Honourary one-year term reserved for region’s emerging poets

 

Sooke Arts Council eyes new home for permanent gallery

Group considering space at new seniors complex

 

Voting now ready for Arts Alive 2020 sculptures

Audio and written descriptions posted for all 10 sculptures

Oak Bay woman’s first children’s book encourages self-compassion, environmentalism

‘Benjamin’s Blue Feet’ takes place on the Galapagos Islands

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Celebrating the arts – and audiences – at a distance

How you can help organizations pivoting to maintain a thriving arts community

  • Jul 27, 2020

Colwood art centre shuts its doors indefinitely

Board members look for new location when feasible, continue online

Artistic, economic hub proposed for Colwood Park and Ride site

Juan de Fuca Performing Arts Society to make proposal at June 8 committee meeting

Victoria’s Bateman gallery goes online to bring nature, art into homes

Bateman Foundation collaborates with Black Press Media for the Mental Health Resource Guide.

Victoria’s youth poetry slam goes digital to accommodate COVID-19

Victorious Voices participants hit the stage virtually

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019

Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Musician traded in a law career for her musical journey

  • Nov 18, 2019

Victoria-based artist takes home prestigious art prize

Audie Murray won the Juror’s Choice prize at the Salt Spring National Art Prize

Fashion for fall and for art

Three arts professionals show off autumn styles

  • Oct 4, 2019

Artist Kathryn Fudge’s garden sculptures created from t-shirts

Coast Collective executive director’s dream is to have West Shore arts centre

  • Aug 14, 2019

Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artistic journey from sign painting to fine art

  • Jul 10, 2019

10th annual Victorious Voices Festival coming to Victoria

The spoken word championships allows students from across Vancouver Island to compete