Art Lab Workshops

To register for programs call 250.754.1750. Space is limited.    

NUTSUMAAT | Pulling Together 
Drumming Circle with Patrick Aleck

Wednesday, April 11

6:00 - 6:30 Gallery Open
6:30 - 7:15 Drum Circle
Registration required
Free | Donations gratefully accepted

Drums available courtesy of Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre or bring your own

Join us for an inspiring evening of drumming, singing, storytelling and conversation with Stz’uminus composer Patrick Aleck. We will drum and sing along to encourage peace and unity within our communities. Meet Indigenous Education Coordinator Arlene Deptuck in the Gallery before the drumming begins to explore the current exhibition through an Indigenous lens.  


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Grapes of Craft: An Evening of Art & Wine

Thursday, May 17, 7 - 9:30 pm

Registration required
Supplies and wine included
$35 Members | $40 Non-Members

Raise your glass to another creative night. Inspired by a lively discussion in the Gallery, create your own mixed media artwork using paint, pastels and photo collage on canvas panels. Artist and educator Yvonne Vander Kooi will share techniques and approaches to image making that will surprise and delight. Create an artwork to take home, have fun and catch up with friends—you don't have to be an artist to be creative.


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