Hands-on, exploratory art activities 
for children every Saturday morning.

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Until March 10, 2018 
Michele Di Menna, Ayesha Hameed with Tom Hirst, Colter Harper and Liz Park with Marcus Rediker, Lili Huston-Herterich, Dawn Johnston, Eleanor King, Gary Manson, OrcaLab, Genevieve Robertson, Jenni Schine and Jay White, Fiona Tan, Willie Thrasher and Linda Saddleback
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 endeavours to listen to the sea through contemporary visual art, sound works, presentations, and performances.
Image: Fiona Tan, Depot, HD video, 2015


NAG Raffle Posters 2018 imagewpExperience Art | 2018 Raffle 

Buy your ticket now!
Draw: March 10, 12 pm

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

1. Vancouver
Fly roundtrip to Vancouver courtesy of Helijet & visit the Vancouver Art Gallery. This prize includes four complimentary tickets to the Gallery & a gorgeous exhibition catalogue.

2. Victoria
Enjoy a night in a one-bedroom luxury suite at The Parkside Hotel &Spa and six complimentary tickets to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.

3. Nanaimo
A fabulous evening out for two, including dinner at Vancouver Island University's Discovery Room and tickets to TheatreOne's presentation of With Glowing Hearts.

We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of our sponsors: Helijiet, The Vancouver Art Gallery, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa, TheatreOne.

Proceeds support Nanaimo Art Gallery programming.
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$75 Members | $85 Non-Members
For all three Sundays: $215 Members
For all three Sundays: $245 Non-Members
This artist-led workshop series is designed to encourage non-artists and artists alike to discover new ways of making. Experiment with materials, create with confidence and connect with local contemporary artists. Join us for adventures in art and ideas!
Day 1: Salish Sea: A Tidal Zone Rhythm with Roxanne Charles
Sunday, February 25, 10 am – 4 pm
Day 2: Transforming Images with Bracken Hanuse Corlett
Sunday, March 4, 10 am – 4 pm
Day 3: Create without Borders with Yvonne Vander Kooi
Sunday, March 11, 10 am – 4 pm

















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Looking for a great place to have a meeting or event? Within walking distance from the historic Nanaimo waterfront, Nanaimo Art Gallery | Art Lab offers a unique and cost-effective environment for a meeting, seminar, presentation, cocktail reception or dinner party. Located near all major hotels, coffee shops, and restaurants, your friends, family, organization or company can convene right in the centre of the arts and business district downtown. We offer a non-profit rate of $45 per hour and a corporate/private rate of $90 per hour.


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150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G6
Tue - Sat: 10 am - 5 pm to 12/23/17 reopens 01/4/18, Sun: 12 -5 pm Spring to 12/10/17



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