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

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A selection of unique items made by
artists and artisans in British Columbia.

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June 23 to July 22, 2018
An exhibition by Arvo Leo
Curated by Jesse Birch and Emma Sise
Image: Arvo Leo, Vanda Orchid With Knives, 2018, digital photograph

August 3 to October 6, 2018
Join us for the opening reception: Thursday, August 2, 7:00 pm
Roger Aksadjuak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Pierre Aupilardjuk, Shary Boyle, Jessie Kenalogak, John Kurok, and
Leo Napayok

Curated by Shary Boyle in collaboration with Shauna Thompson


Organized and circulated by Esker Foundation, Calgary


Image: Pierre Aupilardjuk and Shary Boyle, Facing Forward, 2016, 34 x 18 x 28 cm, smoke-fired stoneware and hand-painted porcelain. Photo: M.N. Hutchinson




little-shop-of-horrors-1Film Screening of the Little Shop of Horrors (1960) at Bowen Park

Friday, July 20, 8–10 pm, FREE

Join us for an evening of silver screen in the greenery! The original The Little Shop of Horrors is a kitsch classic about a down-and-out flower shop, a plant with morally questionable eating habits, and a sadistic dentist. Bring a picnic blanket and some snacks to the Millstone River just West of Wall St. and enjoy the film with family and friends.




artlab 001 - CopyFacility Rental

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 $50 per hour and a corporate/private rate of minimum $100 per hour.


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150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G6
Tue - Sat: 10 am - 5 pm, Sun: 12 -5 pm (as of April 8)



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