EVENTS

Storytelling Tour with Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun

Wednesdays at noon

Book your tour of Boarder X with Snuneymuxw artist and storyteller Eliot White-Hill and art education coordinator Yvonne Vander Kooi.

Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun is a Coast Salish artist and author from the Snuneymuxw First Nation. He also has roots in the Nuu Chah Nulth world in Hupacasath and carries the name Kwaayas through them. His art practice is rooted in traditional storytelling and finding ways to express the Coast Salish world view through both visual and written narrative.

Recommended donation: $5

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All Ages All Play
Saturdays, September 19 - November 14

Drop by the Gallery, check out the Boarder X exhibition and join us in Art Lab between 10 AM-1 PM for artful activities and watch local skaters fly around Art Lab's half pipe!

Each Saturday during Boarder X there will be an art activity from button making and skateboard design to stickers and stencils.

All ages welcome

Recommended donation: $5 per person

There will be space for three families or groups at a time. Covid protocols will be in place including wearing masks and social distancing.


Tour, Skate & Make

Book your investigative tour of Boarder X and explore the intersections of art and boarding culture through the work of Indigenous artists. In Art Lab get an introduction to skating with a skateboard mentor on the newly installed mini half pipe, make a cool button, and design a skateboard graphic.

$90 (helmets included ) | 90 minutes | 10 person maximum

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Interested in skating the half pipe?

Book your hour with a friend (two person limit) and skate in Art Lab.

With a Mentor: Fridays 3-9 PM, Saturdays 10 AM-1 PM, Sundays 1-5 PM
Without a Mentor (for experienced Skaters): Tuesdays 1-5 PM, Thursdays 12-3 PM

Recommended donation: $5

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Exhibition Tour

Join our staff for a guided tour through Boarder X. Learn more about how these artists in Boarder X and how their works have related skateboarding, surfing, and snowboarding to Indigenous ways of being .

$40 | 45 minutes

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150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia
CANADA V9R 5G6

+1 (250) 754-1750
Tue - Thu, Sunday: 12 - 5 PM
Fri: 12 - 9PM, Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM

 

 

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