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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Nanaimo Art Gallery Statement on COVID-19 UPDATE

Dear friends and community members,

After careful consideration, and following further updates from our provincial Minister of Health, Nanaimo Art Gallery, the Gallery Store, and Art Lab are closed to the public as of today, March 17, 2020. All of our upcoming programs are postponed until further notice.


Our first priority is ensuring the health and safety of our visitors, program participants, staff, their families, and our community. Our staff will continue to work on and off-site, planning our exciting future programming. We are available for you, and if you have any questions about our plans around COVID-19 or any other matters related to Nanaimo Art Gallery please get in touch.


We look forward to welcoming you back for more inspiring Nanaimo Art Gallery programming as soon as the situation allows. In the meantime please stay connected to us through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and check back to our website, as we will continue to share ways to connect through culture, even at a distance.


As a non-profit organization we are grateful for your understanding and ongoing support. We are looking forward to seeing you again as soon as we are able to launch our next round of programming.




The Nanaimo Art Gallery Team



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The story behind the making of Supernatural Eagle Bringing the Sun Back to the World by father-son team William and Joel Good. Installed at the Nanaimo Art Gallery on Oct. 11, 2018. Closed-Captioned Video produced by Jennifer Wynne Webber. Photo by Sean Fenzl 







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


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150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia

+1 (250) 754-1750
Tue - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sun: 12 PM - 5 PM



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