Comox Valley Arts works to facilitate and animate arts and culture in our community.
Through our creation or involvement in a wide variety of cultural activities, workshops, events, festivals, exhibition spaces, seasonal programs, and support of members groups, we actively support, promote and celebrate the Comox Valley as a creative and dynamic arts producing center.
Professional Development for Creative Workers
Get better at the business of your creativity. Embrace some tech, expand your knowledge, take control of your career. We present an ongoing variety of workshops to support creatives in
Annual 30-Day Drawing Challenge
30 Day Drawing Challenge 2023 sharpen your pencils, the annual 30 day drawing challenge IS HERE! The 30 Day Drawing Challenge is a free, accessible drawing program available to anyone.
Comox Valley Playlist
This valley is PACKED with incredible, diverse musical artists. Every genre, every style, amazing collaborations… Comox Valley Arts is not a one-discipline pony?We are about ALL art forms and creative
Arts & Youth
Our Youth Engagement Program is an important community development tool for connectivity, personal growth, and empowerment of youth, as well as succession and capacity building within the arts community. ?
Family Day Creativity Kits
We love this project, in partnership with the City of Courtenay. For 2022, our team has created a tie-dye and claymation challenge kit with bonus Wild Stencils (nature-based art) and
YQQ Arts & Culture Program
COMOX VALLEY ARTS IS VERY PLEASED TO PARTNER WITH THE COMOX VALLEY AIRPORT (YQQ) TO CREATE AN ANNUAL PUBLIC EXHIBIT THAT SHOWCASES THE WORK OF OUR TALENTED REGIONAL ARTISTS. Each
Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour
The 2023 Central Island Arts Guide & Studio Tour The Arts Guide is a robust online directory of local artists. the 2023 Studio Tour will take place on May 20-22.
Soundbites Supper Club
This Covid-prompted project was created to connect local music with local audiences and beyond.? A Livestream series that we will be continuing in the spring of 2021.? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6MssZVca5g&t=16shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVAZlXRdXxUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2i11UHCqZIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge4zy9HZVWQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SbuvHfdNA0 Interested to
Salish Sea Festival – A Week of Lanterns
Comox Valley Arts is really excited to announce our participation in this new island-wide event!? Started in Sidney, at ArtSea Community Arts Council, a number of years ago and in
Downtown Courtenay Summer Street Markets
Downtown Courtenay Summer Street Markets During the summer of 2023, Comox Valley Arts will host an Arts and Artisans Market in conjunction with the Comox Valley Farmer’s Market on Wednesday afternoons. This collaborative market transforms
PRACTICE: Inside The Creative Process
Travel through the creative journeys of our artists. Comox Valley is home to many 100s of experienced, established and well-known artists across an array of genres. PRACTICE is a sharing
Comox Valley Poet Laureate Program
The Comox Valley Poet Laureate creates works during?a two-year term?to celebrate or commemorate significant community events?(i.e. Miners Memorial, Canada Day, etc.), and will serve as a touchstone?for the mood of
THE ARTS PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN THE COMOX VALLEY.
Arts and culture enhances every part of our lives. They benefit us economically, socially, and educationally; from the future prospects of our children, to the vibrancy of our valley, to
Nurture – Creativity & Mental Wellness
Our newest program, Nurture, celebrates the strength, tenacity and resiliency of our creative community. The pandemic wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of all artists, all over the world, instantly rendering
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
Join in this collaboration between Comox Valley Transition Society and Comox Valley Arts?to build awareness, take action, and move our community forward. click here for stitch session registrations In the
Resources for Creatives
A curated collection of things we think will help you grow your practice, expand your market, up your skills or meet new people! Some of the links below are affiliate