Nanaimo Arts Council

Nanaimo Arts Council

The Nanaimo Arts Council is an umbrella organization dedicated to the support, development and promotion of all the arts in Nanaimo and the surrounding area. The Council encourages the professional artist, the emerging artist, and the disenfranchised and disabled artist.

Our programs include:

  • visual arts, (painting, photography, sculpture, pottery)
  • literary arts, (poetry, prose, short stories, novels)
  • film
  • performing arts (instrumental and choral music, dance, theatre)
  • and an annual bursary program for local arts students looking to further their arts education.

The Nanaimo Arts Council is a non-profit, charitable organization that relies on the support of volunteers.

Nanaimo Arts Council

Monday to Wednesday & Saturday - 9:30am - 5:30pm

Thursday & Friday - 9:30am - 9:00pm

Sunday - 11:00am - 5:30pm


Area of Operations

Art Galleries