The McMillan Arts Centre started life as Parksville School in 1913 when McMillan Street was one of the main streets in Parksville, and the building was a centrepiece in the community. The Oceanside Community Arts Council (OCAC) purchased the building in 1986 and the upper part of this historic building Read more [...]
Drawing inspiration from its magnificent landscape, British Columbia’s artists use the province’s natural beauty and raw materials to create remarkable treasures showcased in BC art galleries.
Towering totem poles, powerful sculptures and masks, bold prints and exquisitely designed jewellery tell the story of BC’s first peoples. Dramatic paintings, evocative photographs and a cornucopia of craft arts capture the province’s diverse geography and multi-faceted spirit.
BC claims artists of national and international renown. View their work at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Museum of Anthropology, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Eagle Aerie Gallery and Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art or the newly opened Audain Museum of Art.
MONK is a West Coast Canadian Artist with a Gallery in Parksville, Vancouver Island and a beach studio in spectacular Rathtrevor Beach, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Monk’s art is primarily from the endless ocean views, idyllic beach scenes, beautiful Gulf Island coastlines, spectacular old growth forests, serene gardens and ancient Read more [...]