May 30 to August 8, 2015
Mike Bourscheid, Claude Cahun, Gilbert & George, Jack Harman, Carole Itter, Katie Lyle, Elizabeth Milton, Shana Moulton, Frank Ney, Skawennati, Krista Belle Stewart, and Luo Zhijian
Image: Katie Lyle, The Writer and The Reader (2014), Oil on canvas, 12"x16"
Exciting developments here at Art Lab!
Looking for a space to be creative in a fun and informal setting?
Monday Adult Drop-in Workshops
August 17, 7-9pm
Free drop-in space for artists, writers, poets and collaborators to interact, find inspiration and create in a studio setting. Opportunity to learn new techniques and share your skills and ideas with other like minded creatives! Art supplies provided.
Deadline: September 15
Nanaimo Art Gallery invites artists and artisans working in all mediums to enter our Annual Pop Up Shop, a juried show and sale of original, handmade items. We will involve a wide range of quality work, including: textiles, clay, glass, wood, jewellery, paintings, folk art, photographs, note and gift cards, and more.
Our Annual Pop Up Shop takes place in the hub of Nanaimo's Art's District at Nanaimo Art Gallery's new art education space, Art Lab, next to the gallery on Commercial Street.
Illustration by LURK
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.
Saturday, July 25, Doors open @ 6:30pm
Join us for an informal, fun gathering of local creative people, sharing their unique personal stories of "The Full Nanaimo". Our featured speakers hail from a wide range of areas with diverse backgrounds and professions. Hear their stories in a dynamic and engaging format that fuels inspiration and connectivity.
This is is a great opportunity to get out from behind your screen and get to a live event, with real people, real communication, real beer, and real creative fun. Come enjoy a "real" social network.RSVP is required. Read about it and RSVP online at www.bit.do/pecha-nanaimo
Presented by Awarewolf Creative and Nanaimo Design Nerds
150 Commercial Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5G6
Phone: (250) 754-1750
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm