Arts & Culture

Central Vancouver Island Artists, Galleries, Theatre in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Discover countless Central Vancouver Island artists galleries and studios, over 140 annual events, and natural settings that will inspire your own creativity.

The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach and the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville may be the cultural icons for our communities but don’t stop your artful exploring there.

There’s nothing quite like encountering an artist on his or her own home turf, cup of tea in one hand, paintbrush or chisel in the other. Self-guided studio tours of the region allow one to drop in unexpectedly on dozens of home-based studios and galleries. Parksville Qualicum Beach is home to one of the highest concentrations of artist and artisan studios in BC.

Parksville Qualicum Beach locals and Vancouver Island visitors alike eagerly anticipate the changing of the seasons, and not just because of weather and holidays. While Bard to Broadway packs the Village Theatre in the Summer, ECHO Players’ productions happen from Fall to Spring so there is almost always a show to catch.

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Monk Art Gallery & Studio - Downtown Parksville

250-248-8189 or 250-228-6648
151A Morison Avenue, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H7
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McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)

250-248-8185
133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC, V9P 2H5
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Town of Qualicum Beach

250-752-6921
201 - 660 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1S7
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Pyromania Pottery

250-954-1775
2344 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC, V0R 1M0
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The Old School House Arts Centre

250-752-6133
122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, B.C., V9K 1T2
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MONK Art Gallery & Studio - Rathtrevor Beach Studio

250-228-6648
#5 1065 Tanglewood Place, Parksville, BC, V9P2H6
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Echo Players Society Community Theatre

250-752-3522
110 West 2nd Avenue, Box 281, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1S8
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Salish Sea Market

778-424-2012
110-6996 West Island Highway, Bowser, BC, V0R 1G0
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Robert Held Art Glass

250-586-4353
708 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC, V9P 1T8
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Qualicum Beach Museum

250-752-5533
587 Beach Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 1K7
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Alcove Homegrown Living

250-594-5483
689 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, V9K 1T2
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