Shawnigan Lake Museum Aims For $1M Expansion in 2020

When Garth Harvey and his cohorts first set to transforming the old community fire hall into the home of the Shawnigan Lake Museum in 1982, he said they’d be a “couple of peas rattling around in a pan”.   37 years later, the once small collection has grown, as have the number of volunteers and […]

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Arts Group Promoting Gallery Opens Art Show

The Cowichan Public Art Gallery Society (CVPAG) is putting on an art show at the Arbutus Gallery in the Island Savings Centre from March 4 to March 23 called Estuary: Cradle of Life. The official opening reception takes place from 5 pm to 8 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2019, and is part of an on-going […]

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How Art & Music Improved My Health

My health continues to improve with each art and music activity that I take part in. Here’s my story. Growing up in a small town in a large family added to my development as a socially withdrawn, low self esteem young man who consequently fought with depression and alcohol abuse. It was not until I […]

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