Author Archive for The MAC

Watercolour Classes with Norma Emerson

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Be inspired to paint by Canada’s own Group of Seven artists: Fred Varley and L. L. Fitzgerald.  Use either watercolours or acrylics. Classes run Tuesdays, March 14th to May 2nd, 10:00 am till noon at the MAC Eight sessions cost $120.00. To register, please contact Norma Emerson, B. Ed., 250 752-9057 or

Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen – Folk at the MAC


This summer the MAC is proud to bring you Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen in Concert July 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm Tickets $15  ($12 for OCAC members) Tickets now available online Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen each spent over 30 years writing, producing and recording music before meeting at Nanaimo’s Songwriters Circle in 2009. They immediately felt the need to…

Music and Events in March 2017

Tickets available via our online box office, in person at the MAC or by phone 250-248-8185.  Remaining tickets will be available at the door. Tales for the Telling presents “The Changing World” Featuring Marva Blackmore, Jennifer Ferris, Lee Porteous and Susan Warner Friday, March 17th – 7:30 pm $15/$12 (online box office here) Around the world, March 21 is celebrated…

Acrylics Workshop with Lynn Orriss

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DeCosmos Fine Arts Society presents a two-day workshop with Lynn Orriss: ACRYLIC “WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THIS STUFF?”  MARCH 23, 2017  &  MARCH 30, 2017 10:00-3:00 Cost: DECOSMOS MEMBERS: $112.00 NON-REFUNDABLE NON-MEMBERS: $137.00 NON-REFUNDABLE Cost includes supplies and refreshments LIMIT 10 PEOPLE  ( MEMBERS FIRST ) THERE WILL BE A WAITING LIST AS LYNN WILL  DO A REPEAT WORKSHOP…

MAC 2016-2017 Performance Series

The MAC is proud to announce its 2016-2017 Performance Series.  This season will feature a total of eighteen performances with a variety of jazz, folk and storytelling performers. We have a fantastic lineup to choose from! Oct 12 – Music – PK Tessman Oct 21 – Storytelling – Beyond Bars & Brothels: Women of the Klondike Nov 11 – Music – Andrea Superstein…

Open and Member Calls

From time to time, the MAC holds open calls such as  Winter Wonderland, or our popular January White Sale. Watch this space for future open calls.  Better yet, subscribe to our MAC News and Events e-Newsletter and never miss a post!