Author Archive for The MAC

Writing the Watercolour Workshop

Create an image using watercolour washes then write what inspires you to illustrate with words textures, shapes, line and tell the hidden story or paint the poem. Wednesday, February 7 – 28: 1-3 pm Price: $45.00: supplies not included Instructor: Betsy Symons MA To register contact:   elizabethsymons@shaw.ca This class is for beginners and intermediate artists wanting to explore the blending of…

Become an Exhibit Sponsor

Help support the arts in your community – become an exhibit sponsor.  Your $500 sponsorship for one 6-week exhibit will help the MAC continue to host a variety of quality exhibits throughout the year and give your corporate logo/image recognition: On an onsite exterior banner On the onsite OCAC Sponsor Board display On onsite gallery exhibits, image poster & rack On…

MAC 2018 Gallery Exhibition Season

The McMillan Arts Centre is pleased to announce the 2018 Gallery Exhibition Season.  Follow the links below to find out more about each artist and their upcoming exhibits with us. Jan 16-Feb 24: Rosemarie Baker | Susan Hiebert Feb 27-Apr 14: Ekphrastic (Fibre Arts Network) | Jenn Williamson Apr 17-Jun 2:  Grant Leier/Nixie Barton | Paul Jorgensen Jun 5-Jul 14:   …

Painting Classes with Lloyd Major

These are art classes for beginners to advanced students and everyone in between. Everyone chooses the subject matter, the size of painting, and whether you wish to paint in oil or acrylic. Lloyd will take you from a blank canvas to a finished painting (not always in 4 weeks). The focus is learning to paint but also making it an enjoyable time.…

Room Booking at the MAC

Have you considered hosting your wedding, workshop, meeting or get-together at the MAC?  The MAC venue rental rates are the lowest in town and this beautiful heritage school building in downtown Parksville is the perfect backdrop!  With inspiring and beautiful exhibits in all 3 galleries, grand piano and sound systems in our Concert Gallery, incredible natural light and upgraded free…

DeCosmos Tuesday Painters Group

Tuesday Painters is a group of DeCosmos Fine Arts Society members who enjoy doing art with others. The group is inclusive, welcoming members at all levels of artistic ability. Participants benefit from the camaraderie, gentle critiques and exchange of ideas between members. Tuesday Painters will resume meeting September 5, 2017 For more information about DeCosmos Fine Arts Society visit their website.