July Exhibitions – July 1-29, 2017

DeCosmos Our Canada Show 2017 poster




“Our Canada” presented by DeCosmos Fine Arts Society




Margery Blom exhibit poster



“Celebrating Vancouver Island” with artist Margery Blom






 SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017,  1-3pm

On the Wings of Peace - Peggy Schollenberg

On the Wings of Peace by Peggy Schollenberg – from DeCosmos Fine Arts Society’s “Our Canada” exhibit

Join us as we celebrate Canada’s birthday and two superb exhibits at the McMillan Arts Centre.  Refreshments, including a Canada birthday cake courtesy of DeCosmos Fine Arts Society, balloons and LIVE MUSIC, featuring local accomplished classical pianist, Rita Blom, who will be performing on a 12-string Grandstick® (a Chapman® Stick), an electronic instrument whose strings are tapped, rather than strummed, creating a unique and melodious sound.



Music and Events in July 2017

Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen – Friday, July 14, 2017, at 7:00 pm

SOUNDS OF SUMMER 2017The MAC is pleased to present ourSummer Sounds package’ only $42!3 incredible concerts

  • FOLK: Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen, July 14,
  • JAZZMildly Wild (formerly Eryn Sharpe Trio in a new music project), August 11,
  • CLASSIC JAZZ:  Victoria’s Jon Miller Jazz Quartet, August 25th 

Enjoy a summer of wonderful concerts, exhibits and much more at the MAC!

BOX OFFICE:  order online or at McMillan Arts Centre (133 McMillan Street, Parksville) or call the MAC at 250-248-8185. 


Workshops and Classes at the MAC in July


A full summer of fun, inspiring and creative programs for children and youth – July 3 – August 29, 2017.  Click here for information and registration or contact RDN: 250-248-3252, www.rdn.bc.ca

Tangle Time! Zentangle FREE Drop-In  – Saturday, July 8, 2-4pm

Zentangle Renaissance Treasures! with Rhonda Roy, Saturday, July 15, 2017 www.atanglinglife.com

Mid-Island ARTIST TRADING CARDS:  FREE Swap and Drop-In, Saturday, July 15, 2017 – 1-3pm