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Painting Classes with Lloyd Major

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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

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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.

Sound Connection Choir

FINAL Sound Connection Poster Sept 2017 w Lighthouse copy

Perfect for women and men who love singing.  No experience necessary. Sing both contemporary and international music in two or three part harmony. Vocalists will receive instruction and guidance on vocal technique, harmony, and improvisational singing.  Each singer will receive recordings of the songs and the lyrics. Thursdays  from 7  – 9 pm Beginning Sept 7, 2017 To register or for…

Painting Classes with Elissa Anthony

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Ever wondered if you could paint? Starting September 11, I will be offering art classes in oil and acrylic at the MAC from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. I am able to guide you to find your style through structured exercises, experimentation and “happy mistakes”! Students work on projects they choose, including subject matter and size. New students can join…

MAC 2017-2018 Performance Season

MAC Pick 6 2017-19 Performance Season

The MAC is proud to announce its 2017-2018 Performance Series.  This season will feature a total of seventeen performances with a wide variety of concerts and storytelling.  Download the brochure here for full details. Our Pick 6 Performance Package will be offered from now until March 23, 2018.  Choose any six performances from our 2017-18 season and pay $99 ($90 for…