Past Workshops

New!  Apple Technology Class: i-Phones and i-Pads Part 2

New! Apple Technology Class: i-Phones and i-Pads Part 2

New Apple Technology Class!  i-Phones & i-Pads Part 2Apple Technology workshops can be attended in-person or on Zoom. Classes are $45 each Click on the links to register online, or contact the MAC Office About the Instructor:Dan LaRocque has been an Apple computer...

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A Cultural Palette With Dr. Evelin Kruger

A Cultural Palette With Dr. Evelin Kruger

A Cultural Palette With Dr. Evelin Kruger  Artist Talk Series Thursday April 28 1-3 pm $15 OCAC members Register online or call 250-248-8185 In this interactive workshop you will learn about different styles artists use to paint; what are the factors which...

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Chakras for Beginners with Jill Bonnell

Chakras for Beginners with Jill Bonnell

Chakras for Beginners with Jill BonnellApril 24, 20226-9pm Learn about your 7 chakras and how they affect you PLUS receive a guided meditation through these 7 chakras $45 pre-register $60 at door To reserve your spot call 250-954-7817 or email  Jill decided to heal...

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Mosaics: Working with Italian Smalti

Mosaics: Working with Italian Smalti

Mosaics: Working with Italian SmaltiSaturday, May 14, 2022 10am to 5pm$150 Instructor: Debra Hagen Curious about mosaics?  Interested in trying your hand at using a traditional material? The United Nations has declared 2022 as International Year of Glass! This class...

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ART Open Studio: Mend, Stitch, Create

ART Open Studio: Mend, Stitch, Create

ART Open Studio:  Mend, Stitch, CreateMondays – 5:00 to 7:00 PMFebruary 28 - April 25Register online here Experience the benefits of creative expression in a supportive group environment. No experience required. Join us at our weekly open studio, each with its own...

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Creating Digital Art in Procreate with Brian Middleton

Creating Digital Art in Procreate with Brian Middleton

Creating Digital Art in Procreate with Brian MiddletonThursday,  April 7/22 from 10 am-3 pm Cost:  $125 Register online or at the MAC Office   Loved by creative professionals, Procreate has everything you need to create expressive sketches, rich paintings,...

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Aging Artfully 2022 Spring Session

Aging Artfully 2022 Spring Session

“It’s never too late for a new experience”Aging Artfully is a FREE program offered to independently domiciled seniours living in our community.  Our wonderful volunteer teachers provide instruction and support for participants aged 75+.  All materials and supplies...

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Express YourSELF through Art

Express YourSELF through Art

Express yourSELF through ArtA space for people to come together and make art.Follow the weekly theme or create spontaneous art!No art experience is requiredAll supplies are providedJoin once or weekly MondaysNov 15 to Dec 205pm to 7pm What Participants Can Expect:•...

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Level 2 Alcohol Ink Painting Class:  Pattiann Withapea

Level 2 Alcohol Ink Painting Class: Pattiann Withapea

This is a fast paced class intended for those who have completed Pattiann’s Level 1 Class or those who are experienced in this magical medium. We explore techniques using Fire & Resist to take your Alcohol Ink painting skills to the next level. Each participant...

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Oil Painting Techniques with Dominik Modlinski

Oil Painting Techniques with Dominik Modlinski

Oil Painting Techniques with Dominik ModlinskiSaturday, November 27th 10:00 to 4:00 Limit:  10 participants Cost $175 CLASS FULL - contact the MAC for waitlist Join Dominik for a full day of painting as he walks you through oil painting techniques and their...

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Fall Zentangle® Classes at the MAC with Rhonda Roy

Fall Zentangle® Classes at the MAC with Rhonda Roy

Octopus' Garden: Zentangle® class - and more!CZT Rhonda Roy is back at the MAC this fall for a series of Zentangle classes.  The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Even if you can't...

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Water-Mixable Oil Painting: Workshop with Margery Blom

Water-Mixable Oil Painting: Workshop with Margery Blom

Water-Mixable Oil Painting: Workshop with Margery BlomSaturday, October 16 202110:00 am, to 3:00 pm All Materials included! $125.00 Register online or at the MAC Office Water mixable oil paints are odourless, non-toxic and safe to use when painting in groups or small...

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Acrylic Beginner Classes with Susan Schaefer

Acrylic Beginner Classes with Susan Schaefer

Acrylic Beginner Classes with Susan SchaeferFridays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 10:00 - 12:30 Cost $164 (+gst) Register online or at the MAC Office or call Susan   Step into the exciting world of acrylic paints.  With step by step, and one on one instruction, Susan...

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2021 Fall Art Bites Classes

2021 Fall Art Bites Classes

2021 Fall Art Bites ClassesGo on, take a bite! Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class (and art supplies) if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course? Art...

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It IS Easy Mixing Green –  Workshop with Cindy Mawle

It IS Easy Mixing Green – Workshop with Cindy Mawle

It IS Easy Mixing Green - Workshop With Cindy MawleTroubles with green? In this 3 hour class I will show you a fun way to mix a variety of greens as well as a few beautiful greys in an abstract style design colour chart you can refer to when painting.No more boring...

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Painting Trees in Acrylic: Workshop with Cindy Mawle

Painting Trees in Acrylic: Workshop with Cindy Mawle

Painting Trees in Acrylic: Workshop with Cindy MawleFROM THE GROUND UP Are you struggling with painting trees in acrylics?Would you like some tips and techniques to use in your own work?If YES! this 2 day workshop may be just what you need!Click here for class outline...

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Acrylic Painting Classes with Susan Schaefer

Acrylic Painting Classes with Susan Schaefer

Abstracted Landscapes: Acrylic Painting Class with Susan SchaeferCome out and enjoy a fun day of painting as we abstract the landscape, looking for simple shapes and design. Saturday July 17th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm - $85 (gst) Class size is limited. Sign up NOW. Call...

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Beginner Ukulele Groups Lessons with Liz DeBarros

Beginner Ukulele Groups Lessons with Liz DeBarros

Beginner Group Ukulele Lessons with Liz DeBarrosTHURSDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 23, OCTOBER 7,14, 21, 28TH 2021  Six one-hour lessons 2.oopm to 3.00pm, on Thursdays at The MAC in Parksville If you have ever thought about playing the ukulele but have never even held one;...

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Summer 2021 Art Bites Classes

Summer 2021 Art Bites Classes

Art Bites Summer 2021Go on, take a bite! Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class (and art supplies) if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course? Art Bites is a...

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Art Bites Spring 2021 Term

Art Bites Spring 2021 Term

Art Bites Spring 2021Go on, take a bite! Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class (and art supplies) if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course? Art Bites is a...

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Gathering Our Frayed Edges – NOW ONLINE

Gathering Our Frayed Edges – NOW ONLINE

 Gathering our Frayed Edges - Now OnlineFREE Art Therapy Open Studio sessions with Art Therapist Marie Butler Mondays from 5-7 pm March 22 to April 26, 2021 Now Online Click here to register Welcome to Gathering our Frayed Edges, FREE Art Therapy Open Studio sessions...

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Apple Technology Workshops

Apple Technology Workshops

2022 Spring Apple Technology WorkshopsApple Technology workshops can be attended in-person or on Zoom. Classes are $45 each Click on the links to register online, or contact the MAC Office About the Instructor:Dan LaRocque has been an Apple computer and web...

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Art Open Studio: Creative Connections with the Land

Art Open Studio: Creative Connections with the Land

Creative Connections with the Land:  Online Environmental Arts Therapy Groupwith Art Therapist Sarah West Tuesdays, Feb 16 - March 23, 2021 1:00 – 3:00 PM Online via Zoom Click  here to register Come and engage creatively with the land and your fellow community...

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‘The Magic of Light’ Workshop with Margery Blom

‘The Magic of Light’ Workshop with Margery Blom

The Magic of Light Workshop for oil AND acrylic painters with Margery BlomSaturday, February 27, 2021 10am to 3pm $100 Register online or at the MAC Office   Painting is all about light! Generate light in your painting to take it from 'good' to a much higher...

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