The Coast Collective Art Centre has now moved to our brand new home on Wale Road at Westridge Landing in the heart of Colwood (co-located with the Holiday Inn Hotel) Come and check out our new home!
Here’s a snapshot of what the Coast Collective Arts Centre contributes each year to the cultural landscape of southern Vancouver Island:
Open to the Public 5 Days Per Week (Free Admission; Donations Welcomed) ~ The Coast Collective Art Gallery is the West Shore’s only full-time community arts facility, featuring an average of 20 exhibitions per year, each usually showcasing 20 to 30 artists working in various media. Thousands of people visit our centre each year on the shore of Esquimalt Lagoon next to the campus of Royal Roads University.
FINE ARTS OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY
Associates Program - Art Space and the Roaming Gallery ~ The Coast Collective is proud to promote the visual arts in our community through the work of our talented Associate Program participants. Our Art Space and Roaming Gallery programs bring art out into the community with frequently changing displays of original artwork. The public can currently enjoy the art of our Associates via Art Space at the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre in Colwood. Our Roaming Gallery also continues to serve a variety of local businesses and government offices throughout the Capital Regional District.
ARTISAN GIFT SHOP
The Coast Collective Gift Shop carries superbly fashioned, unique and original crafts and fine art created by talented local artists and artisans. Works include stunning jewelry, ceramics, wearable art for all ages, wooden toys, paintings and a full range of locally crafted greeting cards for any occasion. Our Gift Shop offers something local and lovely for every taste and budget.
The Coast Collective offers over 100 classes and workshops each year, delivered by some of the region’s most noted visual artists and artisans. Participation in the arts benefits our personal health and wellbeing, and people on the west coast are active at all ages, including in the arts.
Listing last confirmed: Jul. 22, 2017