OUR SPACE IS YOUR SPACE
CVAC galleries and office are fully accessible, on the main floor of the Cowichan Community Centre, 2687 James Street, Duncan.
The Cowichan Valley Arts Council has a long-standing tradition of supporting community events. A go-to destination for local arts and culture, our exhibitions, workshops and talks bring ideas and creativity to life. We love to collaborate and welcome the opportunity to elevate our community through the arts. In short, OUR SPACE is YOUR SPACE.
The Gallery is our largest space. It showcases works from local, national and international artists, elevating our programming to the world stage. The space is ideal for large and group shows. Rental includes the services of our expert hanging and curation team. We support your exhibition by providing graphic design, placement in online event listings and our weekly newsletter.
THE GALLERY: 1400 sq ft. Monthly rental, $1600/month
This space was generously designated by the Cowichan Community Centre Commission in January 2018.
The Annex was the original gallery space and adjoins the Gallery.The space is ideal for solo shows, small group shows, and it’s the location for our Share A Wall shows. Rental includes the services of our hanging and curation team. We support your exhibition by providing graphic design, placement in online event listings and our weekly newsletter.
THE ANNEX: 450 sq ft. Minimum 2 week rental, $175/week
Annex during the Cowichan Valley Fine Arts Show in 2021.
The Studio space is suitable for workshops, meetings, talks, book launches, consultations and more. Equipped with sound system, lectern, seating, table(s) & projector. We’ll support you marketing and provide graphic design, placement in online event listings and our weekly newsletter.
THE STUDIO: 900 sq. ft. $15/hr., $40 half day, $80 full day. Additional staff charges may apply for evening & weekend events.
This Space was Made for Sharing.
Want to showcase your work?
Rent the space.
Our Gallery, Annex and Studio spaces are all available to rent. Whether you wish to curate your own show, lead a workshop or develop a course, we’ll help you hone in on the best space for your needs.
wifi, projectors, screens, and sound systems (available to rent,) CVAC’s hanging and curation team optional, show posters and labels.
Hanging images professionally starts with using the right hardware and wiring the piece carefully. Consult the attached document (and drawings!) if you need a reference.
Share A WALL
We value our members and their work. Our Members Only SAW Showcase runs a few times each year- allowing several artists to Share space on A Wall in the Annex. SAW epitomizes what we do best. Shining the spotlight on local talent and fostering collaboration.