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 The Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery respects the cultural rights of First Nations and asks that artists' work be culturally appropriate in its content. 



Showing at the gallery February 1st to 25th

Click here to enter: Maps Online Show

Opening Gala: February 2 from 1-3pm with special guest speaker Julie Chadwick, author of “ The Man Who Carried Cash”

Members can submit work for this exhibition on January 29th & 30th from 11am - 4pm

This show is proudly sponsored by the Ladysmith Credit Union

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The earth is divided into layers, as is the human body. We say we have layers of personality, or layer cake or a layer of clothing on a day which is unpredictable. Artists, explore and show us your ideas on layers.

Layers runs from March 1 - March 22, 2019
Opening Gala: March 2, 2019 from 1-3pm with guest speaker Dr. Brian Thom, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

Members: Submit work for this exhibition on February 26 & 27, 2019 from 11-4PM

This exhibition is proudly sponsored by Art of Brewing and Winemaking

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Spring Art SALE!

Clean out your closets! This is a chance to sell your 2D, 3D art, art supplies or anything related to art.

Members: This is a great opportunity!
Intake: March 23rd, 2019 from 3:00pm - 6:30pm
Outtake: March 31st, 2019 from 4pm- 6pm

All pieces must be tagged with your membership number, price and a inventory sheet filled out.
(Inventory sheets can be found HERE)

Artist receives 80%, gallery 20% of sales

Sign up required! Reserve your space NOW!
Email us at or phone the gallery and ask for Gail at 250.245.1252

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Student Show

runs from April 5th-April 18th

Showcasing works from the very young to university level, these artists will feature work from all genres of arts. A great way to view the upcoming talent on the island!

Opening gala: Saturday April 6th from 1-3pm
Special guest speaker: Storyteller Pearl Harris

Intake for this show is April 2nd from 1am1-4pm
Outtake is April 18th from 11am-4pm

This exhibition is proudly sponsored by Red’s Emporium


January Juxtaposition with Grant Leier, Nixie Barton, Sheila Norgate

February Maps with Guest Speaker Julie Chadwick author of The Man who Carried Cash

March Layers with Guest Speaker Dr Brian Thom, Department of Anthropology

April Students Show with Guest Speaker Pearl Harris

April 19-28th FCA Nanaimo Showcase

May Seascapes

Glass Show - May 18 - 26th

June Connections with Guest Speaker Birony Penn

FORK OFF June 22 - June 20

July On the Waterfront

July 28/29th Journeys Reality & Imagination Brenda Chalifoux-Luscombe and Althea White

August Local Landscapes with Guest Speaker Francesca Reside

September Food for Thought sponsored by John Surtees Remax

Claudia Lohmann Sept 21 - 29th

October Insect World

Dennis Brown Oct 19 - 27th

November Under the Microscope

Hats off to the West Coast - Nov 16 - 24

December Christmas show Holly Jolly Christmas November 27 - Dec 22

Closed for The Holidays and Winter Maintenance December 23 - January 2, 2019

January 2020

February 2020 Ladysmith Fine Art Show - sponsor John Surtee Remax