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A big thank you to those of you who have renewed your membership. If you have not already done so, we urge you to take the time to ensure you continue to receive benefits of belonging to BIAC. We appreciate your support as it helps us deliver our services and programs. Please support the arts on Bowen! Please note you can pay online by clicking here.


Check out the Weekly Update of Arts & Cultural Events on Bowen Island.

They're back! The arts council is excited to announce the 2014-2015 Classical Concert Series. Save the ferry cost, the hassle of traffic and finding a place to park. Enjoy three excellent concerts for only $95 ($85 BIAC member price). Featuring the Cascadia Reed Quintet, the Orca String Quartet and Daniel Bolshoy, classical guitar. Download the brochure and ticket order form as a PDF or click here to read more and order your tickets online.


Check out the 2014-2015 Community Recreation Activity Brochure featuring recreational, educational and arts programming. Visit bowencommunityrecreation.com to browse or download. Registration opens August 25, 2014. Download a listing of the arts and literary section only by clicking here.

Come to Bowen and enjoy a self-guided Bowen Art (and nature) Walk. Begin your walk at the ferry dock as you land in Snug Cove. Follow a route that winds you through parkland, forest, and shoreline, and allows for viewing of impressive mosaics, murals, sculptures and other public art installations. End up at Artisan Square, the home of numerous galleries, studios, boutiques and other shops, including options for a full meal, light snack or delicious drinks. Download a map and further information here.

The Bowen Island Arts Council (BIAC) is dedicated to representing and coordinating the creative efforts and programs of all cultural groups on Bowen Island. BIAC strives to stimulate the development of arts and cultural projects and activities and promote and encourage the advancement of the arts and opportunities for local artists. BIAC also fosters an interest and pride in the cultural heritage and history of Bowen Island.

The artists of Bowen Island welcome you to our creative island!

Based on a national study of communities with a population of less than 50,000 people, Bowen Island was identified as the 4th most artistic community in Canada. Click here for more info.

BIAC gratefully acknowledges the support of the Bowen Island Municipality, the BC Arts Council and the Province of British Columbia. BIAC also thanks all its wonderful members and our community for its unwavering support of local arts and culture.


  For more to do on Bowen Island, please visit the Community Calendar on the Tourism Bowen Island website.
The Gallery



Its a wrap! The final show of the year features art and giftware from over 40 Bowen artists, musicians, and writers. Gifted 2014: 21 Nov 24 Dec. Opening reception: Friday 21 Nov 7-9pm
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Upcoming Shows

Artist Calls


BIAC Annual Report
Bowen celebrated a banner year in 2013! Check out the 2013 Annual Report of BIAC. Download a copy here.


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