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Svetlana Ponomarëva, concert pianist, returns to Bowen! She will be performing at the Gallery @ Artisan Square on Saturday, July 25. Doors open at 7 pm and the concert begins promptly at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for youth under 19 years of age. Svetlana will be playing Sergey Prokofiev and other selections.

Eat, Drink, Paint! Join us for a fabulous social and creative evening. Art instruction, great company, scrumptious treats and refreshing drink await you. Sign up for one of the upcoming classes via Bowen Island Community Recreation. Next dates include Saturday, 11 July, inspired by André Derain, Wednesday, 29 July, inspired by Vincent Van Gogh and Saturday, 15 August, inspired by A. Y. Jackson. Privates parties also available. Contact Janet Esseiva for more information.

Come to Bowen and enjoy a self-guided Bowen Art & 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 is a member of the Sea to Sky Arts Councils. Our partners include Lions Bay, Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton. Together we support artists and arts and cultural events within each of our communities and along the Sea to Sky Corridor. We've just launched a Scavenger Hunt -- a fun wayto discover arts and culture throughout the entire region. To play, and win some great prizes, visit the Sea to Sky Arts Councils website by clicking 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.

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Drawn to Story features the illustrated artwork of Karen Watson. 23 Jul 16 Aug. Reception: 26 July 1-3pm
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