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Please join us for our first show of 2018 called "Striving". This theme is very broad and encompasses a multitude of interpretations, including paintings that artists have been "striving" to finish, artists exploring new techniques, new ideas… Anything goes!

The ArtLoft Gallery is closed for the month of January for cleaning.
Please join us again February 23rd
for the Opening Reception of our first show of 2018!

Upcoming shows for 2018 here (or at "2018 Schedule" above).

For more information: alertbayartists@gmail.com

Located in the front of the Seine Boat Inn in beautiful downtown Alert Bay, the ArtLoft Gallery opened in December of 2010 to showcase local talent.

Peak (JUL-AUG): Tues-Sun 11:30-3:30
Shoulder: (SEP+JUN): Thur-Sun 11:30-3:30
Winter: (OCT-MAY): Fri-Sun 11:30-3:30

(Closed Jan 1 - Mid-Feb for maintenance)
Or, call for appointment: 250-974-8147

Alert Bay Artists Society
60 Fir Street
PO Box 304
Alert Bay BC
V0N 1A0


Click here for a pdf of this year's ARTFEST application.

Sunday JULY 1st: Application Deadline*
Application available at link above or at the Library or ArtLoft Gallery!
*DUE: Registration fee, page 1 of application and bio and headshot. May be dropped off early to the ArtLoft.*

Sunday JULY 22nd 2-3:00pm: Artwork DROP OFF
at ArtLoft Gallery. Must be ready to hang with proper hanging hardware attached. No exceptions for late art.

Sunday July 29th 3:00pm: Artwork PICK UP
or transferred to ArtLoft Gallery.

Please like us on facebook to be notified as events arise!

Check the "2018 Schedule" link above for all the Calls for Art for 2018! You can live anywhere! You just need to be a member of the ABAS ~ $10/year. ABAS keeps 25% commission on sales.

For more information: alertbayartists@gmail.com

The purposes of the society are:

(a) To promote and encourage a greater interest in art and artists, residents of Alert Bay BC in particular, through workshops, classes, monthly shows and annual events.

(b) To benefit members and clients through Development and promotion of arts & cultural events available to the community of Alert Bay.

(c) To work to provide venues for local artists and artisans to showcase their work.

(d) To encourage advancement of original works in the field of creative arts.

For more information: alertbayartists@gmail.com