Nanaimo Museum Community Gallery

Our Community Gallery can be found adjacent to the Sports Hall of Fame, beside the gift shop.

Featuring smaller collections and community exhibitions of art, photography and literary works, this exhibition space complements the superb Permanent Exhibits and Feature Exhibits found within the museum gallery.

Community Galleries

The End Revisited

September - November
Our Fall community gallery display is a photographic survey of grave markers in cemeteries from Port Alberni to Duncan. The series of black & white photographs are taken with... Learn More

Picture This Painting 2021

Our new community gallery exhibit is up! Artists and photographers were given the opportunity to create an original work of art based on a local historical subject of their... Learn More

When Charles Speaks

January 11 - February 28
“When Charles Speaks” showcases the pen and watercolour paintings of local artist Shawnda Wilson. The work is focused on the jacana – a tropical wading bird known for its... Learn More

Can you dig it? Snapshots of Nanaimo in the 1970s

April 5-June 22 2019
April 5-June 22 2019 A selection of 1970s Nanaimo themes presented by VIU History 351 students. Learn More