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

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

Picture this Painting

June 30- August 31
June 30 – August 31, 2019   This year’s theme, Picture This Painting, brings together artists and photographers in a team-based showcase. This is where a  photographer has teamed... Learn More

Schmooze Productions Retrospective

September - November 2019
Schmooze Productions is Vancouver Island’s locally owned theatrical and musical production company found in 1999. They are celebrating their 20th year bringing award-winning plays and musicals to the Nanaimo... Learn More