Rainforest Arts turns Five Years old on July 1st! This beautiful little gem in the heart of Chemainus has become a much beloved gallery that is owned and operated by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society (CVCAS). Running on volunteerism and supported by local enthusiasts, our mission is to “Foster and Support Excellence in Visual…
Author: Peggy Grigor
Rainforest Arts operates solely on the strength of our volunteer team that provides a multitude of services from Managing Committee to Graphic Designer, Painter & Handyman to our dedicated Store Staff. All these folks work tirelessly many hours each week. All of them are generous and caring people and we love them all! Recently, I…
You should have heard the panic when we recently closed our doors for a week. People kept popping in asking “Oh no! You’re not going out of business are you?”
Rainforest Arts is pleased to announce that Gera Scott Chandler of Amused Creations is our featured artist for May 2017. Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Gera has been gathering kelp and bark from her local beaches all her life. As a child, she would weave them into wall hangings and baskets. The west…
Rainforest Arts is pleased to announce our November 2016 Featured Artist: Catherine Taron
It’s the first weekend in October, 2016 and as Chemainiacs know, that can only mean one thing – the Polka Dot Trail Studio Tour is on.
Music, food, refreshments, special guests, ribbon-cutting & more!
We have possession of our new space!
Special Feature on our Opening Day!
Better Late than Never!