Artisans & Galleries

February 29th, 2020

March 2020: What’s Happening on Denman Island

UPDATE: March 16, 2020 Due to Coronavirus concerns and the need for isolation, many events and activities on Denman Island have been cancelled in the second half of March. Please check with the host organization directly to confirm the status or postponement date of an event.  Visit Denman Island…


January 31st, 2020

February 2020: What’s Happening on Denman Island

Snowdrops and Aconites in bloom are sure signs that Spring is coming to Denman Island and February is a great time for a little getaway,  for a couples’ Valentine’s Weekend, a family visit, or even all on your own.  Check out our article, Need to recharge? Denman Island is…


December 5th, 2019

Lifetime achievement award for Denman potter Gordon Hutchens

Denman Island master potter Gordon Hutchens has been honoured with an achievement award for his 46-year contribution to the British Columbia arts community. On November 27 Gordon attended the award ceremony and dinner with his wife Sandy at the Roundhouse arts centre in Vancouver, where he received the Creative…


October 31st, 2019

Access Prime Nature & Wildlife Photography on Denman Island

A great locale for nature and wildlife photography, one quarter of Denman Island is protected green space, including four provincial parks, plus nature reserves, wetlands, and many public trails. Just a 15-minute ferry ride from Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island (under an hour from Courtenay or Nanaimo), you can…


August 7th, 2019

Denman Island Summer Art Gallery Shows

by Trish Suess, published in the Flagstone, August 2019 Glorious midsummer has arrived; visitors are abundant, festivals, travels, picnics, ocean and lake swims, wonderful garden bounty and refreshing life-giving rain have all blessed our island home. For the Summer Art Gallery committee, who has created another successful season of…