There are plenty of places to pick up your copy of the Central Island Arts Guide.

Below is a list of the places we know about… plus there are many more that artists have distributed to independently.

We are happy to hear if you discover a listed location that is empty! We’ll do our best to get it filled right away ([email protected]comoxvalleyarts.com)

MOST of the artists and businesses listed on this website have copies of the guide available at their location, too.

Available Throughout Vancouver Island, Plus on major BC Ferries Routes & Terminals, and COHO Ferry

BC Ferries

  • Tsawwassen Quay
  • All major routes between Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island
  • Little River/Powell River Ferry

Campbell River

  • Campbell River Museum
  • Best Western Austrian Chalet
  • FoggDukkers Coffee
  • Campbell River Arts Council
  • Impressions Art & Supplies
  • Campbell River Visitor Info Centre & Art Gallery
  • Coast Discovery Inn
  • Compass Magazine
  • Painter’s Lodge
  • Tidemark Theatre
  • Art & Gift Store at Oyster River
  • Discovery Foods
  • Merville Store
  • Black Creek Diner
  • Quadra Island Studio Tour

Comox

  • Pearl Ellis Gallery
  • Crown Isle Resort
  • A Garden Cottage Retreat
  • Church St. Bakery
  • Comox Library
  • Blue Heron Books
  • Comox Rec Centre
  • Custom Gourmet
  • Filberg Festival
  • Ihos Gallery
  • Info booth on Comox Pier
  • Jan’s Glass by the Sea
  • Leah Reichelt – Remax Pacific Realty
  • Milano Coffee
  • Rocky Mountain Cafe
  • Benino Gelato
  • St. Joe’s Hosp old ~ lab
  • Sushi Kobo

Courtenay

  • Comox Valley Art Gallery
  • Rhodo’s Cafe
  • Lupine Art Studio
  • Second Page Books
  • Old House Suites & Spa
  • Kingfisher Hotel and Spa
  • Atlas Cafe
  • Union Street Grill
  • Cornerstone Cafe & Taphouse
  • Courtenay Library
  • 97.3 The Eagle
  • Frankie Jo’s
  • Artifact
  • Ashcroft & Associates
  • Best Western Westerly
  • Black Press
  • Burger & Ives
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Courtenay
  • Comox Valley Art Gallery
  • Cornerstone
  • Courtenay Museum
  • CVAG Gift Shop
  • Design Therapy
  • Forbidden Brewery
  • Gladstone Brewery
  • Laughing Oyster Books
  • Locals Restaurant
  • Motif Music Studios
  • Tin Town Cafe
  • NIC – Art Dept
  • NIC – Student Commons
  • Old House Suites & Spa
  • Sid Williams Theatre
  • St. Joe’s Hosp new lobby
  • Sure Copy
  • Swift Datoo
  • Van Isle Vet
  • White Whale
  • JB Nemeth Law

Royston/Cumberland

  • Waverley Hotel
  • 4Quarters Restaurant
  • Cumberland Village Bakery
  • Union Meats
  • Cumberland Library
  • Royston Roasting Company
  • 4Quarters Restaurant
  • Cumberland Museum & Archives
  • Seeds
  • Kingfisher Spa and Resort
  • Roy’s Towne Pub

Union Bay/Fanny Bay/Bowser

  • Salish Sea Market
  • Lunar Reflections
  • Weinhards Fine Foods
  • Fanny Bay Inn
  • Union Bay library
  • Union Bay Market

Qualicum/Parksville

  • Paint Life Laughing Studio
  • Gallery 222
  • Qualicum Tourist Centre
  • Parksville Visitor Info Centre
  • Island exposures art gallery
  • Phoenix Gallery

Nanaimo/Ladysmith

  • Waterfront Arts Centre
  • ART 10 Gallery
  • Art Knapp Plantland
  • Artzi Stuff
  • Barton Leier Gallery
  • Bastion Gallery Fast Frames
  • Gallery Merrick
  • Nanaimo Art Gallery
  • Nanaimo Visitor Centre Kiosk
  • Nanaimo Visitor Info Centre
  • The Vault
  • Vancouver Island University
  • Iron Oxide

Greater Victoria

  • Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  • Swartz Bay Ferry
  • Coho Ferry