Showcase of our region’s creative pursuits and experience


To grow, appreciate and encourage expression of the diversity of humankind in our region.


Preservation of the foundations of our community, of what has been, and how we have expressed ourselves.


Spring 2016 Community Grants announced

Arts Council Announces Spring 2016 Grant Recipients The Powell River Council For Arts, Culture and Heritage has awarded grants totaling $4,090 during the Spring 2016 granting cycle. This is in addition to$15,000 cash and $35,000 [...]

Our new website has arrived

We've spent the last several months developing an entire new look to highlight our arts council, it's purpose, and our activities.  We know you'll enjoy it and hope you'll come back and visit often. Please [...]

New Grant Deadline – April 15, 2016

We have revised the guidelines for all grants and grant applications.  Check out the Grants section of our website for information about eligibility, how to apply, and responsibilities as a grant recipient.  Here you will [...]


The True Cost – Encore Presentation

Presentation Encore! The TRUE COST film presentation and Discussion March 9th, at VIU Powell River Campus, 6 pm to 9 pm. Presented by Malaspina Art Society, eCouture Wearable Art Fashion Show and Vancouver Island University, [...]

Where the Water Flows – Joyce Furness

The Malaspina Art Society presents: Where the Water Flows, Joyce Furness March 3rd to April 5th - Malaspina Arts Exhibition Centre @ VIU Opening Reception is March 3rd, 7pm - 9pm In this show, 'Where [...]

Celebration of Cultural Diversity

In 2015, the Powell River Arts Council was pleased to co-sponsor the annual Celebration of Cultural Diversity held at the Recreation Complex in Powell River.  Displays of various cultural groups and activities, combined with a [...]