The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley was formed in 1965 and became a non-profit society in 1971.




The Grove

The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley (affectionately known as ‘The Grove’), exists to enhance the quality of life in our community by promoting the arts. This is accomplished through:

  • Arts Education and Information
  • Provision & support of quality programming services and events in all facets of the arts
  • Participation in the preservation, planning and development of cultural facilities and institutions
  • Contributing to the development of cultural policies at the local, regional, provincial and national levels

The Grove Video

Making Art Happen in Alberni Valley

Promoting Arts & Artists

Current Exhibit


Local Island artists regularly submit incredible works of art to our adjudicators for inclusion in regular shows. We think you’ll enjoy seeing some of the shows.  Enjoy!


Workshops and Events









              We are once again collecting books for our annual fundraising book sale in 2024!


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