Saturday Dec. 16th 2023
By Donation
2:00 - 4:00 doors at 12:00

Other Dates / Times

Dec. 10, 2023 2:00 doors at 12:00
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Small Works 2023 Exhibition and Sale

Sunday Dec. 10th 2023
Mark your Calendars! Dec 9th, 10th and the 16th, The Small Works Exhibition and Sale will be happening at The Ministry of Casual Living located on the first floor of 750 Fairfield Avenue.

Are you looking for affordable holiday gift ideas for friends n fam? Do you enjoy supporting local artists? ... Read More
By Donation
12pm - 4pm doors at 12pm

Other Dates / Times

Nov. 16, 2023 12pm doors at 12pm
Dec. 9, 2023 2pm doors at 2pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Small Works 2023 Call for Submissions

Saturday Dec. 2nd 2023
Photo Credit: Eddie Bugajewski

The Ministry of Casual Living is delighted to be accepting submissions for our Small Works Exhibition and Sale 2023 Opening Day Dec 9th 2pm-8pm alongside our Ministry Mini Market and Rockslide Gallery’s Holiday Market.

Deadline for submissions Saturday Novembe... Read More
By Donation
- 12:00 AM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living


Sunday Nov. 26th 2023
Please Join us at The Ministry of Casual Living's main gallery to witness the latest works by Lucía Anaya, a visual artist from Mexico City and UVIC MFA student!

She will be presenting artworks inspired by her experience living on these territories and what she has found in the nature that inha... Read More
By Donation
12pm - 5pm doors at 12pm

Other Dates / Times

Nov. 23, 2023 7pm doors at 7pm
Nov. 25, 2023 12pm doors at 12pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Autumn Open Studio Tour

Saturday Oct. 7th 2023
Join us this fall for another unforgettable open house experience! 780 Blanshard is opening its doors to the public on Saturday, October 7 from 2:00-8:00. Don't miss this opportunity to visit over 80 artists and 4 galleries all under one roof in Victoria's largest visual arts hub! There will be gall... Read More
By Donation
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM doors at 2:00 PM
@  780 Blanshard Street

Kendi and Sohrab Hallway Exhibit

Sunday Jul. 30th 2023
Australian artist Mel Kendi creates works in oil reminiscent of the backgrounds of Renaissance artworks and Turneresque in style that arises from her fascination with the seemingly endless space portrayed by these artists


Sohrab Rabie’s philosophy behind painting is greatly in... Read More
11am - 4pm doors at 11am

Other Dates / Times

Jul. 29, 2023 11am doors at 11am
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Nevermind Darling

Sunday Jul. 30th 2023
This event features paintings by Seb Black, a trans queer artist titled "Nevermind Darling". He works in mixed media paintings showing male archetypes often about social issues like power dynamics, the cost of living crises, and isolation. They are influenced by urban and street art and fashion illu... Read More
1pm - 4pm doors at 1pm

Other Dates / Times

Jul. 23, 2023 1pm doors at 1pm
Jul. 26, 2023 8pm doors at 5pm
Jul. 27, 2023 8pm doors at 5pm
Jul. 29, 2023 1pm doors at 1pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Shadows, Masks and Projections: Youth Art Showcase

Friday Jun. 23rd 2023
The Ministry of Casual Living is thrilled to be hosting 'Shadows, Masks and Projections: Exploring Your Inner and Outer World Through Art' A youth art showcase facilitated by Kay Gallivan and The West Shore Arts Council.

Come support the work of a talented group of up and coming artists from Belm... Read More
3pm - 6pm doors at 3pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Litha - Children of the Sun: Creeping Genni

Sunday Jun. 11th 2023 until Sat. July 1st
As an artist, my goal is to capture the essence of the subject in my craft, working with concepts that explore otherworldly creatures and playing upon the links they have to our reality. I believe art is bringing to surface the inner workings of a person, their fingerprints, but not just in a litera... Read More

Ingrid Mary Percy

Thursday Jun. 1st 2023 until Sat. June 10th
These small, geometric embroideries evoke large scale modernist paintings of the 20th century. The tiny, labour intensive colour-field compositions, speak to the unrecognized labour of women’s work and situate this practice within the larger canon of abstract painting. The works are titled using a... Read More


Sunday Apr. 9th 2023
Calling all art lovers! We're thrilled to present Illūstrāre, a celebration of the art of illustration curated by Mohawk artist and photographer Ashley Hall. Join us on Saturday April 1st from 2pm-8pm for the opening of the show, and witness all the creative and thought-provoking submissions.

... Read More
By Donation
5pm - 5pm doors at 1pm

Other Dates / Times

Apr. 2, 2023 17:00 doors at 13:00
Apr. 2, 2023 5pm doors at 1pm
Apr. 8, 2023 5pm doors at 1pm
Apr. 8, 2023 5pm doors at 1pm
Apr. 9, 2023 5pm doors at 1pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Coffee with Dad: Darcy Demerse

Sunday Apr. 9th 2023 until Sun. April 30th
“Coffee with Dad” is a short animation film created by Victoria-based artist Darcy Demerse about his relationship with his Dad. Read More

A Call To Come Back: Meg Kockx

Sunday Feb. 26th 2023 until Sun. March 19th
Diptych portraits combining photography and digital manipulation. Laser Print

The hybrid, fragmented bodies intend to share a sense of displacement that can occur
within the body. This series portrays the body as a manifestation of equivalent to one’s own
biography—a physical, ... Read More

Untitled: Brian Grison

Sunday Jan. 29th 2023 until Sun. February 26th
Untitled, 2022
gesso and acrylic on canvas on birch panel, 48 x 36 inches

I have never been a figurative artist. I did not enjoy or do well at figure drawing or painting in art school. My latest project, the artist-and-model, is therefore an unexpected development for me and my art practice. The... Read More

Forest of Signs: Roy Green

Sunday Jan. 8th 2023 until Sun. January 29th
Forest of Signs is a painting installation by Victoria artist Roy Green. In these works figurative elements collide with abstract forms of mark-making , creating a reservoir of painterly pleasure and provocation. The multiple layers of acrylic, oil and spray paint are an analog response to living ... Read More

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