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2024

The Ministry of Casual Living presents: SOUND + FILM 10 Artist residency "While We Work"

Saturday Jun. 29th
The Ministry of Casual Living and SOUND + FILM are excited to be hosting artist and musicians Jeffrey Ellom and Niloo Farahzadeh as artists in residence for the month of June. Celebrating the artistic process as the ultimate artistic outcome, both artists are committing themselves to a DIY endeavour... Read More
Free
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM doors at 7:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

SOUND + FILM Presents: While We Work > Draft 1: Niloo Farahzadeh, Jeffrey Ellom

Saturday Jun. 15th
SOUND + FILM Presents: While We Work > Draft 1

In this two-part audio-visual series, Jeffrey Ellom and Niloo Farahzadeh will be celebrating artistic process as the ultimate artistic outcome. Both artists will be committing themselves to a DIY endeavor for which they have little training. Over the... Read More
Free
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM doors at 7:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

i float: Millie Thibaudeau Peters, Corrie Peters

Thursday May. 30th
Join us in welcoming Millie Thibaudeau Peters & Corrie Peters to The Ministry of Casual Living Hallway Gallery. ‘i float’ opens this Sunday, May 5th, from 1-4PM!

Message from the artists:
Corrie (she/her) is an artist and educator in conversation with social practice, fibre art and install... Read More
Free
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Other Dates / Times

May. 5, 2024 1:00PM
May. 9, 2024 6:00PM
May. 10, 2024 12:00 PM
May. 18, 2024 1:00 PM
May. 26, 2024 1:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

SOUND + FILM PRESENTS: Dreamscape video remix w/ Light Sound Library

Saturday May. 25th
٩(˘◡˘)۶ for when you want a chill kind of fun
and a fun kind of chill ٩(˘◡˘)۶

Take a break from the everyday and step into the light sound library audio visual spa featuring whimsical ambient soundscapes and computer animation dreamscapes. This early evening activity is free, all age... Read More
Free
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM doors at 6:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

I Am What You Made Me: Art Exhibition Maria Diamond

Thursday May. 9th until Thu. May 30th
THE MINISTRY OF CASUAL LIVING GALLERY WELCOMES MARIA DIAMOND! Maria's show 'I AM WHAT YOU MADE ME' opens THIS THURSDAY-FROM 6-9PM! We hope to see you there!


Message from the artist:
My current artworks aim to explore the dynamics of intimacy, analysing the idea of closeness and connection. I ... Read More
Free
GALLERY HOURS May 10th (12-6PM) May 11th (1-4PM) May 18th, 26th, & 30th (1-4PM)
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Offers Good Company

Saturday Apr. 27th
The Ministry of Casual Living Gallery is excited to announce our April artist; Jasper Pettman! Join us on April 20th for Jasper’s opening of “Offers Good Company,” from 2-8pm! Happening at the same time as our building’s open house! For this day only, entry is from 780 Blanshard.
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Abou... Read More
By Donation
1:00PM - 4:00PM

Other Dates / Times

Apr. 20, 2024 2:00PM
Apr. 21, 2024 1:00PM
Apr. 22, 2024 1:00PM
Apr. 23, 2024 1:00PM
Apr. 24, 2024 1:00PM
Apr. 25, 2024 1:00PM
Apr. 26, 2024 1:00PM
@  780 Blanshard on April 20th, 750 Fairfield from 21st-27th

780 Blanshard Open House Event!

Saturday Apr. 20th
APRIL 20TH! A VERY IMPORTANT SATURDAY INDEED...BECAUSE WE'RE HAVING ANOTHER OPEN HOUSE! 2-8PM. 780 BLANSHARD STREET (Rockslide entrance). Entry by donation. See you there! 🐰
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At The Ministry of Casual Living Gallery, we’ll have the opening of Jasper Pettman’s “Offers Good Company”--... Read More
By Donation
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
@  780 Blanshard Street

Open House

Saturday Apr. 20th
Attention Victoria art lovers! Our next open house is coming up on April 20 and it’s sure to be the best one yet! Come for a dynamic tour of over 80 artist studios and 4 art galleries. We have so many incredible exhibitions scheduled, including:
“Colour Moves” by Hermann Valentin Schmitt at R... Read More
By Donation
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM doors at 2:00 PM

Out & About: Tax Workshop for Artists with Jen Braem, CPA

Saturday Mar. 23rd
‘Tis the season! Join us for an informative workshop offering tax tips for artists with Accountant Jen Braem as part of our Out & About programming. Limited space is available, please register to guarantee your spot.


Taxes for the creative community are unique and complex. This session walks ... Read More
Free
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Type: An Interactive Exhibition by Bri Dean: Bri, Dean

Friday Mar. 22nd
Join us at the Ministry of Casual Living this FRIDAY, MARCH 22ND (5-9PM) for an evening of interactive art created by sculpture artist Bri Dean!
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Bri Dean (@fernwehfloral) is a sculpture artist who works primarily with florals-They identify as "not your average floral designer." However, in th... Read More
By Donation
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Seeing Ourselves

Saturday Feb. 24th until Sat. February 10th
Join us SATURDAY February 24, from 5-7 pm at 750 Fairfield Rd. for the opening of a community art project by and for Black folks living on the Lekwungen and W'SANEC territories known as "victoria". Exploring the multidimensionality of Blackness in this place and making space for us to come together,... Read More
Free
1-5pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Seeing Ourselves

Saturday Feb. 24th until Sun. March 10th
Join us SATURDAY February 24, from 5-7 pm at 750 Fairfield Rd. for the opening of a community art project by and for Black folks living on the Lekwungen and W'SANEC territories known as "victoria". Exploring the multidimensionality of Blackness in this place and making space for us to come together,... Read More
Free
1-5pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Open Studio with Kosar Movahedi

Saturday Feb. 24th
The Ministry of Casual Living welcomes you to join us on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24th, from 6-9PM for Kosar Movahedi's Open Studio Event!
A wonderful opportunity to meet Kosar, learn more about their artistic process, and, if you're feeling adventurous, a chance to get crafty!
A message from the artist... Read More
By Donation
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Stsǫǫ Oma Tjitske shah kut, sh’kut łuuk delt’äl

Sunday Feb. 4th
The Ministry of Casual Living is please to present "Stsǫǫ Oma Tjitske shah kut, sh’kut łuuk delt’äl", an exhibition by our January artist Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé.

Like the salmon, the artist’s heritage traverses across vast amounts of territory. Having grown up as a mixed-race person... Read More
Free
1pm - 4pm doors at 1pm

Other Dates / Times

Jan. 20, 2024 3pm doors at 3pm
Jan. 21, 2024 1pm doors at 1pm
Jan. 27, 2024 1pm doors at 1pm
Jan. 28, 2024 1pm doors at 1pm
Feb. 3, 2024 1pm doors at 1pm
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Stsǫǫ Oma Tjitske shah kut, sh’kut łuuk delt’äl

Saturday Feb. 3rd
🌼Our next Ministry of Casual Living residency artist is Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé (@teresasvc). We welcome you all to join us for the opening of Teresa's show on Saturday, January 20th (3-7PM) at 750 Fairfield Rd!🌼
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If you can't make the opening, the gallery will also be open January 21st,... Read More
Free
1PM - 4PM

Other Dates / Times

@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Stsǫǫ Oma Tjitske shah kut, sh’kut łuuk delt’äl

Saturday Jan. 20th
@  The Ministry of Casual Living

Coming Up

The Ministry of Casual Living presents: SOUND + FILM 10 Artist residency "While We Work"

Saturday Jun. 29th
The Ministry of Casual Living and SOUND + FILM are excited to be hosting artist and musicians Jeffrey Ellom and Niloo Farahzadeh as artists in residence for the month of June. Celebrating the artistic process as the ultimate artistic outcome, both artists are committing themselves to a DIY endeavour... Read More
Free
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM doors at 7:00 PM
@  The Ministry of Casual Living