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Arts and Culture Division Sponsored Digital Literacy Workshops

Refine and perfect your digital toolbox with our new online social media workshops

The CVRD Arts and Culture Division is proud to partner with the Canada Council for the Arts’s Digital Strategy Fund to present a series of online workshops designed to help arts organizations leverage digital media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Canva to further engage supporters and customers, and connect with the larger arts community.

You are eligible to register for any or all of the workshops below for free. Registrants must reside in the Cowichan region (CVRD geographical boundaries). This is only the first series of workshops and we will present more over the coming months. This workshop series is supported through a grant from: 

Current Digital Literacy Workshops

  • Polymer Clay
    Polymer Clay
    Wed, Mar 27
    Ladysmith
    Mar 27, 2024, 2:00 p.m. PDT – Apr 24, 2024, 3:30 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Mar 27, 2024, 2:00 p.m. PDT – Apr 24, 2024, 3:30 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Get ready to learn all about the creative potential of polymer clay. In this five-week course, we'll explore various materials, tools, and techniques to create fun, eye-catching projects.
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  • Creative Calligraphy
    Creative Calligraphy
    Wed, Apr 03
    Ladysmith
    Apr 03, 2024, 5:30 p.m. PDT – Apr 24, 2024, 7:45 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 03, 2024, 5:30 p.m. PDT – Apr 24, 2024, 7:45 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Learn contemporary calligraphy and combine pages you've designed to create a beautiful art journal.
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  • Experienced Watercolour Spring 2024
    Experienced Watercolour Spring 2024
    Thu, Apr 04
    Ladysmith
    Apr 04, 2024, 10:00 a.m. PDT – May 23, 2024, 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 04, 2024, 10:00 a.m. PDT – May 23, 2024, 12:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Develop your style as a watercolour artist, expand your skillset with new techniques and approaches.
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  • Creative Kids Spring 2024
    Creative Kids Spring 2024
    Thu, Apr 04
    Ladysmith
    Apr 04, 2024, 3:30 p.m. PDT – May 30, 2024, 5:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 04, 2024, 3:30 p.m. PDT – May 30, 2024, 5:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Learn about a variety of styles and media. Develop confidence through creative self-expression.
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  • Exploring Acrylics Spring 2024
    Exploring Acrylics Spring 2024
    Sold Out
    Mon, Apr 08
    Ladysmith
    Apr 08, 2024, 3:00 p.m. – May 06, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 08, 2024, 3:00 p.m. – May 06, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Develop your confidence as an acrylic painter as you explore various techniques and approaches.
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  • Clay For Kids Spring 2024
    Clay For Kids Spring 2024
    Tue, Apr 09
    Ladysmith
    Apr 09, 2024, 3:30 p.m. PDT – May 07, 2024, 5:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 09, 2024, 3:30 p.m. PDT – May 07, 2024, 5:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    This class for children ages 8 to 12 years is all about discovering the creative possibilities of hand building with clay. Students will develop their skills and confidence as they make a variety of projects.
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  • Clay Handbuilding Spring 2024
    Clay Handbuilding Spring 2024
    Sold Out
    Tue, Apr 09
    Ladysmith
    Apr 09, 2024, 5:30 p.m. PDT – May 07, 2024, 7:30 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 09, 2024, 5:30 p.m. PDT – May 07, 2024, 7:30 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Discover the fun and creative possibilities of hand building with clay. Learn new skills and meet new people as you create and glaze four different clay projects, each with a focus on a different technique.
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  • Artist's Book
    Artist's Book
    Sat, Apr 27
    Ladysmith
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Learn a variety of book-making skills and come home with a one-of-a kind artist's book.
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  • Performing Arts April Pro-D
    Performing Arts April Pro-D
    Mon, Apr 29
    Ladysmith
    Apr 29, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Apr 29, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Develop self-confidence and an appreciation for the performing arts in this supportive and fun workshop led by industry professionals.
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  • Willow Chair May 2024
    Willow Chair May 2024
    Sat, May 04
    Ladysmith
    May 04, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    May 04, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Learn to create your own classic willow armchair, and take it home the same day.
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  •  Rustic Side Table 2024
     Rustic Side Table 2024
    Sat, May 25
    Ladysmith
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    May 25, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Learn to create your own rustic side table, and take it home the same day.
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  • Introduction to Printmaking June
    Introduction to Printmaking June
    Sold Out
    Sun, Jun 09
    Ladysmith
    Jun 09, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Jun 09, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Sample a variety of printmaking techniques including monotype, collagraph, drypoint and working with carborundum. This course is a prerequisite for those wishing to join our open studio printmakers.
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  • Girls Night Out
    Girls Night Out
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 14
    Eagles Hall
    Jun 14, 2024, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Eagles Hall, 921 1st Ave, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A5, Canada
    Jun 14, 2024, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Eagles Hall, 921 1st Ave, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1A5, Canada
    An interactive event of singing and dancing!
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  • Myths and Legends Summer Day Camp
    Myths and Legends Summer Day Camp
    Mon, Jul 15
    Ladysmith
    Jul 15, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Jul 18, 2024, 2:30 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Jul 15, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Jul 18, 2024, 2:30 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Paint, sketch, sculpt, and work with mixed media to depict myths and legends from existing tales or from your child's own imagination.
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  • Paint a Tote
    Paint a Tote
    Sat, Jul 20
    Ladysmith
    Jul 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Jul 20, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Explore techniques and designs for fabric painting, and take home a vibrant tote of your own creation.
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  • Plein Air Painting
    Plein Air Painting
    Wed, Aug 07
    Ladysmith
    Aug 07, 2024, 10:00 a.m. PDT – Aug 08, 2024, 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Aug 07, 2024, 10:00 a.m. PDT – Aug 08, 2024, 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Enjoy a beachside plein air painting workshop with internationally-renowned artist David Goatley.
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  • Kids' Musical Theatre Camp Oz
    Kids' Musical Theatre Camp Oz
    Mon, Aug 12
    Ladysmith
    Aug 12, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Aug 12, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – Aug 16, 2024, 12:00 p.m.
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Develop self-confidence and an appreciation for musical theatre in this supportive and fun performing arts camp led by industry professionals.
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  • Painting Water
    Painting Water
    Fri, Sep 06
    Ladysmith
    Sep 06, 2024, 9:30 a.m. PDT – Sep 08, 2024, 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Sep 06, 2024, 9:30 a.m. PDT – Sep 08, 2024, 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Ladysmith, 444 Parkhill Terrace, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1V6, Canada
    Learn how to depict water and its many moods in this three-day workshop with acclaimed artist Harold Allanson.
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