For the majority of people a hobby is a necessary part of what it is to have a balanced life and to express the artistic in each of us. So, whether you like to paint, knit, weave, make pottery or quilts, work with rocks or take photographs, there’s a group for you.
If you belong to a artisan group, or know of one, that is not listed here, please feel free to have it added by clicking “Add a Listing” in the main menu above.
Artistic expression plays a big part in recovery and quality of life for the clients of the Powell River Brain Injury Society. In addition to the skill set required to undertake art projects, it provides a sense of community.
7 pm third Wednesday of each month Community Room, Westview Elementary School, Selkirk off Nootka
Begun in 1988, the purpose of the club is to bring together people in Powell River interested in photography to share knowledge, expertise and experience. It was formed under the direction of Jim Willoughgy, a well known diver and undersea photographer, and Gunner Hagelund (d. 1998), one of Powell Rivers finest wildlife photographers. If you are interested in photography consider joining the Facebook group, Powell River Photography.
Fibre Space @VIU PR is a pilot project for the purpose of supporting the growing interest in local fibre and fashion, and to gather direction for future continuing education workshops and courses that go beyond what the fibre space will offer.
Powell River Fine Arts Association
5395 Timberlane, Powell River
604 483 3856
Potters - Tue & Thu 10 - 3
Quilters - Wed 10 - 1
Weavers - Tue 7 - 9
Mixed Media - Thu 10 - 1
A wonderful facility for any community, this non-profit workshop for artists & artisans has all the equipment and supplies needed for quilting, pottery, weaving and painting. New members welcome.
Any way you cut it (pun intended) rocks are fascinating. They come in all shapes and sizes with an endless variety of colour and patterns. You can go all out and spend a sizable amount of money for polishers and other related equipment or you can just collect them for the sheer pleasure of it.
The Powell River Makerspace is a shared high-tech workshop run by the Powell River Technology Coop. The purpose of the Coop is to promote technological product development in Powell River by providing opportunities and assistance.
1st Thurday each month Sept to June, Cranberry Seniors Centre
Go to just about any major event in Powell River and you are likely to see a display by this very active community group. In addition to regular get-togethers and events, they make it their business to ensure the walls of the extended care home, Willingdon Creek Village, are adorned with quilts handcrafted by group members.