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Join us to Celebrate the Creative Arts in Oceanside

Our goal is to bring a focus to the arts

The goal of the Oceanside Community Arts Council is to bring focus to the creative arts in the Oceanside region of Vancouver Island by
  • creating opportunities for community enjoyment and participation in artistic experiences
  • encouraging local government and businesses to consider the arts in planning and development
  • supporting our members in their creative pursuits
  • showcasing Oceanside as the vibrant artistic community that it is.

Celebrate the arts in your community.
Join the Oceanside Community
Arts Council.

Why membership Matters!

Membership helps provide basic funding for our programming, including the operation of the McMillan Arts Centre, the MAC School for the Creative Arts, gallery exhibits at the MAC and the Parksville Community Conference Centre, and Artfully Aging.

Membership includes:

  • Exclusive members only eNewsletter with resources and information about upcoming community arts, music & cultural events.
  • Special members discounts, including reduced prices at McMillan Arts Centre Events.
  • Room rental discounts at the McMillan Arts Centre
  • Advance sales for special events.
  • Directory listing for artists and group members.
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
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OCAC Arts and Culture Directory:

We invite artists, arts organizations and supporters of the arts in the Oceanside area to join us and receive their listing in the directory.

Learn more about the directory


We are Recruiting for Board Members

Join our Team! Help us make 2018 the best year ever for OCAC! Another exciting year is in store for the OCAC and our flagship venue, the MAC!  Would you like to help us make 2018 our best year yet? We are looking for individuals with experience in the following areas,...

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Art Exhibitions

The Oceanside Community Arts Council is proud to present a variety of diverse art exhibitions at the McMillan Arts Centre and the Parksville Community Conference Centre

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McMillan Arts Centre

The MAC is a regional arts centre that provides a vibrant environment to experience the creative climate of the Oceanside community.

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