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Celebrate the arts in your community – become a member or renew your membership with the Oceanside Community Arts Council

What your membership does…

  • Supports and promotes art, music and culture in Oceanside
  • Provides basic funding for activities like the McMillan Arts Centre, Artfully Aging and the development of future programs.
  • Fosters artist interaction with the public and encourages new talent through: performances, classes, workshops and exhibitions.

Membership has other benefits too…

  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Exclusive members only eNewsletter with resources and information about upcoming community arts, music & cultural events
  • A 10% discount at the MAC Gift Shop
  • Eligible to sell your work in the Members Gallery and “Members Only” exhibits
  • Listing in our online Art and Culture Directory.  Get listed on our website!  Ideal for artists or groups to gain exposure online. (contact us for details on what you will need to provide).
  • Discounts on tickets for OCAC and MAC events
  • Discounts on MAC room rental rates
  • Advance sales for special events
  • Announce your art & cultural event in our members eNewsletter
  • Bring in a new OCAC member and get a $20 credit at the MAC Gift Shop

 

Membership also means discounts with our partners:

ART GALLERY OF GREATER VICTORIA

20% discount on admission costs, on showing card
www.aggv.ca

BAYSIDE OCEANFRONT RESORT, PARKSVILLE

     10% discount on food only in newly renovated restaurant (opening June 1)
     (not applicable on alcohol, Happy Hour, or holiday special event menus)
     Good for a table of 4 persons, 1 person to show card
     www.baysideresortparksville.com

EMILY CARR HOUSE, VICTORIA (temporarily closed)

     10% discount in gift shop, on showing card
     www.emilycarr.com

IRON OXIDE ART SUPPLIES, NANAIMO

10% discount on showing card
     www.ironoxideartsupplies.com

PACIFIC BRIMM, PARKSVILLE

     10% discount on showing card on food and drinks, including catering but not on alcohol
     www.pacificbrimm.ca

PARKS WEST, PARKSVILLE

10% discount on art supplies (not including printing)
     www.parkswest.com

QUALICUM ART SUPPLY AND GALLERY, QUALICUM BEACH

     10% discount on showing card
     On Facebook or www.gallerieswest.ca

QUALICUM BEACH CAFE, QUALICUM BEACH

   The first Thursday of the month is OCAC members’ night with 15% discount on food (only) for a member and up to 3 guests (in-room dining only – not applicable for patio dining ).  Covid
restrictions apply.

     https://www.exploretock.com/qualicumbeachcafe/

NANAIMO ART GALLERY; QUALICUM BEACH MUSEUM; MILNER GARDENS & WOODLAND
– OCAC and Milner Gardens & Woodland members receive 10% discount in the gift shop of Qualicum Beach Museum
– OCAC and Qualicum Beach Museum members receive 10% discount in the gift shop and 10% discount on plant sales at Milner Gardens & Woodland (can’t be combined with other discounts)
– Qualicum Beach Museum and Milner Gardens & Woodland members will receive 10% discount in the McMillan Arts Centre Artisan Gift Shop
– OCAC, Qualicum Beach Museum, and Milner Gardens & Woodland members, all receive 10% discount in the Nanaimo Art Gallery Gift Shop.

VIU ElderCollege, NANAIMO

Effective July 1, OCAC members will receive $10 credit towards any VIU ElderCollege course or
membership.  OCAC members must call 1-866-734-6252 in order to receive the credit
adm.viu.ca/eldercollege

WHISTLING GARDENS, WILSONVILLE, ONTARIO
   group rate of $12.75 pp for 10 or more
    www.whistlinggardens.ca

 

HOW TO PURCHASE OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Pay your fees in person at the OCAC Office in the McMillan Arts Centre or online below.

OCAC Membership Application Form

OCAC Membership Information Sheet

Membership fees:

  • Individual – $35.00
  • Senior/Student – $30.00
  • Family – $60.00
  • Non Profit Groups/Organizations $50.00

Purchase your individual OCAC membership online here:

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