The Iris Griffith interpretive centre highlights exhibits portraying human interaction with nature. The Centre provides community and school programs in nature study and wetland restoration as well as children's events, adult education courses plus guided nature walks and field trips.
A Sunshine Coast community hub for over 80 years, this registered heritage building is used regularly as a gathering place for meetings, markets, weddings, dinner galas, pop-up art galleries, music and theatre events
The Gumboot Cafe has been a favourite with Sunshine Coast locals and visitors alike for over 20 years. In addition to the restaurant, the Gumboot also hosts various arts, music, and community events including a ukulele night and open mic night
This Sunshine Coast gem has regular live music and an Open Mic night every second Sunday from January to April 29 from 2-5. Music artists - if you would like to use the bistro as a launching pad for new material or old favourites please contact the bistro and let them know what Sunday works for you
Writers Open Mic Night - a regular event on the last Wednesday of each month.
The Lift Event (formerly known as Lunchtime Inspirational Speeches and Themes) is an event to be held six times during the 2017 – 2018. The Arts Building also holds art, music and writing classes for Adults and Children.
In the Month of March The Old Boot presents March Music Madness bringing live music to the Sunshine Coast every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Check out their event listings for which local and guest talent will be playing then and throughout the year.
The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives presents the history of the Sunshine Coast and its inhabitants. Includes two floors of exhibits to explore as well as a resource room, reference library, and extensive archives with over 9,000 photographs & documents. The Sunshine Coast Museum hosts collaborate workshops, film screenings, and events related to our exhibits and to community issues.
There's always something to be learned, something to be gained from opening your mind and learning from your own people. We are here to share our knowledge and history with you (quote by Steve Feschuk) The Tems Swiya Museum is located uniquely at the centre of shishalh land. Specializing in Cultural tours of museum, tours of local totem poles, longhouse tours. All tours for the longhouse and totem pole must be pre-booked ahead of time. Class tours or for groups larger than 8 must be booked ahead of time.
The Egmont Heritage Centre is located across from the Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park. It was built and fitted to tell the story of Native and early pioneers of the Sunshine Coast, with an emphasis on logging and fishing. There are special collections of Vivian and Easthope engines, antique bottles, Depression glass and more plus a gift shop featuring books, arts and crafts and snacks.
TheSunshine Coast Arts Centre is been a vital resource for the artistic and cultural life of the Sunshine Coast community. It incorporates the ‘Doris Crowston’ public gallery showcasing the work of Coast artists and guest artists, a music studio housing a community piano and a public art studio. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council hosts a variety of cultural events at the Arts Centre and in the community: concerts, literary readings, lectures, events and children’s activities are all part of a year-round schedule.
The Gibsons Public Art Gallery was born with the vision to bring artists and art lovers together to celebrate creativity and unite art and community on the Sunshine Coast. Located in the heart of vibrant Gibsons BC, in the unceded territory of the Squamish Nation, GPAG uses monthly exhibitions and special events to showcase art culture in all of its forms. Local residents and visitors alike gather at our art gallery to meet new friends and appreciate artistic expression.
A large selection of fiction and non-fiction and a great selection of kids books. New books every month with an emphasis on Canadian authors. Membership is free with proof of address and phone number or email .Books can be taken out for three weeks at a time.
The Reading centre specializes in leisure reading materials, based on the interests of our members and participates in BC’s Interlibrary Loan System and can borrow books from other libraries, provided they were published two or more years ago. The Reading Centre has a large collection of books on Pacific Northwest and, especially the Sunshine Coast. Membership for residents of the Sunshine Coast Regional District $5.00 per year.