Old School House Arts Centre The, Qualicum Beach

(4.8/5 based on 60 reviews on the web)
This Heritage building was built in 1912 and served the educational needs of Qualicum Beach for both elementary and secondary school until 1952, when a new secondary school was built. The building reverted to an elementary school only until 1976, when a new school was built. The Board of Education used the building until 1985.

As the wrecking ball swung closer and closer to the building, dedicated citizens of the community banded together and formed a non-profit cultural association. With the help of many volunteers, countless hours of hard work and fundraising events, the building was renovated and opened to the public in February 1988
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  • Great little gift shop with art work from local artisans. Art shows change monthly and are juried. If you are around for any length of time (snowbirds & visitors), they have well-priced art classes by...  more »
  • If you are visiting Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island a visit to this gem of a place is a must! Run by mostly very dedicated volunteers this old school house which has been renovated but kept to its ...  more »
  • This is a great gallery of excellent quality work by local artists. A good variety of arts and crafts at reasonable prices. Several rooms ( also upstairs) with interesting artwork. 
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