Visit the local art galleries on Pender Island…
Looking for more activities on Pender Island? These art galleries can be visited no matter what the weather is doing, so be sure to check them out!
Talisman Books & Gallery, 4605 Bedwell Harbour Rd
Your 2-in-1 shop – who doesn’t love a bookstore turned gallery? Here you’ll be able to search for the latest fiction, new and used, as well as view local artists’ paintings, sculptures, glasswork! If you’re a literary lover or an artist yourself, there’s everything to love about Talisman Books & Gallery and absolutely nothing to hate.
Dorset Norwich-Young Studio & Gallery, 8986 Gowlland Point Rd
For something really local, take a trip to the Dorset Norwich-Young Studio & Gallery. Here you can see Dorset’s studio and see examples of her vibrant, colourful art work! Summer visiting hours are 11-5 (Tues – Sat) or by appointment. Winter visiting hours are by appointment only.
Blood Star Gallery, 9909 Jennens Rd
Blood Star Gallery is located right near the ocean and offers beautiful views, so is worth a visit just for that! The Gallery features the work of two artists – Susan Taylor and Frank Ducote – and is open most days 11-4 (April to November).
There are many artists on Pender Island, so you might just stumble upon other quaint shops or galleries – these are just a few to start you off!
Written by Hannah Poaros