Membership in DeCosmos Fine Arts Society is open to anyone interested in the arts, practicing artist or art lover. Membership is $25 a year from September to August and renewals are payable at the September meeting. New members can join any time; membership fees are not prorated.
Regular monthly meetings are held from September to May on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
Effective September 16, 2021, our General Monthly Meetings will be held by Zoom. Please see the “Meetings” tab for more information.
Meetings typically begin at 1:00 p.m. with a short business session, followed by refreshments and socializing. A presentation from an invited guest artist begins about 1:45 p.m. and lasts for about an hour. Guests are welcome for a $5 donation. (Note that for our September, October and November 2021 meetings, time will be 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. We will return to our regular afternoon meetings in 2022).
There are no scheduled meetings in June, July and August.
There is an annual outing for members in the summertime which will be announced on the ‘Events’ page.
- A free monthly demo
- A weekly Open Studio (nominal fee)
- Access to workshops and classes (costs will vary)
- A summer event, usually a bus trip to various art related venues (cost varies depending on destination)
- Special presentations and events
- 10% discount at Qualicum Stationers & Art Supply and Iron Oxide in Nanaimo
- Access to the password-protected members only area of the website.