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Festival Art Show Aug 2 to 10

August 2 @ 12:00 am - August 10 @ 12:00 am

Picture This

The Art of Storybook Illustration for the Child in All of Us“Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” –  Albert Einstein

What do you feed a hungry imagination? Pictures and stories! Join us and a wild parade of imaginary animals for a visual feast in an interactive exhibit that celebrates the art of illustration and picture books. See how words and pictures go hand-in-paw as you walk through a story, draw your own picture book, or curl up in the imaginary world of a book in our youth-curated, cosy reading corner. 

Rae Maté 1.jpg   Rae Maté

Rae Maté has always loved making pictures. When she heard the “Lord’s Prayer” recited in first grade, she thought the phrase “Our Father who art in heaven” referred to the creator indulging His passion for drawing and painting. Rae has illustrated five books for children and is happiest when she’s making art in heaven on Hornby Island, BC.

Jo Lechay 1.jpg   Jo Lechay

Jo Lechay prefers strange-looking animals to normal ones. She has identified some of them, but it will be up to you to name the others.


Meet the Artists:  Friday, August 2 | 10 – 10:30 AM

Guided Tour with the Artists:  Monday, August 5 | 10 – 11:30 AM

Cozy Reading Corner and Interactive Stations, Create Your Own Story and Match Words to Pictures.

August 2 – 6 | All Open Hours


Storytime and Hornby Youth-Led Interactive Stations

Listen to youth-curated stories in our Cosy Reading Corner and/or interact with the exhibit led by students from the Hornby Community School.

Suggested for children ages 3 to 8

Friday, August 2 | 10:30 – 11:30

Sunday, August 4 | 10:30 – Noon


Friday, Aug. 2 | 10 AM – 1:30 PM

Saturday, Aug. 3 | 12:30 PM – 3 PM

Sunday, Aug. 4 | 10 AM – 3 PM

Monday, Aug. 5 | 10 AM – 2 PM

Tuesday, Aug. 6 | 10 AM – 2 PM

Wednesday, Aug. 7 | Closed

Thursday, Aug. 8 | Closed

Friday, Aug. 9 | 11 AM – 3 PM

Saturday, Aug. 10 | 10 AM – Noon

Art Show and Interactive Stations

Hornby Island Community Hall

4305 Central Rd, Hornby Island


August 2 @ 12:00 am
August 10 @ 12:00 am


Hornby Island Festival
(250) 335-2734
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Hornby Island Community Hall
4305 Central Road
Hornby Island, BC V0R 1Z0 Canada
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