Mindil Beach

Come and rock out with Mindil Beach!

Includes 30 minute introduction talk & slideshow of their awesome environmental initiative, The Jellyfish Project.

Saturday, July 19th. Doors 8pm, Admission $12

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Festival Closing Reception in the Gardens

Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the Tofino Botanical Gardens to close this year's Summer Festival.
Entry by donation to the Botanical Gardens.

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Pacific Rim Arts Society presents

Summer Festival 2014!

Come and join us for an amazing line-up of music, film, dance, and much more!

Friday July 4th - Sunday July 20th 2014!

Artwork by Shannon McWhinney.

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Tuff City Rocks! Open Air Concert

On Saturday July 12th, bring a blanket or chair to the Tofino Village Green for the Pacific Rim Summer Festival's first EVER outdoor concert!! A great line-up of performers, plus art activities for kids (led by a qualified instructor) at the PRAS art tent!
Live Music from 5pm. Admission by Suggested Donation of $20 per adult (kids go free).

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Flamenco de la Costa

Take in the sights and sounds of Andalucía with Flamenco de la Costa! In collaboration with Solera Performing Arts, a collaboration of Tofino and Ucluelet residents past and present who will be joined by acclaimed Victoria Flamenco Guitarist Gareth Owen.
Marina West Motel, Harbour Lounge (Tofino). Friday, July 18th. Doors 8pm, admission $10

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Upcoming Events

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Summer Festival 2014!

Pacific Rim Summer Festival July 4-July 20, 2014

The Pacific Rim Arts Society presents the 26th Annual Pacific Rim Summer Festival!

Two weeks of amazing events featuring the best of West Coast Music, Dance, Films plus a variety of workshops for the kids!

All events take place up and down the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Tofino, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and  Ucluelet.

This year, introducing: Tuff City Rocks!   A new addition to the Summer Festival, an open-air concert on the Tofino Village Green, Saturday July 12th, starts at 5pm. Featuring: George Leach (Juno award-winning performer), Brave New Waves, Dustin Bentall and The Sweet Lowdown

For full program of events, please visit our website:




Welcome to PRAS Adrienne Mason

May 21 2014

The Pacific Rim Art Society would like to welcome new member Adrienne Mason!   Adrienne is a long time resident of Tofino who has written several books including "Long Beach Wild" and "Planet Ark: Preserving Earth's Biodiversity".

ArtSplash Artist Entry Forms

Feb 20 2014

ArtSplash Entry Forms View / Print the form here :ArtistEntry Form2014.pdf (4.53MB)  

ArtSplash 2013 - Thank you everyone!

Apr 1 2013

The Pacific Rim Arts Society would like to say a big Thank You to everyone who assisted in the very successful Annual Spring Art Show hosted for the third consecutive year at the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet.

People's Choice Award

Apr 3 2013

ARTSPLASH! 2013 Signy Cohen was the recipient of the People's Choice Award for her oil painting on canvas, "Sea Sparkles". Congratulations Signy!

Introducing the new president of PRAS 2014- Mark Penney

Jan 24 2014

PRAS is very happy to announce long time west coast resident Mark Penney as the newly elected President of the Board of Directors for the year 2014.

AGM Guest Speaker Katsumi Kimoto

Nov 3 2012

Katsumi Kimoto -Autobiography Born: June 29th, 1976, Sidney, B.C. Canada

About PRAS

PRAS is a volunteer-based, non-profit society serving the districts of Tofino and Ucluelet, and First Nations communities in the Clayoquot Sound/ Long Beach area, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Our goal is to help build happy, healthy communities by bringing people together through arts and culture.


Pacific Rim Arts Society
Box 468 Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0

Phone: 250-726-2443
General Email: pacificrimarts@gmail.com

Executive Director: Jacqueline Chamberland