Between the expanse and slow pace, our region has become somewhat of an artistic retreat—a place to play with creative ideas without distraction. There’s abundant inspiration to be found in the landscape and our long history of culture and art. As is our way, local artists fling open their doors to welcome guests into their studios, to peek at their process and ask questions, while galleries and stores carefully curate a selection of local goods that showcase the breadth of craftsmanship that exists here.


Along with the authentic Indigenous culture Cowichan offers, check out what other quirky and unexpected things there are.

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