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Pacific Rim Arts Society 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 (PRAS) brings you a roster of year-round arts activities through our Annual Events Program, as well as many special events to spice things up during the year…

September 22nd to 30th, 2012


PRAS Cultural Heritage Festival celebrates the rich west coast culture and heritage. Events will include exciting exhibits, workshops, demos, feasts and activities for the whole family.

Our focus this year is the Traditional Art of Wood Carving and Cedar Bark Weaving. The public will have the opportunity to observe master carvers at work and learn carving techniques through workshops and public demonstrations.

A series of works by painter Ken Kirkby depicting Totem Poles will be on display and ‘Watching Over’; a 30”x60” original painting by Ken Kirkby will be raffled in support of the Festival.


February 11th to 16th, 2013


Missoula Children’s Theatre  –         The Secret Garden

Explore this enchanting garden as it comes to life with Mary Lennox, Colin Craven, the Bugs that Rock and a host of others on Saturday, February 16th, 2013 as the Missoula Children’s Theatre and more than 50 local students present an original musical adaptation of THE SECRET GARDEN at Ucluelet Community Centre at  2pm & 7pm.  Auditions will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013 from 4-6pm for all Tofino and Ucluelet school age children and youth.


March 16th to 24th, 2013


ArtSplash PRAS annual  Spring Art Show representing over 60 local artists from Tofino and Ucluelet.  Venue to be announced.


April 21st to 27th, 2013


BC Arts and Culture Week- R*A*A*T*U celebrating arts and culture in both Tofino and Ucluelet.  Join the fun, get creative and perform in the most unlikely places.


June 21st to July 1st, 2013

PACIFIC RIM SUMMER FESTIVAL –  Don’t miss the 25th annual summer festival in 2013! Music, dance, performing art, visual art and workshops for the whole family.  Events take place in both Tofino and Ucluelet.

For a complete list of the Summer Festival events and activities, please go to: