DIY Community Studio

Affordable rentals

Looking out over the Metchosin village core, this bright, warm and sunny 1000 square foot space is now set aside for community use. The space includes great acoustics, access to a sink and counter, two adjacent washrooms, the upper hallway exhibition area, and external exit via the grand, newly designed staircase. And there is ample free parking.

Book this space for webinars, seminars, workshops, and projects for individuals, small groups, or classes. 

The studio was recently painted by a group of volunteers and offers an assortment of chairs, drawing boards, easels, a model platform, drawing horses, two large wooden tables, a digital projector and screen.

Download, print and complete the Rental Request form. Either deliver it to the MACCA office (4495 Happy Valley Road) or scan the completed form and email it to Please note that invoices will not be issued; use the form instead. As an alternative to the PDF form, there is an online version of the form below the calendar, at the bottom of this page.

DIY Studio Renter’s Checklist (PDF)

Payment is considered confirmation of your booking. Until the payment has been received, your booking is considered tentative and someone else might pre-empt that time slot. Preferred method of payment is by e-transfer, but may also be made by cheque or cash. Please ensure that you include a message clearly stating the date(s) of the booking(s) and how many blocks are being paid for. E-transfers should be sent to Questions? Phone 250-857-0672.

Booking the DIY Community Art Studio

MACCA membership is not required to book the Community Art Studio. To request a booking, review the calendar, check availability, and complete the form.

The following time blocks are available:

  • Morning Block – 7AM – 12 NOON – $40.00
  • Afternoon Block – 1PM – 6 PM – $40.00
  • Evening Block – 7PM – 11PM – $40.00
  • All Day – $75.00

Consecutive blocks may be booked if they are available. A full day counts as three blocks.

DIY Art Studio Rental Request Form

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