September 8th-13th, 2022

Community Events

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Our story

The Carving on the Edge Festival seeks to inspire the growth of the traditional and contemporary coastal carving arts through celebration, education and relationship-building, within the traditional territories of the ƛaʔuukʷiatḥ (Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations).

Community Projects

The festival has grown to support relationship-building in the contemporary and traditional carving communities, with programs led by master carvers, and guided by First Nations values, blending tradition and history with contemporary relevance. 

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The Carving on the Edge Festival sends out periodic updates on the festival and out-of-festival events. If you’d like to be kept up-to-date on the coastal carving scene, please sign-up using the form below.