The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach has temporarily closed its doors to the public as of Nov.18. (Mandy Moraes photo)

COVID-19: The Old Schoolhouse Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach closes until 2021

TOSH takes proactive approach to ‘protect the well-being of the community’

The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach has closed its doors to the public as a preemptive step to stop the spread of COVID-19.

As of Nov. 18 the doors will remain closed until the next planned exhibition starts on Jan. 6, 2021.

In a public release, TOSH staff confirmed that there has not been any positive cases of COVID-19 at the arts centre, but they consider this as a proactive approach to “protect the well-being of the community.”

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The release said they hope to bring the gift shop online for local pickups starting next week. Private appointments to view the exhibitions and gift shop will be made available shortly, with details to follow on the TOSH website over the next several days.

TOSH plans to share their current exhibition through their newsletter, website and social media.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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