The local arts scene celebrates the rich tradition of local First Nations artistry within a vibrant contemporary visual, literary and performance arts community. Sybil Andrews’ Cottage is home to the Campbell River Community Arts Council. Sybil Andrews is an internationally recognized artist arriving in Campbell River in 1947. Guided tours of the Haig-Brown heritage site are available throughout the summer. The riverbank garden, orchard and woodland are filled with the richness of nature captured in the writing of renowned author and conservationist Roderick Haig-Brown. Experience local, national and international art at the Campbell River Public Art Gallery. The Museum at Campbell River holds a fine collection of permanent exhibits that represent the unique culture and history of Northern Vancouver Island. Tidemark Theatre is a live theatre presenting both professional and community plays, concerts and musicals. Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre opened in 2007 in the Cape Mudge Village of the We Wai Kai Nation on Quadra Island, featuring ceremonial regalia, a collection of historical artifacts and carvings. The Zeballos Heritage Museum has an interesting collection of photos and artifacts from the gold rush times. The Campbell River Spirit Square is an exciting new downtown venue, focusing on live entertainment and providing access to community service organizations.