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In House Workshops for Kids & Youth: January - April. Bursaries Available.



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Submissions for 2017 SSNAP Open January 1, 2017

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Welcome to the Salt Spring Arts Council.

Upcoming Events:

Easter Art Show

April 14 @ 10:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Youth Exhibit in the Annex Gallery

April 14 @ 10:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm

Earth Choir Performance

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Art Camp – Amazing Abstraction (Age 9-12)

July 24 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 4:00 pm

Art Camp – Modern Art Mania (Age 6-9)

July 31 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 4:00 pm


Workshops on the Rock

With over 60 workshops to choose from in 3 different sectors there is something for everyone. READ MORE

Artcraft + Wintercraft

Enjoy the very best contemporary arts and crafts made by BC’s Southern Gulf Islands’ artisans and artists. Artcraft is the Arts Council-run gallery and gift shop located in Mahon Hall.READ MORE

Cohen Call: Performance Poets & Musicians

As part of the 11th Annual Easter Art Show, we are putting together a Tribute to Leonard Cohen's Body of Work. We are seeking musicians and poets for April 22 at Mahon Hall. Singer-songwriters-musicians, performance poets, [...]

The Latest News

Discover the most up to date news from the Salt Spring Arts Council: Events, Workshops, Exhibits, and a variety of arts news for Salt Spring Island. READ MORE



LandArt @ ArtCraft presents experimental and responsive landscape art installations that stimulate interest and community engagement with the arts and our natural environment.  READ MORE


Salt Spring National Art Prize

This biennial competition has been established to promote creative dialogue and collaboration between the Salt Spring Island arts community and artists from across Canada. READ MORE

Artist in the class

Each school year the Salt Spring Arts Council enriches the lives of Salt Spring Island students by placing literary, performing and visual artists and artisans in classrooms throughout School District #64 READ MORE


Support the arts, keep on top of arts news and connect with others by joining the Salt Spring Arts Council. READ MORE

Salt Spring Arts Council | Mahon Hall

Mahon Hall rentals

Rent the hall for private events, theatrical performances, classes, workshops, fundraisers, meetings, and weddings. READ MORE


Showcase Exhibitions

This showcase of contemporary visual art and fine craft exhibitions is featured on the stage in Mahon Hall from June through September. READ MORE