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Enjoy the very best art and craft created by artists and artisans of the Southern Gulf Islands in this Council-run gallery and gift shop.

Open Daily 10-5 Until Sept 17


Summer Art Camps @ Mahon Hall.

Expand Your Horizons

Kids Art Camps

Studio Workshops


Outside Mahon Hall

Basketry Guild 20th Anniversary Exhibit

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EXHIBITION runs: September 22 through October 22.

SSNAP 2017


Welcome to the Salt Spring Arts Council.

Upcoming Events:

At Large: Open Studio Days

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 26, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on October 3, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on March 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on October 16, 2017 at 10:00am

Chapbook Launch: Blackberries

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SSNAP Opening Gala

September 22 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

SSNAP Finalist’s Exhibition

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 22, 2017

SSNAPy Saturdays Drop-in Art Making

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2017


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

Art on the Hall 2018 Call for Entry

  Art on the Hall   Call for Juried Outdoor Exhibit 2018   Artcraft is turning 50! Be Bold, Be Bright, Be Big!   Let’s dress Mahon Hall for the party. Create large, bright, expressive, [...]

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