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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:


November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 22, 2017

Test Workshop

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Members Holiday Party

December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Special Members Meeting

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Embroidery w/Bone & Fish Scales

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - December 16 @ 6:00 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

The Great Salt Spring Gingerbread Hall Challenge

Have you got what it takes? On December 10th, SSAC celebrates the holidays with cheer and a small challenge for the creative and brave among us. As part of our annual Member Holiday Party, we [...]

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