Community Initiatives 2017-06-07T09:47:31+00:00

Community Initiatives

SSAC supports and partners with a variety of community projects and events that align with our goals to celebrate and promote the arts on Salt Spring Island.

Artists from the Fringe Silent Auction

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Sunday, August 13th, 2-4pm SS United Church Artists From the Fringe is a group of over 30 artists who attend the volunteer run program called ArtJam, sponsored by SSAC. The program provides a safe, welcoming space [...]

Dialogue with the Arts: Yuri Arajs

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The next Dialogue with the Arts Speaker is: Yuri Arajs – Artistic Director of Vancouver’s “Kickstart – Disability Arts and Culture” Website: Yuri will be talking about the Kickstart Philosophy and the challenges facing those [...]

Home Words Project

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

SSAC is proud to partner with Connecting Generations. This arts-based community development project is supported by the BC Arts Council. To apply, please email Sarah Hook-Nilsson at shooknilsson(at) Writer and facilitator Ahava Shira will train 12 people [...]

Dialogue with Sandra Semchuk

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Sandra Semchuk speaks on Resilience and Conciliation Sunday, Nov. 27 at 7pm Mahon Hall. Attendance is free (donations greatly appreciated). Sandra has, I believe, a great deal to say to us about the social context [...]

SSICA 2016

October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

SALT SPRING ISLAND CERAMICS AWARDS (SSICA) The Salt Spring Arts Council is proud to support the SSI Potters Guild and SSICA: October 6 – October 16, 2016 Mahon Hall, Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada The Salt [...]

SSICA Scholarship Announced

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

SSICA MASTER DEMONSTRATION WORKSHOP SCHOLARSHIP Deadline EXTENDED: Friday, September 30, 5pm Announcement of Awards: Monday, October 3rd.   In thanks to a generous donation, SSAC and the SSI Potters Guild are able to offer 4 scholarships [...]

Dance Talks: Does Dance Matter?

July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

  Hosted by Kristen Lewis, sponsored by ArtSpring, the Salt Spring Arts Council, and the SSI Library. During August, ArtSpring’s residency programme welcomes some exciting contemporary dance companies to Salt Spring - all Vancouver-based leaders [...]

The Kerplunks Go Bananas at Mahon Hall!

February 10th, 2016|0 Comments

With thanks to our fabulous community sponsors and volunteer, our 2nd Family Day Event at Mahon Hall was a smashing success. Big and little people filled the hall with dancing, [...]

SS Refugee Sponsorship Benefit Concert

December 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

SSAC is proud to Co-Present a Refugee Sponsorship Benefit Concert: January 1, 2016 @ Fulford Hall 2-4pm ~ Coffeehouse and Silent Auction Preview, by donation 7-9pm ~ Variety Concert hosted by Arthur Black, $20 tickets available [...]