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Salt Spring Island Ceramics Awards

October 4-14, 2018



Local. Beautiful. Unique. Gallery Open November 23 - December 22, 2018.



Make it Happen. Get out There.

Artist Calls


Now Accepting Proposals for Winter Workshops.



Welcome to the Salt Spring Arts Council.

Upcoming Events:

Artists from the Fringe Exhibit

November 23 @ 10:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm


November 23 @ 10:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm

AT LARGE – Rosalie Matchett

January 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 6, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on January 5, 2019 at 10:00am

SSNAP – Call for submissions – $40,000 in Awards

January 10, 2019
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 10 of the month, repeating until May 31, 2019

GISS Visual Art Exhibit – Please Touch the Artwork

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 18, 2019 @ 5:00 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

EAS19 Artistic Directors

Easter Art Show 2019: Homage The 2019 Easter Art Show takes place April 19 – 28. We are very excited to welcome Patrick McCallum as this year’s Guest Curator. Patrick has invited 40 diverse artists [...]

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