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Summer Art Camps for creative kids and teens.



Celebrating 50 years of the very best art and craft created by artists and artisans of the Southern Gulf Islands.

Open Daily 10-5 Until Sept 16


Salt Spring Island Ceramics Awards

October 4-14, 2018



Make it Happen. Get out There.

Artist Calls


Welcome to the Salt Spring Arts Council.

Upcoming Events:

AT LARGE – Julie MacKinnon

August 18 - August 19

AT LARGE – Stefanie Denz

August 20 @ 9:00 am - August 22 @ 2:30 pm


August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 16, 2018

WILD Showcase Opening

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

AT LARGE – Joan Carrigan

August 28 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 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

Featured Artisan: Salt Spring Vinegar

This week we taste some of the yummy artisan work the island has to offer, with Salt Spring Island Artisan Vinegar! The delicious vinegar comes courtesy of Bree Eagle, an islander raised growing fruits and [...]

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