On Friday, July 21st and Saturday, July 22nd, ArtSpring presents the 10th Annual Salt Spring Chamber Music Festival Concerts: a celebration of one of life’s noblest pursuits – chamber music featuring international guest artists and rising young artists.

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Remembering Bob Rogers

On July 20, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

Bob Rogers, Salt Spring photographer and lifetime ArtSpring supporter passed too soon and will be dearly missed by all. Thank you, Bob, for your endless contribution to our community. May your spirit soar as we remember you fondly.

 

July 2017 ArtSpring Events

On July 6, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

Is it July already?! Salt Springers sure have been busy with family, friends & beaches to bask on.

In between sun-in’s, our crew have been preparing for ArtSpring’s major fundraiser, the 17th Annual Treasure Fair, July 13-15, including a truly special Treasure Fair fiddle concert by the one and only, Daniel Lapp.

This month, classical music lovers will be treated exceptionally well by a special Salt Spring Forum event with author, Madeleine Thien taking readers into a world of classical music, followed by our 10th annual Chamber Music Fest featuring a Young Artist and Faculty concert, July 21 & 22.

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Gallery Lighting Upgrade

On July 6, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

An anonymous donor approached ArtSpring in 2014 wishing to support a project to upgrade  the ArtSpring gallery lighting. Finding a gallery lighting design company proved to be a real challenge. But we did it and soon the installation will be complete. As with most large projects there are a host of people to thank.

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Classical music lovers will want to read Madeleine Thien’s novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, a new novel that catapults its narrator from Vancouver to China into a world of classical music, the Cultural Revolution, and the Tiananmen Square demonstrations – join us, July 9th for a live presentation and discussion with the author at ArtSpring.

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Treasure Fair Feature

On June 9, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

Treasure Fair Feature
As the auction catalogue grows you’ll want to start making your “must have” lists. This year boasts a spectacular collection of outstanding items unique to Treasure Fair. Imagine your next winter on the island of Maui…

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Summer Fun at ArtSpring

On May 31, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

 

The ArtSpring team have been twirling through the halls – ok, not really, but we’re really happy and getting ready to launch our sizzlin’ Summer Schedule and upcoming spectacular 2017/18 Season! We’re also vitalizing our facebook activities and would love to hear from you.

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Treasure Fair Catalog is LIVE and Growing!

On May 26, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

May 26th Announcement from Treasure Fair Manager, Terri Reid

Mark Your Calendars and Make Your Lists!!  

Treasure Fair’s 2017 Catalog is up, and expanding every day. Over 300 treasures are posted online so far. Collectors get ready!

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This May, Let’s Have Some Fun!

On May 3, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

It’s spring, right?! Well forget about “April showers brings May flowers” – we may all be hunkered down under some grey skies, but ArtSpring has been blooming anyway! May sees our 2016-2017 ArtSpring Presents season finale with Radical System Art transform the dance floor into an epic performance, Toronto-based folk quintet Union Duke will be making our toes tap, then Vancouver-based composer, Michael O’Neil brings to Salt Spring sounds from Bali with the dreamy Gamelan music, finally the finest baroque players this side of the Pacific, along with a calendar stacked with community events showcasing dance, choral music and a stunning “see shells” lobby exhibit by Sam Lightman – who cares about the rain when it’s shining so brightly at ArtSpring!

Ok. The rain can stop, though.

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Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art: Glory

On April 24, 2017, in News, by Jessica Beck

Beyond dance, Shay Kuebler / Radical System Art represents movement with meaning – a blunt force of power explodes on the stage with a message to look at the glorification (Glory) of violence in media, childhood and how we’re watching it go by –are you willing to do anything about it? Are you affected by bullying? A dark intensity seeps into the steps of these skilled performers who rise into new realms of dance by marrying martial arts, hip-hop, ballet, and theatre.

 

SHAY KUEBLER DANCE WORKSHOP
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm $20 Adult/Youth

SHAY KUEBLER/RADICAL SYSTEM ART: GLORY
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm $23 Adult / $5 Youth