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ArtSpring – Gallery

100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
250-537-2102

November 2015

ArtSpring Youth Art Program Exhibit: Day of the Dead – Frida and Diego Style!

November 2, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until November 2, 2015

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Today is the last day to see the work of our creative Salt Spring youth and to show your support for their developing talent.  Every year the ArtSpring Youth Art Enrichment Program, facilitated by local artist Tracy Harrison, invites promising young artists (ages 10 to 14) to enhance their skill set by exploring the work of master painters and sculptors through educational art-making workshops. This year we explore the lives and work of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera while learning about…

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Briony Penn Book Launch

November 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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You are invited to a book launch of  Briony Penn’s newest book, The Real Thing: The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan. This book is an official biography of Ian McTaggart Cowan (1910–2010), who revolutionized the way North Americans understood the natural world and is known as the "father of Canadian ecology." He was no stranger to the suppression of scientists or challenging pipelines - all before most of us were even born. He pioneered nature television in its very earliest…

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Pieces of Her Story Exhibit

November 6, 2015 @ 10:00 am - November 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Centre for Loving Inquiry presents the 3rd Annual Art Exhibit by students and alumni of A Year to Love, a creative mentorship program that helps women explore and develop their unique artistic expression. Explore the creative process of ten Island women: Adele Storm, Linda Underwood, Selena Barwin, Norma Hoeppner, Helen Hinchliff, Sam Barlow, Charlene Wolff, Jane Mackenzie, and Premilla Pillay. Curated by Ahava Shira, PhD , writer, photographer, creative mentor and director of the Centre for Loving Inquiry

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Pieces of Her Story: Opening Reception

November 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Centre for Loving Inquiry presents the opening reception of the 3rd Annual Art Exhibit by students and alumni of A Year to Love, a creative mentorship program that helps women explore and develop their unique artistic expression. Browse the exhibit, meet the artists, and enjoy organic treats!

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Pieces of Your Story: Writing Workshop

November 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$20

Join Dr. Ahava Shira for an afternoon of exploration in writing. Discover and share your unique story. Practice touching your experience and appreciating it as it is. Stories call to us to open our hearts and make real contact with the world inside and around us. Tuning into our senses, feelings, memories and metaphors, we come more fully into the present. Opening to the moment with curiousity, spontaneity and a sense of play, we release our voices freely onto the…

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Whisky Tasting Fundraiser for the Copper Kettle

November 21, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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tickets in advance and by donation of $40 or more

On Saturday November 21st, the Wee Rock Whisky Club presents a line up of stunning Scotch whiskies from Macallan and Highland Park. A range of whiskies will be sampled under the guidance of Dan Volway of the Edrington Group. 100% of the profits from this event will support the Copper Kettle in its efforts to help the homeless and needy on Salt Spring. This is a tremendous opportunity to try some incredible whiskies while supporting our community. Tickets are available in advance for a donation…

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ArtSpring AGM – NEW DATE

November 27, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join us for the Annual General Meeting of the Island Arts Centre Society (also known as ArtSpring). Hear a synopsis of ArtSpring's activities over the last 12 months. Financial and Annual Reports will be received and considered. The election of several Directors of the Society will be conducted.

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2nd Fairy Fair & Book Launch

November 28, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

Roger Brunt Join all the elves and fairies at ArtSpring for another fairy picnic and book launch. Roger Brunt will read from his new children's book, Salt Spring Island's Erskine the Elf Goes Home, at 2 pm and 3 pm. Jeannie Paynter, the book's illustrator, and Charlie Pickard, the maker of Nanaimo's Gnome Homes who has appeared on television, will also be in attendance. There will be snacks and treats for little and big elves, and a display of the…

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December 2015

The 2nd Annual Last Chance Community Christmas Craft Fair

December 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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To find those perfect 'last minute' unique gifts at a central venue, visit the The Last Chance Community Christmas Craft Fair! The entire ArtSpring gallery area will become a magical place for the day, complete with Christmas music and decor. Admission is free and refreshments will be on sale (to benefit a local non-profit group). You'll find all those great last-minute gifts, while supporting local artisans at their best. To participate call Marilyn at 250-931-1312. $50 merchant fee per table. New…

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January 2016

SSI Painters Guild Workshop & Life Drawing

January 13, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 4, 2016

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Island Painters Guild holds an art workshop and life drawing every Wednesday from Jan 13 to May 4, 2016 in the gallery at Artspring. See the guild's website for details. New members are always welcome. For more information contact Judy Nurse, registrar at murrayjudynurse@hotmail.com.

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ArtSpring Youth Drawing Exhibit

January 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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ArtSpring, with the generous support of Country Grocer, is pleased to be able to offer our first ArtSpring Youth Art Enrichment Program of 2016. This workshop takes place during the month of January and is led by W. Allan Hancock, who is an accomplished wildlife artist on Salt Spring Island. The students will explore drawing and sketching on a variety of papers using charcoal, pencil and conté. Working from both their imaginations and sketching objects around them, they will learn the…

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February 2016

MONAD: PARADISE LOST? – Performance Art Event

February 24, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 Adult | $5 Youth

PARADISE LOST? No Action is Not an Option is a performance art event and the outcome of the collaboration between MONAD members Anna Haltrecht and Luis Araújo. This new work by MONAD focuses on the environment and in particular, Salt Spring's St. Mary Lake, and sets out to draw further attention to environmental preservation as well as to provoke thought and inspire action. Immersed in a video art installation, using movement & imagery, experience the lake in a whole new…

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MONAD: PARADISE LOST? – Improvisation Workshop

February 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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free - pre-register at anna@bonesforever.com

For all interested in participating and learning more about performance-based art, join Anna Haltrecht and Luis Araújo, the performers in the video art installation Paradise Lost? No Action is Not an Option for a free improvisation workshop. Pre-register for the workshop by emailing: anna@bonesforever.com Are you ready to take action? 4 day schedule of events: Wed Feb 24 & Sat Feb 27, 7:30 pm (bar 6:30) - Performance Art Event Thurs Feb 25, 5:00 to 6:30 pm - Improvisation Workshop Fri…

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MONAD: PARADISE LOST? – Community Interaction

February 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

Come to the ArtSpring gallery to interact, move, dance, and play in MONAD’s video art installation. Anna Haltrecht and Luis Araújo, the performers of MONAD: PARADISE LOST? - No Action is Not an Option, will be onsite. All welcome. Are you ready to take action? 4 day schedule of events: Wed Feb 24 & Sat Feb 27, 7:30 pm (bar 6:30) - Performance Art Event Thurs Feb 25, 5:00 to 6:30 pm - Improvisation Workshop Fri Feb 26, 12:00 to…

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MONAD: PARADISE LOST? – Environmental Talks & Discussions

February 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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free

Participate in an afternoon of environmental talks and discussions – led by environmentalists, historians & community members – focusing on the exchange of knowledge and information about our environment and St. Mary Lake with four very knowledgeable community members. Schedule of Environmental Talks:   Xatsa' — Indigenous History of St. Mary Lake, Chris Arnett, PhD (Candidate), Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia Phosphorus and St. Mary Lake: Where does it come from and where does it go? Don Hodgins, P.Eng., AFCA The Birds of…

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MONAD: PARADISE LOST? – Performance Art Event

February 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 Adult | $5 Youth

PARADISE LOST? No Action is Not an Option is a performance art event and the outcome of the collaboration between MONAD members Anna Haltrecht and Luis Araújo. This new work by MONAD focuses on the environment and in particular, Salt Spring's St. Mary Lake, and sets out to draw further attention to environmental preservation as well as to provoke thought and inspire action. Immersed in a video art installation, using movement & imagery, experience the lake in a whole new…

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March 2016

3-Day Workshop: Painting Landscapes in Oil – Taught by Deborah Tilby

March 15, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until March 17, 2016

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Curiosity by Deborah Tilby The Salt Spring Island Painters Guild presents a three day workshop with Deborah Tilby on painting landscapes in oil. Please visit the Painters Guild website directly for more details and visit www.deborahtilby.com for examples of Deborah Tilby's beautiful artwork. The cost for the 3 day workshop is $195 for  Painters Guild members and $220 for non-members. Contact Judy Nurse at murrayjudynurse@hotmail.com for information and to register.

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April 2016

Nuno Felt Workshop with Ulrieke Benner: Texture – Surface Design Exploration

April 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 10, 2016

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Ulrieke Benner’s workshop for a comprehensive introduction to pleated nuno felt fabrics. Create uniquely pleated and sculptured felt, and explore texture in felted scarves, yardage, vests or tunics, with the option of giving white on white creations a dye bath on the third day. Learn how to sculpt your nuno felted fabrics by using both hand pleating and resist stitching techniques. Explore the rich textural qualities that are possible with pleating then use these skills for your personal artistic…

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Nuno Felt Workshop with Ulrieke Benner: Texture – Surface Design Exploration

April 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Ulrieke Benner’s workshop for a comprehensive introduction to pleated nuno felt fabrics. Create uniquely pleated and sculptured felt, and explore texture in felted scarves, yardage, vests or tunics, with the option of giving white on white creations a dye bath on the third day. Learn how to sculpt your nuno felted fabrics by using both hand pleating and resist stitching techniques. Explore the rich textural qualities that are possible with pleating then use these skills for your personal artistic…

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Nuno Felt Workshop with Ulrieke Benner: Texture – Surface Design Exploration

April 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Ulrieke Benner’s workshop for a comprehensive introduction to pleated nuno felt fabrics. Create uniquely pleated and sculptured felt, and explore texture in felted scarves, yardage, vests or tunics, with the option of giving white on white creations a dye bath on the third day. Learn how to sculpt your nuno felted fabrics by using both hand pleating and resist stitching techniques. Explore the rich textural qualities that are possible with pleating then use these skills for your personal artistic…

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Textile Treasures: SSI Weavers & Spinners Guild Exhibit

April 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Island Weavers and Spinners Guild welcomes spring with a special exhibition in ArtSpring's gallery space. This unique collection illustrates the diverse modes of expression that are possible using yarn and fibre. All items have been handmade by guild members, and range from the humble, practical tea towel to complex works of fibre art. The exhibit contains contributions from some of Salt Spring's finest textile artisans, including Jane Stafford, Karen Selk, Ilse Leader, Judith Dios, and Jane Kidd.…

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Textile Treasures: SSI Weavers & Spinners Guild Exhibit

April 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Island Weavers and Spinners Guild welcomes spring with a special exhibition in ArtSpring's gallery space. This unique collection illustrates the diverse modes of expression that are possible using yarn and fibre. All items have been handmade by guild members, and range from the humble, practical tea towel to complex works of fibre art. The exhibit contains contributions from some of Salt Spring's finest textile artisans, including Jane Stafford, Karen Selk, Ilse Leader, Judith Dios, and Jane Kidd.…

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Textile Treasures: SSI Weavers & Spinners Guild Exhibit

April 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Island Weavers and Spinners Guild welcomes spring with a special exhibition in ArtSpring's gallery space. This unique collection illustrates the diverse modes of expression that are possible using yarn and fibre. All items have been handmade by guild members, and range from the humble, practical tea towel to complex works of fibre art. The exhibit contains contributions from some of Salt Spring's finest textile artisans, including Jane Stafford, Karen Selk, Ilse Leader, Judith Dios, and Jane Kidd.…

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Textile Treasures: SSI Weavers & Spinners Guild Exhibit

April 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Island Weavers and Spinners Guild welcomes spring with a special exhibition in ArtSpring's gallery space. This unique collection illustrates the diverse modes of expression that are possible using yarn and fibre. All items have been handmade by guild members, and range from the humble, practical tea towel to complex works of fibre art. The exhibit contains contributions from some of Salt Spring's finest textile artisans, including Jane Stafford, Karen Selk, Ilse Leader, Judith Dios, and Jane Kidd.…

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May 2016

SSI Painters Guild Workshop & Life Drawing

May 4, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Island Painters Guild holds an art workshop and life drawing every Wednesday from Jan 13 to May 4, 2016 in the gallery at Artspring. See the guild's website for details. New members are always welcome. For more information contact Judy Nurse, registrar at murrayjudynurse@hotmail.com. Please note that today's workshop ends at 12:30 pm.

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June 2016

Taste of Salt Spring

June 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$20 in advance through SSI Chamber of Commerce or $25 at the door

Experience the best of local food and wine at the annual Taste of Salt Spring event uniting Salt Spring Island chefs, food producers & vintners to create an “island style” savoury evening. Call your friends to meet you at ArtSpring for an indoor & outdoor tasting event! A selection of participating Salt Spring restaurants and caterers will be there to showcase their great food. Enjoy beverage tastings from local wineries, the brewery and the cidery as well as other beverage…

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July 2016

‘tHe biG piCture’ : Terminal City/The Ceilings of Petra’

July 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - July 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Please note, the show is open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.) Description: jOnezi is a len's based multi-media artist who has created the majority of his later biG artworks here on 'the Rock' i.e. Salt Spring Island. Fresh from his exposition at Art! Vancouver 2016 where he premiered his large scale artworks, jOnezi presents a larger collection of his creations. He loves biG and prime examples are what he calls his 'post conceptual, neo pop abstract series titled:…

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‘tHe biG piCture’ : Terminal City/The Ceilings of Petra’ Opening Reception

July 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join jOnezi at his 'tHe biG piCture’: Terminal City/The Ceilings of Petra' opening reception Please note, the show is open daily from July 1st to July 7th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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Treasure Fair 2016

July 14, 2016
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 16, 2016

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild Summer Art Show

July 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - August 4, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Painters’ Guild presents its annual summer show and sale in the ArtSpring gallery. Enjoy new work by talented local painters. Also, be sure to come and meet the artists at the opening reception on Saturday, July 23 from 2:00 to 4:30 pm. Please note, the show is open daily from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.  

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SSI Painters Guild Summer Art Show – Opening Reception

July 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Painters’ Guild hosts its annaul show and sale opening reception in the ArtSpring gallery. Come and meet the artists, and enjoy new work by this group of talented local painters. Please note, the show is open daily from July 23rd to August 4th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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August 2016

Photosynthesis: Between Word and Image – Opening Reception

August 24, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photosynthesis is a group of accomplished Salt Spring Island photographers created in 1995 to promote the photographic arts on the island. This year, they are proud to present “Between Word and Image”, new collections of photographs inspired by a piece of text chosen by each artist. The show includes works by 19 regular members, 3 guest photographers, and student(s) from the Salt Spring High Schools’ photography programme. The show will run until September 6th with members available daily to discuss…

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Photosynthesis: Between Word and Image

August 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 6, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photosynthesis is a group of accomplished Salt Spring Island photographers created in 1995 to promote the photographic arts on the island. This year, they are proud to present “Between Word and Image”, new collections of photographs inspired by a piece of text chosen by each artist. The show includes works by 19 regular members, 3 guest photographers, and student(s) from the Salt Spring High Schools’ photography programme. The show will run until September 6th with members available daily to discuss…

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October 2016

Weavers & Spinners Guild Annual Show and Sale

October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - October 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Friends and relatives of Guild members know what beautiful things can be created from fibre, because they receive them as gifts. Once a year the general public has the chance to be on the receiving end of this extraordinary source of gifts for all occasions. Whether you are buying for the very young (a mobile perhaps) or an adult who likes highly original clothing (hats, scarves) or decorative table linen (teatowels, placemats), or even if you just want to check…

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SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshop & Life Drawing

October 19, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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2016 Business Awards

October 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Special reception including appetizers and live music along with Awards Ceremonies.  Mingle with Salt Spring’s best at a “star studded” night that inspires everyone!  Nominations for the Business Awards are open until October 7th – entry forms are at Island Savings, the Chamber office and on-line at saltspringchamber.com.  $20 per ticket.  Cash bar reception starting at 5:30 pm. Presenting sponsor is Island Savings.  Media sponsor is Driftwood Publishing.  Supported by Country Grocer, Mouat’s Trading, Shaw Communications and Thrifty Foods along…

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Pro-D by Teachers for Teachers

October 21, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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  For information and to register for this event, click here.

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SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshop & Life Drawing

October 26, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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SURFACING (ArtSpring Gallery Show)

October 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - November 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Across the Bridge, by Michael Wall Explorations in Two Dimensions. The purpose of the exhibit is to encourage artists who work in various disciplines to explore the potential of plane surfaces to find visual meaning without resorting to conventional illusions of depth. This gallery show opens on October 28th, the opening taking place from 5:00 - 7:30 pm. The exhibit will be open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm until November 7th.

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November 2016

SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshops & Life Drawing

November 9, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website:  www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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“She Said” Art Exhibit

November 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am - November 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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"She Said" is an art exhibit featuring the work of Sam Barlow, Julie Howard, Meghan McKillop, Ahava Shira, and Charlene Wolff at Art Spring November 10-17. Their work explores how we retell and rebel against the stories we have been told in order to gather wisdom and create new versions of what it means to be a woman. Through film, written and spoken word, mixed media collage and plaster sculpture, the exhibit seeks both to recognize and revision women’s ways…

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SSI Painters Guild: Life Drawing

November 16, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts a Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshop & Life Drawing

November 23, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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AGM: ARTSPRING ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

November 23, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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All ArtSpring Members are invited to join us for ArtSpring's 2016 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, November 23, beginning at 4:30 pm in the Gallery.

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SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshop & Life Drawing

November 30, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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December 2016

Exploring the Painted Lands of the Group of 7 – Opening

December 3, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Annual Student Art Enrichment program facilitated by multimedia Artist Tracy Harrison invites you to the Opening and Exhibit of their work from this year's program. Students from Salt Spring Middle School and GISS have been exploring the landscape painting techniques, history and paintings of the famous Group of 7.  A kayak trip with Island Escapades to Chocolate Beach for Plein air painting sessions on the water and on the land, in studio technique tutorials, graphite and oil pastel sketching…

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Exploring the Painted Lands of the Group of 7 – Exhibit

December 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - December 5, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Annual Student Art Enrichment program facilitated by multimedia Artist Tracy Harrison invites you to the Opening and Exhibit of their work from this year's program. Students from Salt Spring Middle School and GISS have been exploring the landscape painting techniques, history and paintings of the famous Group of 7.  A kayak trip with Island Escapades to Chocolate Beach for Plein air painting sessions on the water and on the land, in studio technique tutorials, graphite and oil pastel sketching…

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SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshop & Life Drawing

December 7, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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SSI Painters Guild: Art Workshop & Life Drawing

December 14, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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SSI Painters Guild hosts an Art Workshop and Life Drawing session. New members always welcome. See website: www.ssipaintersguild.ca for details. To contact registrar, email: ssipg@hotmail.com. Times: Art Workshop 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Life Drawing 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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March 2017

SWOVA: International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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March 8 is International Women's Day (IWD) and SWOVA's opportunity to celebrate! This year SWOVA will honour Women Volunteers as Changemakers at our "Tapas and Treats" event at ArtSpring, 7:00 to 9:00pm on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. Together we will honour exceptional women who volunteer their time and talent, energy and enthusiasm in our community. This year SWOVA is proud to partner with Volunteer and Community Resources (VCR) to help us identify women volunteers of all ages who make -…

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Open House on Gulf Islands Regional Trails Plan

March 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Capital Regional District is developing a regional trails plan for the Gulf Islands. The plan will identify a conceptual regional trail route on each of the main islands and provide direction for implementation. You are welcome to drop in at one of the open houses to provide comments. You may also provide your feedback online by March 31, 2017 at: www.crd.bc.ca/project/gulf-islands-regional-trails-plan

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Governance Salon

March 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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GOVERNANCE SALON – Expanding the Conversation on Governance and the BC Societies Act You know you must both transition and revise your constitution and bylaws to be compliant with the new BC Societies Act.  When you opened up the conversation on what you had to do, all kinds of other questions emerged… “What’s the impact of the new legislation on how we operate as a board and as an organization?”  “Should our ‘senior manager’ be a Director and what does that…

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SS Forum: Dr. Aaron Devor, Research Chair in Transgender Studies

March 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 - 2017 Forum Members; $20 General

Transgender and other gender variant people in our society face many challenges. However, as a recent National Geographic cover suggests, a Gender Revolution is taking place. A widespread conversation about gender is happening – and the Forum wants you to be part of it! Dr. Aaron Devor - the world’s only Research Chair in Transgender Studies, as well as the Founder and Academic Director of the world’s largest Transgender Archives, located at the University of Victoria - joins the Forum in conversation. Dr.…

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Celebration of Life for Richard Moses

March 19, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Please join family and friends for an open-house Celebration of Life for Richard Moses, a citizen of Saltspring Island, musician, writer, radio announcer on CFSI, and a former ArtSpring Board member and Front of House Volunteer. Richard passed away peacefully on February 6 in Victoria. The Celebration will take place in the ArtSpring Galleries, Sunday, March 19 from 2:30pm until 5:30pm.

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THE FIXED IDEA – Gallery Show

March 31, 2017 - April 10, 2017
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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A Gallery show by ArtSpring in conjunction with David Wisdom show, April 1 David Borrowman David Borrowman is a lifelong photographer. On Salt Spring, his home for 30 years, he chronicles the arts scene and messes around on the Arts Council, where he is generally tolerated. He also did a six year stint in local politics, but feels better now.   Margarite Sanchez Artist. Activist. Agriculturalist. Life is my muse!   Ahava Shira Ahava Shira has been reimagining her relationships…

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July 2017

SSIPG SUMMER SHOW 2017

July 28, 2017 - August 10, 2017
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The SSI Painters Guild is having their annual Summer Show in the ArtSpring Galleries from July 28 to August 10.   Members of SSIPG have submitted original works never shown before. Using a variety of media, colour palette, style, and subject matter, the exhibit is appealing and full of surprises. Everyone is welcome to the opening reception at Artspring, Saturday, July 29, 2:00-4:30pm Exhibit Hours are 10am-4:30pm  

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August 2017

Photosynthesis: Annual Photography Show – Opening Reception

August 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photosynthesis Dazzles Again at ArtSpring For the 17th consecutive year, the Photosynthesis show will provide Salt Spring Island with a look at what some of our top photographic talent is producing. Photosynthesis is a group of accomplished Salt Spring Island photographers founded in 1995. Membership has fluctuated over the years but it currently comprises 18 photographers, chosen for the quality and originality of their work. This year’s theme is “Pretty Pictures?” which encourages each photographer to explore and express their…

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Photosynthesis: Annual Photography Show

August 24, 2017 - September 5, 2017
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photosynthesis Dazzles Again at ArtSpring For the 17th consecutive year, the Photosynthesis show will provide Salt Spring Island with a look at what some of our top photographic talent is producing. Photosynthesis is a group of accomplished Salt Spring Island photographers founded in 1995. Membership has fluctuated over the years but it currently comprises 18 photographers, chosen for the quality and originality of their work. This year’s theme is “Pretty Pictures?” which encourages each photographer to explore and express their…

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September 2017

Parallel Art Show

September 29, 2017 - October 22, 2017
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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  Open daily Friday September 29-Sunday October 22. 10 am-5 pm Admission free. Opening reception Saturday September 30. 6 pm-8 pm Admission free. The 2017 Salt Spring National Art Prize and the Salt Spring Arts Council are proud to present the Parallel Art Show. The exhibition features the work of fifty outstanding Salt Spring Island artists who submitted their work to SSNAP 2017. Curated by Matt Steffich and Anthony Matthews, this exhibition demonstrates why Salt Spring Island is known as one of the premier…

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October 2017

Parallel Art Show

October 1, 2017 - October 22, 2017
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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  Open daily Friday September 29-Sunday October 22. 10 am-5 pm Admission free. Opening reception Saturday September 30. 6 pm-8 pm Admission free. The 2017 Salt Spring National Art Prize and the Salt Spring Arts Council are proud to present the Parallel Art Show. The exhibition features the work of fifty outstanding Salt Spring Island artists who submitted their work to SSNAP 2017. Curated by Matt Steffich and Anthony Matthews, this exhibition demonstrates why Salt Spring Island is known as one of the premier…

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November 2017

Volunteer Recruitment Fair

November 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Looking for a volunteer position on Salt Spring? Join us for the Volunteer Recruitment Fair presented by Volunteer and Community Resources (VCR) and the Salt Spring Island Public Library. Drop by for refreshments and to browse over 25 booths of volunteer opportunities from many local volunteer-run organizations.  The community is fueled by the generosity and commitment of volunteers.  Become part of the energy!

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She Said This is Who I Am – Gallery

November 11, 2017 - November 19, 2017
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Gallery open Nov 11 - 19 from 10 am - 4 pm.  She Said  This is Who I Am is an art exhibit featuring the word of 14 women:   Selena Baldwin, Sam Barlow, Isabelle DeLauniere, Erin Fawcett, Odette Graham, Bullah Gordon, Jane Mackenzie, Nikki Menard, Meghan McKillop, Ahava Shira, Julianna Slomka, Aria Squire, Charlene Wollf and Emily Surbey.   Through their own creative process, each of these women explores who they are as individuals and artists.  Their work incorporates…

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Opening Reception: She Said This is Who I Am

November 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The show will be held at Artspring from November 10th to the 19th from 10 am to 4 pm, with an opening reception on November 11th from 5 to 7 p.m. She Said  This is Who I Am is an art exhibit featuring the word of 14 women: Selena Baldwin, Sam Barlow, Isabelle DeLauniere, Erin Fawcett, Odette Graham, Bullah Gordon, Nikki Menard, Meghan McKillop, Ahava Shira, Julianna Slomka, Aria Squire, Charlene Wollf and Emily Surbey. Through their own creative process, each…

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December 2017

ArtSpring AGM

December 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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All ArtSpring Members are invited to join us for ArtSpring’s 2017 Annual General Meeting on Monday, December 4, beginning at 4:00 pm in the Gallery.

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February 2018

Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris

February 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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ArtSpring Presents Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris (Salish) Feb 9, 16, 23, March 2 - 10 am-2 pm Gallery showing on March 2 - 2-4 pm Limited to 15 students (grades 5-7) To register, please call (250) 537 – 2125 or email events@artspring.ca ArtSpring is grateful to Country Grocer for their sponsorship of this program. Students will work with carving, painting, storytelling, directed drumming (pow wow drum) and small button blankets. The workshop will be for grades 5-7…

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March 2018

Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris

March 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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ArtSpring Presents Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris (Salish) Feb 9, March 2, 9 and 16 - 10 am-2 pm Gallery showing on March 16 - 2-4 pm Limited to 15 students (grades 5-7) To register, please call (250) 537 – 2125 or email events@artspring.ca ArtSpring is grateful to Country Grocer for their sponsorship of this program. Students will work with carving, painting, storytelling, directed drumming (pow wow drum) and small button blankets. The workshop will be for grades…

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Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris

March 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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ArtSpring Presents Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris (Salish) Feb 9, March 2, 9 and 16 - 10 am-2 pm Gallery showing on March 16 - 2-4 pm Limited to 15 students (grades 5-7) To register, please call (250) 537 – 2125 or email events@artspring.ca ArtSpring is grateful to Country Grocer for their sponsorship of this program. Students will work with carving, painting, storytelling, directed drumming (pow wow drum) and small button blankets. The workshop will be for grades…

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Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris

March 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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ArtSpring Presents Youth Art Enrichment: Salish Art with Quentin Harris (Salish) Feb 9, March 2, 9 and 16 - 10 am-2 pm Gallery showing on March 16 - 2-4 pm Limited to 15 students (grades 5-7) To register, please call (250) 537 – 2125 or email events@artspring.ca ArtSpring is grateful to Country Grocer for their sponsorship of this program. Students will work with carving, painting, storytelling, directed drumming (pow wow drum) and small button blankets. The workshop will be for grades…

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Gallery Show: Quentin Harris Youth Enrichment

March 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Over the past month, students have come together with local Salish artist, Quentin Harris to make traditional Salish art: carving, painting, storytelling, directed drumming (pow wow drum) and small button blankets. Join us in celebrating these talented young artists, Friday, March 16 from 2 pm - 4 pm. ArtSpring is grateful to Country Grocer for their sponsorship of the Youth Art Enrichment program. About Quentin Harris (Salish) While empowering students with an inspired imagination, I aspire to intersect First Nations arts…

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SS Forum: Author Kate Harris

March 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 - 2018 Forum Members | $20 General Public

What compelled BC writer Kate Harris and her friend to embark on an epic journey, cycling over ten thousand kilometers of the Silk Road – the ancient network of trade routes linking Asia with the Middle East and Europe? What pushes some of us out to explore world – and what is behind this desire? How do travel and exploration get transformed into literature? What stories do borders tell, and what restrictions do they place on nature and humanity? Kate…

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July 2018

Lucas Wolf & Patrick McCallum

July 7, 2018 - July 14, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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  Salt Spring artists Lucas Wolf and Patrick McCallum host solo exhibitions at ArtSpring. Lucas Wolf - Canadian contemporary artist best known for bold minimalist abstraction. Patrick McCallum -Salt Spring Island-based artist known for dynamic figurative narratives in charcoal. Opening Reception Saturday, July 7th from 6 - 8 pm. The shows run from Saturday, July 7th to Saturday, July 14th from 10 am to 4 pm Lucas Wolf is a self-taught Canadian born contemporary artist best known for bold minimalist monochromatic abstract…

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TREASURE FAIR

July 19, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 21, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Auction catalog updated daily! There will be a cash bar followed by the Saturday live auction at 6:00. It’ll be lively and entertaining! The impressive array of items for the live auction can be viewed here. After the Live Auction, there will be a half hour to place final bids on silent auction items. Then the highest bidders will be free to collect their treasures. DURING ALL 3 DAYS OF TREASURE FAIR, YOU ARE WELCOME TO BROWSE THE SILENT AUCTION…

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TREASURE FAIR

July 20, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 21, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Auction catalog updated daily! There will be a cash bar followed by the Saturday live auction at 6:00. It’ll be lively and entertaining! The impressive array of items for the live auction can be viewed here. After the Live Auction, there will be a half hour to place final bids on silent auction items. Then the highest bidders will be free to collect their treasures. DURING ALL 3 DAYS OF TREASURE FAIR, YOU ARE WELCOME TO BROWSE THE SILENT AUCTION…

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TREASURE FAIR

July 21, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 21, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Auction catalog updated daily! There will be a cash bar followed by the Saturday live auction at 6:00. It’ll be lively and entertaining! The impressive array of items for the live auction can be viewed here. After the Live Auction, there will be a half hour to place final bids on silent auction items. Then the highest bidders will be free to collect their treasures. DURING ALL 3 DAYS OF TREASURE FAIR, YOU ARE WELCOME TO BROWSE THE SILENT AUCTION…

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SSI Painters Guild: Summer Show & Sale

July 28, 2018 - August 5, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Last year’s People’s choice winner painting by Larissa Sayer The SSI Painters’ Guild is happy to present its Annual Summer Art Show and Sale, its biggest event of the year. It will showcase many of the 100-plus talented artists in the guild.  This eclectic mix of contemporary art is unique, local and affordable. Come and celebrate this fabulous show and take home a piece of SSI! Opens Saturday, July 28 at 1 pm Opening Reception Sunday, July 29 from 2 pm to…

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August 2018

Nicola Wheston: The Beginning and the End of Stuff

August 7, 2018 - August 12, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The show is made up of very large scale paintings, about where we buy and accumulate "stuff" and where it all ends up. Daily Exhibit Times 11 am – 4 pm Opening Reception  7th of August from 5 pm – 8 pm

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The Three Rs – looking at life through different perspectives

August 14, 2018 - August 21, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Open 10:00am – 4:00pm Free Opening Reception August 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm This show is an eclectic collection of multimedia works which focus on the three Rs, not as we know them. Each gallery has its own set of three Rs for viewers to consider while looking at the artworks. Two of the galleries will show works by Artists Johanna Hoskins and Nicole Rae while the third gallery will be dedicated to the artwork of our local youth.

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Photosynthesis 2018

August 22, 2018 - September 4, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photosynthesis Dazzles Again at ArtSpring Opening Reception Wednesday, August 22nd 5:00pm - 7:30pm For the 18th consecutive year, the Photosynthesis show will provide Salt Spring Island with a look at what some of our top photographic talents are producing. Photosynthesis is a group of accomplished Salt Spring Island photographers founded in 1995. Membership has fluctuated over the years but it currently comprises 16 photographers, chosen for the quality and originality of their work. This year, twenty-one photographers will fill the…

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October 2018

SSI Weavers and Spinners Guild Exhibition & Sale

October 6, 2018 - October 8, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Guild’s Exhibition and Sale features original fibre works by member artists. It is a unique opportunity to purchase original handmade items that have been woven, knitted, felted, hand-spun and hand-dyed. Many have been created with fibre grown right here on Salt Spring Island. And for the fibre artist, there is dyed fibre and hand-spun yarns. Open daily 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Full – Youth Art Enrichment Program

October 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 2, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Youth Art Enrichment Program On Vincent van Gogh SERIES: Youth Programs This program is now FULL. October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Free Register in-person at the ArtSpring Box Office, email tickets@artspring.ca, or by phone 250.537.2102. Children ages 7 to 14 will explore the work and life of the Dutch Master painter Vincent Van Gogh and replicate his style through carving, texturizing and sculpting clay plaques, painting self-portraits with acrylics on canvas, sketching local…

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Full – Youth Art Enrichment Program

October 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 2, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Youth Art Enrichment Program On Vincent van Gogh SERIES: Youth Programs This program is now FULL. October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Free Register in-person at the ArtSpring Box Office, email tickets@artspring.ca, or by phone 250.537.2102. Children ages 7 to 14 will explore the work and life of the Dutch Master painter Vincent Van Gogh and replicate his style through carving, texturizing and sculpting clay plaques, painting self-portraits with acrylics on canvas, sketching local…

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Full – Youth Art Enrichment Program

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 2, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Youth Art Enrichment Program On Vincent van Gogh SERIES: Youth Programs This program is now FULL. October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Free Register in-person at the ArtSpring Box Office, email tickets@artspring.ca, or by phone 250.537.2102. Children ages 7 to 14 will explore the work and life of the Dutch Master painter Vincent Van Gogh and replicate his style through carving, texturizing and sculpting clay plaques, painting self-portraits with acrylics on canvas, sketching local…

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November 2018

Full – Youth Art Enrichment Program

November 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until November 2, 2018

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Youth Art Enrichment Program On Vincent van Gogh SERIES: Youth Programs This program is now FULL. October 12, 19, 26, November 2, 2018 10:00am-1:00pm Free Register in-person at the ArtSpring Box Office, email tickets@artspring.ca, or by phone 250.537.2102. Children ages 7 to 14 will explore the work and life of the Dutch Master painter Vincent Van Gogh and replicate his style through carving, texturizing and sculpting clay plaques, painting self-portraits with acrylics on canvas, sketching local…

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Youth Art Enrichment Gallery Show

November 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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        Gallery Show for Youth Art Enrichment Program November 2, 5, 6, 2018 Opening Reception Nov 2 at 3:00pm – 4:30pm Daily Nov 5 & 6 at 10:00am – 4:00pm Exhibit of artwork produced by the children participating in the Youth Art Enrichment Program. Children ages 7 to 14 will explore the work and life of the Dutch Master painter Vincent Van Gogh and replicate his style through carving, texturizing and sculpting clay plaques, painting self-portraits with…

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100+ Women Who Care Salt Spring Island

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Orientation & Social 6:00pm – 7:00pm Meeting 7:00pm – 8:00pm Come early to receive an orientation and network with other members.  Please ensure that you have joined our membership by filling out the MEMBERSHIP FORM prior to the meeting. Free Meetings are November 8th, February 12 and May 15th. 100 Women Who Care Salt Spring Island is collective philanthropy initiative aimed at gathering a group of 100 women to raise money for local charities in a novel way.  It is a creative way…

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A Love Story

November 10, 2018 - November 25, 2018
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Opening Reception Sunday, November 11 2:00pm - 4:00pm Exhibition Hours Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm Twenty women explore telling love stories through a variety of art mediums including mosaics, collage, mixed media, up-cycling, paint, photography, and words. These will not be ordinary love stories as the artists share their love of paper, places, paint, laughter, and memories. This is the 6th year that some of these women have exhibited together.      

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ArtSpring AGM

November 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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All ArtSpring Members are invited to join us for ArtSpring’s 2018 Annual General Meeting on Monday, November 26, 2018, 4:00pm - 6:00pm in the Gallery.  

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February 2019

100+ Women Who Care Salt Spring Island

February 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Orientation & Social 6:00pm – 7:00pm Meeting 7:00pm – 8:00pm Come early to receive an orientation and network with other members.  Please ensure that you have joined our membership by filling out the MEMBERSHIP FORM prior to the meeting. Free Meetings are November 8th, February 12 and May 15th. 100 Women Who Care Salt Spring Island is collective philanthropy initiative aimed at gathering a group of 100 women to raise money for local charities in a novel way.  It is a creative way…

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March 2019

Layered Nuno Felt Wrap Shawls Workshop

March 16, 2019 - March 17, 2019
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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$295 plus $14.75 GST and materials

A Comprehensive Introduction into Layered and Sandwiched Nuno Felting Techniques with Ulrieke Benner. This course invites further exploration in form of piecing and collaging different types of silks for additional texture and surface design. The shawl fabric can be framed with receding layers of silks. All levels of experience in feltmaking, beginners to advanced, welcome. March 16 – 17, 2019 Saturday, 10.00am – 5.00pm Sunday, 9.00am – 4.00pm $295 plus $14.75 GST and materials Coffee, tea and goodies are included.…

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April 2019

SSI Foundation: Neighbourhood Small Grants Celebration

April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join the Salt Spring Island Foundation and Salt Spring Island Community Services in an event celebrating the island’s first Neighbourhood Small Grants. The grants support projects that bring people together, share skills and knowledge, build a sense of belonging and responsibility, and respect and celebrate diversity. All islanders are invited to hear inspiring stories from project organizers and learn more about how to participate in Neighbourhood Small Grants. The program is based on a simple but powerful idea—that everyone is…

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May 2019

100+ Women Who Care Salt Spring Island

May 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Orientation & Social 6:00pm – 7:00pm Meeting 7:00pm – 8:00pm Come early to receive an orientation and network with other members.  Please ensure that you have joined our membership by filling out the MEMBERSHIP FORM prior to the meeting. Free Meetings are November 8th, February 12 and May 15th. 100 Women Who Care Salt Spring Island is collective philanthropy initiative aimed at gathering a group of 100 women to raise money for local charities in a novel way.  It is a creative way…

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Paintings by Jeff Lederman/Poetry by Margaret Sullivan

May 24, 2019 - June 12, 2019
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Gallery Exhibit Open Daily 10:00am - 4:00pm and select evenings. This is an exhibit of 20 new large scale abstract expressionist paintings by Jeff Lederman. Chicago poet and author Margaret Sullivan have written poems exclusively to accompany every painting. Jeff’s name may be familiar to many of you as he is the founder of Salt Spring’s Island Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre. Margaret is new to the island. For 40 years she held a professorship in Consumer Psychology and Music…

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June 2019

Photosynthesis Photography Show

June 13, 2019 - June 26, 2019
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Opening reception June 14 4:30pm to 7:00pm Daily exhibition hours 10:00am to 4:00pm Salt Spring, famous for its community of artists and writers, now presents an island-wide exhibition by its most accomplished photographers. The island’s two photographic groups have combined for Photofest, a breath-taking display of the photographer’s art, on show in 33 different venues around the island. The new festival, which runs from June 13 to June 26, is the result of a coming together of the Salt Spring…

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SSI Painters Guild Summer Show and Sale

June 29, 2019 - July 7, 2019
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Opening reception June 30 2:00pm to 4:00pm Daily exhibition hours 10:00am to 4:00pm Margot Garwood, Winner of the 2018 People's choice award The SSI Painters Guild is happy to announce its annual Summer Art Show and Sale which is our biggest event of the year. It will showcase many of the 145 talented artists in the guild. This eclectic mix of contemporary art is unique, local, and affordable. Come to enjoy the fabulous exhibition, bring your friends, and take home…

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September 2019

ArtSpring Presents Makana Youth Choir

September 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER TERM 1 or 2 $147/per term WAIVER FORM Led by Caroni Young. Welcoming new voices! Registration opens AUG 6 Funding available upon request, based on need. Rehearsals Start Term 1 FRI SEPT 13 2019 3pm - 4:30pm Term 2 FRI JAN 17 2020 3pm - 4:30pm Makana Youth Choir Concert DEC 9 | JUN 15 WELCOMING NEW VOICES! For aspiring young singers grades 2-5. Join Makana and you’ll sing on the ArtSpring stage, meet amazing people, and be part…

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ArtSpring Presents Makana Youth Choir

September 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on [day], repeating until December 9, 2019

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER TERM 1 or 2 $147/per term WAIVER FORM Led by Caroni Young. Welcoming new voices! Registration opens AUG 6 Funding available upon request, based on need. Rehearsals Start Term 1 FRI SEPT 13 2019 3pm - 4:30pm Term 2 FRI JAN 17 2020 3pm - 4:30pm Makana Youth Choir Concert DEC 9 | JUN 15 WELCOMING NEW VOICES! For aspiring young singers grades 2-5. Join Makana and you’ll sing on the ArtSpring stage, meet amazing people, and be part…

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SSNAP Parallel Art Show Opening Reception

September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Parallel Art Show Opening Reception Friday September 27, 6pm - 8pm Exhibit open daily September 28 - October 20, 10am - 4pm The exhibition features the work of fifty outstanding Southern Gulf Island artists who submitted their work to SSNAP 2019. Curated by Ceilia Duthie and Quentin Harris, this exhibition demonstrates why the Southern Gulf Islands are known for their premier arts communities in Canada. Vote in the Viewers’ Choice Awards. Three prizes of $800, $550 and $300, generously supported…

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SSNAP Parallel Art Show

September 28, 2019 - October 20, 2019
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Parallel Art Show Opening Reception Friday September 27, 6pm - 8pm Gallery exhibit open daily September 28 - October 20, 10am - 4pm The exhibition features the work of fifty outstanding Southern Gulf Island artists who submitted their work to SSNAP 2019. Curated by Ceilia Duthie and Quentin Harris, this exhibition demonstrates why the Southern Gulf Islands are known for their premier arts communities in Canada. Vote in the Viewers’ Choice Awards. Three prizes of $800, $550 and $300, generously…

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October 2019

ArtSpring Presents MG3 Guitar Workshop

October 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER Regarded by the CBC as the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 guitarists — Sébastien Dufour, Glenn Lévesque, and Marc Morin — have impressed audiences for more than 20 years with their rigour, inventiveness, and breathtaking stage presence. Limited to 20 participants. All levels of experience welcome. ArtSpring Presents California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio concert | OCT 23 7:30pm/bar6:30pm $30/$5

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November 2019

Unwritten, Unspoken, Unheard

November 9, 2019 - November 24, 2019
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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Opening reception - Saturday November 9, 5-7pm Exhibition open daily - Saturday November 9 - Sunday November 24, 10am-4pm For the past six years a group of women have come together to share their words, their stories and their creativity in an art show that has reflected on such themes as: A Love Story, This is Who I Am, Pieces of Her Story, She Said. This year the artists have chosen to tackle the three "uns" Unwritten, Unspoken, Unheard through…

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