SAC hosts a number of annual art-based events.
Most of these events occur on an annual basis.
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Family Arts Fair - An Annual Event, Spring and Winter
Activities for the whole family.
Interactive demos and fun with paint, clay and more!
Free admission and fun for all ages!
Last event: September 1, 2018 - Next event: Sept 2019, day TBA
Whiffin Spit Park, Sooke
Whiffin Spit was transformed into an outdoor art gallery with sculptures made from found items on the beach.
Lynda Slater was the coordinator.
An annual event, Beach Art is a fun family and group event where beach art is created with nothing but found beach items .. (no tools or items from home). Please bring enthusiasm and your friends.
Open to all. Bring a team family and ideas join the fun. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and all the kids.
Check our facebook page or our web site Sookecommunityarts.com for updates.
Sponsored by Sooke District, BC Arts Council and Sooke Community Arts Council
Past Special Events
What a Night!
“A Night With Emily Carr” hosted by Sooke Harbour House and the Arts Council on Nov. 7, 2017 saw over forty attendees. Molly Raher Newman, who takes on the persona of Carr, sang and played the mandolin. She talked about her commemorative train trip across Canada to Ottawa where she presented a card. The card was a large painting of a tree with individual leaves painted with text from members of the public. The train trip took the same route as Emily Carr took in 1927 when her career was launched with an exhibit at the National Gallery and the meeting of the “Group of 7”.
SCAC thanks Frederique Philip of Sooke Harbour House for her long and continued support of SCAC and the Sooke arts Community and Rob Peters of Sooke Moving and Storage for his help and support.