Arts & Culture
Salt Spring Island is famous for its Saturday Market. The market runs from April through October from 8 am to about 3 pm. The market motto is, “make it, bake it, or grow it.” You can enjoy organic garden produce and world famous cheese. For more information on this popular event visit www.saltspringmarket.com.
Take a self-guided tour of over 49 diverse and fascinating artists’ studios located throughout beautiful Salt Spring Island. Meet the individual artists and perhaps take home some special treasures. You should plan for a full day or more to really enjoy the experience. During the summer months certain artists will demonstrate their work on Thursdays. To find out more information visit www.saltspringstudiotour.com.
Located in the core of Ganges you can enjoy the diverse and beautiful galleries, featuring art and craft from regional artists and around the world. Most galleries are open daily and some are open late Friday evenings during the summer.
The Gallery Walk includes:
1) Jill Louise Campbell Art Gallery
2) Pegasus Gallery of Canadian Art
4) Thunderbird Gallery
5) Gallery 8
6) Waterfront Gallery
7) Coastal Currents Gallery
8) Stone Walrus Gallery
10) Stone Fish Studio
An annual summer exhibition and sale located in the historic Mahon Hall on Salt Spring Island. Features the work of 200 Gulf Island artists open daily from mid-May to mid-September.
ArtSpring (Islands Art Centre Society) www.artspring.ca
Salt Spring Island’s premier venue for concerts, theatre, exhibitions and much more! ArtSpring is an 11,800 square foot, two level heavy timber structure boasting a 5,200 square foot exhibition/multi-purpose area and 6,600 square foot, 259 seat theatre. Visit ArtSpring and experience the best of what Salt Spring has to offer plus the finest in visiting artists. Phone the box office at 250-537-2102.