Semiahmoo Arts

Created in partnership with the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts, the Art on Display program ensures art is visible and accessible to the community. In a series of 5 to 8 themed juried exhibitions held throughout the year, Art on Display showcases work in a variety of media by community and regional artists. Entry Deadline Delivery of Art Work Opening Reception Show Closes Pickup of Art Work Monday, June 18 – 6:00 PM Saturday, June 23 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Thursday, June 28 – 5:30 – 7:00 PM Friday, Aug 3 – 4:30 PM Saturday, Aug 4 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM   THE FAMILY… Read More

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts Society is currently accepting submissions from artists to exhibit their work in our upcoming solo art show at White Rock Community Centre. The art show will run from Aug. 16 to Sept 28, with an opening reception on Aug. 16 2018. PROPOSAL DEADLINE: April 20, 2018 – 6:00 PM Solo Exhibitions proposals must include the following items: Artist statement describing the exhibition or body of work proposed. Including ideas, issues and/or  themes the artwork resonates or confronts. The name, email, and address contact information of the participating artist. Curriculum Vitae and Biography. 6 – 10 JPEG or PDF images emailed to recreation@whiterockcity.ca,… Read More

Board of Directors: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS! Semiahmoo Arts Society is seeking nominations for Board Members to be considered at the 2018 AGM on March 29. Requirements: -Must be a Semiahmoo Arts Society member. -Board Members are expected to attend 11 Board Meetings per year. All nominees must submit their resumes via email to the Executive Director OR in person at the arts office at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre.

Audience Participatory Theatre for children 2-6yrs and their caregivers. Semiahmoo Arts presents: Storybook Theatre based on the 1941 book by Robert McCloskey: “Make Way for Ducklings” performed by: Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) TWO SHOWS! SATURDAY, April 28th, at 12PM SATURDAY, April 28th at 2PM South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre, in the Turnbull Gallery: 14601-20 Ave All tickets are $5 each, all ages are welcome! Doors open 30 mins before showtime, come early to participate in some crafts! Children under 12 months old are free when they come with an older sibling. The children will be invited to participate in the performance- however participation is not mandatory. Performance Times 12… Read More

Double Exposure creates a platform for dialogue between photography and poetry. This exhibition/competition showcases the talent of our community in these 2 mediums. The purpose: To showcase local photography and create ekphrastic poetry.  FYI: An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. Through the imaginative act of narrating and reflecting on the “action” of a painting or sculpture, the poet may amplify and expand its meaning. There are 2 ways to get involved:     1. PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION / COMPETITION We are accepting photographic work in the following categories: The Natural World Self-Portraiture Night Photography Digitally Enhanced Youth Photography (under 19yrs) Winning photographs in each category will be selected by C.A.P.A  trained judges…. Read More

Semiahmoo Arts have secure exhibition space available in the lobby of the Centre and in the Front Display Window. We invite our members to exhibit their work for a 1-month period throughout 2018. Lobby Showcase: This space is ideal for displaying sculptural pieces, pottery, textiles, small paintings, etc. Front Display Window: This space is ideal for displaying sculptural pieces, pottery, textiles, large paintings, etc. Items may be for sale and Semiahmoo Arts retains 20% commission on all sold items. To book your space please bring samples or photos of your work to the Semiahmoo Arts office: Wed-Sat 9am-5pm – First come first serve. Artist Collectives or Groups are welcome!

Juried Art Exhibition at the White Rock Community Centre “Celebration of Herstory”: INTERNATIONAL WOMENS’ DAY ART EXHIBITION March 8 – April 20, 2018 PURPOSE Created in partnership with the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts, the Art on Display program ensures art is visible and accessible to the community. In a series of 5 to 8 themed juried exhibitions held throughout the year, Art on Display showcases work in a variety of media by community and regional artists. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three works of art celebrating International Women’s Day and/or advocates for gender parity. International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every… Read More

Promote the arts in your community by purchasing a copy of our first annual arts calendar. Available in the office just in time for Christmas giving. Stop by and pick up yours today! Including photography by: Craig Wardle, Carmen Braun, Beverly Malcom and Scott Stone, and including artwork by: Shannon Thiesen and Deb Holmberg Calendars are $10 each   Calendars 1 Calendar $10.00 CADBuy 2 Get 1 Free $20.00 CAD  

A 12-week workshop in discovering and recovering your creative self – with a weekly gathering of 1.5 hours. The workshop will be facilitated as its author, Julie Cameron, intended. Saturdays from 10:30am-12pm, starting January 13th and ending April 7. This is a free workshop for Semiahmoo arts members. Week 1: Intro  Week 2: Safety, Week 3: Identity, Week 4: Power, Week 5: Integrity, Week 6: Possibility, Week 7: Abundance, Week 8: Connection, Week 9: Strength,  Week 10: Compassion, Week 11: Self-Protection, Week 12: Autonomy, Week 13: Faith This workshop is free of charge for Semiahmoo Arts Members. Once you have filled out the registration form we will confirm your membership and then send you an email confirming your place in the workshop.