Semiahmoo Arts

Theatre for children 2-6yrs and their caregivers. Semiahmoo Arts presents: Storybook Theatre based on the book by Marcia Vaugh: “We’re Going on a Ghost Hunt” performed by: Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) TWO SHOWS! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th, at 12PM SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th at 2PM All tickets are $5 each, all ages are welcome! Doors open 30 mins before showtime, come early to participate in some crafts! Performance Times 12 noon Show $5.00 CAD2 pm Show $5.00 CAD Synopsis: The way is full of spooky surprises, but these little ghost hunters are eager to find their very own ghost, and every brave young explorer in your neighborhood will be eager to join… Read More

Arts & Culture Open House presented by the Peninsula Arts & Culture Alliance and The City of White Rock Includes: -Arts and Culture booths -Performance stage with MC: Pat Talbot -2pm Seminar and Panel Discussion: “Why Arts and Culture in White Rock” Featuring: The Drama Class White Rock/Surrey Writers Club Semiahmoo Potters White Rock Social Justice Film Society VG Playroom Alexandra House White Rock Community Orchestra XBA Dance Semiahmoo Arts White Rock Museum What’s On White Rock/South Surrey Surrey Youth Theatre  

That’s a wrap on this year’s Paint the Town plein air competition! The goal for this event was to continue to document our changing community through plein air painting. This year we joined forces with 11 local businesses and created dialogue between art and commerce in White Rock.  We also awarded $950 to 4 deserving artists to help fund their artistic practice. AND THE WINNERS ARE… 1st Place Elizabeth Hollick   Second Place Kirsteen Cowan   Third Place Sonia Mocnik   People’s Choice Shannon Thiesen Thanks to all the artists and volunteers- see ya’ll next year!        

Zero to 360, our long-running Open Mic series is back, but this year, with a change of venue. Now held in the South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre, words will ring out in the beautiful Turnbull Gallery. Snacks and beverages will be available from the Sources concession stand in the Centre, with service shutting down at 7:30. As in the past, sign-up for the Open Mic starts at 7 pm, with the readings beginning at 7:30. Except for April, when it’s an all-poetry night (for National Poetry Month), all genres are welcome – just so long as the presentations stay within that magical ‘360 second’ mark (6 minutes). If the… Read More

Call to Artists: The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to the Youth Art Exhibition as part of the Art on Display program. All artists aged 12-19 are invited to submit a maximum of three works of art. Artwork of all mediums will be accepted. This exhibition celebrates the talented and dynamic art of youth on the Semiahmoo Peninsula and provides an opportunity for young visual artists to showcase and celebrate their artistic abilities. The exhibition runs from September 21-October 20, 2017  and the opening reception will be held on Thursday, September 21, 5:30pm-7:30pm at the White Rock Community Centre. To enter the show please complete an entry… Read More

We will be occupying the City of White Rock’s Pop Up Gallery Aug 12-Sept 17. Below you will find information about the arts/cultural happenings we have planned during this time.   August 12, 2pm-5pm: Sages, Narratives, and Selfies! – Opening Reception August 23, 6pm-8pm: Art as Life Artist Discussion with writer, artist, Frazer Cole September 2-3: Guest Artist: Diana Robles September 9-10: Guest Artist: Gloria Villamil September 7, 6:30pm-8pm: Plant Pounding w/ Bobbie Hammersely (pre-registration required) September 16, 7pm-9pm: Closing Reception. Enjoy live music, storytelling, and light refreshments.   Postcard Short Stories: Our Postcard Short Story Project is back! Write a short story on one of the postcards provided, and drop it in our gallery mail box…. Read More

The Art Adoption Project:   Recycle your pre-loved visual art Find a treasure to re-home Support the arts in your community   This three-day event will be the sale of the season! Get ready to donate and bargain hunt.   Rembrandt, our mascot, will keep you updated. He will announce all the details about where and when. So start dusting off all those pieces you’ve guiltily stacked at the back of the storage room, because soon they’ll be ‘re-homed’.   The Art Adoption Project is brought to you by Semiahmoo Arts – your community arts organization dedicated to ensuring Art for All.   P.S. Would you like to work with… Read More

Saturday & Sunday September 30 & October 1, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm Registration Deadline: July 14, 2017 | Artist Fee $40.00 Welcome to the 4th annual Art in the City event! This event is a partnership between Discover Surrey, Semiahmoo Arts, and the Arts Council of Surrey, and is intended to enhance and promote Arts and Culture within our city. Studio & Artwork This year’s tour will take place 6-7 touch down spots. This will create an opportunity for artists to come together and maximize their exposure. The tour will include artists from a variety of mediums. Artists should have a significant inventory of work to showcase, and be prepared… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts members are invited to submit proposals for a Solo Show in the Corridor Galleria at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre. We have 2 opportunities available During October, November and December 2017. Not a member yet? Click here to join! 1. Artwork must be 2-dimensional, framed and/or wired by the artist. Please use plastic coated wire on your frames. No clip frames. Hanging specifications can be viewed here. 2. Type of work that will be considered includes, painting, mixed media, photography, fibre art, digital art. 3. A cohesive body of work is preferred. For example; artwork that is consistently themed or has a story. 4. The exhibition space is 40′ long and is divided across 4 walls. –… Read More