Semiahmoo Arts

Call for Submissions: The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to The Love Show: Portraits of Passion as part of the Art on Display program. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three portraits of people or animals they adore in celebration of Valentine’s Day. All mediums are welcome. Size restrictions: 2-d artwork can be no larger than 24”x36” including frame. 3-d artwork can be no larger than 12”x12”x12”. The exhibition runs from January 17-March 2, 2018 and the opening reception will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 5:30pm, at the White Rock Community Centre, 145154 Russell Ave. How to Submit Your Artwork:… Read More

Winter 2018 (registration begins November 27)  Our classes  are taught by experienced artists and educators. Learn from local artists! Register by Phone: (604) 501-5100 In Person: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 14601-20 Ave, Surrey Online:  (Search for class name or number) PLEASE NOTE: No refunds beyond 48 hours after first class   Sensory Art Exploration Paint with a truck, a feather or your fingers! In this parent-participation class, your child will be encouraged to engage, explore and experiment with a wide variety of art and craft mediums. Each week you and your child will play with a different selection of sensory-rich art-themed projects and activities. Be prepared to get messy!… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts would like to invite its artist members to participate in our annual Members Exhibition in the Turnbull Gallery and Corridor Galleria. PURPOSE OF THE EXHIBITION: To showcase current artwork produced by our members. By encouraging artist engagement and viewer feedback, we hope to inspire artistic connections within our community. Exhibition Dates: January 18- February 15, 2018 This year we have added a new component to our Member’s Exhibition: Free Exhibition Preparation Workshop. We will explore how to write artist statements, how to set your pricing, and how to prepare your artwork for exhibition via wiring, framing your work. This workshop is optional. Workshop date: January 6th from 10am-12pm There will be an opening reception on… Read More

Now accepting exhibitors for our 2017 Holiday Art Market! All crafters and artisans are welcome to participate in our Holiday Art Market in the contemporary Turnbull Gallery in South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre.  The South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre is a fully accessible hub for health, wellness and creativity for everyone in the community from preschool to seniors. Guidelines: All items must be handmade by the applicant. Sorry, no third party sellers or distributors. All items must be appropriate for an all ages audience. All exhibitors must donate a small craft or gift card with a minimum value of $20 for our gift basket which will be raffled off during the… Read More

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