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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

Celebrate the beauty of White Rock by creating art with us! July 22 is the 4th annual Paint the Town. Create artwork inspired by the changing urban landscape and the natural beauty of White Rock.   Artists of all ages, mediums, and skill levels are encouraged to participate!           The artwork will be displayed in the Turnbull Gallery until August 31. First Prize: $500 Second Prize: $250 Third Prize: $100   • Click here to register. • Click here for Helpful information for first time Paint the Town-ers:  READ MORE • Click here for Location sponsorship: Register your house or business here! • Share the Facebook event page HERE.   Supported by… Read More

We wrapped our Double Exposure Photography/Poetry Exhibit by celebrating the Awards Ceremony.  And the winners are: Photography Winners:  Youth Photography, 1st Place, Sol Rogers   Youth Photography, Honourable Mention, Duran Battilana   Youth Photography, Honourable Mention, William Lauzon   Seascapes/Water, Karsten Kramer   Cityscapes/Architecture, Michael Bjorge   Social Commentary, George Omorean   Animals, Carmen Braun   Action/Movement, John Keselyak Jr.   People’s Choice, Jen Hough   Photo Challenge, Janet Kvammen  Poetry Winners:  1st Place, Irene Plett Woman hands out soup in the dark downtown eastside a hug might follow 2nd Place, Nancy Painter 3rd Place, Barbara Carter Congratulations to all the winners!  

The 43rd Annual General Meeting for Semiahmoo Arts will be held in the Turnbull Gallery on May 25, 2017 at 7 pm. All Members are encouraged to attend. Download Semiahmoo Arts – AGM Agenda May 25 2017 Download Semiahmoo Arts –  AGM Minutes May 26 ’16 Download Semiahmoo Arts – Special Resolutions – AGM Download Semiahmoo Arts –Constitutions and Bylaws 

Our Art Classes are taught by experienced artists and educators. Learn from local artists! Register by Phone: (604)501-5100 Or In Person: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 14601-20 Ave, Surrey CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST OF CLASSES

Semiahmoo Arts is a charity arts organization; providing arts and culture services to South Surrey and White Rock since 1974. We depend on the generous support of donors, volunteers, and community partnerships to fulfill our mission. See below to view some of our contributions to the community!                                             DONATE TODAY! and join this amazing list of Semiahmoo Arts supporters! Ashberry & Logan Florists Blue Frog Studios British Columbia Arts Council Confetti Party Rentals Minuteman Press Peace Arch News Scotiabank Semiahmoo Rotary Spiritual Ingredients Surrey Digital Thornley Creative The City of Surrey… Read More

Life Drawing – Drop-in studio Life Drawing offers communication benefits, motor skill benefits, cerebral benefits, mental health benefits, pleasure, and FUN. Models are draped & undraped. Bring your own sketch book and drawing materials. Everyone is welcome. Member’s Price: $40 for 5 sessions        Non-member Price: $50 for 5 sessions.   Drop-in tickets can be purchased at Semiahmoo Arts office at South Surrey Recreation Centre Mon-Sat 9am-5pm No Drop-in on Friday, March 23 or 30. Life Drawing resumes on April 6. LIFE DRAWING SCHEDULE:

Semiahmoo Arts would like to invite its artist members to participate in our annual Members Exhibition in the Turnbull Gallery and Corridor Galleria. Each of our members are invited to exhibit up to 2 artworks. 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 in our community. Exhibition Dates: January 12- February 23, 2017 There will be an opening reception to celebrate the artists and their work on Jan. 12, 2017   7pm-9pm Details: -Artists will receive 80% of all art sales. -All mediums are welcome! We can accommodate 2-d work up to 24″x 36″ and 3-d work up to… Read More

THIS ARTIST CALL IS FULL OCTOBER IS FIBRE ARTS MONTH AT SEMIAHMOO ARTS Now accepting exhibitors for our Fibre Arts Market Oct 22-23 at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre, 14601-20 Ave, Surrey.  Artists must exhibit handmade items/artwork/craftwork that incorporates fibre arts.  Textiles, stitchery, weaving, fashion design, felting, knitting, fabric dying, lace-making are all welcome!  Exhibitor tables are 5′ x 2.5′. There are 15 tables available. Table sharing is ok. Prices: $25 per table. $20 per artist for shared tables.  Market Hours: Saturday, Oct. 22 10AM-4PM, Sunday Oct. 23 10AM-4PM Set up – Saturday, Oct. 22 8AM-10AM Take Down – Sunday, Oct 23 4PM-6PM            … Read More