General

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 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

On Saturday July 23 participating artists were stationed at various points of interest in White Rock and South Surrey and given 3 hours to produce art based on that location. Please cast your vote for WHITE ROCK BEACH BEER’S VIEWER’S CHOICE – your favorite artist could win $200+a prize pack! Click on the link below to cast your vote! http://www.easypolls.net/poll.html?p=579293c0e4b0fe9b9c4847b1  

Support local artists by volunteering for our annual plein air competition and exhibition, Paint The Town. Several positions are available including: July 23 Set Up Crew 7am-10am Location Assistants 10am-1pm Framing Assistants 12pm-3pm Clean Up Crew 1pm-4pm July 24 Gallery Assistants 12:30pm-3:30pm For event description and schedule click here. To volunteer for Paint the Town please fill out this form.

We are now offering Art Parties in our Visual Arts and Pottery Studios in South Surrey Recreation Centre! We can accommodate parties for children and adults. Our parties are customized with age-appropriate art projects developed by our professional Art Instructors. View/print party descriptions and pricing as a pdf

Make Art. Meet Other Artists. Don’t Mess Up Your Own House. This gives our members an opportunity to make art with their peers in a supportive setting. Our visual arts studio is 1300sq/ft with lots of natural light. Includes: 12 metal easels, lots of table space, drawing boards, white boards, visual arts inspiration library, and 36″ cutting mat, 18″ paper cutter, large sinks, and a space in our artist community. Drop-in is $1.25 per hour – see the schedule for May and June. Artists can purchase 16 hours for $20 during our Office Hours. Tickets never expire. Tickets will not be sold during drop-in. This program has been cancelled until further notice.

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.  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 in a juried art exhibition. The exhibition runs from April 28 – June 10, 2016 and the opening reception will be held on Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 – 8:30pm at the White Rock Community Centre. The completed entry… Read More