2015 January

Semiahmoo Arts has fostered efforts to re-establish an art rental service in South Surrey / White Rock. To that end consultations with artists and others were held through the summer of 2014 with a view to gathering a consensus on how the service should be operated. A report was written that brings that consensus forward. Our intention is to introduce a new Semiahmoo Art Rental and Sales Program in February of 2015. For more information on the program, click here.

  City of White Rock seeks artists for Artists Walk Program This spring the City of White Rock is pleased to announce that the popular Artists Walk on the White Rock Promenade will be returning.  Opening March 1, 2015 and running all summer long, people walking the promenade from White Rock Museum Plaza to West Beach will be able to browse an outdoor gallery of paintings, artist prints, photography and sculpture, plus meet the artists. Part of the intent of the Artists Walk is to exhibit and demonstrate the process of producing art. As such, artists will be encouraged to do some on-site drawing or painting in a variety of… Read More

“Into the Mystic” Juried Art Exhibition March 3 – 31, 2015, at the Turnbull Gallery, Semiahmoo Arts, in the South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre Semiahmoo Arts is now accepting submissions and fees for the “Into the Mystic” juried art exhibition. In celebration of the White Rock Irish Festival, Semiahmoo Arts presents an exhibition of artwork that visually compliments Irish Singer Songwriter Van Morrison’s song “Into the Mystic”. Whether capturing the mood of the song, the theme of the song, or perhaps being inspired by some or all of the lyrics, the artwork in this show offers original art that adds to the enjoyment of listening to “Into the Mystic”…. Read More

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to Signs Art Exhibition part of the Art on Display program. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three works of art that explore different types of signage and signs. We see so many signs in the course of a single day, that in many ways we no longer take much notice most of them. Signs might appear in the form of astrology, an omen, or a gesture, and of course are a common part of our daily environment on roadways and buildings. With this exhibition we take a closer look at signs. The… Read More