Semiahmoo Arts

 Art Exhibition at the White Rock Community Centre “Annual Herstory”: INTERNATIONAL WOMENS’ DAY ART EXHIBITION March 1 – May 15, 2020 PURPOSE In celebration of International Women’s Day, the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts are inviting  ALL artists showcasing the power of women and gender parity. International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 every year in many countries around the world. According to the United Nations “it is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.” Created in partnership with the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts, the Art on Display program ensures… Read More

The Semiahmoo Arts Society (SAS) promotes ‘Arts for Everyone’.  We believe that engagement with the Arts is an essential component of personal and community well-being.  From its home in the South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre, SAS sponsors activities that include exhibitions, arts instruction for all ages, music, spoken word, live theatre, photography, pottery and an inclusive range in arts and cultural activities. While SAS activities are made possible through a combination of private and public funding, its leadership comes from within our own community.  For 46 years, SAS has been guided by volunteers who serve on its Board of Directors. The board develops policies in co-operation with the Membership… Read More

Date: February 16 – 24, 2020 Organizer: Judy Dawson, Honolulu 1-808-223-6648 Leader/Artist: Hiroshi Shimazaki  604-885-2882 Participants: Maximum 8. All levels, especially “beginners”, welcome Sketching Journey: Explore historic and contemporary scenic beauty found in Oahu’s living landscape and in archival photos while concurrently practicing swift sketching, capturing memorable encounters with pen and watercolor brush. Sketching subjects include historic and contemporary Honolulu, architectural gems like The Royal Hawaiian hotel, iconic sights such as Diamond Head volcanic cone, the windward coast, plantation remnants and historic markers. Hiroshi will provide sketching and painting guidance as desired. Logistics: The sketching journey will begin and end at Diamond Head Beach Hotel from here we will… Read More

SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED 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: February 24, 2020- March 20th 2020 There will be an Opening Reception on Feb. 27, 2020  7pm-9pm Details: -Each of our members are invited to exhibit up to 2 artworks. Please note that depending on space 2nd artworks may or may not be included. -All mediums are welcome! We can accommodate 2-d work up to 30″x 30″ and… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts Society is inviting 13 artists to submit their merchandise pieces for our upcoming Artist Shop inside the office. We rotate the works in 4-months Intervals. Your piece must fit in the 13” x 13” cube and have artistic merit. In order to be eligible for submission a SAS Membership is required. For more information please contact the office at or call 604.536.8333

Semiahmoo Arts proudly presents its upcoming artists exhibition: ELEMENTS. Featured artists in the literary, performing and visual arts will be presenting their work creatively connect literature to other art forms. Please join us for the opening reception of this unprecedented multi-disciplinary exhibition on Nov 8th at 7pm at the Landmark Pop-Up Gallery. Light refreshments will be served. The Exhibition will run from Nov 7th to 30th accompanied with performance art and literary art events.

Semiahmoo Arts Society presents Love Show; Portraits of Your Passion. We are inviting artists in the visual, pottery, performing and literary arts to showcase their artwork at the City of White Rock’s Community Centre. Created in partnership with the City of White Rock and Semiahmoo Arts, the Art on Display program ensures art is visible and accessible to the community. The upcoming art show: The Love Show: Portraits of Passion is part of this programme, showcased at the White Rock Community Centre from December 12 2019 until February 27th 2020. Artists are invited to submit work that thematizes portraits of people or animals they adore in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Participants… Read More