General

Due to Summer Camp, our pottery studio drop-in times will be reduced. Running only on Fridays from 4-8PM and Saturdays from 1-5PM and 5-9PM. In effect from July 6-August 24. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

Semiahmoo Arts Society’s office will be closed for professional development April 1-6. Art Classes, Pottery, and Facility Rentals will not be affected. Thank you for your understanding and sorry for the inconvenience. Melanie, Bobbie, Brandy, and Angela

Executive Director ORGANIZATION: Semiahmoo Arts Society DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2019 (or until filled) ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: As a community arts council, we believe the arts, in all its disciplines, are the core to a community’s heart. We recognize the importance of the contributions of artists and creators to our community and strive to foster excellence through community outreach and volunteerism. We are a not-for-profit, non-partisan, member-based organization that represents the interests of the arts community within the Semiahmoo Peninsula including White Rock and South Surrey. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Executive Director serves as the chief operating officer of the Arts Council, working closely with, and reporting to, the Board of Directors. The… Read More

Semiahmoo Arts Society members are invited to submit their Exhibition proposals for the Turnbull Gallery & Corridor Galleria at South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre. 🎨 Why you should apply:  1. If selected, an opening reception will be held in your honour. 2. Get exposure to a wide audience. Hundreds of people visit the South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre everyday. 3. You will be given opportunity to engage with the public through the gallery space to promote/sell your work or to do an artist talk, and/or art demonstration. 🎨 Information: 1. Available exhibition dates are:  Sept 18-Oct 17 2019 and Oct 22-Nov 14 2019. 2. Multiple Artists are welcome to submit one… Read More

“Writing the Rhythms of Nature” with Heidi Greco Saturday, Mar 2nd, 1:30pm – 3:30pm, South Surrey Rec. & Arts Centre This workshop will complement Barbara Cooper’s photographic exhibit “Four Seasons at the Fen.” We’ll consider elements that characterize the transition of seasons, with a focus on those changes throughout the year which we experience here on the Peninsula. In addition, we’ll explore some poetic forms that may provide new approaches to writing about the world around us. Then, taking inspiration from the photos in Cooper’s exhibition, the plan is to create poems (even prose poems) that are based in the imagery offered by nature. No experience is necessary – only… Read More

🎄The vendor roster is FULL for our 2018 Holiday Market! We will not be accepting any further submissions- thanks for your interest.🎄 All crafters and artisans are welcome to participate in our 4th annual Holiday 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… Read More

We have just wrapped another fabulous Paint the Town. Congratulations to all the artists who participated.   1st Prize, Elizabeth Hollick 2nd Place, Catherine Robertson 3rd Place, (TIE) Denise Maxwell 3rd Place, (TIE) Jose De Juan  

Arts Office Admin Assistant Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Director, the part-time Admin Assistant works with staff to ensure smooth operations including but not limited to: staffing the office and customer service; assisting with facility operations and rentals; assistance with ongoing programs. Office Reception: • Acts as the first point of contact with phone calls and walk-ins. • Processes sales in the form of cash, cheque, debit and credit card for ticket sales to events, memberships, facility rentals, clay and drop-in sales and the sale of artwork. Facilities: • Assists with the running of facilities, including maintaining room usage calendars, key distribution, signage. • Facility rentals, including inquiries,… Read More

Art Adoption continues with a silent auction in the Turnbull Gallery!   Don’t miss your chance to get in on the action! Bidding closes on June 30; all money goes towards Semiahmoo Arts Society’s operations costs. Due to the many creative activities in this space the gallery does not have set hours. Please call in advance for viewing 604-536-8333.