If you’d like to taste the very best of what Salt Spring Island has to offer, nothing compares to the mix of creativity, hand-made art and world-class craftsmanship that you [...]
If you’d like to taste the very best of what Salt Spring Island has to offer, nothing compares to the mix of creativity, hand-made art and world-class craftsmanship that you can enjoy on the island’s famous Studio Tour.
The Studio Tour makes it possible for you to watch artists while they work, following their passion. You can try on some unique jewellery, attend a wine tasting, or watch art come to life! You can watch an artisan hand-weave a functional placemat or a beautiful scarf…, and even try weaving yourself!
Depending on your schedule, enjoy as many unique artisans as you choose, and you can still have enough time before the ferry to pick up a one-of-a-kind piece for yourself!
Many studios produce perfect gifts for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, or…, that perfect piece for the very special people in your life!
With 28 studios to discover on the Tour, all you require to enjoy the studios of your choice is a current Studio Tour Map and a bit of spare time. Some studios offer a one-of-a-kind experience, such as a workshop tour or a hands-on demonstration on creating a work of art.
Our colourful map outlines what each artist creates as well as the location of their studio. Our free maps are available at B.C tourism information centers, in marinas, hotels and B&Bs, and on all three ferries serving Salt Spring Island.
Event Location: Various venues on Salt Spring Island
April 27 (Saturday) - December 23 (Monday)
30apr - 30sepAll DayCastlegar Sculpturewalk
Castlegar Sculpturewalk is a annual rotating exhibition showcasing over thirty outdoor sculptures, from national and international artists, in Castlegar’s downtown core. From May to October the public can vote on [...]
Castlegar Sculpturewalk is a annual rotating exhibition showcasing over thirty outdoor sculptures, from national and international artists, in Castlegar’s downtown core. From May to October the public can vote on their favourite piece via ballot, and the winner of this People’s Choice Award is purchased by the City of Castlegar for the permanent collection. There are additional cash prizes for Artistic Merit, and all of the sculptures are available for sale or lease, a program that has proven popular with businesses and neighbouring municipalities.
Event Location: 276 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar, BC
April 30 (Tuesday) - September 30 (Monday)
2423 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC V8L 1X5
21jun - 30sepjun 2110:00 amsep 30Chief Dan George: Actor and Activist Exhibit
Opening on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21st), Sidney Museum will be hosting the Chief Dan George: Actor and Activist exhibit, which explores the life and legacy of Tsleil-Waututh Chief [...]
Opening on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21st), Sidney Museum will be hosting the Chief Dan George: Actor and Activist exhibit, which explores the life and legacy of Tsleil-Waututh Chief Dan George (1899- 1981) and his influence as an Indigenous rights advocate and his career as an actor. The exhibition was developed by the North Vancouver Museum in close collaboration with the George family and has spent the last year at U’mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay.
Longshoreman, actor, musician, lecturer, poet, activist, environmentalist and First Nations leader; Dan George (born Geswanouth Slahoot) is remembered for many things. Raised on the Burrard Indian Reserve #3, the son of hereditary chief George Sla-holt, Dan George spent much of his life working as a longshoreman and logger and did not start his acting career until in his 60s. During the 1960s and 70s, he appeared in many television, movie and stage productions in which he worked to promote a better understanding of Indigenous people and challenged their common portrayal on screen. Although focused on Dan George, this exhibition will also delve into significant events and individuals in the Indigenous rights movement in BC and Canada.
The opening ceremony will be held on opening day at 10:00 a.m. and will feature drummers and singers from the TSARTLIP nation, a welcome from First Nations Elders and local Mayors
This exhibit is funded in part by the Department of Canadian Heritage Museums Assistance Program and was honoured by the District of North Vancouver with a Heritage Advocacy Award for Indigenous program collaboration.
For more information please contact Sidney Museum firstname.lastname@example.org or (250) 655-6355
Event Dates and Times: June 21st to September 30th, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Hockey is many things — shinny on a frozen pond, the sweat-soaked smell of a locker room, a winning wrist shot, a roaring crowd. But most of all, it is [...]
Hockey is many things — shinny on a frozen pond, the sweat-soaked smell of a locker room, a winning wrist shot, a roaring crowd. But most of all, it is an enduring national passion that brings Canadians together regardless of geography, language, gender or age.
Nanaimo Museum is celebrating Canada’s game with a one-of-a-kind travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and a local hockey history component. Hockey looks at how the sport has influenced our lives, and what that reveals about us as a people.
Event Dates: September 14 to November 23, 2019
Event Times: Monday to Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm
For more information on the exhibit, hockey programming and interactives, check out our website or follow us on social media @NanaimoMuseum
September 14 (Saturday) 10:00 am - November 23 (Saturday) 5:00 pm
100 Museum Way, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J8
23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5
16sep - 31octAll DayFort Langley National Historic Site - Daily Fall Activities
On weekdays, visitors can expect a guided tour at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Starting September 16th, we’ll offer White Glove tours with our curator every Monday and Friday [...]
On weekdays, visitors can expect a guided tour at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Starting September 16th, we’ll offer White Glove tours with our curator every Monday and Friday at 2:30 p.m.
On weekends, we’ll offer our “Fort Langley 101” introductory tour at 10:45 a.m., 1:15 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. A coopering demonstration will take place at 11:00 a.m. Feature presentations highlighting the stories of Fort Langley’s original inhabitants: the boat builders, fur traders, farmers or families, will take place at noon and 1:30 p.m. At 3:00 p.m., watch the sparks fly in our Fire Program. Whether we show you blacksmithing, flint and steel, or baking, our interpreters will definitely spark your interest with this demonstration. Weekend days close with the lowering of the flag at 4:30 p.m.
Event Dates: September 16th to October 31st, 2019
Event Location: Fort Langley National Historic Site, 23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5