• Trashformation Group Show

    Trashformation Group Show

    July 25 – August 19, 2018
    Art can stimulate, aggravate, shock, intrigue, beautify, clarify. What can you find that is thrown away and repurpose into something artful that evokes an emotion within us?
  • Alison Taylor – The Physics of Being

    Alison Taylor – The Physics of Being

    Exhibition:
    August 22 – September 16
    Opening Reception:
    August 26 2-4pm
    Meet the Artist:
    September 2, 1:30pm

    This series of abstract works is based on diagrams from physics textbooks, and reflects on the parallels between concepts in physics and psychology, such as leverage, friction and tension.
  • Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Exhibition:
    August 22 – September 16
    Opening Reception:
    August 26 2-4pm
    Meet the Artist:
    September 2, 1:30pm

    The artists present artwork from their travels. From small travel sketch books to lively plein air oils and watercolours and more finished studio works.
  • Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

    Exhibition:
    August 22 – September 16
    Opening Reception:
    August 26 2-4pm
    Meet the Artist:
    September 2, 1:30pm

    The artists present artwork from their travels. From small travel sketch books to lively plein air oils and watercolours and more finished studio works.
  • Eugenia Stephenson – Painting with Fibre

    Eugenia Stephenson – Painting with Fibre

    September 19 – October 14
    These pieces demonstrate and bring out that magic through the exaggeration of colour and texture.
  • Jennifer Goodwin – Floral Dialogues

    Jennifer Goodwin – Floral Dialogues

    September 19 – October 14
    I have been working with botanical imagery for many years, constantly exploring new mediums and visual expressions that allow me to portray the movement, energy and freshness of the surrounding natural environment.

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council

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Trashformation Group Show

July 25 – August 19, 2018
Art can stimulate, aggravate, shock, intrigue, beautify, clarify. What can you find that is thrown away and repurpose into something artful that evokes an emotion within us?
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Children’s Summer Arts Program

Our Summer Children’s Art Program is back again with artist & muralist, Bruce Edwards and the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association. The program this year is from July 16 to 18.
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31st Annual Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair

Make sure to be part of the 2018 fair, to be held on August 18 and 19. Download 2018 Application Form
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2018 Fall Author Reading Series

A series of author readings are held throughout the year courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Literary Committee of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council.

About SCAC

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is a volunteer-based society founded February 22, 1966 to raise to profile of local artists and artisans and to broaden the opportunities for Sunshine Coast citizens to enjoy and to participate in cultural activities. The SC Arts Council maintains the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre located at Trail & Medusa in Sechelt, British Columbia.

Over the years the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre has been a vital resource for the artistic and cultural life of the Coast community. It incorporates the ‘Doris Crowston’ public gallery showcasing the work of Coast artists and guest artists from off coast, a music studio housing a community piano and a public art studio. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council hosts a variety of cultural events at the Arts Centre and in the community: concerts, literary readings, lectures, events and children’s activities are all part of a year-round schedule.

For more history of the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, please click here.

Latest News

Call for Artists: 2018 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl

Call for Artists: 2018 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl

Trashformation Group Show

July 25 – August 19, 2018
Art can stimulate, aggravate, shock, intrigue, beautify, clarify. What can you find that is thrown away and repurpose into something artful that evokes an emotion within us?

Children’s Summer Arts Program

Our Summer Children’s Art Program is back again with artist & muralist, Bruce Edwards and the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association. The program this year is from July 16 to 18.

2018 Fall Author Reading Series

A series of author readings are held throughout the year courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Literary Committee of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council.

Doris Crowston Gallery Shows

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Trashformation Group Show

July 25 – August 19, 2018
Art can stimulate, aggravate, shock, intrigue, beautify, clarify. What can you find that is thrown away and repurpose into something artful that evokes an emotion within us?
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Alison Taylor – The Physics of Being

Exhibition:
August 22 – September 16
Opening Reception:
August 26 2-4pm
Meet the Artist:
September 2, 1:30pm

This series of abstract works is based on diagrams from physics textbooks, and reflects on the parallels between concepts in physics and psychology, such as leverage, friction and tension.
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Paula O-Brien & Bruce Edwards – Paintings From My Travels

Exhibition:
August 22 – September 16
Opening Reception:
August 26 2-4pm
Meet the Artist:
September 2, 1:30pm

The artists present artwork from their travels. From small travel sketch books to lively plein air oils and watercolours and more finished studio works.
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Art Crawl and Art Card Fundraiser

October 17 – November 11
Art Card Fundraiser - details to be posted soon.
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Eugenia Stephenson – Painting with Fibre

September 19 – October 14
These pieces demonstrate and bring out that magic through the exaggeration of colour and texture.
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Jennifer Goodwin – Floral Dialogues

September 19 – October 14
I have been working with botanical imagery for many years, constantly exploring new mediums and visual expressions that allow me to portray the movement, energy and freshness of the surrounding natural environment.

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