The Sunshine Coast Arts Council

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All Art!

Calling all artist between the ages of 13 – 18! The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is launching a multi-disciplinary art program this summer. Four weeks featuring four different art forms.
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Summer Arts Council Assistants

The SCAC is looking for Summer Arts Council Assistants. Deadline for application June 7th. These positions are contingent upon Service Canada Funding.
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2016 Spring 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.
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Children’s Summer Arts Program

Make sure to be part of this year's fair. To confirm your vendor space, please get your application in by March 26, 2016. This year's fair is August 13 and 14.

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

All Art!

Calling all artist between the ages of 13 – 18! The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is launching a multi-disciplinary art program this summer. Four weeks featuring four different art forms.

Summer Arts Council Assistants

The SCAC is looking for Summer Arts Council Assistants. Deadline for application June 7th. These positions are contingent upon Service Canada Funding.

Children’s Summer Arts Program

Make sure to be part of this year's fair. To confirm your vendor space, please get your application in by March 26, 2016. This year's fair is August 13 and 14.

29th Annual Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair

Make sure to be part of this year's fair. Application for vendors will be accepted till the end of July as long as space remains. This year's fair is August 13 and 14.

2016 Banner Project

The 2016 Banner Select are now hanging in Sechelt Civic Square. Make sure to check out this year's banners.

Doris Crowston Gallery Shows

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Refraction: Queer Artists of the Sunshine Coast

June 1–July 3, 2016

Coinciding with Sunshine Coast Pride, this group exhibition showcases the diverse talents and skills of eight LGBTQ artists on the Sunshine Coast.
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“Self” – Hawkfeather Peterson

July 6–August 7, 2016

Seeking celebration of our inner and outer beauty, “Self" is an exhibition geared towards exploring our perception of who we are.
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“From There to Here: A Journey Through the Cosmos From Nothing to Nebulae to Nations “ – Lynda Manson

July 6–August 7, 2016

This collection of paintings will illustrate some possibilities to consider of the beginnings of our existence.
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“Works in Wood” – Woodcrafters

August 10–September 11, 2016

This is a wide-ranging show in the medium of wood displaying musical instruments, watercraft, furniture, cabinets, carvings, turnings, sculpture, and more from skilled amateurs and professionals in our community of the Sunshine Coast.

> See all 2016 Exhibits