The Sunshine Coast Arts Council

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The Business of Art

Where Business meets the Arts! A series of Sunday morning lectures and workshops designed & produced for artists, performers and arts organizations on the Sunshine Coast.
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Sunday Film Series

Art & The Documentary
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Young People’s Own Show – Elementary Schools

January 31 – February 11, 2018
This annual exhibition features work by Sunshine Coast Elementary Schools completed during the current school year.
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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

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.

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The Business of Art

Where Business meets the Arts! A series of Sunday morning lectures and workshops designed & produced for artists, performers and arts organizations on the Sunshine Coast.

Sunday Film Series

Art & The Documentary

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

Doris Crowston Gallery Shows

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Young People’s Own Show – Elementary Schools

January 31 – February 11, 2018
This annual exhibition features work by Sunshine Coast Elementary Schools completed during the current school year.
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Young People’s Own Show – Secondary Schools

February 14 – March 4, 2018
This annual exhibition features work by Sunshine Coast Secondary Schools completed during the current school year.
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Francine Desjardins – “Persistence of Shapes”

March 7 – April 1, 2018
This exhibit incorporates Francine Desjardins’ most recent work that reflects various avenues of inspiration and exploration.
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Donna Balma – “Persistence of Shapes”

March 7 – April 1, 2018
I have allowed the visual lexicon of my life’s experience to influence my own exploration of colour, shape and imagery.
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Life Drawing Group Show

April 4 – 29, 2018
This exhibition marks the Life Drawing Group’s 33rd Anniversary. Drawings from 2015 – 2018 are featured in various mediums.
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Jen Drysdale – This Earth

May 2 – 27, 2018
I primarily use acrylic and oil paint but recently began experimenting with cold wax and oils. Some new themes emerging for me through the use of cold wax and oil are the portrait, imagination and the unconscious.

> See all 2018 Exhibits