The Sunshine Coast Arts Council

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Current Exhibit 2017

March 1–26, 2017
“A Surrealist Alphabet” – Leonard Brett
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2017 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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30th Annual Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair

Make sure to be part of the 2017 fair, to be held on August 19 and 20.
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Call for Submissions

Deadline to apply for the 2018 Exhibition season is June 30, 2017.

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

2017 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.

30th Annual Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair

Make sure to be part of the 2017 fair, to be held on August 19 and 20.

Call for Submissions

Deadline to apply for the 2018 Exhibition season is June 30, 2017.

Doris Crowston Gallery Shows

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“A Surrealist Alphabet” – Leonard Brett

March 1–26, 2017
Leonard brett has created a new alphabet that combines language and visual motifs. These forms of communication become inter-changable, open to interpretation with multiple levels of reading.
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“Point of View” – Colin Righton

May 10–June 4, 2017
"My paintings are dynamic, colourful and atmospheric, with an overall emotional energy, sometimes expressed through the recognisable physical world, and sometimes not."
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“Transfigured Shape” – Carole Millar

May 10–June 4, 2017
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“Connecting The Lines”

June 7–July 2, 2017
This group exhibition showcases the diverse talents and skills of four LGBTQ artists on the Sunshine Coast.
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Michelle Fletcher

July 5–30, 2017
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Melissa Tulloch

July 5–30, 2017

> See all 2017 Exhibits