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The Salt Spring National Art Prize Calendar of Events @ Various Venues on Salt Spring Island Sep 22 2017

Fri. September 22nd 2017 - Sun. October 22nd 2017 Various Venues on Salt Spring Island Salt Spring Island BC
(All Ages) Various Hours

Opening: Friday 22nd September 2017

The 2017 Salt Spring National Art Prize is hosting an incredible series of events coinciding with the 2017 SSNAP Finalist Exhibition which runs from September 22 to October 22, 2017

49 Artists were chosen from across Canada by an independent jury for the Finalist Exhibition.
All artist submissions were anonymous to the jury.
SSNAP Offering awards totalling $30,000

Calendar of Events;

SSNAP Opening Gala
Fri. September 22
6:00pm I Mahon Hall
Gala opening of the 2017 Finalists’ Exhibition
SSNAP 2017 Finalists’ Exhibition

Sat. September 23 - Sun. October 22
10:00am - 5:00pm I Mahon Hall
Forty-nine artists from across Canada will feature in this jury-selected exhibition

SSNAPy Saturdays Drop-in All Ages Art Making Workshops
Saturdays September 23, 30, October 7, 14
11:00am - 3:00pm I Mahon Hall
Drop in to explore with mediums & art related to the SSNAP exhibit in our annex art room. All ages.

SSNAP Parallel Art Show (PAS)
Fri. September 29 - Sun. October 22
10:00am - 5:00pm I ArtSpring Galleries
PAS opening reception
Sat. September 30
6:00pm - 8:00pm I ArtSpring Galleries
Featuring local Salt Spring Island artists

Young At Art
Fri. September 29 - Tues. October 31
Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm I ArtSpring Lobby
An exhibition of work from Salt Spring Children and Youth

SSNAP Panel Event
Sat. October 14
7:30pm I ArtSpring Theatre
The Creative Mind: Creativity In The Arts & Sciences, with three panellists from the world of arts and science - Atom Egoyan (director), Arthur B McDonald (2015 Nobel Prize in Physics), Meaghan Ogilvie (photographer)
Tickets $25 at

Film screening “Maudie" (dir. Aisling Walsh, 2016)
Wed. October 18
7:30pm I ArtSpring Theatre
Based on the true story of Nova Scotia folk painter Maud Lewis, with Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke (a Salt Spring Film Festival screening)

SSNAP Awards Night & Closing Gala
Sat. October 21
6:00pm I Mahon Hall
Presentation of eight awards and the SSNAP 2017 closing celebration

Stay tuned also for the calendar of finalist artist talks taking place throughout the exhibition. Artist talks are free with admission.

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Presented by: The Salt Spring National Art Prize, The Salt Spring Art Council

Friday Feb. 23rd

Opening: Symposium begins 23 Feb, 7:00pm-10:30pm

Distance Between Us: Archival Exhibition + Symposium: Kerri Flannigan, Bill Bartlett, Peggy Cady, Patrick Lichty @ Open Space Feb 2 2018

Show Runs: Friday Feb. 2nd until Sat. March 17th

Wednesday Feb. 28th

Opening: This exhibit takes place in Langham Court Theatre's lounge during the run of 'Sense and Sensibility', February 28 to March 17. The lounge is ope...

Two Drama Queens At Play: Jean Topham, Wendy Merk @ Langham Court Theatre Feb 28 2018

Show Runs: Wednesday Feb. 28th until Sat. March 17th

Thursday Mar. 1st

Opening: Opening Reception: Thursday, March 1 6:30 - 8:30 pm featuring live music, refreshments and speakers.

Strong Women, Strong World, an exhibition in Celebration of International Women's Day @ Victoria Arts Council Pop-Up Gallery at The Bay Centre Mar 1 2018

@  Victoria Arts Council Pop-Up Gallery at The Bay Centre
Show Runs: Thursday Mar. 1st until Sun. February 11th

Thursday Mar. 1st

Strong Women, Strong World @ The Bay Centre Mar 1 2018

Show Runs: Thursday Mar. 1st until Sun. March 11th

Thursday Mar. 1st

Opening: An artists' reception will be held on opening night, March 1st, from 7 PM – 9 PM, to which the public is warmly invited. The artists will be i...

The Victoria College of Art Spring Graduate Show: Adrienne Saari, Eli Mahoney, Raine Menzies, James Grimshaw, Maia Windrim, Rosemary Kemp, Susan Kruzel, Beth Caissy, Alifnia Yithiway @ Victoria Arts Council Mar 2 2018

Show Runs: Friday Mar. 2nd until Fri. March 9th

Friday Mar. 2nd

Opening: 7:00-9:00pm

My Mother’s House: Clare Thomas @ Xchanges Gallery Mar 3 2018

Show Runs: Saturday Mar. 3rd until Sun. March 18th

Friday Mar. 9th

Opening: 7pm March 9. Come and meet artist Anna Shkuratoff. Refreshments available

Compositions for Longing: Video Works by Anna Shkuratoff @ FLUX MEDIA ART GALLERY Mar 9 2018

Show Runs: Friday Mar. 9th until Sat. March 31st