Art Openings powered by

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.

For more detailed information please visit our events page found at

Join our events page for updates!
Presented by: The Salt Spring National Art Prize, The Salt Spring Art Council

Thursday Nov. 23rd

Opening: Thursday, November 23, 6-8pm

Thundereggs: an exhibition of new paintings by Marilyn Chapman: Marilyn Chapman @ Gage Gallery Arts Collective Nov 21 2017

Show Runs: Tuesday Nov. 21st until Sat. December 9th

Saturday Nov. 25th

Opening: Join us for our annual holiday celebration at 2pm on Saturday November 25 and delight in the diversity and strength of talent along the Northwes...

Wunderkammern: Jewellery & Miniatures: Morgan Asoyuf, Gus Cook, Dylan Thomas, Edward Joe, Ernest Swanson, & many more @ Alcheringa Gallery Nov 25 2017

Show Runs: Saturday Nov. 25th until Mon. December 25th

Thursday Dec. 7th

Opening: 7pm to 10pm, Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Miles Giesbrecht: I Forgot I Kept a Journal @ the fifty fifty arts collective Dec 7 2017

Show Runs: Thursday Dec. 7th until Sun. December 31st