The Sunshine Coast is home to the highest per capita population of artists and crafters in Canada. With its stunning natural beauty, it’s no wonder the Sunshine Coast has a thriving artistic community! Follow the Purple Banner Flags (which artists hang on their studios to signal “We’re Open!”) from Langdale to Lund and Read more [...]
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Catch artists in their own space and see the inner workings of the studio tours life. Watch as a potter or ceramicist works clay with an expert touch. See a painter use colour, form and composition to splash an image on blank canvas. Experience the process of glassmaking, woodworking, metal sculpting, and an endless variety of artistic expression.
British Columbia’s diverse culture and pristine natural beauty create the perfect conditions for a vibrant arts community. Artists all over the province open the doors of their studios to the public for specialized viewing tours that can be found on Art-BC.com. Studio tours are an excellent way to immerse yourself in the local art scene. Some artists open their studios throughout the year, or for the summer season, while others will only be available for viewing during organized studio tours.
To begin, find an existing studio tour with a proposed itinerary or create your own cultural crawl – plan a visit to one of BC’s Creative Communities using the Guide and Art-BC.com to curate your own exploration of galleries, artist studios and more!
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in Read more [...]
Bowen Island, British Columbia Visual Arts, Multi/Interdisciplinary — Behind-the-scenes, Talks and Discussion Sun, summer, Bowen, art and artists. Sounds like the perfect combination for a sublime weekend! Bowen Island is considered to be one of the most artistic communities in Canada and has an abundance of artists who are willing Read more [...]
The New West Cultural Crawl is a two-day visual art and cultural festival that celebrates and presents New Westminster’s creative character and diversity. A cultural experience that exists throughout the city’s neighbourhoods. Discover our historical heritage and the ‘New’ New West. New Westminster has a fantastic artistic landscape that continues Read more [...]
All Art Crawl Artists/Venues will be featured “Virtually Together” with Studio Visit appointment and drop in options following Provincial Health Guidelines in 2020. This opens the opportunity to involve more artists and to reach a wider audience. Get all the details at here. Travel along the entire Sunshine Coast Highway from Gambier Island and Langdale to Earl’s Cove. It is Read more [...]
Explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites through this free, self-guided tour within the Columbia Basin. Meet the artists, shop for fine art and craft, view demonstrations, special exhibitions, interpretive displays or chat with local historians during this day-long cultural celebration! The following communities are participating: Grand Forks, Read more [...]