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Halloween is Off to an Early Start This Saturday!

Children and adults alike can pick up candy at our Tulista Park Gallery at 5th & Weiler as part of  ‘Pumpkins on the Pier’ this Saturday from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Don’t forget to look for the CACSP pumpkin at this event! Read more below…

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ArtSea Festival Gala Fundraiser Just 2 Days Away!

Don’t miss this opportunity to see three fabulous local performance groups all under one roof for just $15! Celebrate art and children on Friday, October 24 from 7:30-9:30pm with locally crafted wine, chocolate, music and dance. All proceeds go towards music and performance enrichment in our local school district!

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Artist Displays for ArtSea Festival 2014




Kathryn Harwood Laloca
Lailo Melinda’s Biscotti
Richard Julien Western Financial Group
Brenda Milne Dig This!
Courtney Hawkins Brown’s the Florist
Lesley Turner Lilaberry
Sarah Jim Exist Hairworx
Jennifer Whitlviet-White Buddies Toys
Wendy Picken Edward Jones Investment
Wylie, Morrisseau, Bernsea, Norwich-Young, Vickers, Adams Gary Holman M.L.A.
Tony Hewitt Muse Winery
Agnes Ananichuk Pier Hotel
Sherley Gordon Edey Breadstuff Bakery
Susan G. Taylor Serious Coffee
Jamie Joslin Cameron Rose
Dan Boot DG Bremner
Lynne Kemper Muffet and Louisa
Nancy Rotolo Star Cinema
Filu Jackson Alexander’s Coffee
Odette Laroche and 10 Artists Odette Laroche Gallery
Chris Alers, Tammie Hunter, Christine Reimer,  Jorge Rueda Village Gallery
Art Encounter Series: Philip Buytendorp Peninsula Gallery
Rick Silas Silastial Glass
55 artists in a variety of mediums Artisans Gift Gallery
Deep Cove Weavers and Spinners-36 artists Sidney Museum
 James A.D. Sullivan  Love Cafe

Other Events Under the ArtSea Umbrella

Palm Court Light Orchestra, Oct. 17, 2:30 Charlie White Theatre
Sidney Fine Art Show, Oct. 17-19, Fri & Sat 9-9, Sun 9-5 Mary Winspear Centre
Metropolitan Opera, Oct. 18, 9:55am (3.52 hour production) Star Cinema
George Canyon, Oct. 18, 7:30 Charlie White Theatre
Science-Sea Day,  October 24, 10:30 to 3 Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre
CACSP Fall Studio Tour, October 25 & 26, 11-4 In Sidney and the Peninsula
Agatha Christie’s   “The Mousetrap” Charlie White Theatre
     buy tickets for their Nov. 1 & 2 Sidney performances!
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ArtSea Festival Demonstrations-Plenty to Learn From and Enjoy!

Visit the ArtSea Festival link on the www.cacsp.com website to see a list of daily demonstrations throughout the festival.

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ArtSea Thank You’s

A Shout Out Goes To:

Island Blue Print-donation of art basket for the ArtSea Gala draw
Symphony Vineyard-donation of wine basket for the ArtSea Gala draw
Brown’s the Florist-donation of floral arrangement for the ArtSea Gala draw

Alexander’s Coffee-for the deep discount on the coffee cards our participating artists sooo love

The Sidney Concert Band, Allegro Performance Art Centre and Parkland Jazz Band for their donation of time and talent to the ArtSea Gala

Sidney Business Improvement Association-for their PR and advertising support
Erin Bremner of D.G. Bremner’s-for her marketing design support

All the participating volunteer artists
All the businesses hosting artists

You all make community happen! Thank you! 



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2014 Artisans Gift Gallery Now Open

Our Artisans Gift Gallery now running through December 23…

2014 Fall Studio Tour Map

2014 Fall Studio Tour Map, October 25 & 26

2014 Fall Studio Tour List of Artists

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CACSP 2015 Shows and Events

Here is the list of CACSP shows and events for 2015 as they now stand

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Please Like CACSP on Facebook

CACSP is now on Facebook and seeking friends. Please like and/or friend us! Find us at www.facebook.com/CommunityArtsCouncil and receive show updates and other real-time happenings.



CACSP Now Listed on CanadaHelps and Victoria Foundation

The CACSP was recently approved for listing on CanadaHelps and Victoria Foundation…

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Art Classes on the Peninsula – List with CACSP!

Artists, if you teach art classes or offer arts instruction on the Peninsula we want to know…

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2015 Tulista Gallery Rental Availability

Space is limited for Tulista Gallery rental in 2015! Call or email now to reserve one of the few remaining spaces for your 2015 show!

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Gallery by the Sea Exhibit Now on Display

Visit the Beacon Pier in Sidney to view the 2014 Gallery by the Sea display…


Local Businesses who Support Local Artists

Do you know of a local business in Sidney, North Saanich or Central Saanich that helps promote local art and artists through sales available to the public?

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Wondering What’s Happening?

Visit the Distinctly Sidney website for a calendar of events.



Resource for BC Arts

Visit www.Art-BC.com to find arts venues & events throughout BC

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CACSP Presents School District 63 with 10K Grant

The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula presented School District 63 with a check for the ‘Arts in the Schools’ Program in the amount of $10,000…


CACSP vs SPAC-Friends not Foes

Confusion abounds regarding the difference between the CACSP (Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula) and the SPAC (Saanich Peninsula Arts & Crafts Society)…

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CACSP Artist Directory

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