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Artisans Gift Gallery Open Monday, December 22nd

To help with last minute holiday shopping the Artisans Gallery will be open Monday, December 22nd…

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Holiday Arts Reading

We hope you have enjoyed the postings of latest arts research over the past year. If you are interested in reading more over the holidays click HERE  . This link will bring you to the Hill Strategies website where you can browse through past research reports ranging from aboriginal arts to arts education to the health benefits of the arts AND SO MUCH MORE! Happy holiday reading.

Happy New Year 2015

CACSP Gives Thanks for a Very Successful Year

Thank you to everyone who helped make 2014 a record breaking year for the CACSP (you will need to come to our Spring AGM to find out how record breaking!) We wish all a wonderful holiday.

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CACSP Holiday Office and Gallery Hours

Artisans Gift Gallery will close at 4pm on December 23
CACSP office will be open until 2:30pm on December 24
From December 25-January 4th both the Gallery and Office will be closed
Office will reopen on Monday, January 5th at 9:30am
Gallery will remain closed until the next show starts January 25th

Sea Born Treasures

Sandy Bligh and Diane Thorp Open Studio, January 25-31

Sandy Bligh and Diane Thorp welcome visitors to their ‘studio’ at Tulista Park Gallery for the week.  Paints, canvas, fibre and loom will be at work and artwork by the two artists will be on display.

Open 10am-4pm
5th and Weiler, Sidney
Free admission and free parking

Visit  www.dianethorp@weebly.com to learn more


In Memory of Artist Karen Long

We are so terribly saddened to report that long-time Artisans artist and CACSP supporter Karen Long passed away recently. Her sudden passing is a blow to the local arts community where she was well respected and loved. Our condolences to Karen’s family; she will be greatly missed.
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Countdown to 2014 Charitable Giving-Deadline December 31

The deadline for making a tax-deductible charitable donation is the last day of the year for which you want to claim the credit…

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Member Group Grants Awarded for 2015

Congratulations to the following member groups on receipt of CACSP grants for 2015…

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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!


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

SD 63 Grant Check Presentation

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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