Southern Gulf Islands Arts & Culture

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We are born creators, and we’ve chosen to stay that way: to stay adventurous and curious, to roam free in our minds and in the world.

There’s wisdom in youthful naivety: the belief in possibility. We don’t follow norms; we follow our hearts. We create our own entertainment and paint our own picture of success. We measure a life well lived in joy, fulfillment and connection.



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Ramona Lam Photography

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Ramona Lam’s 50 over 50 project puts the spotlight on 50 unique women that are 50+. It encourages dialogue about the oft-overlooked value of middle-aged beauty and will culminate in a gallery exhibition that celebrates...

Salt Spring Arts

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The Salt Springs Arts Council has been supporting artists from Salt Spring and the Southern Gulf Islands since 1968, with programs, exhibitions and events located at historic Mahon Hall in Ganges Village.

Dog Mermaid Eco Excursions

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Dog Mermaid specializes in Eco and Indigenous education and excursions by means of water and wilderness play, and rentals. Experience the healing and inspiring beauty of the Gulf Islands, and let water gurus take you...

Pender Islands Museum

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Located in the historic Roe House on scenic Otter Bay, the museum tells the stories that make our islands unique. Our displays are from the people who lived, worked and played here for generations.

Woven Modern Fabric Gallery

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We carry a large variety of modern premium fabrics, patterns, and notions. Join our monthly subscription and have beautiful fabric delivered to you every month.

Saturna Heritage Centre

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The Saturna Heritage Centre is located inside the iconic Fog Alarm Building (FAB), part of the heritage light station at East Point on Saturna Island. Visit the FAB for natural history and heritage displays, stunning...

Mayne Island Community Library

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We are located in the heart of the business district on Mayne Island and open two days a week (Wed/Sat) and Mondays in the summer. Please see us at for open hours, online catalogue and our...

Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council

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We are a non-profit society that promotes and supports the arts on Mayne, Galiano, Pender and Saturna. Our website features a directory of the region’s artists and other creative individuals. We organize art exhibitions and...

Jill Louise Campbell Art Gallery

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Artist Jill Louise Campbell’s Gallery is bursting with the energy and colour of Jill’s artwork.   Gallery art features and displays change regularly, as the gallery celebrates new collections and community events throughout the year....

Terrill Welch Gallery

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Our gallery program brings extraordinary connections to ordinary moments in our natural landscape. Our artists encourage you to see with more than your eyes. These artworks invite you to feel as if you are there,...

Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts

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The Gallery at Ptarmigan Arts is a vibrant and contemporary space that represents our diverse local artists. It is also a place for artistic expression, education and appreciation for all ages. And, best of all,...

Marcia DeVicque GlassWorks

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My Glassworks draw together my changing life with the constancy of the seasons. The colours and forms of my heart reflect my connection to the natural order. Forever seeking the harmony found in the blending...

Stowell Lake Farm

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Stowel Lake Farm hosts a variety of mindfulness, yoga and life skills groups. We take pride in connection to the earth on the farm, and we don’t mind the lack of cell reception. Come enjoy...

Mayne Lights

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Mayne Lights offers hand-crafted, sustainable, clean-burning coco soy wax candles and beeswax food wraps. Made on beautiful Mayne Island, we use scents like lavender  & cedar, sea salt & rosemary and others. We use local...

EnVision Gallery & Gifts

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Located on beautiful Mayne Island, we specialize in unique, handcrafted and local fine art, jewellery, dinnerware, and gifts, representing over 70 artisans from in and around the Southern Gulf Islands.

Jeanne Erickson Art

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Jeanne Erickson is a west coast artist painting romanticized realism of the forest and shorelines of Galiano Island, British Columbia, Canada. Painting brings her a sense of joy and wonder. Her brush strokes give her...

Books On Mayne

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A rich collection of gently pre-read books to keep you browsing plus new books of local interest and by local authors. We also have CDs and greeting cards by island artists.

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