Southern Gulf Islands Arts & Culture

Typical doesn’t live here.

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.

ISLAND

PORTFOLIO ISLANDS
  • All
  • Salt Spring Island
  • Mayne Island
  • Galiano Island
  • Pender Island
  • Saturna Island

ACTIVITY

PORTFOLIO ACTIVITIES
  • Accommodations
  • Arts & Culture
  • Cozy Season
  • Farm Experiences
  • Food & Drink
  • Local Shopping
  • Outdoor Rec
  • Summer
  • Wellness

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 sgicl.bc.libraries.coop 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.

Salty Pear

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B&B, Sauna & Artist Studio which also houses the studio of Residential Designer Jorge Siemsen.

Yellow Bird Art Studio

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Deborah Strong is known for her lifelike drawings and colourful paintings of local birds and animals. Inside her cozy studio you’ll find a selection of original art, prints and cards. Open by appointment or as...

Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa

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Stunning 20-room luxury oceanfront inn on beautiful Galiano Island, close to Vancouver/Victoria and ferries. Award-winning Atrevida restaurant, La Lena Wood-Fired Pizza Patio (summer), and full-service Madrona del Mar Spa. Getaways, weddings, retreats.