Saanich Artists Studio Tours kick off this weekend

May 13, 2019

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Saanich, BC – Starting this weekend, Saanich artists will welcome visitors to their studios for the annual Saanich Artists Studio Tours. The tours take place over three weekends in three neighbourhoods with 34 artist participants.

“Many gifted artists call Saanich home,” said Councillor and Chair of the Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee Colin Plant. “I encourage residents to visit the local studios. The variety of talent in our community continually impresses me.”

Scattered Artists Tour
May 18 and 19
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mt. Doug, Swan Lake, Blanshard, Hillside and Shelbourne

Hills to Shore Artists Tour
May 25 and 26
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cadboro Bay /Gordon Head /Mt. Tolmie

Valewood Trail Art Walk
June 1 and 2
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each participating artist presents a unique vision and practice. Visitors can learn about and explore painting, sculpture, photography, fiber art, ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, woodworking, wearable art, and mixed media throughout the tours. Tours are free of charge and self-guided.

Learn more:

Visitors can find information on participating artists, studio tour dates, times and maps on the tour websites and social media.


Media contact:
Brenda Weatherston
Community Arts Specialist

Tour information:
Scattered Artists Tour

Hills to Shore Artists Tour

Valewood Trail Art Walk