Welcome to the Sooke Fine Arts Show
The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for the finest artists from Vancouver Island and BC’s Coastal Islands to showcase and sell their work. Along with the more than 8,000 annual visitors who attend, the 11-day show draws hundreds of art patrons from British Columbia, western Canada, and the United States.
The Show, coming into its 27th year, is Vancouver Island’s longest-running juried art show and the Island’s premier summer arts event.
Online Submissions Now Closed
Submissions to the 2013 Sooke Fine Arts Show are now closed. Thank you to all the artists who have submitted work for consideration to this year’s show. A list of artists whose work is selected by our panel of jurors will be posted on our website by 12pm (noon) Monday, June 24.
Special Event Tickets Now On Sale!
Please call 250-642-7256 to reserve your ticket(s) via MC/Visa, or order your tickets online via PayPal below.
Purchasers Preview Night is an opportunity for art lovers to preview and purchase artwork prior to the Sooke Fine Arts Show’s public opening. Be the first to stroll the gallery, and find the perfect addition for your growing art collection. Whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned collector, there is something for everyone at the 2013 Sooke Fine Arts Show. This exciting event takes place Thursday, July 25 from 7 – 10pm. Tickets are $25 per person and include refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. Music for the evening will be provided by vocalist Stephanie Greaves. A limited number of tickets are available for this special event.
Taste of Sooke takes place Thursday, August 1, 7-10pm. Sample savoury selections of appetizers and refreshments prepared by Sooke’s outstanding culinary community. Tickets are $12 per person, and will be available for pick-up at the door. Music for the evening will be provided by the Cloverpoint Drifters bluegrass ensemble.
Volunteer Online Sign-up
Volunteers interested in taking part in the Sooke Fine Arts Show’s set-up and production can now sign up online! Just click on this link to see the volunteer schedule for the 2013 Sooke Fine Arts Show live. See what shifts are available, tick the ones you want, and you’re done. We’ll even send you email reminders.
Something come up? No problem – you can cancel or swap your shifts whenever you need to.
Don’t feel comfortable signing up online? We’re happy to schedule you by phone or by email – whatever is most convenient for you – just let us know.
Questions about the sign-up? Visit the FAQ page to find the answers to common questions.
Questions about volunteering? We’re here to help. Contact volunteer coordinator Sande Cummings at 250-642-5935 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or click here to learn more about the roles you can play in bringing this show to life.
2013 Show Dates
The 2013 Sooke Fine Arts Show will run from July 26 – August 5; please visit our Show Calendar for hours of operation and special events.