The 2022 show has closed – thanks to all involved!

VISIT US!

The 2022 LIVE Sooke Fine Arts Show takes place at the SEAPARC Leisure Complex, 2168 Phillips Rd in Sooke July 22-Aug 1, 2022. 

ABOUT THE SHOW

SHOW HOURS

The show opens at 10am daily, July 22- August 1.
The closes at 7pm daily, except:
– July 23 – closes at 5pm
– August 1 – closes at 5pm
– July 28 – open until 9pm for M-ART-ket night

 

Admission

Adult (18-64) – $15
Senior (65+) – $10
Children & Youth (17 and under) – Free

More info on other event prices 

 

Main Gallery

The Main Gallery houses ~370 works of original island art from artists living on BC’s coastal islands. Click here to see a list of exhibiting artists in the 2022 show.

Youth Art Gallery

The Youth Art Gallery houses art from emerging young artists in our region. All artists are from high-school or home-schooled students in our region (School District 62).

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Daily Demos, Talks, & Tours
Each day, some of the show’s exhibiting artists share their skills & techniques through live demonstrations, talks and engaging docent tours.

See the online calendar to view the Demos, Talks & Tours on each day.

Music

Each day of the show features live music from talented musicians in our region.

Click here to view the 2022 music schedule

Gallery Gift Shop

The gallery gift shop sells a wide range of unique hand-crafted items from artists exhibiting in the show. The shop includes cards, small paintings, clothing, jewelry, ceramics, and much more.

All items sold in the gift shop are final sale.

Bistro

There will be a small bistro on-site each day from 11am – 5pm (tbc), July  22-Aug 1, courtesy of “Coastal Cruisine”. The bistro will be serving simple lunches such as sandwiches, snacks, and baked goods. 

Show Events

ARTZ4KIDZ………………………………….. TUESDAY JULY 26, 2-4PM
An afternoon of creative fun! Crafts, activities, entertainment & prizes, especially
designed for children under 12 (must be accompanied by an adult).
– Kids 12 and under always free
– Admission for adults accompanied by children is $5 after 2:00PM
Sponsored by VIMEX Contracting Ltd. & Marsden Group

ARTZ4YOUTH………………………………TUESDAY JULY 26, 3-7PM
Created for teens by teens! Art and music by local youth – check it out!
– 17 and under free
– Adult admission is $5 after 2PM
Sponsored by Times Colonist & Sooke Community Arts Council

SENIORS’ TEAS.…………. WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY JULY 27 & 28, 2-4PM
Seniors 65+ are invited to a white-linen service of tea & scones in the gallery
while enjoying live music.
–> Wed – Bob Nelson, Jazz guitar, sax & vocals
–> Thu – Karel Roessingh, Jazz piano
Free with admission for Seniors, $3 for under 65
Sponsored by SEAPARC Leisure Complex & Island Social Trends

YOUTH ART GALLERY…………………………………………………… DAILY
Juried submissions from art students from SD62 Sooke Secondary Schools.
Donations during the show support Sooke Fine Art’s Youth Scholarship program.
Sponsored by Sooke News Mirror & Butler Concrete & Aggregate

ARTIST TALKS, DEMOS & TOURS………………….. DAILY (schedule available soon)
Visitors have the chance to meet & learn from exhibiting artists through
daily live talks, demos and tours.
– Included with admission
Sponsored by Tom Lee Music & Keycorp Developments

M-ART-KET NIGHT AT THE GALLERY.…………………… THURSDAY, JULY 28, 5-9PM
The Show will stay open until 9:00 PM for Sooke commuters and market goers.
Shop the market, have some dinner and attend the show!
– Reduced Admission: $5 for adults, seniors after 5:00 pm.
Sponsored by CTV, CFAX and Used.ca

Show Catalogue

View the 2022 Show Catalogue

Online & Door Sales

Admission

Purchase at the door, or here online. Group rates available for 10 or more seniors, please call to arrange booking: 250-642-7256

General Admission

Adult (18-64) – $15
Senior (65+) – $10
Children & Youth (17 and under) – Free

Show Passes

Show Passes are $30 and allow entry every day
(non-transferable/not valid for special events)

Special Events

(Available at the door only)

Family Afternoon – Tuesday July 26, 2022: 2-7pm – $5/adult
Seniors’ Tea – Wed & Thurs July 27 & 28: 2-4pm – $3/adult 
M-ART-ket Night – Thursday July 28, 2022: 5-9pm – $5/adult
Children & Youth (17 and under) – Free

Show Hours

Open 10am to 7pm daily

Except:
– July 23 and August 1 – closes at 5pm
– July 28 – open until 9pm for M-ART-ket night

Be One of the First

Purchasers’ Preview

Be one of the first of 9,000+ guests to lay eyes on hundreds of original works of fine art! The 2022 show kicks off with an exciting Purchasers’ Preview event on Thursday, July 21 @ 7:00pm – an exclusive, ticketed event that allows early access to the 2022 artworks before the show opens to the public the next day.

Free Park & Shuttle available 5:30pm – 10:30pm at EMCS Community School – 6218 Sooke Rd, Sooke BC, V9Z 0G7.

TICKETS

Tickets are $45 per person and include 2 glasses of wine & hors d’oeurves. All tickets must be purchased in advance of the event – there will be no ticket sales at the door.

Location & Directions

The Sooke Fine Arts Show takes place at SEAPARC Leisure Complex – 2168 Phillips Road, Sooke, BC, V9Z 0Y3. Located just 35 kilometres from Victoria, the harbour town of Sooke overlooks the stunning Olympic mountain range and provides the perfect jumping-off point for visitors to explore the wild side of Vancouver Island’s west coast.

BC Transit: take Bus #61 to Sooke from Victoria, to Phillips Rd bus stop, walk less than 5 mins to the show.

Sooke Fine Arts Gallery

Donate

To support the show or specific programs and funds,
please choose from our online donation option or contact us at [email protected] or 250-642-7256.

Location

2168 Phillips Rd
Box 471
Sooke, BC
V9Z 1H4
Canada

Contact

Main Phone:
250-642-7256

Art Sales Desk:
778-352-1415

Email
[email protected]

The Sooke Fine Arts Society respectfully acknowledges the territory of the T’Sou-ke First Nation, upon whose land we gather in celebration of the arts.

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