The Saanich Peninsula Arts and Crafts Society (SPAC) is a registered nonprofit organization dedicated to offering promotion, support, education, marketing and socializing for over 400 member artists living in the Greater Victoria region, the Saanich Peninsula and the Gulf Islands. Volunteers run SPAC, and every member is encouraged to participate to help maintain the Society’s vibrant life.
Click here to view the activities and member benefits of joining SPAC.
It’s time to renew your SPAC membership for 2024! Log into the members-only website with your email and password – then click “Your Account” in the top menu to apply online, paying securely with credit/debit card. Or download the application form in PDF and mail in with cheque payment.
Newcomers Art Show
At the ArtSea Gallery in Tulista Park, Sidney. Right in time for holiday shopping! Newcomers Art Show December 8-18, 2023. Find that something special and meet the artists. Acrylic paining, ceramics, wood carving, wood turning, scroll saw art, Christmas ornaments and gifts.
Central Saanich Branch Library Exhibition
The Central Saanich Library and Cultural Centre, located at 1209/1229 Clarke Road, hosts an ongoing, rotating exhibit of the work of SPAC’s talented members.
Want to be an exhibiting artist at the Central Saanich Branch Library? Just contact the Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’re Invite! Art Shows with Mara Szyp
Please like, follow and share our new social media platforms. They will be utilized to promote SPAC activities, like the Spring Art Show, member shows, and workshops. We will also be building links with other, like-minded organizations like the Sooke Fine Art Show to cross promote.
For now, until the other, unused accounts are closed down the handles are:
2023 Workshops-by-the-Sea Calendar is Now Available!
As your Workshops-by-the-Sea Chair, I am dedicated to arranging safe, productive opportunities to learn new art skills and hone existing ones. So checked out the 2023 Calendar of exciting workshops. Registration opens January 21, 2023.
Space is limited and classes fill quickly so register early!
The next workshop is the Andrew McDermott – City Night Lights and Reflections, November 4-5, 2023.
To access the SPAC members-only website, you must have an account. Once you have renewed your 2024 membership or joined for the first time, your account is automatically set up. You will receive an email with your login and temporary password.
Once logged in, you can change your password to something easy to remember by going into Your Account on the left hand side of the top menu.