Squamish ArtWalk 2017
Squamish ArtWalk 2017, organized by VISUALS and supported by Squamish Arts Council (SAC) and Electoral Area D of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, is aiming to provide visual artists with a platform to share their talents and gifts to enrich the lives of the community members. Squamish ArtWalk is a celebration of visual art and artists in Squamish! Explore 40 galleries, businesses, and artists’ studios displaying over 45 local artists’ work throughout Squamish and Britannia Beach. Look for our paint splash window stickers identifying official ArtWalk venues.
September 2, 11am - 3pm at the Junction park
Carolyn Grass & Friends and Cam Salay will take care of music and talented local artist Andrea Andres, Jessa Gilbert, Angela Muellers and Jenna Robinsonwill have a Paint Off session reveling the magic of art creation. You will have an opportunity to win artworks created by these artists.
Guided bike tours
September 9, 16 & 23, 2:30–4:30pm
For those with bikes who would like a guided experience, the Squamish Arts Council and Recreation Services present an active transportation opportunity. Join us for a ride along the featured ArtWalk venues. One of our artist members will tour you through the nuances of visual arts.Cost: $2 per person
Must have your own bike!
NOTE: All tours depart from the Brennan Park Recreation Centre. Complimentary refreshments available. Each participant must have a safe, working bicycle. Helmets are mandatory.
Registration is required and space is limited. Register at www.squamishlive.ca.
Explore a new art form by dropping into these free ArtWalk workshops that showcase a diverse pool of Canadian artistry:
Workshop 1: September 3, 10am–4pm. Youth at Art — Children’s MugMaking with Lexi Hilderman, Children’s Festival, Junction Park.
Workshop 2: September 9, 10am–5pm. Drum-making & Cedar Bark Weaving with Tsawaysia Spakwus, Brackendale Fall Fair.
Workshop 3: September 16, 11am–3pm. Children’s Crafting with Dawna Werbeski (for kids 5 to 12 yrs.), Squamish Arts Council.
Workshop 4: September 30, Chinese Brush Painting, Up With Art (8 spaces only; check website for specific details).
NOTE: Workshop spaces are limited and participation is first-come, first-served while supplies last. Additional visitors are welcome to come and view the demonstrations.