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Aug
1
Wed
ARTicipation @ Christ Church Cathedral
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all day
ARTicipation @ Christ Church Cathedral

Artists are invited to paint and sketch inside and outside the cathedral, then submit their works to the fall art show in September.

Aug
24
Fri
12th Annual Integrate Arts Festival @ Victoria Arts Council
Aug 24 – Aug 26 all day
12th Annual Integrate Arts Festival @ Victoria Arts Council

Join us from Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26 for a free, family- friendly festival that celebrates the diverse arts and culture community in Victoria, BC. The Integrate Arts Festival map will guide the public to a variety of exhibitions and events at participating galleries, publicly accessible studios, and various sites throughout the city. Explore our headquarters at 1800 Store Street to check out our 13 featured Integrate artists.

Aug
25
Sat
Arts and Music @ Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all day
Arts and Music @ Horticulture Centre of the Pacific

Arts and Music in the Gardens is the HCP’s largest annual fundraiser and has become one of Victoria’s finest art events. It is a magical weekend that entwines music, art, food, and people in an incredible award-winning garden. With over 50 vendors, including artists, musicians, and artisanal food producers, visitors will have the opportunity to explore as well as be entertained. As you wander through the gardens and view the art, you will never be far from music as some of Victoria’s finest musicians entertain you throughout the day. In our pavilion there will be a variety of different artisanal food vendors, as well as HCP info. Sandwiches, smokies and snacks will be available. There will also be members of the Victoria Floral Artists’ Guild, with some amazing floral art. Look for all of their locations in the gardens and choose your favourite! Activities will be available for your little ones. Stop by the children’s area to see what surprises await.

Sep
22
Sat
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Come re-purpose outdated, local, nautical charts into works of art this fall! Our workshop leader will guide you through the process of creating chart art using origami and iris folding techniques, and framing your piece in a beautiful shadow box for you to easily hang at home. Listen to tales of early explorers as you work, and learn how their cartography impacted the development of British Columbia.

Sep
23
Sun
Beachy Terrarium Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beachy Terrarium Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Bring the tranquility of the beach back home by creating your own beachy terrarium this fall! Our workshop leader will teach you the knotting techniques of macrame, and connect it to history, before guiding you through the process of filling your glass terrarium with locally sourced materials.

Sep
29
Sat
Victoria Etsy Artisans Made in Canada Event @ Etsy Made in Canada Victoria Etsy Artisans
Sep 29 all day
Victoria Etsy Artisans Made in Canada Event @ Etsy Made in Canada Victoria Etsy Artisans

Victoria Etsy Artisans 5th Made in Canada Event. Over 60 of your favorite Etsy Handmakers from Victoria and surrounding areas, join together for one Big event that happens all across Canada on Sept. 29! Meet the talented small business crafters and delight in their handmade products.

Oct
14
Sun
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
Oct 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Come re-purpose outdated, local, nautical charts into works of art this fall! Our workshop leader will guide you through the process of creating chart art using origami and iris folding techniques, and framing your piece in a beautiful shadow box for you to easily hang at home. Listen to tales of early explorers as you work, and learn how their cartography impacted the development of British Columbia.

Oct
20
Sat
Beachy Terrarium Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
Oct 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Beachy Terrarium Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Bring the tranquility of the beach back home by creating your own beachy terrarium this fall! Our workshop leader will teach you the knotting techniques of macrame, and connect it to history, before guiding you through the process of filling your glass terrarium with locally sourced materials.

Nov
3
Sat
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
Nov 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Join us this fall to transform vintage maritime books into works of art! Our workshop leader will guide you through the process of sculpting with page-folding techniques, all the while sharing tales from maritime folklore and mythology.

Nov
18
Sun
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia
Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Nautical Chart Art Workshop @ The Maritime Museum of British Columbia

Come re-purpose outdated, local, nautical charts into works of art this fall! Our workshop leader will guide you through the process of creating chart art using origami and iris folding techniques, and framing your piece in a beautiful shadow box for you to easily hang at home. Listen to tales of early explorers as you work, and learn how their cartography impacted the development of British Columbia.