Drop-In August 27: “Explore Chain and Other Types of Plying with Christine Purse”

If you’ve sent in your entry form and fees to the Saanich Fair but can’t take your items out yourself on Thursday the 28th, someone will be at the Drop In to collect your items and have them taken to the Fair Grounds for you

Call to Artisans

Art “Fall” ness is a three-day juried Fine Craft Exhibit Sponsored by the Island Artisans Association – October 25, 26 and 27, 2019 in Victoria. Applications for participation in this show are now being accepted.

Deadline for Applications: August 30, 2019

To Apply: Complete the application form in the events portion of the IAA website islandartisans.ca

For any questions, please contact our show coordinator Lisa Samphire: lsamphire3@gmail.com

Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises (May 17-Dec 31)

May 17 – Dec 31, 2019

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria

Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises is an exhibition highlighting Maya civilization past and present.

The exhibition boasts the world’s largest and most impressive display of Maya objects from Guatemala, and features more than 300 precious jade, ceramic, gold, stone and textile artifacts reflecting classic and contemporary Maya culture.

This exhibition coincides with UNESCO’s Year of Indigenous Languages and highlights the 30 Maya languages that are still spoken today by almost half the population of Guatemala.

“Weave Class II” offered by Brenda Nicholson

This class is intended to be a sampler of weave structures including lace and two-shuttle weavings. This is a ‘round robin’ class, so students will weave samples in the studio on a variety of looms during class time. Directions to Sunhill Orchard Studio will be supplied to registered students.

Dates: September 22, 29, October 6, 20, and 27, 2019 (Sunday afternoons) 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Minimum 3 students, Maximum 9 students.

Cost: Members $335 / Non-members $385 (includes materials)

Workshop application available on the Guild website under ‘Forms’. Please complete and submit