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SGI Arts Council Membership

The Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council is a non-profit umbrella organization that strives to support and promote all the arts and culture of our diverse island communities. We are working to facilitate public awareness and appreciation of visual arts, literary arts, film and performing arts.

Benefits of Individual Membership:

• Opportunities to learn, teach and develop professional skills by participating or facilitating workshops or courses

• Opportunity to exhibit, sell and promote your work through access to Ferry display cases,

Concert series display boards, SGI Arts Council hosted events and on future website

• Access to inter-island and pan-island cultural opportunities, events, exhibits, festivals and the like.

• Feature listing on SGIAC website/s with images, personal links and Creative Directory listing. (A courtesy listing in the Directory will be available for non-members

• Ability to list in Art Map brochure

• Ability to post upcoming events on Pender Art Talk and Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council Facebook group. (inclusive of all artists regardless of membership)

• 10% discount at Island Blue Art Supply and Printing in Sidney and Victoria

• 10% discount at dragonfly gallery art supplies on Mayne Island

• 10% discount on Ptarmigan Music and Theatre Society ticketed events

• 5 – 10% discount of SGI Arts Council sponsored events, courses and workshops

• Participate in promoting arts and culture in your community

• Participate in Arts Council social events

• Vote at AGM

• Support the creative life of the Southern Gulf Islands!

Individual, group, guild, and business membership costs vary by island. 

We are currently trying to increase membership in order to generate funds to be able to finance improved community awareness of the Arts Council and the types of programming that could happen with more community support and collaboration.

There are a great number of things that a vibrant Arts Council can undertake to promote the arts and engage the community. But this is organization is dependent on the membership and volunteers.

Be part of a creative community - join the Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council today.

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to fill out an online application form.  We will contact you in regards to the payment of membership fees, the meeting schedule, and Arts Council opportunities.


To print out and hand in an application form:

download the form

and e-mail SGIArtsCouncil@gmail.com to find out who is collecting them on your island.