Sooke BC
Community of Sooke, British Columbia, Canada

Arts, Theatre and Artisans in Sooke British Columbia

The arts have always been big in Sooke. Sooke has a performing arts group, orchestra, many talented musicians, art galleries and artisan studios, as well as the famous annual Fine Arts Show, drawing crowds in the thousands from all over British Columbia.

Sooke Fine Arts Show

Held annually the end of July and the start of August, located at 2168 Phillips Road in the SEAPARC Arena the Sooke Fine Arts Show is an ongoing yearly event.
The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides the opportunity for both well-known and emerging artists from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands to showcase their work. Along with the 7,500 annual visitors who attended the art show, the show draws hundreds of art patrons from British Columbia, and throughout western Canada and the United States. --> Web info

sooke Community arts council

Sooke Community Arts Council

Monthly meetings - come and find out more about art in the Sooke Community!
PO Box 46, Sooke, BC V9Z 0E4
Email for info on meeting dates and place

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Sooke Community Choir
Formed in 1989, Sooke Community Choir provides choral entertainment for our community of Sooke and surrounding areas. Our members enjoy performing a variety of music that includes popular, spirituals, folk songs, traditional, and seasonal pieces.
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All Sooke Arts & Crafts

All Sooke Arts & Crafts Association

Large craft fair yearly- The All Sooke Arts & Crafts Association invites all crafters and artists to join us in our Annual Christmas Show!

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The Sooke Region Museum features local arts and has an ongoing display and sale of local art. For queries, please call 642 6351.

Telephone: (250)642-6351
Fax: (250)642-7089

Stage West Players

Sooke Harbour Players (former name: Stage West Players)

Sooke Harbour Players is a performing arts theatre group in Sooke, whose mandate is to provide quality theatre performances for local and visiting audiences. Stage West has two annual productions, spring and fall. Auditions are open to the public and new members are always welcome

> Sooke Harbour Players website

Sooke Philharmonic

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra
Phone: Norman Nelson: 250-642-5760

The Philharmonic Orchestra is active in the community, and played at All Sooke Day, and other local venues.
Terry McGinty Tel. (250) 642-2849 Fax (250) 642-2869

Email: . > Sooke Philharmonic website

Other yearly events in Sooke

Sooke Harbour House - Fine Art Gallery & Crafts

Sooke Studio Tour - see current and upcoming events

Sooke Garden Tour - see current and upcoming events

All Sooke Arts and Crafts Association - yearly show in November

Arts & Crafts at Canada Day

July 1 CANADA DAY -Craftspeople are invited to participate in selling their crafts at Canada Day!
The Sooke Canada Day Society celebrates the arts of Canada at the annual Canada Day Festivities.


Victoria Arts Council
Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria
The CACGV office and gallery are located at:
G6-1001 Douglas St. Victoria, B.C. V8W 2C5
Phone: (250) 381-2787 Fax (250) 383-9155
Office Hours: 10 - 5, Monday to Friday
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Artists and Arts Links in the Sooke Area

  • Linda Gordon: Paintings and photography
    Pets, Portraiture and Products. Locations and Event Photography
    Painting exhibited in Sooke Fine Arts Show 2008 called "Remembrance".
    Sooke Fine Arts entry 2013 "A Walk on Swan Lake"
  • Barking Dog Studio Sooke

    • Barking Dog Studio- A store for local artists to showcase work.
      Located at 2054 Otter Point Road this store features local artists with appeal to tourists and residents of the area.
      Info: 250 642-6677 or Email: Debi Anderson <>

    Arts Opportunities

    International Art Links

    Arts Opportunities

    Zsombrak Art Gallery - Contemporary Online Art Gallery where drawings and oil paintings can be viewed and purchased. Internationally known Central and Eastern European artists and their artwork - oil paintings, glass art, drawings, & sculpture.

    Lugansk Art Gallery

    Photos of the area

    Photos of the Garden Tour - Flowers and More!

    Take a look back: Powwow held in 2001