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Update Week of July 21, 2014

Opening in the Main Gallery August 27 to September 10.

This show was designed for three Artists, but one has withdrawn from the space.

If you would like to join the two artists and exhibit at this time please send your information and three samples of your work to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Upcoming CACGV Events 

Saturday, August 30th - An Evening in the Garden - Enjoy an elegant evening at the Abkhazi Garden in support of the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria.  Your ticket will include a complimentary 3-course champagne high tea service, live musical entertainment, live and silent auction, raffle packages and live interactive performances.  All funds raised at this event will go to CACGV Youth Programming.  Single Tickets $35, Group of seven $245.  

Get your tickets now: single tickets, group of seven (8 tickets for the price of 7 tickets)

Charitable receipts will be distributed for the purchase of tickets for this fundraiser.

Saturday, September 13 - Fall for the Arts 2014 - Cedar Hill Recreation centre will transform into a resource for multi-arts disciplines in Victoria.  Brought to you by the CACGV in partnership with Saanich and the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill.  More information coming soon.


Saturday, September 13 - Paint in the Park -  Be part of the fun! Presented in combination with 'Fall for the Arts 2014', we are inviting artists to set up their easels and paint in the beautiful natural green space behind the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre. To reserve your spot, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

October 2014 - Monday Magazine Photo Contest - Submissions for our annual Monday Magazine Photography contest will be opening soon. Stay tuned for submission guidelines. 

Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria

The Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria elevates the profile of artists and performers while igniting passion in local arts and culture in our community.

Established in 1968 as a non-profit organization and registered charity, the CACGV embraces all arts disciplines, including: literary, visual, music, theatre, dance and media arts; and the rich cultural diversity and heritage of Greater Victoria. Galleries, workshops, presentations and special events are staged throughout the region and in our spacious venue at the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill. 

CACGV activities are open to the entire community. We welcome artists and performers of all disciplines and at all levels, from curious, to emerging to professional. 

We value and encourage relationships with local organizations to build community through arts and culture.


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Upcoming Member Events

July 4, 2014 - August 30, 2014
Anne Bowen - Shelby Assenheimer showing at theMuse Winery
Location: Muse Winery 11195 Chalet Rd., N. Saanich
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Twenty two new works by Anne Bowen and Shelby Assenheimer at the beautiful Muse Winery on Chalet Road.
August 30, 2014 - September 1, 2014
Art Gallery at the Saanich Fair
Location: Saanich Fairgrounds
Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 am
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Alliance for Arts and Culture Click Here

Preview the Gallery Guide Click Here

Check out updates from the Nanaimo Arts Council Click Here

Deadline: ASAP Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria has an immediate call for visual artists for their satellite galleries:

GVPL Saanich Centennial: August 22-October 3, October 3- November 14, November 14- January 2.

GVPL- Bruce Hutchison: August 22-October 3, October 3- November 14, November 14-Jan 2.

MLA Carole James Office: July 11-August 22, November 14- January 2.

Abkhazi Tea House: July 11-August 22, November 14-January 2.

Deadline: Friday, September 12. Cover Stories: Manhole Cover Art Contest. City of Richmond Richmond, Budget: Two selected artists will each be awarded $2,000Eligibility: Open to anyone who lives in Metro Vancouver. The City of Richmond invites artists of all ages and abilities to put pencil to paper and create a design that could be featured on some of Richmond's new manhole covers. Cover Stories: Manhole Cover Art Contest will engage the community to transform regular manhole covers into works of public art, showcasing the theme of Richmond's cultural heritage. Art work must be completed on an established template available at:

Application Deadline: September 19. Communities in Resistance and the Art of Solidarity. Are you a visual or spoken word artist? Your art is needed to show solidarity with people who are in danger of intimidation and violence as they work to protect the air, land and water in their communities impacted by Canadian mining operations. Art Show October 16th to November 6th, 2014. Little Fernwood Gallery, 1923 Fernwood Road. Spoken Word and Music Performance October 24th, 2014. Fernwood Community Association Theater 1923 Fernwood Road.  to apply! Mining Justice Action Committee (Victoria)