If you’re interested in a day full of local art, exciting entertainment and delicious eats, look no further!
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is hosting their 32nd annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In, and with a line up of over 190+ artists this year, it’s one you’re not going to want to miss!
Happening Saturday, July 20th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Moss Street will be transformed into an art-lovers paradise – artists of various styles and methods will be showcasing their work alongside the abundance of other exciting activities that day.
There is also a Public Open House happening throughout the day at the Gallery itself, with doors open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The family friendly (including dogs!) beer garden will feature beverages from Lighthouse Brewing Company, Mission Hill Winery, Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse and Victoria Soda Works – so come thirsty!
If browsing local art while enjoying the some delectable eats is more your jam, food vendors include Ali Baba Pizza, Greek on the Street, Victoria Oven, Shatterbox Coffee Bar, Lemon Heaven, Rogers Chocolates and Wannawafel. Also, joining them this year is Uni-corn Treats (gourmet popcorn) and Kattia’s Kitchen!
Don’t forget to stop by some of the hands-on Imagination Stations if you’re looking to get your own creative juices flowing, as well a pet station from Bosley’s Pets.
On top of all of this, you can jam away to live music at the Art Gallery from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. with performances by Oscar & Arlene Steel Pan (original Canadiana with a tropical flair), Steph MacPherson (indie-folk), Corduroy (dream pop), Pastel Blank (funky post-punk), and Bridal Party (jangly indie pop).
Sounds like the perfect sunny Saturday activity – will we see you there?
- Where: Along Moss Street, from Fort St. to Dallas Road – as well as at the Gallery at 1040 Moss Street
- When: Saturday, July 20th
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Gallery Open
- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m – Art on Moss Street
- 11 a.m. 6 p.m. – Family-Friendly Beer Garden