Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula

The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula. Serving Sidney, North Saanich and Central Saanich

Our Impact Why We Exist

To encourage public awareness and appreciation of the richness of cultural life on the Peninsula by providing a collective voice for the arts community, and being an advocate, information source and support resource for all forms of artistic expression.

The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula (CACSP) is a registered charitable organization that encourages, supports and promotes local arts throughout the year.

Our Story What We Do

Through provincial and municipal funding, as well as our own fundraising initiatives, we are able to support such events as Artisans Show and Sales, Spring and Fall Studio Tours, Gallery-by-the-Sea, Arts in the School, the Sidney Fine Art Show, Children's Summer Arts Programs, ArtSea Festival, Student Shows and literary events.

CACSP rents our waterfront gallery at low-cost to local arts to mount their own shows, exhibitions and classes. We also offer grants to member groups. We issue a regular newsletter and provide community arts resources.

Our Programs How We Do It

Please visit our website for a complete listing of upcoming events and community shows.

What You Can Do

Membership - Do you enjoy the art shows, literary events and theatre in our area? Then become a member of the Art Council where an actively working Board meets monthly to ensure that the performing and visual arts groups are supported and where children’s and student art is celebrated.

By joining the Art Council you maybe making yourself eligible for entry to show, keeping up with arts events or be someone who just wants to support a vibrant art scene in our area.

Click here to become a member.

Volunteer - By becoming a volunteer with CACSP, you are making a big impact on our local community. We need your help! Contact us directly or fill out our volunteer application form to get started.


Frankie Allen
Executive Director
Charitable Number: 888887262RR0001

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Finance & Governance

Annual Operating Budget: 
$ 175,000