PRESIDENT’S PERSPECTIVE

JULY & AUGUST…
Heat Up Your Summer with the Arts

JULY 2022

Summer has arrived.

Time to enjoy all the events around the city with family and friends!

Come out and celebrate Canada’s 155 birthday on July 1 at the Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, 176 St & 64 Avenue. 10:00 am to 11:00 pm and enjoy family-friendly activities, talented performing acts, and fireworks.

Drop by the Surrey Art Gallery for the Arts 2022 annual show which is both a digital and in-person show and will be on display until July 24th.

Fusion Festival: The Ultimate Weekend Destination on July 23 & 24 at Holland Park, 102 Ave. and King George Blvd. Come visit us at the Canada Pavilion and join the merriment of the free hourly give away!

The ACS Online and In-Person Galleries for July feature Jaswinder Johal’s exhibit “Beauty of Nature” and Caroline Sullivan’s exhibit “Focus on the Female Experience”. August features Lynne Kelman and Carla Paterson’s joint exhibit “Stories in Photography and Stitch”.

ACS, in partnership with the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society and Langley Arts Council, is proud to present the Paint the Train 4th annual juried visual art competition. Deadline August 20. See poster on inside front cover for more info.

Be sure to check out page 9 for our Public Art & Mural Challenge! Participate in our summer scavenger hunt and you could win a prize.

Literary artists check out page 4 for details about submitting literary works for our October Spotlight on the Arts.

Have a happy and safe BC Day (August 1st) and we will see you in September!

The next General Meeting will be held on September 13.

Happy Summer

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