Summer Arts Festival
Saturday, August 13/2016
10 am – 5 pm
Live Art Competition
Summer Theatre Performance
2nd Annual Summer Arts Festival presented by the Burnaby Arts Council. The Summer Art Festival is held at the gorgeous location of the Deer Lake Gallery near Deer Lake Park in Burnaby, BC, Canada. Visitors will enjoy beautiful BC artisans and their work: glass blowers, sculpture and pottery, wood, fashion and jewelry designers plus many more! For more information about the artisans go to our website.
The Festival is an event the whole family can enjoy featuring, outdoor painting competition, over 20+ artisans, children’s art workshop, musical performance by First Nations musician Rory Dawson, Burnaby Summer Theatre plus more! Demo and Art Exhibition: Between Land and Sky featuring the Vancouver Sketch Club. The Demo features 2 fabulous artist Sonia Mocnik and Taylore Co.
Experience the magic of live performance of the Sweet Stink of Victory a play by the Burnaby Summer Theatre. In the Sweet Stink of Victory, we follow Sophia the Skunk and Chuck the woodpecker through a journey to save their forest from an infestation. Through the help of their wits and a wise, weird, mystic deer they find the secret to saving the forest. It is an interactive musical performance so be prepared to dance, sing, move around and have lots of laughs! Special performance for children of all ages!
Enjoy music and entertainment featuring the first ever Park’s Edge Paint Off: Live International Painting Tournament, West Coast Fiddleheads, a solo performer Gord Oliver covering diverse artists from the 50’s & 60’s, duo musical group Audinos a music improv with Chris Blaber on vibraphone and Joel Mackenzie guitar, a lively performance by the Burnaby International Folk Dancers and finally we are very pleased to have Rory Dawson a First Nations artist/singer from Kwakwak’awakw nation from Kingcome Inlet BC.
Stroll and shop at the juried Artisan Market under the tents outside on our newly landscaped front yard. The Market features some of BC’s finest artists and designers displaying a variety of hand crafted items. The Festival includes 20+ artisans including: a glass blower, handmade soaps by Cedar Shade Soaps, super quirky hand crafted sock creatures by SockSmith, first nations jewelry by Rory Dawson, painted silk fashions & art, ceramics, original watercolours, acrylic and oil pastel artwork, jewelery, home crafted organic snacks & treats plus much more!
Visitors will enjoy live music and entertainment, door prizes and raffle draws, barbeque, Summer Theatre performance.
Come and enjoy Burnaby’s new SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL!
Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby