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Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts 2017

Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts 2017

June 24 - July 7, 2017

Pearson College
650 Pearson College Dr. Victoria, BC

Phone: 250-391-2415

The Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts has a reputation of offering transformative learning experiences through instruction by a local, national and international faculty of practicing artists. Specialized courses are designed for professional artists, teachers and serious adult students. Participants have options to stay on or off campus, see Accommodation page for more details. Course fees include daytime meals (lunch and two snacks) and supply fees are unique to each course. You can take one course or back to back courses. Plan your summer and enjoy the many offerings of MISSA 2017!


Browse a variety of workshops:

Weekend One – June 24th – 25th 2017

Week One – June 26th – 30th 2017

Weekend Two – July 1st – 2nd 2017

Week Two – July 3rd – 7th 2017

Special Evening Workshops

Mentored Studio Residency – June 24th – July 7th 2017:

Enjoy 14 days of uninterrupted studio time with the freedom to explore new creative concepts, experiment with new techniques, and take your art project to the next level supported by expert mentorship. Learn more about this ultimate MISSA artist retreat. The mentor for 2017 will be Susan Low-Beer, an accomplished artist and past studio mentor.


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