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770-B Hillside Ave Victoria BC map
Hours: Phone 778-966-4772
since 1985
MISSA International Summer School of the Arts has been running an adult art retreat for two weeks every summer since 1984. The Summer Arts Program takes place at their new location on the lake-side campus of Shawnigan Lake School, in Shawnigan, BC.

Workshops are offered in a varied of mediums taught by national and international instructors for both emerging and established adult artists. There are 2-day and 5-day workshops in drawing, painting, creative writing, printmaking, ceramics and more! Daily lunch is included in your tuition cost and accommodation packages are available. Treat this as a getaway from your everyday routine and immerse yourself in creative activities. Plan your summer and join us for some MISSA MAGIC!

The summer program roll-out launches on-line in late January for early sales and with a Friend of MISSA membership, you qualify to register early before registration opens to the general public.

We are looking forward to seeing you at our in-person event, MISSA 2024 Summer Arts Program at Shawnigan Lake (July 12 - 26).
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The Amazing Journey of a MISSA Artist
MaryLou Wakefield, a local Victoria artist, came away with a life-altering experience last summer. It changed her perspective on what she could achieve as an artist— with courage, curiosity and the willingness to take a risk. Here is her story.
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Author: Anne Marie Moro
MISSA Magic!
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Author: Anne Marie Moro


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