Vancouver Island School of Art turns 10

School marks its 10th anniversary with a special celebration at Canoe Brewpub this Sunday.

The Vancouver Island School of Art marks its 10th anniversary this month with a special celebration at Canoe Brewpub this Sunday (Oct. 19).

The gala evening runs from 7 to 10 p.m. with food, refreshments and a full line-up of entertainment.

With CTV’s Adam Sawatsky as master of ceremonies, guests will enjoy local band Sidecar, Victoria DJ Benji Duke and magician The Great Giffoni. An assortment of drawing materials will be available for doodles, drawings, poems or notes for display on the Wall of Art.

A live art auction moderated by Kilshaw’s Alison Ross will feature five large-scale pieces from Sherrard Grauer, Laura Harris, Jeremy Herndl, Rick Leong and Sara Robichaud, while a raffle will send lucky guests home with VISA Turns 10 tote bags full of special gifts.

Each $75 ticket includes appetizers, complimentary drink, entertainment, VISA Turns 10 sketchbook, raffle and door prices. Tax receipts for $35 will be provided upon request.

For tickets and details, please go online to visaturns10.com or call 250-380-3500.