Integrated Arts Festival, Friday and Saturday with 29 galleries and five offsite installations. Friday: Gallery open house 6-11 p.m. with Audio Visual Experience III at Vic Theatre, 8-11: 30 p.m. Saturday: Galleries open all day, Multimedia showcase at G++ gallery, 6-8 p.m. with finale party at the Sculpture Studio, 8-1: 30 p.m. (211 Harbour Rd.Cost: $10). See integratearts.ca
Stinking Fish Studio Tour, Friday through Aug. 12 in Metchosin and East Sooke, daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Details at stinkingfishstudiotour.com
Chemainus Artists group exhibit at Imagine that! Artisans' Designs, 251 Craig St., Duncan, to Aug. 25. imaginethatartisans.com
ArtSpring Gallery: Summer Allsorts by Saltspring Painters Guild at ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Ave., Ganges, Saltspring Island, Aug. 3-13. ssipaintersquild.com
Rob Vickery Art Show at Fort Street Moka House, 1769 Fort St. to Aug 30. 250-383-7914.
Christopher Lucas: Cupboard in memory exhibit at South Shore Gallery, 2046 Otter Point Rd., Sooke, to Aug. 7. 250-642-2058.
Pender Island Art Festival to Aug. 12. Celebrating the arts and artists of Pender Islands with events every weekend. Aug. 5-6 P.I.A.S. 41st annual art show; Aug. 5-6 Port to Starboard Studio Tour. penderislandchamber.com
Sooke Fine Arts Show 2012, to Aug. 6, daily from 10 a.m. at SEAPARC Leisure Complex, Sooke. Details sookefinarts.com
Painters at the Point: Darlene Young will be painting on the lawn at Point Ellice House, 2616 Pleasant St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday to Aug. 26. artbydarleneyoung.ca
Artishow 2012 - Artists in Residence:
Inn at Laurel Point: Suzanne Mir, to Aug. 31; Hotel Grand Pacific: , Alexandra Hunter, to Aug. 31; The Fairmont Empress: Manon Elder, ongoing; Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Space: Ingrid Fawcett, to Aug. 3, Miranda Lawrence, Aug. 8-31; Chateau Victoria Hotel and Suites: Keith Levang, to Aug. 31.
Artishow 2012 - Plein Air Artists: Every Saturday to Sept. 1 on the grounds of the Fairmont Empress hotel.
It Takes a Village, photographic exhibition at CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum, Building 37, Naden, CFB Esquimalt, to Sept. 4. Details navalandmilitarymuseum.org