McTavish Academy Of Art

McTavish Academy of Art (MAOA) resides in a former elementary school building in North Saanich. The 18,000 sq. foot space has been transformed into a vibrant and inclusive creative arts facility.

MAOA is a community focused centre where people can explore their creativity, discover new passions and experience a variety of events and activities. We strive to provide space for our growing community to feel empowered and encouraged to express themselves through art, movement and community engagement.

Get creative in our multi-media art studio. Explore various classes & workshops.

Center yourself in the yoga studio. Open 7 days a week with classes for all levels.

Find your groove in the dance studio, with a range of dance styles to choose from.

Learn more about this unique facility and start planning your next event with us.

Looking for a special getaway? We can facilitate a creative retreat for your group.

Stay up to date with us. Don’t miss any of our upcoming, creative community events.


News & Events

Join the “Other” Choir

Join us for The "Other" Choir Only Singing in the Shower? Dont be shy... Join our “Informal Fun” Singing Group Introducing: The “Other” Choir. Easily learn to sing in harmony, songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s & more [...]

(760) 262-5227

We are Hiring! McTavish Academy Of Art is growing! We are a fun and creative facility that is looking for instructors to share their love of art with the community. We are looking for Instructors who would 9067677152

Looking to run Creative & Educational Workshops or Events?

Send us an email with your idea and we would be happy to explore the possibilities. If you have not had a chance to see the space, stop by and explore the creativity!

(903) 767-3802

Stay Up To Date on upcoming Classes, Workshops & Events

Leave us your name & email, we would be happy to update you with the monthly calendar. We will also let you know about fun events that pop up, fun for the whole family!