Art Kits


These ready to assemble kits are created and packaged locally by the team at
McTavish Academy Of Art on Vancouver Island, BC.
Free local pickup or shipping across Canada available.

Love love love this place! It inspires me every time I go there to paint.

Teri K.

The most creative and inspiring place on the Saanich Peninsula! We are lucky to have this place!

Patrick S.

An inspiring place! Love everything they’re doing here and only wish we lived closer!

Tayler K.

Thank you Lulu’s Craft World and Mary Jane Howland Photography for the fun videos showing your creation of the art kits.

Frequently Asked Questions

Pickup times are on Thursday’s and Saturday’s from 10am-12pm. Very shortly we will have a few more team members and resources on board to expand pickup times and add additional days. We will send you an email with details of when your order will be ready for shipping / pickup.

If you would prefer not to enter the building during pickup please walk up to the front office window located to the left of the building and give us a wave, we are happy to come outside to complete pickup.

We are located at 1720 McTavish Rd in North Saanich, BC on Vancouver Island. The former Mctavish Rd School.

We make these kits in house. We laser cut all the pieces, with our amazing team of artists including packaging and shipping. We also use local print shops for the printing of instructions. We are a family run community art center in North Saanich, BC on Vancouver Island.

Each kit is unique and includes everything needed to create your custom piece. For example the 3D Bear kit and the 3D whale kit come with laser cut wooden pieces, paints, brushes, wood glue and colour bifold instructions. If you have any questions about a kit you can send us an email to we are happy to assist.

Are you looking for a custom project?

We are happy to work with you to create custom pieces like name puzzles, number boards, family picture puzzles and many more.
We can also do custom engraving on the items!
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