Interested in discovering pottery studios and local artists while travelling? The Sunshine Coast has one of the largest populations per capita of artists in Canada. Take a drive up the Coast to discover art studios along the Purple Banner Tour. Look for the flying Purple Banners from Langdale to Powell River, wherever you see one the artists are at work. In many cases, the banner is an invitation to drop in.
Follow this itinerary for the studios and shops showcasing potters and pottery along the Purple Banner Tour. While we suggest you take 3 days to crawl your way from one studio to another – there are many more to discover. As our local artists will tell you – slow down, you’re on Coast time. For more artists along the Purple Banner Tour, check out the full online map here and the pdf map here.