9th Okanagan Arts Awards Gala Evening – Saturday May 28th, details

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WE ARE SOLD OUT!! Thanks to everyone who is joining us tonight!! Celebrate the Central Okanagan’s Top Artists at the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards at the Award Gala Evening Saturday May 28th in Kelowna. 36 Finalists in 12 categories from Artistic Excellence in Visual Arts and Dance to Innovation and Emerging Artist will converge […]

Announcing the Finalists for the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards

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With the overwhelming to our call for nominations this year, only the top 3 nominees in each category will be going on to the Award Gala evening at the Habitat on Saturday, May 28th. MORE INFO ON AWARD GALA EVENING AND TO BUY TICKETS Full list of nominees available here And the Finalists of the […]

Announcing the Nominees of the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards

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  The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is pleased to announce the nominees for the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards. The Okanagan Arts Awards were created by ARTSCO in 2007 to celebrate artistic and creative excellence and achievement of artists, in all disciplines. By publicly acknowledging the work of individuals and organizations, the Arts […]

ARTSCO & the Rotary Centre for the Arts Welcomes the Alliance for the Arts to the Okanagan

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The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan and the Rotary Centre for the Arts are pleased invite the arts and culture community of the Central Okanagan to join them in welcoming the Alliance for the Arts to the Okanagan for two events Friday, April 22nd and Saturday, April 23rd. The Alliance for Arts + Culture […]

SAVE THE DATE – 5 NEW Things You Don’t YET Know about the Okanagan Arts Awards

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Join us on Saturday, May 28th for the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards   1. NEW LOGO thanks to Victor Poirier of the Centre for Art for Technology and local graphic designer Jonathan Matlock for coming up with our new stylin’ Okanagan Art Awards logo. And thanks to Kylene Hebert for our stylin’ Save the […]

The 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards – NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

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  UPDATE: 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards The Okanagan is showing a huge interest and response to the nominations call for the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards. The date of the awards has been moved to May 28th, and for the first time will take place at the popular downtown entertainment venue the Habitat in […]

Art in Empty Spaces – 5 exhibitions in Rutland + more

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Only 1 day left to see the Art in Empty Spaces exhibitions in Rutland Since April, Rutland has been the home to a project called Art in Empty Spaces. It consists of a rotating group of exhibitions featuring art in unexpected spots. Modeled after similar projects in places like Portland, Oregon, Art in Empty Spaces […]

Introducing Katie Brennan – the NEW Executive Director of ARTSCO

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  Hi there! Let me introduce myself. I’m Katie Brennan and I’m the new Executive Director of the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan. You may know me from my previous role as the Curator of the Lake Country Art Gallery where I served for the last 4 years. I hold a BFA from Emily […]

New Art up in Rutland

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Art in Empty Spaces is brightening the streets and businesses of Rutland with new artists still to come, so don’t forget to look up and around and see if you can spot all the local art we’ve placed so far! http://www.ourrutland.ca/news/news/News/2015/06/03/54:art-in-empty-spaces

Skyway Ventures Call to Artists

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Art in the Airport. This opportunity is open to the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Artists of the BC Southern Interior (YLW catchment) region. Click the link below for more information and how to apply. http://www.swac-arts.com/ylw—swacskyway-ventures-call-to-artists.html

Call for Artists: Art for Humanity

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CALLING OKANAGAN ARTISTS! Art for Humanity is looking for local artists who would like to participate in our Holiday Art Show & Silent Auction Fundraiser.  Where: The Laurel Packinghouse, Kelowna When: Saturday, November 28, 2015 This is a unique dual-purposed event aimed towards providing local artists with a great opportunity to show their work to […]

Artscape Exhibitions on Now!

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Angela Bonten, Cherie Hanson, Danielle Harshenin, Tara Kelly, and Billy Snaderson are not to be missed and showing now… come and find their work around the community! http://artsco.ca/artscape-2/current-exhibtions/