Art by the Lake

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The Mission Painters Group will host “Art by the Lake” on July 4 and 5. The show and sale will take place at the Okanagan Mission Activity Centre, 4398 Hobson Rd. (at Sarsons Beach) from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Original art by local artists will feature a wide variety of styles and subjects, including Okanagan scenes, in watercolor, oil, acrylic […]

Call Out for Local First Nations Artists

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Contact the Rotary Center for the Arts to submit work for an upcoming group show this September: [email protected] 250-717-5304 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna, BC, Canada  V1Y 6Z1  

Annual General Meeting: You are Invited

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YOU ARE INVITED to ARTSCO’s 2015 Annual General Meeting We would like to extend a warm invitation to all ARTSCO members to attend our 2015 AGM. This is a great opportunity to catch-up on all that ARTSCO has undertaken this past year, vote for your new board of directors, reunite with old Arts council Members […]

The Orchard Events

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Harpdog Brown & the Travelin’ Blues Show – June 27, 2015 Gate opens and reception begins at 6:30pm. Come early and enjoy the view with local beverages hosted by the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan. Concert begins 7:30pm, Rain or Shine! Tickets: $20.00 Poppa Dawg – July 18, 2015 Gorden James – July 24, […]

Art in Empty Spaces

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  The Uptown Rutland Association and ARTSCO proudly present Art in Empty Spaces. Empty storefronts awaiting new tenants or business spaces being newly configured by construction are being used creatively to make ‘pop-up’ art galleries. The juried show was open to those who showed an understanding of and skill for depicting the influences that made Rutland […]

Okanagan Social Impact Day of Learning

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This event is open to small business, social business, social enterprise, community organizations, economic developers, non-profit business, B-corps, Aboriginal business, social entrepreneurs and intermediaries that support these organizations and more!  Everyone is welcome!  This will be a great opportunity to network with close to 100 colleagues and learn from each other! Did you know May […]

Spring Art Show on May 2nd – Okanagan Mission Secondary School

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For the first time ever, the Visual Arts Department at Okanagan Mission Secondary School is hosting a Spring Art Show on May 2nd, 2015 as a promotion and celebration of the arts and arts education in our community. For more information please visit http://okmspringartmarket.weebly.com or contact [email protected] Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/springartmarket.​

Winners of the 2014 Okanagan Arts Awards

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                    Winners of the 2015 Okanagan Arts Awards Arts Education: Alexandra Babbel Nancy Holms Music: Dennis Colpits Supporter of the Arts: Shelly Vida Culinary Arts: Michael Lyon Graphic Arts: Kyle Poirier Youth: Kelsie Balehowsky Design: Avante Kiosks Lifetime Achievement: Joan Panton Williams Okanagan Foundation Community Arts […]

Artists support Artists: Cool Arts receives funding from UBC-O Fine Arts

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Artists support Artists: Cool Arts receives funding from UBC-O Fine Arts Cool Arts has received $2000 from VACU (Visual Arts Course Union) at UBC-O Department of Creative and Critical Studies, a percentage of monies raised from their annual Art On the Line Fundraiser which raises money to help the students with their annual field trip and […]

Nominees Announced for the 2014 Okanagan Arts Awards

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  Arts Council of the Central Okanagan Press Release:  Nominees Announced for the 2015 Okanagan Arts Awards The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is pleased to announce the finalists for the 8th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards. Local artists, art supporters and organizations will be recognized for their commitments and excellence in the arts. The Okanagan […]

Mission Painters Art Show & Sale

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Mission Painters are hosting the “Art by the Lake” show & sale on July 3rd & 4th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.  The location is the Okanagan Mission Activity Centre, 4398 Hobson Rd., Kelowna.  Door prize and refreshments are offered.  The art media is watercolour, oil, acrylic and mixed with a variety of […]

Okanagan Arts Awards Sculpture Design

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                                 Arts Council of the Central Okanagan Press Release: Okanagan Arts Awards Sculpture Design   The selection has been made! The 2015 sculpture that will be given to each of the category recipients for the upcoming Okanagan Arts Awards will […]