The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan believes that the arts are the soul of every community and make a significant contribution to their social, physical, and economic well-being. Committed to providing on-going support to the development of the arts in the Central Okanagan, ARTSCO continues to advocate community arts education and arts awareness by providing and supporting artistic programming , events and opportunities.

ARTSCO’s diverse programming addresses a wide variety of interest areas, which include: children, youth groups, students, families, businesses, and educational institutions. ARTSCO’s community programs and events span all art forms, such as visual, literary, performing, and music.


Number of people that are targeted: approx. 345,000   

Number of people that will participate: approx. 2,175 per annum

Number of people that will benefit from programming and the services it provides: approx. 345,206 


Downtown Gallery

Honour in the Arts/Bursaries

Honour in the Arts/Certificates/Civic Awards/Okanagan Arts Awards

Advocacy Programming and Workshop Events



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