Welcome to the

Arts Centre

The Vernon Community Arts Centre is a community based facility focusing on arts education for people of all ages and abilities.  The Centre is operated by the Arts Council of the North Okanagan, a non-profit organization and registered charity, dedicated to all forms of arts and culture.

Here at the Arts Centre we offer a variety of Classes, Camps and Workshops for beginner, intermediate and professional artists and also provide studio Drop-in Sessions, allowing individuals access to specialized tools and equipment and space to work on their own projects.  Our Joining Hands program provides adults living with diverse abilities the opportunity to participate in artistic activities while interacting and collaborating in a social setting.  Throughout the year we host a number of community Events and our Centre Gallery and Art Shop showcase the work of local artists.  A wide selection of art supplies is also available to ensure our students and visiting artists have access to everything they need.

Visit us today to see all we have to offer! We’re located in the beautiful Polson Park with plenty free parking!  Cyclists will find us right on a primary bike path and will love the small art items that fit into their saddle bags!

For more information on the Arts Council of the North Okanagan, or to become a member and start reaping the benefits like discounts on classes, visit their website and join in all the fun!

Meet the staff and find out why they love working at the Arts Centre.

Bring in your receipts!

Your grocery shopping helps the Arts Centre!

Nature’s Fare offers an amazing program to non-profit organizations in the community. With every purchase made at any of the Nature’s Fare locations, the Arts Centre will receive 3% of the pretax totals submitted. The public can save their receipts and submit them to the Arts Centre at any time, which will help the Arts Centre and the Arts Council with some much needed funding. It’s just that easy!

To all those who have brought in your receipts to date, we greatly appreciate your efforts and support.  Thank you!

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Arts Centre at info@vernonarts.ca or 250-542-6243.

Special thanks to our generous sponsors:

Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday and Stat Holidays
  • Vernon Community Arts Centre
  • 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5
  • (250) 542-6243
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