Vernon Community Arts Centre


The Vernon Community Arts Centre is a non-profit organization and registered charity, operated by the Arts Council of the North Okanagan.  The Arts Centre (VCAC) is a vibrant, community based facility providing year round arts educational courses to the Greater Vernon area.

VCAC offers a variety of adult and youth art classes and workshops for beginner, intermediate and professional artists of all ages.  Classes offered include painting, clay, mixed media, stained glass, glass fusing, drawing, glass beadmaking, digital animation, print making, fibre arts and music lessons.

For those who wish to work independently on their own projects at their own pace, the Vernon Community Arts Centre provides studio drop in sessions.  Studio drop in is an opportunity for individuals to interact and collaborate with other like-minded artisans. Click here for studio drop in hours and eligibility.

The Joining Hands program provides adults living with a disability the opportunity to participate in a variety of artistic activities.

The VCAC’s Centre Gallery and Art Shop showcase the work of local artists and ACNO members and provide individuals the opportunity to exhibit and sell their art work.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Arts Council of the North Okanagan, submit a Member Form along with your payment to the front desk at the Arts Centre.  Alternatively, you can call 250-542-6243 and provide your details and credit card information for payment.  To learn more about the Arts Council of the Okanagan, visit

Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:00am to 5:00pm

Occasionally open extended hours to accommodate classes.

  • Vernon Community Arts Centre
  • 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5
  • (250) 542-6243
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