Raining Cats & Dogs – Art Show & Sale

Vernon Community Arts Centre 2704a Highway 6, Vernon, BC

This spring, it will be Raining Cats and Dogs in the Arts Centre Gallery and Art Shop.  Local artists and artisans will have a wide selection of functional artisan goods and fine art pieces for you explore.  You'll find everything from pet portraits and sculptures to food dishes and handmade collars and keychains.

Open Daily from March 30 to May 2, 2023. Free entry, donations welcome.

Hours:  Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm | Fri-Sat 9am-5pm | Sun 12:00-4:00

Studio Clearance & Seconds Sale

Vernon Community Arts Centre 2704a Highway 6, Vernon, BC

Find great deals on art supplies and handmade pottery at the Vernon Community Arts Centre's Spring Studio Clearance and Seconds Sale.  You'll find everything from paints, brushes and easels, to glass and ceramic tools to crafting supplies, inspirational art books and more. VCAC is also selling 'seconds' from the pottery studio. Ceramic mugs, bowls, plates and more will all be up for grabs.

Sale runs Saturday & Sunday, April 15-16, from 9am to 1pm. Be sure Save the Date! The early bird gets the worm!

Mugs of May – Art Show & Sale

Vernon Community Arts Centre 2704a Highway 6, Vernon, BC

Mugs of May Art Show & Sale is a fun celebration of the humble mug, something that we use every day. Each year local potters and other artisans fill the Arts Centre with hundreds of functional mugs along with fabulous fine art pieces.  Throughout the show, artists continue to make and bring in new pieces, so be sure to pop in more than once to find those one-of-a-kind mugs for your collection, or to give as gifts. 
Open daily from May 4 to 29th.

Awakening the Spirit

Vernon Community Arts Centre 2704a Highway 6, Vernon, BC

The Vernon Community Arts Centre is proud to welcome back The Canadian Mental Health Association and the 20th Annual Awakening the Spirit Art Show & Sale, celebrating the creative talents of people living with mental illness.

Art has a therapeutic quality that has proven to benefit the mental health of individuals. Artwork on display is from those living with mental illness who have used art to improve their mental health positively. We hope to break down some of the barriers and stigma surrounding mental health and mental illness through art and creativity. 

Awakening the Spirit runs August 3 to 22nd, and is open daily to the public. Hours are Mon-Thurs 9-9, Fri-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-4. An opening reception will be held Thursday, August 3rd (time TBD).

Admission is free and donations are accepted should you wish to contribute to future community programming.


Vernon Community Arts Centre 2704a Highway 6, Vernon, BC

Artsolutely is an annual artisans show known for being a shopping extravaganza with quality hand-made gifts that can’t be found anywhere else! With works from over 35 local artisans, it’s a one-stop-shop offering something for everyone: pottery, paintings, glass art, jewellery, metal and wood work, fabric arts, natural products, and so much more! Artsolutely invites visitors into a warm and relaxed atmosphere where they can leisurely take in the beauty of local art and shop for those they love. New products arrive daily so you'll want to check back often. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: Dec 1 to 24. To learn more, or to apply as an artist vendor, visit www.vernonarts.ca/artsolutely.

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