Golden Paints: A-Z Lecture & Demonstration

Join us for a FREE 2-hour demo and lecture with Golden rep, Samantha Williams-Chapelsky. You will receive valuable information about acrylics, gain information about mineral and modern pigments and how this relates to clean color mixing, as well as glazing and the creation of fabulous new colors. Click event for more details...

Outside Inside – Where Art & Nature Intertwine

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

See how local artists made nature their canvas! “Outside Inside” challenged artists to create and display art in the great outdoors, while also bringing the outdoors into the gallery. Enjoy this remarkable combination of land art, earthworks, and plein air art from Okanagan artists and members of the Arts Council of the North Okanagan. Exhibit runs September 22 to October 16th at the Vernon Community Arts Centre. Click on event for more details...

Culture Days

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

Join us between September 23 and October 16 for Culture Days - a national celebration of arts, culture, and creative expression! We invite the community down to the Arts Centre to explore the visual arts through fun and interactive workshops and artist demos.  All activities are FREE, ensuring everyone can participate.  Click on event for more details...

Open House – VCAC Printmaking Studio

The Okanagan Print Artists welcome you to an Open House at the Arts Centre. Learn about different methods of printmaking, meet some of Vernon's local printmakers, and see the Community Print Studio. Entry is FREE, as part of Culture Days. Click on event for more details...

Artists Trading Cards: Workshop & Swap

The Vernon Community Arts Centre is pleased to bring back another Artist Trading Card Extravaganza in celebration of Culture Days. Drop in Saturday, September 24, between 10:00-noon, where we will have all the supplies and materials you need to create your own mini artworks to trade. This activity is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission. Click on event for more details...

Handmade Journal Demonstrations with Silmara Emde

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

Come for a FREE demonstration on how to create handbound books that can be used for journals, sketchbooks, or zines. Silmara will demonstrate the basics of bookbinding using tools and papers you already have around your home. Click on event for more details...

Wheel Throwing Demonstrations with Gale Woodhouse

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

Watch ceramic artist Gale Woodhouse work her magic on the potter’s wheel! Gale makes throwing a bowl look easy, but it has taken 40 years of practice and hard work to develop her skills. She will answer any questions from the audience and address design considerations when throwing mugs, jugs, bowls, small plates, and other kitchen items. Click on event for more details...

Myth, Magic, Mystery

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

Local artists display a range of works that conjure up Myth, Magic and Mystery. To discover what is behind the doors of the Vernon Community Arts Centre, you’ll have to come down and visit in person. Exhibit runs October 20th to November 25th. Click event for more details...

Artsolutely

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. For a full list of artisans, please visit www.vernonarts.ca/artsolutely .

Pops of Colour

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

The VCAC invites you to see the works for our Winter exhibit: “Pops of Colour”.  Local artists use pops of vibrant colour to create emphasis and to draw your attention to certain aspects of their art. All artwork has been submitted by members of the Arts Council of the North Okanagan, who work in a variety of mediums.

Open Daily from January 5 to 30, 2023. Free entry, donations welcome.

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

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