Vernon Arts Summer School – Coming Soon

The first-ever Vernon Arts Summer School program is coming soon! Join us for a 5-day intensive workshop series designed to bring specialized knowledge to the community. Get ready to challenge the norm and embrace artistic exploration with classes that go beyond traditional VCAC programming. Participants will develop new skills and techniques while exploring innovative approaches to artistic expression.

SAVE THE DATE:August 5th to August 9th, 2024 & August 12th to August 16th, 2024.


CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Art Instructors Wanted!

The Vernon Community Arts Centre (VCAC) invites experienced and qualified art instructors to submit proposals for the Vernon Arts Summer School program. Go beyond the traditional VCAC programming and design a 5-day workshop that challenges the norm and inspires artistic exploration (ex. experimental techniques, large-scale projects, unconventional mediums). If you’re passionate about sharing your artistic expertise and inspiring others, submit your proposal for consideration by Monday, May 13th, 2024.

Program Details:

This 5-day intensive workshop series provides a platform for adults spanning a variety of artistic backgrounds to immerse themselves in specialized art classes. As an instructor, you have the flexibility to set the skill level of your proposed workshop, whether it be for beginners, intermediate, or advanced artists, or creating a welcoming environment for all levels of experience.

  • Location – Vernon Community Arts Centre
  • Dates – 5 Days | August 5th to August 9th & August 12th to August 16th
  • Time – 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM (daily)
  • Compensation – $1800

Program Objectives:

  • Develop and lead engaging, and interactive workshops
  • Provide guidance and support to participants of varying skill levels.
  • Encourage creative experimentation and artistic expression.
  • Engage in the opening reception on Monday evening and the closing show on Thursday.
  • Adapt to class sizes ranging from 8 to 12 participants, tailored to studio specifications.

Submission Guidelines:

We invite you to submit a comprehensive proposal detailing your workshop’s concept, objectives, planned activities, and materials required. VCAC is willing to work around current instructor guidelines. Please include a concise bio highlighting your qualifications and workshop/teaching experience and indicate your preferred week for the workshop (August 5th to August 9th or August 12th to August 16th).

Deadline for Submissions – Monday, May 13th, 2024 

We look forward to receiving your proposals and collaborating with talented art instructors to make the Vernon Arts Summer School program a success.

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Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday

9:00am to 9:00pm

Fridays & Saturdays

9:00am to 5:00pm


12:00pm to 4:00pm

Please note, the Centre is closed on some statutory holidays.