Call for Submissions: Life in the Kootenays

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) will be presenting a juried visual art exhibition entitled, Life in the Kootenays.Submissions to the exhibition should be an artist’s representation of living and working in the Kootenays. The juried exhibition will be...

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Copper Etching Workshop

In celebration of BC Culture Days, the SVCAC is co-presenting a workshop with Slocan Valley Recreation. Learn the basics of copper etching with artist Marty Ryan. In this full day workshop, Marty will guide you through creating a finished piece (ornament, bracelet or...

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Summer Breeze Music and Art Party

The 2nd Annual Summer Breeze Music and Art Party July 13th - Mama Sita's in Winlaw Free All ages event featuring: Live Music, Dance and Theatre Performances Visual Artist Displays and Live Art Created to the Live Music Face Painting ~ Paint Pouring ~ Community Art...

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Creative Spark Columbia Basin Grants

Creative Spark Columbia Basin grants NOW offers 100% coverage for projects, up to $2,000. The artist's project must engage young people (ages 5-18) and focus on arts-based learning in any artistic discipline. Creative Spark Columbia Basin enables both professional and...

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Arrow Lakes Fine Arts Guild Artwalk

Headed north this weekend? Arrow Lakes Fine Arts Guild (ALFA) invites you to our Opening Night Celebration to kick off this year's Art Walk in downtown Nakusp BC! The event begins at 4:30 pm Friday night - July 21st and is being held at the Nakusp Heritage Nursery....

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Oh What A Feeling!!

Our thanks to all the vendors, performers, families and community members that came out to our Whole Arts & Culture Faire at the Vallican Whole on June 15th, 2019. The sun shone bright and we welcomed more than 300 people that day to enjoy the incredible artworks,...

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New series of collage paintings by Natasha Smith

Another one of our new board members is exhibiting her works this month! Studio Connexion Gallery in Nakusp is showcasing Natasha Smith's new series of collage paintings June 11-29th, 2019. "Mapping Landscape" Join Natasha for the opening reception, Friday June 14th 5...

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Castlegar Art Walk

The Castlegar Art Walk is coming up fast. This year marks the 23rd annual event and runs June 17th - September 28th at various venues throughout Castlegar. Join participating artists for an Opening Reception on June 13th, 6:30 pm at the Kootenay Gallery. Our newest...

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We’re now on Instagram!

We are now on Instagram! Search us up at #slocanvalleyarts and give us a ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️!

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Calling All Volunteers!

We are getting close to our inaugural Whole Arts & Culture Event, happening in under two weeks at the Vallican Whole. June 15th will be a fun-filled day from 10 am - 5 pm full of art, music, performance and valley kinship. We are still looking for some helping...

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Slocan Valley Community Council elects new board!

We are excited to announce our new board, elected at last night's AGM. The SVCAC welcomes new board members Roxanne MacKay, Sherry Heyliger, Natasha Smith and Lisa Heisler. Returning members include Lance Hall, Eden DuPont, Peter Vogelaar, Lynne Alexander. Thank you...

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Spring Extravaganza Concert

Did you know that the Slocan Valley Community Arts Council supports group members too! Come out to the Vallican Whole this Sunday, June 2nd for a delightful joint concert by two of our group members: The Slocan Valley Community Band and the Vallican Whole Community...

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Have Your Say!

With our 2019 AGM happening on Friday May 31 at the Vallican Whole at 7:00 pm. we look forward to connecting with all of our members. At this year's AGM we will be proposing and voting on a set of revisions to our bylaws to make them more up to date and so they better...

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Notice of Annual General Meeting – May 31st

Join us for wine, cheese and a celebration of the arts at this year's AGM & SVCAC Social. An opportunity to hear about the exciting new direction the arts council is headed. Enjoy presentations by member grant recipients, learn more about the upcoming Whole Arts...

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Call for Submissions: Bent on Art Festival

Call for Artist Submissions What: Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Exhibition When: Kootenay Pride Week, August 26th-September 1st 2019 Where: Kootenay Studio Arts, Selkirk College, Nelson, BC Application Deadline: May 31st 2019 at 5 PM, PDT Bent On Art:...

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BC Culture Days: Emerging Artists Call

Calling All Emerging Artists for the 2019 BC Culture Days Ambassador Program! The theme of 2019 BC Culture Days is Creativity, the arts and well-being! Ambassador Program Application Deadline: April 22, 2019  |   https://bc.culturedays.ca BC emerging artists are...

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ViewPoint: New Local Gallery To Open Spring 2019

There's a new gallery, ViewPoint, opening soon on the north shore, outside Nelson. Sharing this news with our local arts community:   Hi there! I just thought I would reach out to your community of talented artists to let them know about ViewPoint Art Gallery....

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Summer 2019 ARTiculate magazine production is underway!

Our friends at Articulate have this news to share with the Slocan Valley Arts Community: Summer 2019 ARTiculate magazine production is now underway! ARTiculate magazine has established itself as the cultural voice for the region since 2002 and is targeted to a wide...

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