Volunteer With Us!

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Current Volunteer Opportunities: Artscape Exhibition Crew – year round The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan (Artsco) operates the Artscape Community Exhibition program that rotates exhibitions of artwork created by local artist through 9 locations including the Kelowna Community Theatre, the Downtown Kelowna, Mission and Rutland branches of the Okanagan Regional Library and Cottonwoods Extended […]

Arts on the Avenue – Applications Due May 24th

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Festivals Kelowna produces a funky one day, arts-focused, outdoor event celebrating and promoting our local artist community. 3 rd Annual Outdoor Visual Arts Event Thursday July 27, 2017 4pm to 10pm Bernard Ave (from Water to Ellis) Downtown Kelowna After two amazingly successful years– Arts on the Avenue is back for year three. This event […]

2017 Call for Nominations

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Nominations for the 10th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards will be open in Fall 2016. More information and tickets coming soon. Nominate an artist in the Central Okanagan for artistic excellence in: Visual Art: 2D/3D: drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, digital Dance: performer, performance, choreographer or company Theatre: producer, director, actor, specific production or company Music: singing, songwriting, performance (individuals, […]

Call for Art: Expressions of Death

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Last year, the Central Okanagan Hospice Association’s (COHA) Expressions of Death Community Art Show was seen by over 850 visitors and started a conversation about how art can communicate the challenging topic of dying, grief and life after. This year COHA is thrilled to announce that we will be holding Expressions of Death: personal journeys, […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Downtown Gallery

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For Culture Days 2016 we see the downtown core becoming one big art gallery with art in the window of every store. This partnership between art and business will showcase many fine downtown establishments and the work of local artists.

Alternator Centre for the Contemporary Arts

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Artscape Exhibition

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This program has been in place since 1995, and its goal is to provide local professional and emerging artists with special exhibitions, high profile showcase locations, and marketing opportunities. Artists will be given the opportunity to exhibit their work in one of eight locations throughout Kelowna – The Kelowna Community Theatre, The Kelowna Main Library, […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Downtown Gallery

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  The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is proud to present the first-annual Downtown Gallery. Our Vision For Culture Days 2016 we see the downtown core becoming one big art gallery with art in the window of every store. This partnership between art and business will showcase many fine downtown establishments and the work […]

Call to Artists – Ex Nihilo Vineyards and The Creatio Gallery

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  Call to Artists! Ex Nihilo Vineyards and The Creatio Gallery are pleased to announce their first annual figurative art show, “Body Language”. In the spirit of Frederick Hart, Igor Babailov and the original “Ex Nihilo” sculpture, “Body Language” is a juried exhibition open to artists across Canada that will showcase the best of neo-classical, […]

2015 Musical Instrument Bank Competition – Call for Applications

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Call for applications: 2015 Musical Instrument Bank Competition Information/Guidelines Deadline: April 1, 2015 Please share this information widely within your networks. Are you – or do you know – a Canadian professional violinist or cellist pursuing an international solo or chamber music career? About the competition The Canada Council’s Musical Instrument Bank program offers classical musicians a unique […]

Breastfeeding Art Expo – Call of Artists

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The Breastfeeding Art Expo is a three-year arts and health project that will celebrate and support breastfeeding. The project will involve artists and community members from across the Interior Health region (Thompson-Cariboo Shuswap, the Kootenays and the Okanagan). Artists will work with a team to explore the topic of breastfeeding, through a variety of art […]