The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan believes that the arts are the soul of every community and make a significant contribution to their social, physical, and economic well-being. Committed to providing on-going support to the development of the arts in the Central Okanagan, ARTSCO continues to advocate community arts education and arts awareness by providing and supporting artistic programming , events and opportunities.

ARTSCO’s diverse programming addresses a wide variety of interest areas, which include: children, youth groups, students, families, businesses, and educational institutions. ARTSCO’s community programs and events span all art forms, such as visual, literary, performing, and music.

Facts

Number of people that are targeted: approx. 345,000   

Number of people that will participate: approx. 2,175 per annum

Number of people that will benefit from programming and the services it provides: approx. 345,206 

Advocacy Programming and Events

Artscape/Mad Hatter/Random Art Festival

Honour in the Arts/Bursaries

Honour in the Arts/Certificates/Civic Awards/Okanagan Arts Awards