Youth Summer Art Camps at the VCAC

Your Vernon Community Arts Centre has released our Youth Summer Art Camps ahead of schedule! 7 1-week-long camps (starting each week from July 3-August 17) for ages 4-14, all creating fun and functional art projects in a number of different mediums! Projects include painting, drawing, sculpture, fibre art, puppetry, printmaking, collage and mixed media. The class will hold an art exhibition on the last day of camp for family and friends. Our camps... Read More

Vernon Commmunity Art Centre Empty Bowl Fundraiser – mmm!

St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser is in the bowl Buck Striegel trims one of his many empty bowls for the St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser at the Vernon Community Arts Centre. Photo submitted By Staff Writer – Vernon Morning Star Even the bowls will look good enough to eat when the Vernon Community Arts Centre returns with its third annual St. Patrick’s Day Empty Bowl Fundraiser. On Saturday, March 17, the public can purchase a one-of-a-kind ... Read More

Visiting Toronto Artist to Teach Printmaking Workshop at the Vernon Community Art Centre

VISITING ARTIST! Ortansa Moraru Teaching at the VCAC   We are so excited to announce that the extraordinarily talented Ortansa Moraru, visiting artist from Toronto, will be teaching a one-day printmaking workshop here at the VCAC on Thursday, March 22. She will be in the Okanagan in conjunction with her exhibit at the Headbones Gallery.   This is going to be a super fantastic class, and is likely to fill up quickly, so register now! The... Read More

SHOP LOCAL THIS HOLIDAY- the oook gift guide 2.0 (we found a few more)

oook is a big supporter of our local artists and artisans. So with the Christmas season officially on the horizon, we thought that we would help you find where all to get great LOCALLY made gifts and art made by Okanagan Artists.  We’ve learned about a few more spots for great locally made artistic gifts, so here’s the updated listed.   North – Vernon & Area   Okanagan Artisans – Show & Sale – Nov... Read More