CanWest AGM

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All are welcome to attend Canwax West AGM. We do have a position opening up on the committee and are looking for people help in many areas, both on the board and for committees/events. Please attend, even if you are not coming for the workshop on this date. Since we have members present in town … Read More

Weed Pulling with Future World Changers!

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The worker bee initiatives have been buzzing all summer long, from fun and educational garden cooking classes for youngsters to hard fence building work and volunteer weed pulling activities! The Shatford centre has been so lucky to have young people involved in making this centre and our community a greener and more agriculturally educated place. … Read More

Summerland Ornamental Garden hosts “Art in the Gardens”

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The Friends of the Summerland Ornamental Gardens will be hosting “Art in the Gardens” on Sunday, August 27 from 11 am to 3 pm.  Local Artists will be showcasing their work in the beautiful historic garden which was established over 100 years ago. Admission to the gardens is by donation which helps the non-profit society “Friends of the Gardens” … Read More

Peachland Art Gallery presents “Gatherings”

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The Peachland Art Gallery’s “Gatherings” will be displaying contemporary fibre art by the Fabricators. The show will be held September 2nd through until the 30th.  The Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9am until 4pm and Sunday from 10am until 4pm and we encourage you to take a look for yourself at the wonderful … Read More

Summerland Arts Council presents “to·pog·ra·phy”

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Summerland Community Arts Council presents “to·pog·ra·phy”, arranging nature in western Canada by Merle Somerville. August 17th – September 23rd, 2017 at the Summerland Arts Centre. Gallery hours are 10am – 4pm Monday to Saturday.  British Columbia’s togography is astoundingly diverse. Both Alberta and BC are graced with an abundance of natural splendors with the warmest, … Read More

Deb Thorneycroft – The Fruit Tree Project

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The Fruit Tree Project branches out into the South Okanagan and the Central Okanagan, with over 600 volunteers, a team of Dieticians and dedicated individuals such as Deb Thorneycroft; it has brought thousands of pounds of produce to those in need throughout the valley. Deb became a volunteer 3 years ago, working closely with dietician … Read More

OSA Connections Art Conference

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This year to celebrate culture in Canada for 150 years we are making “ Connections” within our community and nationally with FCA chapters. We are in collaboration with Okanagan School of the Arts at the Shatford Centre during the Penticton Arts Council’s multi-venue Festival “Arts Rising”. We will be hosting a national juried show for any FCA … Read More

Penticton En Plein Air

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The Penticton Art Gallery is pleased to once again host Penticton en plein air, as a kick-off event for the Arts Rising Festival later in September.  The PAG has invited artists working in the genre to create works of art in Penticton along Okanagan Lake from the Sicamous to the esplanade and immediate surrounding area on Saturday, September … Read More