Kelowna Art Gallery
1315 Water Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3
Tel (250) 762-2226
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Located in the heart of Kelowna's Cultural District, the Kelowna Art Gallery is one of Canada's most respected public art galleries. Most works in the permanent collection are by contemporary Canadian Artists, with a focus on BC and Okanagan artists. The art gallery also offers classes, workshops, art camps and events for people of all ages and is a unique venue in which to hold special events.

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  • The Artist’s Garden Project: Wanda Lock and Rena Warren: Escape…

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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    Every spring, the Kelowna Art Gallery launches a new Artist’s Garden Project in our Rotary Courtyard space. The two artists’ vision this year involves a built structure…
  • Angelika Jaeger: Wanderlust

    Recurring daily
    Enjoy Vernon-based artist, Angelika Jaeger's, commissioned work at the Kelowna Art Gallery’s satellite space at the Kelowna International Airport in the well-wishing area…
  • Fabrications

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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    This exhibition features the work of four women artists who are from different regions of Canada, but all of whom work in installation. The title of the show, Fabrications,…
  • Monitor

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Monitor is a group video-installation project produced by UBC Okanagan BFA students that examines issues of surveillance while one is connected to the internet. With the…
  • Double Vision: Connor Charlesworth and Malcolm McCormick

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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    These two emerging local painters will both be showing new work. McCormick challenges the accepted usual installation of paintings on the wall by embedding his canvasses…
  • Drawing and Illustrations for Beginners

    Recurring weekly on Monday
    From: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    We will explore shading, composition, line work, and gesture using charcoal, graphite, pencil crayons, pastels, and some watercolour.
  • My Kid Could Paint That

    Recurring weekly on Tuesday
    From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Baffled by modern art? Discover the hidden depths of Abstract Expressionism with your own masterpiece! This class will be using acrylic and canvas, and is open to all…
  • Make Your Watercolours Dance

    Recurring weekly on Thursday
    From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    This class is perfect for those who have dabbled in watercolour and would like to work on their technique and learn some more tricks and tips. We will use elements of…
  • One on One: Inheritance: Opening Reception

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    This year the Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to be working with independent curator Cathy Mattes, who is based in Sprucewoods, Manitoba. She is a Michif curator, writer,…
  • One on One: Inheritance: Amy Malbeuf Curated by Cathy Mattes

    Recurring daily
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Hours of Operation Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm Thursday until 9 pm Sunday 1-4 pm closed Monday This year the Kelowna Art Gallery…
  • One on One: Inheritance: Tour and Talk

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    This year the Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to be working with independent curator Cathy Mattes, who is based in Sprucewoods, Manitoba. She is a Michif curator, writer,…
  • Basic Linocut Printmaking: Making a Good Impression

    Recurring daily
    From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Start creating one-of-a-kind gifts, stamps, prints, and patterns with the versatile skill of block printing! Students will learn how to use a few simple tools to create an…
  • Reductive Bug and Butterfly Prints

    From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Using reductive printmaking techniques, visitors will carve their own plates and put them through the printing press to create multicolored crazy critters.
  • Prozzäk: "Forever 1999" Tour

    Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 7:30 PM
    Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents Prozzäk: "FOREVER 1999" TOUR on Wednesday, April 12 at the Kelowna Community…
  • Art in Action Exhibition: LOVE

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to host its 31 st annual Art in Action exhibition, which showcases the creativity and artistic talent of local youth. To…
  • Easter Sunday: Bunny Headbands

    From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    It’s time to hop into spring! Using wire, pipe cleaners, and ribbons we will create unique and wearable bunny ears to celebrate Easter.
  • Appetite for Art Fundraiser

    From: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    For one night only, Appetite for Art, presented by Walker Real Estate, takes over the entire Kelowna Art Gallery and invites guests to an…
  • The Big Picture

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    One hallmark aspect of modernist painting in the post-World-War-II era of the last century was its increasing size, sometimes referred to as heroic. The Kelowna Art Gallery…
  • Art in Action Exhibition: LOVE - Opening Reception

    From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    The Kelowna Art Gallery is pleased to host its 31 st annual Art in Action exhibition, which showcases the creativity and artistic talent of local youth. To…
  • Gerry Dee

    Starting: 07:30 PM
    Gerard ADHD Entertainment Inc. presents actor and comedian, Gerry Dee, live on stage at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Though most familiar as the star, creator, and one of…
  • A Legacy of Canadian Art from Kelowna Collections

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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    The exhibition will celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary by bringing together significant Canadian works of art from private collections throughout the Kelowna area…

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