To see what's going on in town go to Tourism Merritt's Weekly Calendar of Events
Get ready to Swing Dance! Join us Sept 28 at the Merritt Civic Centre for an evening of dining and dancing.
More information on the Merritt Gala 2019 page and Facebook page.
Sponsorship and Tickets:
No tickets available after Sept 21 so the chef knows how much food to prepare and the reserved seating can be mapped.
Wondering what's for dinner?
- barbecued beef, with vegetarian alternative
- roasted potatoes and fall vegetables
- salad, bread basket and choice of two desserts (one is gluten free)
Let us know when you get your tickets if you prefer the vegetarian/gluten-free choices so we can make sure we have enough available.
Nicola Valley Arts Gallery Show
Swing Into Fall!
September 13 - October 5
Reception Friday, September 20th, 4-7pm
Come and see:
Art work, photography, and memorabilia
by several of our local artists and members!
Bev Veale, Robert Moretti, Wyatt Collins, Judy Young, Dave Barber, Jennifer Artibise
And Diane Wandler, Cindilla Trent, Barb Sayles, Bev Sidnick...
Art in the Park is back!
Sponsored by the
Nicola Valley Community Arts Council
Sept 28-29, 2019
Art activities for kids
Lower Nicola Garlic Festival
in Smith Pioneer Park
Nicola Valley Museum & ArchivesAuthor Talk at 7 pm, October 17,1675 Tutill CourtOnce Well Beloved . . . Remembering a British Columbia Great War Sacrifice,by Michael Sasges.This book profiles 12 of the 44 Nicola Valley men who died soldiering in the First World War and who are memorialized on the Merritt cenotaph. The BC Provincial Museum is the publisher, and the Nicola Valley Museum is the sponsor of the author talk.
What a great idea - a databank
of the talented residents in this area!
We can find others with our special interests in town
and start some new activities .
Art, music, knitting, wood carving, anything!
Beginners to experts!
For more information, and to become part of this innovative NVCAC project, see our Talent Network page.
Courthouse Gallery Shop!
The Artisans show their wares in the Gallery!
Weavings, jewelry, local creams, wooden bowls, pottery, honey...
We also have a selection of art cards by our local artists.
Thursday to Saturday 12-6pm
Check our NV Arts Gallery Facebook page!
NVCAC Meeting Schedule:
Board meeting - Oct. 7, 7 pm at the Old Courthouse
Annual General Meeting - TBA (week of Oct. 21-24)
Courthouse Gallery - Show Schedule
Plans in the works for shows right through to 2020!
If you are interested in having a show at the Nicola Valley Arts Gallery, come see us!
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Who were her creative influences?
My artist life grows out of my spiritual life....We all admire other artists work and everything we love becomes incorporated into our own style eventually of course, Van Gogh skies or Emily Carr cedars, but my biggest inspiration is not a human. Read more.
The local communal website, Experience Nicola Valley, showcases what is happening in Merritt. Jano Howarth and more local writers write about arts and culture in the valley....check out the Art of Sound Blog post, featuring several of the 25 artists on Experience Nicola Valley Read more...
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