Supporting Arts and Culture in the Nicola Valley

Nicola Valley Community Arts Council

Current Events...

To see what's going on in town go to Tourism Merritt's  Weekly Calendar of Events 

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Art Walk Artists' Show!


Sixteen artists have brought their art work to the Courthouse Gallery, from the July Art Walk venues about town.


Lots of variety and colour!

Work for sale!

Come on in and see.

Regular hours Thurs to Sat 12-6pm


And summer hours Wednesday and Sunday, 12-4pm

(Closed this Wednesday, Aug 15, at 2pm)


Join us also for the Art Walk Wrap Up event!

This Friday, Aug 17th at the Summer Nights Market on Quilchena Avenue. 6:30-8pm

Look for our white gazebos!


Artists in action!

At the Courthouse Arts Gallery...


Summer camp "Art Buds"

with Renee Bauwens

Aug 23-24

Ages 6-10



Call the Gallery 250-378-6515

Or Jano at 250-315-3437 to register


Still a couple of places left!





at Corbett Lake

Join us to paint outdoors at beautiful

Corbett Lake this summer.

 Get your painting kit ready for these Tuesdays 

 Sept 11, Sept 18, Sept 25,

 Oct 9, and Oct. 16 with on-site Art Show.

Only $50/day  includes a delicious lunch at the Corbett Lake Lodge


  • Register for the classes at the Courthouse Arts Gallery with cheque or cash. Or Click here for online registration with credit card.
  • Pre-registration is required, as dates must be cancelled if the minimum registration number is not met.
  • Note - This is plein air painting, not a workshop or class. A host will be on-site from 10 am - 3 pm to assist.

Courthouse Gallery Shop!


The Artisans show their wares in the Gallery!

Weavings, leather upcycled bags, wooden bowls, honey...

We also have a selection of art cards by our local artists. 


Come on by and check out the beautiful handcrafted items for sale. 

Thursday to Saturday 12-6pm

Summer hours Wednesday and Sunday 10am-4pm

Ongoing Events and Programs

Open Mic Night

 Music, Spoken Word..

Fridays  7 to 9 pm

Kekuli Cafe

Sign-up 6:30 pm

                               Max 10 minutes per performance


Coming Events...

Courthouse Arts Gallery Shows

Courthouse Gallery

Show Schedule


September...plans in the works! Libby Dybikowski!

October...more plans for a fascinating show


$600 Grant received from

BC Interior Community to fund:


Sept 22/23 - Garlic Festival


Art in the Park is fun!


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