To see what's going on in town go to Tourism Merritt's Weekly Calendar of Events
Watercolour for Serious Beginners
For people who really want
to learn to paint.
Instructor: Jean Kiegerl
March 4-April 1, 2020
Registration deadline is
Feb. 23, with a minimum class size of 10.
Five Wednesdays 1:30-4:30 (two workshops and three coaching sessions)
$300 includes a professional level paint kit of the supplies needed for this course - to keep!
- Plus refundable deposit on textbook - $50, OR
bring your own copy of Watercolour in 10 Steps by Patricia Seligman.
NVCAC membership required ($15/year - online at nicolavalleyartscouncil.com)
Additional workshop information on our page: Visual Arts Resources
Children in Art, Art for Children
Feb 7-Mar 14, 2020
Join us for our Reception
on Friday, Feb 7, 4-7pm
Musicians in the valley...Alert!
City of Merritt
"2020 Music in the Park"
is looking for musicians!
Thursdays in July-August
in Spirit Square
For info and application form
call Leisure Services 250-315-1050
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!
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 - Show Schedule
Plans in the works for shows right through to the end of 2020!
If you are interested in having a show at the Nicola Valley Arts Gallery, come see us!
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts Events in the Community? Music? Performing Arts? Let us know!
Robert Bertrand I was born and raised in Cape Breton....Music is my first ‘Art', and painting is a close second. Finger picking inspiration came from John Fahey, and Leo Kottke. Read more...
Cassandra Dolen 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 community blogging website, Experience Nicola Valley, showcases what is happening in Merritt. Jano Howarth and more local writers write about arts and culture in the valley....
You know artist Fred Tomlin? Read about his Gallery show in the blog by Jano Howarth: Fine Woodworking in "Fractured Reflections"- Art in Merritt, BC
Check out the Art of Sound Blog post from last February, featuring several of the 25 artists Read more...
And catch up on the 2019 shows, since Art of Sound! "Merritt and Nicola Valley Art Shows"
Did you miss something?
Check our past events...