Nicola Valley Community Arts Council

Supporting Arts and Culture in the Nicola Valley

Current Events...

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

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Winter Artisan Show

Nov 30-Dec 22


Our reception Nov 30, was a great success!


Musician Shirley Lindgren 4:30-6:30pm


Our Gift Shop Artisans are showing off their wares in a winter wonderland Gallery!


Come and shop:



stained glass





(Poster art by Gale Simpson)


Welcome to our newest Community Group Member -

the Merritt Drama Club!

And they already have a performance program ready to go:


The Rented Christmas

A great way to feel Christmassy this year -

with a feel-good live performance by the Merritt Drama Club!

Three performances to choose from,

including one in Kamloops.

Congratulations to this group of young people

and their talented director!

A R T S   I N T E R V I E W S

A new series of conversations with local creative people in the Nicola Valley,

designed to inspire the imagination


Things to Know About Robert Bertrand, the Musician/Painter


CO - Interviewer Catherine Oborne

RB - Robert Bertrand

CO- Robert, tell us who influenced you.


RB- I was born and raised in Cape Breton.  My mom & dad were artists; musical & visual.

My mom sang and my dad played the accordion, painted & worked with wood...



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 sign up performance

Featured artists weekly! Check who's featured this week...


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. 


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

Thursday to Saturday 12-6pm

Coming Events...

Courthouse Arts Gallery Shows

Courthouse Gallery

Show Schedule


December -Winter Artisan Show

February Community Show- Art of Sound

March 3 Pioneer Artists

May 2-11 School District Show



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