Supporting Arts and Culture in the Nicola Valley
Courthouse Arts Gallery
2018 Art Walk Show
July 4th to 29th
We are delighted to display more work from our Gallery Shop Artisans, Cindilla Trent and Pat Tombe.
We have also invited veteran artist Bev Veale to join us in the Gallery as one of the Art Walk Artists!
We are looking forward to collecting and setting up the work ready for the Canada Day weekend.
The beginning of the Art Walk show is July 4th.
(We are closed July 3rd, official start of 2018 Art Walk.
Look for announcements here for Summer Art Camps! Plans in the making!
Art Walk 2018
Our 6th annual Art Walk Show & Sale
A celebration of local talent
and community spirit!
Art Walk kicks off on Canada Day at Central Park ( ) and continues in the community locations from .
In August there is a wrap up party at the Courthouse Arts Gallery on 1840 Nicola Avenue. Art Walk is a great opportunity to explore our community and check out local artists. Art Walk is a partnership between the Merritt & District Chamber of Commerce and the Nicola Valley Community Arts Council.
19 Artists have signed up to show their work in Art Walk 2018.
16 Venues are on board to display artists' work, including the Courthouse Arts Gallery
Art activities! Community painting!
Look for us under the two white gazebos...
Vanessa will be there, paint brush in hand, for YOU!
Join us to paint outdoors at beautiful Corbett Lake this summer.
A local artist will be on-site from 10 am - 3 pm to host and assist. Only $50/day and it includes a delicious lunch at the Lodge.
Note - Pre-registration is required, as dates must be cancelled if the minimum registration number is not met.
Get your paintbox ready for these dates:
Tues. July 10
Tues. Aug 7, Tues. Aug 14,
Tues. Sept 11, Tues. Sept 18, Tues. Sept 25,
Tues. Oct 9, and Tues. Oct. 16 with on-site Art Show.
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
Open Mic Night
Music, Spoken Word..
Fridays 7 to 9 pm
Sign-up 6:30 pm
Max 10 minutes per performance
July 4- July 29 Art Walk
Aug 1- 25 Art Walk Artists
September...plans in the works
$600 Grant received from
BC Interior Community to fund:
June 21 - Aboriginal Day
July 1 - Canada Day
Sept 22/23 - Garlic Festival
Art in the Park will be fabulous!
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Website Banner Art by Shirley Reynolds
Children's Art Program!
At the Courthouse Arts Gallery
With Renee Hartwig Bauwens
6-10 year olds
4 Monthly Sessions March $40
(Session may be full)
10-13 year olds
4 Monthly Sessions March $40
To sign up, email Renee Bauwens email@example.com
The students learn art techniques
and take home projects!