Supporting Arts and Culture in the Nicola Valley

Nicola Valley Arts Council

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Current Events...

See also:       Weekly Calendar of Events at Tourism Merritt

Festival of Trees

a lovely part of Merritt's

Country Christmas 

at the  Country Music Hall of Fame

starting this week.


Do you have a wish

for Merritt in 2018?

Add your wish tag to the tree,

maybe it will get to someone

who can make it happen -

Santa might be checking them!



November Show

At the Courthouse Arts Gallery

Shoe Fabulous!


Carried over by popular demand

to Nov. 25!


Prada. Fluevog. Purple pumps, black lace stillettos...

Shoe art! Photos! Accessories!


Tell all your shoe aficionado friends!

Some gently worn shoes, shoe art &

knickknacks are for sale. 

All things Shoe Fabulous

Ongoing Events and Programs

Art Buds!


Children's Art Program!

At the Courthouse Arts Gallery

With Renee Hartwig Bauwens


6-10 year olds

(Temporarily full)

Thursdays 3:30-5pm

4 Monthly Sessions, Oct, Nov $40

3 Monthly Sessions Dec $30


10-13 year olds

2 spaces left, maybe

Tuesday 3:30-5pm

Nov $40 ($10 per session)

3 Monthly Sessions Dec $30

To sign up, email Renee Bauwens



Nell Veale helps Renee with her Art Buds class. Thanks, Nell!

Open Mic Night

 Music, Spoken Word..


Every Thursday

7 to 9 pm

Kekuli Cafe

Sign-up 6:30 pm

                               Max 10 minutes per performance




Coming Events...

Courthouse Arts Gallery Show...December and January

Winter Artisan Show and Sale


Opening and Reception Dec1, 4-7pm


Members of the NVAC, Artists and Crafters in the valley, will be displaying their wares for the whole month of December and part of January.


Look for soaps and creams, honey, weavings, jewelry, stained glass, decorated gourds, upcycled clothes,art cards, and more...

Website Banner Art by Shirley Reynolds