Supporting Arts and Culture in the Nicola Valley
Courthouse Arts Gallery
February Community Show
Form, Figures, Faces
Humans, and Others...
February 1-March 3, 2018
Reception Friday Feb 2, 4-7pm
17 local artists are showing their on-the-wall and 3D art: Natalie Rostad-Desjarlais (part of submission shown), Amy Maclaren, Michelle Lonsdale,Pius Chong...and more
Sketching with Jean
at the Courthouse Gallery
Friday, March 2 from 1-4 pm
Jean Kiegerl presents a sketch class
for beginners who want to get beyond "stickmen"
and painters who want to improve drawing skills.
All supplies provided for only only $20.
Pre-register at the Gallery.
Space for 12 only (waiting list for next class)
All proceeds will support the Courthouse Gallery.
$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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Nell Veale helps Renee with her Art Buds class. Thanks, Nell!
Open Mic Night
Music, Spoken Word..
Fridays 7 to 9 pm
Sign-up 6:30 pm
Max 10 minutes per performance
Secret Door Gallery
at Brambles Bakery & Cafe
Artist - Stefanie Travers
Opening Reception at 6 pm on Wed., Jan. 10
with live music and light refreshments
Mar15-Apr7: Wyatt's World Show
April/May: SD 58 Arts Festival Show
May/June: Natalie Rostad-Desjarlais
July: Art Walk
August: Art Walk Artists
Movie: Tomato Red
Mar 3, 6pm
Filmed in Merritt, Ashcroft, Kamloops, and Kelowna. Our local murals a part of the filming...
Michelle Loughery, Mural Artist, of Route Blue says...worth seeing!
Nicola Valley Film Society presents
“THE GLASS CASTLE”
Rated PG (USA 2017)
March 12, 7:00 pm at the NVIT LECTURE THEATRE.
“THE GLASS CASTLE” chronicles the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family. It is a remarkable story of unconditional love. Oscar winner Brie Larson brings Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir to life as a young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father (Woody Harrelson) found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.
Tickets are $5.00 at the Door and Memberships are $2.00.
Parking is FREE and there is no food or drink allowed in the theatre.
For more info phone 378 3974.
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.
Artists - Sign up now to show your work in Art Walk 2018.
Information Form (attached pdf here)
Application form: PDF Application Form here.
Pay online here: Art Walk - Online Payment
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