Nicola Valley Arts Gallery

The old Courthouse Arts Gallery on Nicola Avenue

The Courthouse Arts Gallery is a hub of activity for artists and arts enthusiasts, to meet and chat, and share materials, processes, skills, and interests.

 

The artwork exhibition in the Gallery changes almost monthly.

The Gallery Director, Gift Shop Artisans, and volunteers welcome visitors and guide them through the exhibits.

 

We encourage artists in the community through:

  • shows
  • workshops
  • classes
  • resources
  • and programs.

We welcome and support the visual arts, music, and the performing arts.

 

Let us know what your interests are!

Pop in and see us...

Open Thurs to Sat, 12 noon-6 pm

Art Gallery Director Jano Howarth

Email nicolavalleyartsgallery@gmail.com

Contact 250-378-6515 or 250-315-3437


Call to Artists...

 

Solo and Group Shows for Local Artists

Local artists and groups of artists may apply to be scheduled for exhibitions at the Courthouse Arts Gallery.  Applicants are advised to apply well in advance of their preferred show dates. 

Selection and scheduling are at the sole discretion of the Gallery Director and Committee.

  • Pre-Application information for artists   
  • Application information for artists 
  • Contact Us or email nicolavalleyartsgallery@gmail.com for Application Info

Arts Gallery Show requirements:

  • All work shall be ready for display, eg. framed and ready for hanging.
  • Work is to be dropped off by deadline, during open times.

Open Thurs to Sat, 12 noon-6 pm, 

Email nicolavalleyartsgallery@gmail.com

Phone 250-378-6515 or 250-315-3437


Children in Art, Art for Children

Feb 7-Mar 14, 2020

 

Join us for our Reception

on Friday, Feb 7, 4-7pm

 

 

This show is about children and how we inspire them to take their own path-
maybe art, maybe another passion.
Beauty, fun, curiosity...inspiration.
What will be a part of our exhibition?
Could be...art on the wall, mixed media, digital art, 3D offerings, eg sculpture, lego forms, wood models, ceiling hangings, hand crafted toys... Music, stories, quotes to live by...
Stimulate the imagination.
Art OF children, of course...

Let me know what's coming! 

Art drop off Feb 4, Tuesday afternoon 12-4.
Need special times? Call or email me.

 


Upcoming Gallery Shows

Courthouse Gallery  -  Show Schedule 

Plans in the works for shows right through to the end of 2020!

  • 2 Individual Artists Shows booked for the spring! 
  • Community Show "Bees" for the summer
  • September Community Show (theme to be announced)
  • Fall Individual Artists Show
  • 2020 Winter Artisan Show

If you are interested in having a show at the Nicola Valley Arts Gallery, come see us!

Or email nicolavalleyartsgallery@gmail.com


"Bees!"

 

The Nicola Valley Arts Gallery is planning a community show

for our 2020 summer!

 

Call to Artists!

And beekeepers, writers, poets, song writers, musicians,

performing artists...

Looking for art on the wall, mixed media, 3D...

 

We will be gathering info on:

Bee facts

Beekeeping and local beekeepers

Local bee history

Bee stories, poems, songs

Global bee crisis

 

So, get busy!

 


The Nicola Valley Courthouse Art Gallery is housed in the old courthouse building at 1840 Nicola Avenue...

 

The Courthouse was built in 1914 and is designated as a historic site by the City of Merritt.