Nicola Valley Arts Gallery

The 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, 


Phone 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 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, 


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

Nicola Valley Arts Gallery

1840 Nicola Ave (Old Courthouse)

Next Show!


Fractured Reflections

Oct 11-Nov 9/19


Fred Tomlin works with wood and mirrors for a stunning display of work-for-sale and pieces from private collections...


Come and join us for the Reception this Friday, October 11, 4-7pm



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.