Arts Events and Programs

Check online for arts activities on Nicola Valley Arts Facebook page.

Sign up! Sunday Aug 16! Kathleen Kinasewich of Soul Circle Mandalas, a healing mandala facilitator, will hold her "Remembering Our Way Home" workshop, focusing on our personal journeys expressed through sacred mandala work.  
Check Kathleen's Soul Circle Mandalas Facebook Page. 

This workshop will be limited to 8 lucky participants, and will produce mandalas to add to the showcasing of the "Memories and Mandalas" show. In addition, designs will  augment our public art program (imagine sidewalk chalk mandalas at the very least!).
Price is being determined*.
Update Aug 6. Half full! Call soon to register! 250-316-3437

Kids Art! 2 August Workshops!


Wednesday Aug 12

Nature Mandalas

(More info coming)



Wednesday, Aug 19

Beeswax Candlemaking

6-12 yrs $5 

1-3pm Limit 8


Here and Now

Sketching Program 

 an art program that helps you be both safe and creative in the current situation. 

Info and registration here...

Public Artworks Program

The NVCAC has a number of works of art on display in public places, and buildings:

Bev Veale's visual art in City Hall

Pius Chong's Welcome Structures at two entrances into Merritt

Joel Reid's mural art at MSS

Students' Painted Rock River at the Community Policing Office

...and more to come...

For more info contact 

The Nicola Valley Arts Council looks after a variety of Events and Programs.

If you are interested in putting on and arts event or getting an arts program going Contact Us, or explore our Program Application Form and see what's involved.


Our Ongoing  Programs

Fibre Lovers and Merritt Ukulele Circle are postponed.

Merritt Drum Connection
Postponed for now!
6:30 PM on Tuesdays!
Contact Raven to register at (250) 318-0963
These circle times involve time for play, skills, songs, and intention setting. It's a relaxed easy going play time. Hope you can join us!   Click here to check out the Merritt Drum Connection Facebook Page!

Open Mic Night, an NVCAC program funded by donation - special thanks to our fans and donors!

Our weekly Open Mic at Kekuli Cafe is postponed for now,due to the Corona Virus.

Check our Open Mic Facebook page for current music and Open Mic flashbacks!

Open Mic Night!  at Kekuli Cafe

Fridays -7 to 9 pm

 Music, Spoken Word...Sign-up 6:30 pm

                               Max 10 minutes per sign up performance

Featured artists weekly! Check who's featured this week...


Home Routes Concert, scheduled for April 22nd, is cancelled.

Upcoming Events and Programs

Open Mic Night!

 Music, Spoken Word...

Fridays...7 to 9 pm

Kekuli Cafe

Sign-up 6:30 pm

                               Max 10 minutes per sign up performance

Featured artists weekly! Check who's featured this week...


Past NVCAC Events and Programs

Robert Bertrand at the Country Music Hall of Fame