• Alt-Rock Group CIVILIANA – July 6th show in Kelowna

    Canadian alternative rock band and Kelowna-born CIVILIANA are pleased to announce the release of the new single “Void” to all digital platforms – including Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play Music. In support of the release, the band will be returning to Okanagan for their first-ever show in Kelowna on July 6th with South Korean rock […]

  • Widely acclaimed artist Susan Point to host tour at Kelowna Art Gallery

    The Kelowna Art Gallery will be hosting a special visitor next week in connection with a recently opened exhibition. Widely acclaimed and accomplished Coast Salish (Musqueam) artist Susan Point will be in Kelowna for one evening to host a free tour and walk through her exhibition entitled Susan Point: Spindle Whorl. This marks the first solo […]

  • Art exhibition by local students celebrates community

    Visitors to the Kelowna Art Gallery will get a glimpse of just how much artistic talent resides in youth in the Okanagan through a new exhibition on view. Art in Action: Community celebrates the creativity of 180 middle- and high-school students from the Central Okanagan region and features a diverse selection of works of art created […]

  • Susan Point: Spindle Whorl opens at Kelowna Art Gallery

    A new exhibition by Musqueam artist Susan Point opens at the Kelowna Art Gallery this weekend. This marks the first solo exhibition of her work in the Okanagan. Over the past three and a half decades, Point has received wide acclaim for her accomplished and remarkably wide-ranging compositions that forcefully assert the vitality of Coast […]

  • Vernon’s ROYAL Releases New Music Video “Vessel”

    Canadian independent pop artist and Vernon-raised ROYAL is thrilled to share the release of her new music video, “Vessel”, which is now available on YouTube. The lead single from ROYAL’s winter album release, Heart of Shadows, “Vessel” has earned over 100,000 plays on Spotify and is a haunting journey of heartbreak and emotional isolation. In keeping […]

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Appetite for Art Fundraiser: A Night in Casablanca

The idea to celebrate local artistic talent and fresh fine cuisine has been a successful one for the Kelowna Art Gallery—and it’s back! On Saturday, May 11, 2019, Johnson Legacy Wealth Management – Raymond James presents the Appetite for Art Fundraiser at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Proceeds from this important evening support children’s and educational programming at […]

Mexico’s MAJESTIC DOWNFALL & Spain’s HELEVORN – Cross Canada Tour

Just when spring begins to peak in the Great White North, Majestic Downfall (Mexico) and Helevorn (Spain) will arrive from warmer lands to plunge the country back into the cold and dreary atmosphere that Canadians are accustomed to with their individual styles of melodic and melancholic doom metal. Both bands have released impressive albums recently […]

Water Travels a Cycle at YLW

David Wilson Sookinakin: Water Travels a Cycle March 13 to September 18, 2019 Visitors to the Kelowna International Airport will have something new to enjoy on their way towards the departure gates. A series of six large paintings by Vernon-based artist David Wilson Sookinakin comprise a 40-foot long installation called Water Travels a Cycle. Through a […]

Understory opens at Kelowna Art Gallery

Understory Jane Everett March 9 to June 16, 2019 A new exhibition at the Kelowna Art Gallery by Kelowna-based artist Jane Everett explores the intersection of the natural and man-made worlds through a gorgeous body of work. Entitled Understory, this immersive installation evokes the experience of standing amongst the forests of the British Columbian interior. […]

Polish Jazz Extravaganza

Polish Jazz Double Bill Saturday, April 6th 8pm  Kelowna Forum 1317 Ethel St.  $35 (Students/Seniors $30) Two sets – two leaders – one rhythm section  Kuba Więcek – saxMichał Barański – double bassŁukasz Żyta – drumsand Piotr Wyleżoł – pianoMichał Barański – double bassŁukasz Żyta – drumsBoth trios will perform jazz standards and materials from their recent albums issued for the prestigious Polish Jazz publishing seriesMichał […]

Art camps return just in time for spring break

The Kelowna Art Gallery has come up with a creative solution for parents who want to keep their children busy during Spring Break. Art Break offers one exciting week of camps for children ages 5 to 12, with many opportunities for them to create art, get inspired, and make new friends. The camps run each day from […]

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