YEAR ROUND TOUR OF ARTISTS’ STUDIOS Look for the flying PURPLE BANNERS all along the Sunshine Coast from Gambier Island and Langdale to Powell River and Lund. Wherever you see a PURPLE BANNER, the arts are at work. In many cases, but not always, the banner is an invitation to Read more [...]
Due to the shifting nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, events and opening hours of many organizations may change from time to time. Should you plan a visit or wish to attend an event with an arts organization listed on Art-BC.com, we recommend that you visit their website for up-to-date details on their offerings and safety protocols.
Catch artists in their own space and see the inner workings of the studio tours life. Watch as a potter or ceramicist works clay with an expert touch. See a painter use colour, form and composition to splash an image on blank canvas. Experience the process of glassmaking, woodworking, metal sculpting, and an endless variety of artistic expression.
British Columbia’s diverse culture and pristine natural beauty create the perfect conditions for a vibrant arts community. Artists all over the province open the doors of their studios to the public for specialized viewing tours that can be found on Art-BC.com. Studio tours are an excellent way to immerse yourself in the local art scene. Some artists open their studios throughout the year, or for the summer season, while others will only be available for viewing during organized studio tours.
To begin, find an existing studio tour with a proposed itinerary or create your own cultural crawl – plan a visit to one of BC’s Creative Communities using the Guide and Art-BC.com to curate your own exploration of galleries, artist studios and more!
Are you looking for a Covid-19 safe activity? We have a great idea! Take a Salmon Arm Walkabout Tour courtesy of the Salmon Arm Museum at R.J. Haney Heritage Village. Print the Map and text pages attached to this email and go exploring. For more fun, download On This Spot Read more [...]
Explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites through this free, self-guided tour within the Columbia Basin. Meet the artists, shop for fine art and craft, view demonstrations, special exhibitions, interpretive displays or chat with local historians during this day-long cultural celebration! The following communities are participating: Grand Forks, Read more [...]
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in Read more [...]