The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) is a registered non-profit organization that was formed in 1969 as the Kootenay-Columbia Arts Council. All board members are volunteers who are committed to promoting and encouraging cultural and artistic activities in our community through accessing funds for projects and rural artist support.
The Council has both individual and group members that draw from the greater cultural community throughout its area. Advocacy, representation and education are all important in fostering greater appreciation and support of arts and culture in the Nelson area. NDAC also has a seat on the Cultural Development Commission for the City of Nelson working toward a more coordinated arts, culture and heritage community.
We present a number of projects each year intended to foster the arts in Nelson and District including