Events Calendar

The ACNO calendar displays upcoming events from our arts and culture group members. To add your group’s event to our calendar, please send event details directly to info@acno.ca! Thank you.

Oct
25
Thu
Roberta Pyx Sutherland – Opening Reception & Exhibit @ Caetani Cultural Centre
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm
Roberta Pyx Sutherland - Opening Reception & Exhibit @ Caetani Cultural Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada
Opening Reception & Exhibition With Visiting Artist: Roberta Pyx Sutherland
Roberta Pyx Sutherland or “Pyx”  is a visual artist living in Victoria and on Hornby Island, Canada. Her education includes a BFA (Hon.) from the University of Victoria. The Caetani Centre is currently hosting her for a four week residency.  For her FRESH AiR residency Roberta has created a visual art project dedicated to the environmental legacy of Allan Brooks. It includes mapping the flight patterns of resident and migratory birds as well as documenting the activities of other terrestrial species. It also considers a geological investigation of the varieties and uses of on-site pigments. Sutherland’s art is collected by the Canada Council Art Bank as well as numerous other private and public collections. Her recent sculpture created at the Mount Subasio UNESCO world heritage site in Assisi received the Juror’s Award of excellence at the Sooke Fine Art Show.
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 25th 7pm – 9pm
Demonstration & Artist Talk: Sunday October 28th, 2pm
Gallery hours: October 25th-28th, 11am – 5pm
Caetani Cultural Centre Studio Gallery

Reception and gallery hours are open to the public and any age.

To learn more about Pyx and her work, visit her website here.

 

Oct
27
Sat
Family Saturdays @ Vernon Public Art Gallery
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Family Saturdays @ Vernon Public Art Gallery | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Family Saturday takes place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike, at a minimal cost to participants, from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. The workshop begins with instruction and a project demonstration and then we let the creativity flow! This month’s topic is using coloured chalk to create a landscape inspired by Jolene Mackie . Parents are also encouraged to participate. The cost is $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Pre-registration is recommended.

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Ave Vernon BC | 250-545-3173 | vernonpublicartgallery.com

Oct
29
Mon
Mini Artists @ Vernon Public Art Gallery
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Mini Artists @ Vernon Public Art Gallery | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Calling all young creatives! Join us on the last Monday of every month for a diverse exploration of art-making materials and art processes through age-appropriate art activities. We invite parents and guardians to bring their little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making with non-toxic materials in this fun and social program that encourages creative self-expression while developing fine and gross motor skills and sensory awareness. This month’s art project is to create a garden inspired by artist Jolene Mackie, with use of non-toxic markers and bleeding tissue paper. All are welcome to create, and make sure you dress for mess! Parents must accompany children for the duration of the session, admission is by donation. For more information please contact our Education Coordinator Alexandra at 250-545-3173 or admin@vernonpublicartgallery.com.

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Ave Vernon BC | 250-545-3173 | vernonpublicartgallery.com

Nov
3
Sat
Crawford/Crossley Quintet with Yanti @ Vernon Jazz Club
Nov 3 @ 8:00 pm

The coolest venue in Vernon hosts the coolest music … jazz.

A collaboration between Larry Crawford (woodwinds) and Allan Crossley (piano) has resulted in the album Images of You featuring Yanti on vocals. This music hits all the marks from Blues to Latin to Swing.

Nov
8
Thu
Vernon Photography Club @ Vernon Community Arts Centre
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Vernon Camera Club is an active, friendly group of photographers. Our members include beginners, experts and everyone in between, using every type of camera from cell phone to SLR and a variety of picture editing computer programs.  Our mission is to inspire our members to share and learn about photography in a fun, inclusive and encouraging atmosphere. We do this through a variety of meetings, workshops, events and outings organized by our members for our members.

We meet at Vernon Community Art Centre the second and fourth Thursday each month from September to June between 7:00pm and 9:00pm.

View our web page to learn about our upcoming meetings, outings, tips on making great images, and marvel at the amazing images created by members in our galleries.

Nov
14
Wed
Okanagan Artists of Canada @ Vernon Community Arts Centre
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Okanagan Artists of Canada meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, at the Vernon Community Arts Centre.

The Okanagan Artist’s of Canada Society (OACS) is a non profit society art club whose membership is made up of talented and creative artists from the city of Vernon and surrounding areas.  The OACS is one of the oldest art associations in BC and many of its’ alumni have become well known Canadian artists.
Vernon is located in the beautiful North Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada.  The moderate climate and long growing season, boasts numerous vineyards, stunning vistas and landscapes, sparkling lakes and flaming sunsets, providing endless subject matter to inspire and spark the creative juices of any artist.

Lapidary Club @ Vernon Community Arts Centre
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Vernon Lapidary Club meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Vernon Community Arts Centre.

Nov
17
Sat
Mike Field @ Vernon Jazz Club
Nov 17 @ 8:00 pm

The coolest venue in Vernon hosts the coolest music … jazz.

Award-winning Toronto-based jazz trumpeter, composer, and vocalist on his True Stories Tour. This new release album has earned him the 2017 Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Jazz Vocals and three Independent Music Award nominations, including Best Jazz EP, Best Jazz Producer, and Best Story Song.

Nov
22
Thu
Vernon Photography Club @ Vernon Community Arts Centre
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Vernon Camera Club is an active, friendly group of photographers. Our members include beginners, experts and everyone in between, using every type of camera from cell phone to SLR and a variety of picture editing computer programs.  Our mission is to inspire our members to share and learn about photography in a fun, inclusive and encouraging atmosphere. We do this through a variety of meetings, workshops, events and outings organized by our members for our members.

We meet at Vernon Community Art Centre the second and fourth Thursday each month from September to June between 7:00pm and 9:00pm.

View our web page to learn about our upcoming meetings, outings, tips on making great images, and marvel at the amazing images created by members in our galleries.

Dec
1
Sat
Loni Moger Quintet @ Vernon Jazz Club
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm

The coolest venue in Vernon hosts the coolest music … jazz.

On this night, the band will be performing Swing Era Jazz stylings. Blues and Jazz are some of Loni’s biggest influences. It’s as if James Taylor played guitar like the offspring of BB King and Joe Satriani. With just one guitar and a fantastic voice, he mesmerizes audiences. Joining Loni will be four of Kelowna’s finest musicians.

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