Emergence: UBCO Artists

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition Emergence, featuring works of artists who have completed their studies at UBC Okanagan’s BFA program in 2024. This exhibition showcases a range of hands-on approaches in research and studio practice, including digital technologies used in contemporary artistic production. The works in this exhibit mark […]

Free

Accidentals: Robert Fee

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is pleased to introduce the exhibition Accidentals by Robert Fee. Accidentals refers to the musical term indicating a temporary shift in a musical composition. At first this temporary change may be a mystery, but there is an underlying meaning: what might have seemed a random change always has a purposeful […]

Free

Caetani Centre – Guided Tours

Caetani Centre 3401 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Join our interpreters at our 129-year-old heritage house museum near downtown Vernon for Guided Tours. Discover the intriguing story and legacy of the Caetani family, descendants of Italian royalty. Learn why Leone Caetani, an Italian prince and duke, left his royal titles and family fortune behind to move to Vernon with his beautiful, young mistress […]

$5 – $20

VPAG Crit Club

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Crit Club is a workshop and critique program dedicated to supporting high school students in their artistic pursuits and development. Each session will begin with a presentation by an established guest artist. Following the presentation, the guest artist will lead a workshop inspired by their practice. After the workshop, students are invited to share their […]

Cole Bradley – Music at Mackie

Mackie Lake House 7804 Kidston Rd, Coldstream, British Columbia, Canada

For Cole Bradley, life’s always been about summer. It’s where he’s had his first brush with true love and his toughest of heartbreaks. His summer anthems like, ‘Way I Drink” and “Back On A Beach”, tell the stories of lived experiences and rowdy nights out with friends that stick with you forever. Bradley’s music is […]

$40

National Indigenous Peoples Day & Summer Solstice

Allan Brooks Nature Centre 250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Celebrate the Summer Solstice and National Indigenous Peoples Day at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre. Join us for a vibrant celebration of the Summer Solstice, presented in partnership with Silver Star Rotary. This special event falls on National Indigenous Peoples Day, offering a unique opportunity to honour the changing seasons and Indigenous traditions. Special Guest […]

$10

Greater Vernon Museum Speaker Series with David Riach

Museum & Archives of Vernon 3009 32nd Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

The Museum & Archives of Vernon and the Vernon Branch of the Okanagan Historical Society are excited to announce the second event in their Hometown Histories Speaker Series with Winnipeg-based aviation researcher Dr. David Riach for a virtual presentation. Dr. Riach will explore the life and legacy of Bill McCluskey (1891-1935), one of British Columbia’s most […]

$10

Opening for Auction Preview at the VPAG

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Join us on June 26th for the Opening Reception of the Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts auction preview! The VPAG invites the community to attend this reception to preview the spectacular pieces that will be available for auction at the Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts. Light bites and drinks will be served and entry is […]

By donation

VPAG – Mini Artists

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for the next VPAG Mini Artists session on June 28 from 10:00-11:00am! This month we will be viewing Emergence, an exhibition by UBC-O graduating BFA students. We will then make multimedia sunflowers using seeds, paint, and other materials! We invite parents and guardians to bring their little ones under the age of 5 […]

By donation

VPAG – Family Saturdays

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Join us at the VPAG for our next Family Saturday, on June 29 from 1:00-3:30pm. We will begin our session by viewing Robert Fee’s exhibition, Accidentals. Robert Fee’s work uses a collage approach to inform the composition and idea generation in his paintings. Inspired by the exhibition, we will be painting and collaging. Join us […]

$5 – $9

VPAG- Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts

Paddlewheel Park 7813 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon, BC, Canada

The Vernon Public Art Gallery’s most anticipated event of the summer is back for the 38th year!   The 38th annual art auction: Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts takes place at the stunning Paddlewheel Hall this year, on July 17th, 2024. The event will feature a collection of curated artwork generously donated by local artists, […]

$75 – $125

Caetani Summer Music Festival

Caetani Centre 3401 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Mark your calendars for the annual Caetani Summer Music Festival. The event is back bigger and better than ever, with two days of live music, food and fun, July 19th and 20th. July 19th will be a Friday Night Dance Party with Okanagan favourite, Cod Gone Wild, in one of their last live performances, and Vancouver […]

$40 – $75