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Vernon Arts Summer School

August 5 @ 9:30 am - August 16 @ 3:30 pm

The Vernon Community Arts Centre (VCAC) presents the inaugural Vernon Arts Summer School, a series of six dynamic 5-day workshops for adults spanning diverse artistic backgrounds.

Scheduled for the first two weeks of August, Vernon Arts Summer School offers a unique opportunity for artists to dive deep into their creative passions in an uninterrupted, immersive environment. Hosted at the Vernon Community Arts Centre, VASS aims to connect students with fellow creatives, explore innovative techniques, and inspire through specialized workshops.

Led by esteemed local and visiting art instructors, workshops include painting, ceramics, sculpture, fused glass, and natural dyeing. Participants, whether experienced artists or newcomers, receive expert guidance and support, fostering a welcoming and enriching experience for all. The 5 days conclude with a reception to connect participants and showcase creations across all workshops.

Workshops are as follows:

Week 1 – August 5 to August 9 (Daily, 9:30 – 3:30):

  • Storytelling with Clay with Karen Palmer
  • Creativity and Drawing on Clay with Amelia Butcher
  • The Art of Natural Dyeing: Exploring Natures Palette with Wendy Cail

Week 2 – August 12 to 16 (Daily, 9:30 – 3:30):

  • Creative Expressions: Finding Your Voice Through Mark Making with Marlene Lowden •
  • Artisan Glass Fusion: Exploring Advanced Techniques with Patricia Doyle
  • Sources of Inspiration: Abstract Sculpture in Clay with Gale Woodhouse

For more information and to register, please visit vernonarts.ca/vass 


August 5 @ 9:30 am
August 16 @ 3:30 pm
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Vernon Community Arts Centre
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Vernon Community Arts Centre
2704A Highway 6
Vernon, British Columbia V1T 5G5 Canada
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