Beairsto Anti-Racism Project

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

As a peaceful protest against the racist propaganda which was distributed around schools in the community in the fall of 2020, École Beairsto and the Vernon Public Art Gallery are excited to present a collaborative social justice project as a way to speak up against hate. Students created 715 self-portraits that form a rainbow mosaic of diversity that highlights the differences that make each one of us special.
Exhibition runs from July 29 – Oct 19, 2021. Click on event for more details.

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Mini Artists – Culture Days

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

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. This month we are celebrating CULTURE DAYS and will start our session off by engaging with artworks in Shawn Serfas' exhibition titled This Kind of Wilderness. Inspired by his interesting approach to art-making, we will head to the classroom and play with different techniques and materials to create our own abstract paintings. Pre-register by emailing [email protected]
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Mini Artists – Environmental Artworks

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

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. ​This month we will start our session off with a quick tour of Embodied Ecologies, a retrospective exhibition of artworks by artist Marsha Kennedy. Inspired by the beautiful artworks on display and the environmental themes present in her work, we will get our hands messy by experimenting with mixed media materials to create artworks on canvas board.
Pre-register by emailing [email protected]
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Family Saturdays – Environmental Artworks

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

Family Saturdays at the VPAG take place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids or big kids alike. This month we will start our session off with a quick tour of Embodied Ecologies, a retrospective exhibition of artworks by artist Marsha Kennedy. Inspired by the beautiful artworks on display and the environmental themes present in her work, we will get our hands messy by experimenting with mixed media materials to create artworks on canvas board. Click on event for more details.

$5 – $9

Family Saturdays – Exploring Music Through Art

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

Family Saturdays at the VPAG take place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike. This month is about EXPLORING MUSIC THROUGH ART,
INSPIRED BY THE SOUNDS SUSPICIOUS EXHIBITION. Sounds Suspicious is a music collective based out of the Central Okanagan. We will start our workshop off with a tour of their exhibition and talk about and listen to some of the music present in the exhibition. We will then experiment with different art materials while listening to the varying music created by the artists to create unique artworks that activate our senses! • $5/members • $9/non-members. Click on event for more details.

$5 – $9

Mini Artists – Exploring Music Through Art

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

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. ​This month, we will start our workshop off with a tour of 'Sounds Suspicious', an exhibit featuring a music collective based out of the Central Okanagan. We'll talk about and listen to some of the music present in the exhibition and will then experiment with different art materials while listening to the varying music created by the artists to create unique artworks that activate our senses! Pre-register by emailing [email protected] Click on event for more details.

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Mini Artists – Self Portrait Ornaments

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

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. ​This session will start with a tour of select artworks in our annual Member’s Show. Inspired by the artworks on display, we will experiment with various materials and processes to create our own self-portrait ornaments!
Pre-register by emailing [email protected]

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Family Saturdays – Exploring Colour Collages

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

Family Saturdays at the VPAG take place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike. This session will start with a tour of select artworks in our annual Member’s Show. Inspired by the artworks on display, we will experiment with various coloured materials and processes to create our own colour collage! • $5/members • $9/non-members. Click on event for more details.

$5 – $9

Family Saturdays – Styrofoam Monoprints

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

Family Saturdays at the VPAG take place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike. This month we will start our session off by engaging with artworks in our exhibition derived from UBCO’s permanent collection. Inspired by the variety of works in the exhibition, specifically the prints, we will head to the classroom and learn about the monoprinting process and make our own relief prints using materials such as styrofoam, brayers, and printmaking ink. • $5/members • $9/non-members. Click on event for more details.

$5 – $9

Mini Artists – Styrofoam Monoprints

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

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. This month we will start our session off by engaging with artworks in our exhibition derived from UBCO’s permanent collection. Inspired by the variety of works in the exhibition, specifically the prints, we will head to the classroom and learn about the monoprinting process and make our own relief prints using materials such as styrofoam, brayers, and printmaking ink.

Pre-register by emailing [email protected]

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