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What’s been happening

Exhibition Opening

There was an enthusiastic and appreciative audience for the opening of two exhibitions, Venus Spreads Her Wings by Catherine Stewart and Sway by Katherine Pickering.  Photos clockwise from top left: Katherine Pickering (right) talks about her installation, Sway. Catherine Stewart (left) discusses the details of her work, Venus Spreads Her Wings. Catherine Stewart stands in front of two of her photo-based images. Katherine Pickering delivering a brief discussion about her art.

Monday Night at the Movies

Monday Night at the Movies has been revived and the community response shows this was a popular decision. The location is now at the Old Theatre (formerly the Castle Theatre) on Columbia Avenue. The opening film was Maudie, the story of Canadian folk icon Maude Lewis. Directed by Aisling Walsh, the film proved to be a fitting opening for the series, with beautiful cinematography, a strong script by Sherry White and compelling performances by Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. Please join us at the next film, Their Finest.

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AGM and Wine & Cheese Volunteer Appreciation

Thank you to everyone who came out to the AGM and Volunteer Appreciation. It was a pleasure to thank our volunteers who help us in so many ways. Thank you to Kootenay Market for supplying the vegetable platter for the evening, too. It was a good opportunity to catch up with our members and hear your interests and ideas.

Community Meeting

Did you know you can rent the Kootenay Gallery for your functions?
Recently, the Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice met at the Gallery for an information meeting. We have hosted weddings and wedding showers, business luncheons, surprise birthday parties, Sculpturewalk openings and more.

We can provide the space, tables, chairs, a projector, lap top, screen, a sound system with a mic and coffee and tea and snacks. We have names of local caterers if you wish to have more substantial food.

Please contact the Gallery to find out more about holding your function here.


Gallery Events and News

  • Current Exhibition – Venus Spreads Her Wings – September 22 – November 4
  • Current Exhibition – Sway – September 22 – November 4
  • Up-coming Exhibition – Christmas at the Gallery – November 10 – December 24
  • Artist Workshop – Copyright for Artists – October 11
  • The Great Dinner Lottery – Postponed
  • Pour Your Art Out! – October 19 – at Chances Casino (sold out!)
  • Artist Workshop – Successful Exhibition Applicaitons – October 21 – 9:30 – 2:30
  • Painting with Wool Workshop – October 26 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Monday Night at the Movies – October 30
  • What’s New in the Gift Shop

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