Art In Public Spaces – KAC Galleries

We are happy to annouce another AIPS – KAC Galleries – Kamloops Pride! Kamloops Pride week is August 21 – 27, 2023. To celebrate the Pride Week, Kamloops Arts Council is looking for Art pieces to be showcased in the Hallway, Alcove and Vault Gallery spaces at the Old Courthouse (7 Seymour Street West, Kamloops) for the month of August.


2D & 3D art pieces with various mediums will be accepted with the following themes. 

  • Pride Week
  • Celebration of diversity
  • Love
  • Togetherness

Artists can submit one application / person with 1 ~ 2 pieces with the following information. All submitted pieces will be subject to jurying process.

  1. Title
  2. Size
  3. Price (if it’s for sale). if it’s not for sale, mark as NFS.
  4. Artist bio and statement about the piece.
  5. Images of art pieces

Submission Due: Midnight of Saturday, July 20th, 2023

< Criteria>

  1. This call is open to everyone. (KAC members and non-members)
  2. 2D & 3D art pieces with various mediums are accepted.
  3. Selected pieces must have a proper hanging system; 2D – plastic wrapped hanging wire with d-rings attached at the back. 3D – should not require special skill to install by KAC staff. Or, artists must be able to install at the venue. Pieces without proper hanging system will not be accepted at the intake. 
  4. Due to space limitations, submitted works should be no more than 40 inches wide, of a variety of heights, including the frame. 
  5. Works that are for sale will be available for purchase through our KAC office or online shop of the KAC website. ( Any sales will be split with 70% proceeds going to the artist and 30% commission to KAC.
  6. We appreciate if the artists of selected pieces can volunteer for installation, strike (take down), or art intake.

<Important Dates>

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight of Saturday, July 20, 2023
  • Intake: July 27th – 29th
  • Installation: August 1st – 2nd
  • Exhibit: August 3rd – 29th, 2023
  • Take down: August 30th, 2023 

Please email if you have any questions. 

Submissions are Closed

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7 Seymour Street West (at 1st)
Kamloops, BC V2C 1E4


Tues to Fri, 10-12 & 1-5;
Saturday 10-12 & 1-4

The Kamloops Arts Council office and KAC Main Gallery are located in the city-owned Old Courthouse Cultural Centre at 7 Seymour Street West. We share this wonderful century-old building with the Courthouse Gallery Cooperative and Theatre BC (Mainstage).

Visit us, our gallery and the rest of the amazing arts groups that are housed under one roof!

Please note: Kamloops Arts Council does not handle bookings for rentals of the Old Courthouse.  For information on rentals, please contact City of Kamloops Arts, Facility Booking, at or (250) 828-3707.

KAC is situated on the traditional and unceded lands of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc within the ne Secwepemcúl’ecw

We acknowledge the financial support of our Core Supporters: The City of Kamloops and BC Arts Council