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From our desk to yours! Enjoy these articles and news snippets from the Kamloops Arts Council.

Member of the Month

Member of the MonthJames Schlichter Full Name: James Schlichter Medium: Photography How long have you been doing your art: My dad gave me my first camera, a Canon Sure Shot Joy, when I turned 16. I have had one with me ever since. I have always taken photos, but...

Member of the Month

Member of the MonthLynda Boutilier Full Name: Lynda Boutilier Medium: Oil, pastel, watercolour, pencil, pen How long have you been doing your art: 70 years What got you originally interested in the art you do: My parents were artistic and encouraged my sisters and...

Member of the Month

facebooktwitterinstagramdbdb-websiteMember of the MonthTricia Sellmer Full Name: Tricia Sellmer Medium: Multi mediums which include painting and drawing. How long have you been doing your art: Professionally... 27 years. What got you originally interested in the...

Member of the Month

instagramdbdb-websiteMember of the MonthDebra Gow Full Name: Debra Gow Medium: My medium is mixed, acrylics are always my base. From full-bodied to liquid & inks I use them all: Pen & ink, metallic's in paint & pen form. I sometimes finish with oils....

Meet new Board Member Chalynne Cowan!

Meet new Board Member Chalynne Cowan!   The Kamloops Arts Council is excited to welcome Chalynne Cowan to its Board of Directors! An overseas teacher of Secondary Art and English for nearly a decade, Chalynne brings an educator’s perspective to the Board, a...

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


Tuesday to Saturday,

10am - 12pm & 1 - 4pm

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 [email protected] 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