Arts Council Reports
The Nicola Valley Arts Centre is operated by the Nicola Valley Community Arts Council (NVCAC). NVCAC was formed in 1982, as a not-for-profit organization supported by its members, individual donors, corporate funders the City of Merritt, Thompson Nicola Regional District, British Columbia Arts Council, and the Province of British Columbia.
Building Community through the Arts
The Nicola Valley Community Arts Council (NVCAC) operates the Nicola Valley Arts Centre, oversees art exhibitions, arts programs, and activities for residents of the Nicola Valley. The NVCAC works to provide a home for local artists to showcase their work, and engages the community through arts and culture. To understand more, please reference our constitution document below.
The Nicola Valley Arts Centre is located at 2051 Voght Street in the heritage Jackson building. Visit us Wednesday to Saturday 11am-6pm, and Sunday 12-4pm.
Updated March 7, 2017
1.0 The name of the Society is NICOLA VALLEY COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL.
2.0 The purposes of the Society are:
2.1 To increase and broaden the opportunities for residents of the Nicola Valley to participate in cultural activities.
2.2 To develop and expand arts resources activities in this community.
2.3 To make cultural activities available to all segments of this community.
2.4 To assist in coordinating the work of artists and cultural associations in the area.
2.5 To provide information to this community on cultural programs and activities.
2.6 To bring to the attention of civic and provincial government authorities the cultural needs of this community.
2.7 To enlist public interest, promote public understanding, and to foster pride in the cultural activities, arts, and heritage of this community.
2.8 To render service to all participating groups.
2.9 To interpret the work of cultural groups to the community.