Autumn Classes

Our Fall Programs are not all available to register online yet.
For those programs not online yet: 
*Register at the Arts Centre in the Gallery Gift Shop.
*Or call Jano, Program Coordinator 

Payments for classes soon.
We are working on it!

**Nicola Valley Arts parental membership required ($20/year)
Purchase at Artisan Shop
or online.

Connect with us! 
Program Coordinator Jano Howarth at 250-315-3437 or

*No refunds on programs, classes or events. Please chat with us...

Children's Programs

Youth Ukulele Fall 2022

A four-week beginner ukulele course for youth ages 9+. We will focus on tuning & strumming the ukulele while singing the song melody. Students will learn easy chords and songs, along with basic strums and chord fingering. Ukulele kit is included for the duration of the class.  Students need a binder for music.

Mondays, October 3 - 24
4:00pm - 4:45pm

-$50 for 4 classes
-Ukulele kit: $10 + $30 deposit


*No refunds on music programs. 

Exploring Art History for Children  FALL 2022

Starting with cave paintings and ending with Impressionism, we'll be taking a close look at different cultures, movements, and artists while creating our own masterpieces!

WHO? Children, ages 7-12; maximum 8 students per class

WHEN? Every other Saturday, starting October 1st;  10:30am - 12:00pm

COST? $140 for 7 classes; includes art supplies
*No refunds on art programs.

Crafty Kids Club  Fall 2022

Our Crafty Kids Class continues with after school events every Wednesday throughout December 2022.

Fun art and craft activities! Bring a snack! Be prepared for some outdoor activity time as well. We might get messy, so we have shirts here at the Arts Centre Studio.

WHO? Children, ages 7-12; maximum 8 students per class

WHEN? Sept 28-Dec 14. Wednesdays 3:30-4:45pm

COST? $10 a session, includes craft supplies
*No refunds on art programs.

WHERE? Nicola Valley Arts Centre - 2051 Voght St (beside Kekuli Cafe)

Payment can be made online soon. 
For now leave your name, phone number, child's name and age
-at the artisan shop desk or call Jano 250-315-3437

Music Maestro Club  Fall 2022

The more you get into music, the more you get out of life. We’ll introduce children to a variety of instruments and build music skills, including voice and percussion. 

10 Sessions Begins Oct 6 to Dec 8 weekly 
Studio Space   Instructor Cecilia Dyck    Thursdays, choose 1:30pm, 3pm (4:30pm full)  
Ages 8-12   $210 for 10 sessions 

Get in touch if a class fills up. A new class may be added!

Payment can be made online soon. 
For now leave your name, phone number, child's name and age
-at the artisan shop desk or call Jano 250-315-3437

Adult Arts Classes

Friday Coffee and Art!

with Amanda Pryzner-Dunn
Fridays, October 7, 14, 21, 28.  10-11:30am   
$25 per session  (includes supplies, hot drink and treat)

Each session we'll focus on a different type of creative medium, including painting, drawing and paper crafting.
So all you need to do is come prepared to relax and enjoy some creative time.
At NVCAC Clubhouse.

Payment can be made online soon.

For now leave your name and phone number
-at the artisan shop desk or call Jano 250-315-3437 

We are planning more Autumn classes for adults. 

Every other Saturday morning, Pop up classes, Art and Ale fun...
Check back soon.

Art Parties!

Kids' Art Parties

Leave the mess at our house by booking your next birthday party or special get-together at the Nicola Valley Arts Centre. Schedule a private art class with one of our instructors and you get a 1 ½ hour class plus another ½ hour to enjoy your own party food. 

Cost for a 2 hour program is $120 for up to 6 children (+$5-10 per student for supplies and materials depending on the art workshop). Food not included.

 Featured art parties... 

  • Paper Crafts with Amanda
  • Bath Bombs with Sarah 
  • Puppet making with Susan 
  • Mandalas with Kathleen 
  • Your suggestion?

(We are updating our party people and activities. Stay tuned...)

If this sounds like the art party for your family, reach out to us at Nicola Valley Art Centre

Your Project

Do you have a personal project that you want to share with the arts and culture community? Let's explore new concepts and ideas together... Get started today!

Groups Connections

From Raven's Drum Connection to Richard Lepinsky's Ukelele Circle, various community groups use our spaces for all kinds of artistic adventures in the Nicola Valley. Contact us for available space for your group!


As the COVID19 restrictions have eased, we look forward to welcoming you all back to enjoying our music events and programs, like the Bob Cokayne ART OF MUSIC Program and the Open Mic evenings. Stay tuned!