We have so much 
fun and creativity planned 
for our next season of 
Art in the Nicola Valley. 

Here's what we 
have in store.....

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Adult Arts Classes

Get Ready for Winter Art....

Christmas Paper Quilling

Beginner's paper quilling class with Amanda Pryzner-Dunn. We will be making festive items into a unique greeting card as well as your choice of a necklace or a pair of earrings for the holidays. December 3.
Register Now!

Art History for Big Kids

Join Amanda Pryzner-Dunn for this evening adventure through time! We will visit several periods, cultures, and geographic areas while creating art using similar styles and techniques. No supplies required, just bring your curiosity and be prepared to be inspired! Wed 6:30 - 8pm starting Jan 11.
Opening Soon

Watercolour Classes

Join Diane Wandler  for a series of 4 classes learning the art of sketching and watercolour painting!  Sketching and painting techniques will be taught in beginner or intermediate classes, Saturday mornings/afternoons. Starting Jan 21.

Opening Soon

Knitting Workshop

New Year - New Hobby! Create a functional and cozy 

headband in this beginner’s knitting class with Sarah Molnar

January 14 & 28, 2023

Opening Soon

Printmaking on Fabric

Join Nona Tickner for the craft of Printmaking. Bring your own fabric item to class - a great way to up-cycle. February 18, 2023

Opening Soon

Children's Programs

Registrations open in December!

Art History for Kids

Continuing our journey through the ages, we will be taking a look at the role of art from post-
impressionism to modern examples. Saturdays, 10:30am -12noon, starting January 7, 2023

Crafty Kids Club

Our Crafty Kids Club continues with after school activities and crafts every Wednesday, 3:30-5pm starting Jan 11 -  Feb 15 2023.

Youth Ukulele

A six-week ukulele course for youth ages 9+. Classes will be a mix of picking, strumming and singing. Children will learn to read tablature and early music theory. Thursdays 4:00 - 4:45, Starting Feb 2 - Mar 9, 2023.

Music Maestro Club

This popular class will continue in Winter 2023. 
We’ll introduce children to a variety of instruments and build music skills, including voice and percussion. Mon/Tues/Thurs after school. Dates/times TBD.

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
  • Puppet making with Susan 
  • Your suggestion?

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

If this sounds like the art party for your family, email us!

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 Merritt's Ukulele Circle, to the NV Fibre Lovers, various community groups use our spaces for all kinds of artistic adventures in the Nicola Valley. Contact us for available space for your group!


We look forward to welcoming you all to enjoying our music events, like Jazz in the Attic, Saturday, Oct 29. Get tickets now! Online... 

NVCAC Open Mic is not happening right now. But you can enjoy live music, like Robert Bertrand, at other venues in our community.