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September 2019

I Love You – Opening Night

September 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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West Gallery I Love You George Koochin September 6 – November 2 Come in, relax and enjoy a moment of solitude as you ponder this “Kootenay love poem” – George Koochin’s monumental visual meditation on “why there is life”.

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Embroidered Specimens

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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During this one day workshop, I will share the techniques I have developed to create ethereal sculptures. My work
explores an often overlooked side of embroidery: the structural possibilities versus the inherent fragility of thread. This
class will explore machine and hand embroidery to create botanical designs that explore texture and colour.

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Copper Etching with Marty Ryan

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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$70 – $80

Learn the basics of copper etching with artist Marty Ryan. In this full day workshop Marty will guide you through creating a finished piece of your choice (ornament, bracelet, bookmark) from prepared copper plates. Cost: $70 for gallery members and $80 for non-members. All materials included. Bring a lunch. For more information and to register, please contact Kootenay Gallery at 250 365-3337.

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October 2019

What the ^*(% do they want? Exhibition Proposals Pt 2

October 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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Free workshop for practicing artists With Susan Andrews Grace and Maggie Shirley Topics to be covered: • what (not) to include • what is expected for each item requested • writing artist statements, cover letters & more Have fun learning how to create your best proposal ever. To register, please send a complete exhibition proposal to kootenaygallery@telus.net by October 4. Not sure what to include? See https://www.kootenaygallery.com/submissions/

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Dinner for the Cultured Soul

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Nineteenth, 1602 Aaron Road
Ootishenia, BC Canada
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Dinner for the Cultured Soul An Elegant Evening of Chance and Entertainment Fundraiser for the Kootenay Gallery of Art Saturday, October 26 at the Nineteenth Doors open at 6:00 pm, dinner at 7:00 pm For more information, check here. Call the Gallery at 250 365 3337  or email us here with  credit card information to reserve your spot. Guests will be charged $50 per person for last-minute cancellations or no-shows. Are you feeling lucky? Take a chance at the Dinner…

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February 2020

Paint Ourselves Visible

February 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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LGBTQ2+ and Questioning Youth ! Make 2020 your year. Join other LGBTQ2+ youth and artists to explore different media, meet local artists and create a mural showing Castlegar who we are. Second Friday of the month (Feb - Jun) 3:45pm-5:30pm for more information or to sign up text Nicole 250.608.3565 This project is co-presented by Castlegar Pride and the Kootenay Gallery of Art with a grant from the Columbia Basin Trust - Community Development Program.

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Soup for the Cultured Soul 2020

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Castlegar Recreation Complex, 2101 6 Ave,
Castlegar, BC V1N 3B2 Canada
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  Soup is on! We have eight (count them, eight!) restaurants/caterers competing this year for the title of People's Favourite. This year, for the first time, the chefs and their assistants will vote for their favourite as well. Participating chefs are from The Black Rooster, Kim's Creations, The Lion's Head, The Wandering Greek Oven, Roots, The Grand Buddha Bistro, Maggie's Mug and The Nineteenth. The ticket includes: A hand crafted pottery bowl, chosen by you • A sampling of soups…

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March 2020

After Eden Opening

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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Free

Stephanie Kellett and Robert Livingood The artists will be in attendance. Everyone is welcome. After Eden conjures spirits from a once whole and vital landscape, to remind us of what is leaving and what is left. After Eden uses beauty to afford viewers a space where they can feel, acknowledge, and mourn the massive ecological changes we are all experiencing on some level right now. There will be a workshop faciliated by Jan Inglis on April 18 in conjunction with…

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Anima Opening

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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Free

Lydia Miller The artist will be in attendance. Everyone is welcome. In Anima, relationships are woven between the Ocean and the Mountains. Life is reflected through the remains of the animals and plants who once contributed to their environment. Every facet of our Earth has a soul, countless years of energy, which has amalgamated into physical beings. The cycle of life is inescapable, once each organism has served and fulfilled its space on Earth, it must return to the dirt…

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Selkirk Creative Writing Student Reading

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kootenay Gallery of Art, 120 Heritage Way
Castlegar, BC V1N 4M5 Canada
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Free

Selkirk College Creative Writing Program Student Reading Join Selkirk College students here at the Kootenay Gallery of Art for an evening of reading. Please come and support the young adults studying in our community. Free event. Donations to the Gallery welcome.

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