Macrame + Weaving = Macraweave!

We will be reviewing the status of this event closer to the date. Please watch for updates.   with Sarah Elizabeth   May 9 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Cost: $55/$45 (members) plus $35 material fee Create a beautiful

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Celebrate Poetry Month – Moved Online

This event has moved online. Please check out the Federation of BC Writers’ Facebook page on and after April 15 (@bcwriters) To celebrate Poetry Week, there will be a reading by three published poets; Castlegar’s own Linda Crosfield (left), Jane

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After Eden Opening

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

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Anima Opening

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

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Soup for the Cultured Soul 2020

  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

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Dinner for the Cultured Soul

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

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Embroidered Specimens

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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Oil Painting Workshop

The Uses of Underpainting Pre-register and pay online at www.karenrubkiewicz.com/workshops. Underpainting is a great way to start your painting off with some built in contrast and tonal value. Learn the basic uses of underpainting, choosing colours for various effects and

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Block Printing on Fabric

Learn how to create designs for fabric, how to carve a block and the process of simple repeat patterns. Learn techniques like ombre-rolls, two-coloured printing and jigsaw prints. Ideal for textile artists.

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