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November, 2019

Water Travels a Cycle

10:00 am - Fri, Mar 1st, 2019 to Thu, Jan 30th, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

In his combination of linear forms and vibrant colours, David Wilson creates circular compositions that draw from the symbols and stories of his Okanagan First Nations heritage. Exploring traditional narratives and using pictographs based on those found on sites in the Okanagan region, he reinterprets the stories of his people. In this series, the story of water’s social life—from the rain of the clouds, through snowy peaks of mountains, to Spotted Lake where it evaporates—is told in images. Read more

Through Her Eyes: Works from Our Permanent Collection

10:00 am - Sat, Aug 24th, 2019 to Sun, Nov 17th, 2019
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Through Her Eyes: Works from Our Permanent Collection August 24 to November 17, 2019 Through Her Eyes traces a long history of landscape, and how ‘landscape’ has evolved into painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, the analogue and the digital. It highlights the particular vision that women artists bring to their environment, one that is filled with awe and appreciation as well as criticality, introspection and reflection. The exhibition focuses on women artists in the Kelowna Art Gallery’s collection and includes works ranging from the 1930s to the present. Read more

Daphne Odjig 100

10:00 am - Sat, Sep 14th, 2019 to Sun, Jan 5th, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Daphne Odjig 100 is a capsule retrospective of the late artist Daphne Odjig that opens the week of what would have been her 100th birthday. Odjig is one of Canada’s most celebrated Indigenous painters and printmakers, and has often been referred to as “the grandmother of Canadian Indigenous art”. Read more

Well-Being Wednesdays

6:30 pm - Wed, Sep 25th, 2019 to Wed, Dec 18th, 2019
at Rotary Centre for the Arts

Balance Well-Being (BWB) is a community of local well-being businesses who are supporting people in creating their best lives. BWB promotes balance in the four pillars of well-being: Body, Financial, Mind and Social, helping the well-being community connect and collaborate to accomplish recognition of the Okanagan's finest well-being businesses. Well-Being Wednesdays will give you the tools to see how this growing community can enrich your own personal well-being and create your best life. This series is an opportunity to connect, experience, grow and learn from a variety of well-being practitioners. Read more

Novel Writing w/ Andrew Buckley - Fall Series 2019

6:30 pm - Mon, Oct 7th, 2019 to Mon, Nov 18th, 2019
at Centre for Arts and Technology - Lecture Theatre

Write a Novel This Fall! The series is designed to help those who are thinking of writing a novel, have started writing a novel, or are just looking for something really awesome to do on a Monday night.
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ArtMart: Cool Arts Launch

6:00 pm - Fri, Nov 8th, 2019 to Sat, Jan 4th, 2020
at Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

Kelowna’s favourite (and only) art vending machine is back for its final edition of 2019! This time we’re doing something special: a partnership with Cool Arts! The incredible members of the Cool Arts Society have been working for months to create colourful sculptures and objects for the ArtMart. Every piece is one of a kind. Read more

'tis The Season

7:00 pm - Mon, Nov 11th, 2019
at Kanata Hotel & Conference Centre

Ladies, let's have FUN before the busy Christmas Season begins! Read more

Hip Hop+Bingo@Doc's!! Presented by PBR and Okanagan Spring.

9:00 pm - Mon, Nov 11th, 2019
at Doc Willoughby's Downtown Pub

Play bingo and win prizes while listening to hip hop classics from the 90’s and 00's. Free to play!! Three games and three prizes per night. Monthly winners entered into a grand prize draw at the end of the month. Read more

2019 International Indigenous Tourism Conference

8:00 am - Tue, Nov 12th, 2019 to Thu, Nov 14th, 2019
at Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort

Way̓ x̌ast sx̌l̓x̌ʕal̓t, the people of the Syilx, Nlakápamux and Secwépemc Nations welcome you to the 2019 IITC hosted on the traditional and unceded territory of the Syilx Nation. Read more

Anxiety to Calm Confidence / How to Reduce Everyday Anxiety and Stress

6:00 pm - Wed, Nov 13th, 2019
at Invati Yoga

Join Dana Skoglund, Ayurvedic lifestyle coach (previously named "the most stressed out yoga teacher in the world" by her husband), for a free one hour talk on simple strategies for reducing everyday anxiety and stress. Read more