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December, 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

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

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

Dogwood Nursery's Adventsmarkt 2019

9:30 am - Sat, Nov 30th, 2019 to Sun, Dec 1st, 2019
at Dogwood Nursery

Dogwood Nursery is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an amazing group of vendors for our 9th Annual Adventsmarkt Christmas Market. Read more

Grizzli Winery Holiday Winery

10:00 am - Sat, Nov 30th, 2019 to Sun, Dec 1st, 2019
at Grizzli Winery

Craft Culture is excited to bring a market to the West Kelowna for the first time! Join us at Grizzli Winery for a festive weekend of Christmas shopping, wine tastings, and live music! Read more

Family Sundays

12:00 pm - Sun, Dec 1st, 2019
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Welcome to Family Sundays, our weekly art making program designed for children and their families to explore the world of art hands-on at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Watercolour Constellation Lanterns: Bring cheer to this year’s Downtown Light Up with a shimmery lantern inspired by constellations in the night sky. Participants will work with glass jars, watercolour paper, and watercolour paints to make a glowing keepsake lantern complete with an electric tealight candle. Read more

KCCA Presents: Andrew Sords Trio

2:00 pm - Sun, Dec 1st, 2019
at Kelowna Community Theatre

This youthful international trio, American violinist Andrew Sords, Australian cellist Luke Severn and Canadian pianist Cheryl Duvall, first performed in Ontario and Quebec. This year, they focus on two of Beethoven’s most epic works for this instrumental combination: the foreboding C minor Trio, written by a 24 year old Beethoven; and the profound “Archduke” Trio, the performance of which was Beethoven’s last public appearance as a pianist. Read more

Lunchbox Talks

12:00 pm - Wed, Dec 4th, 2019
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Looking for something to do over the lunch hour? Each month the Kelowna Art Gallery offers free talks led by artists and or members of the community that are doing great work. Bring a lunch and support creative individuals in your community. Read more

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

7:30 pm - Wed, Dec 4th, 2019
at Kelowna Actors Studio

"Be Our Guest!" The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that played a remarkable 13-year run on Broadway. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Read more