Join us every Sunday from 1-4 pm at the Kelowna Art Gallery for Family Sundays.
Through hands-on activities, helpful instructions, and age-appropriate information and questions, Family Sundays opens up the world of art and artists for children and adults by providing opportunities to engage, discover, and create.
Family Sundays are open to the public every Sunday from 1-4 pm.
Cost is $4 per person, which includes participation in the activity and gallery admission.
Contact the Gallery at 250-762-2226 for more information. Click here to receive updates and information about Family Sundays art activities.
The Kelowna Art Gallery acknowledges the generous support of Source Office Furnishings
October 12 | Thanksgiving Centrepiece
Decorate your table for the big Thanksgiving feast with this centerpiece featuring medieval motifs, inspired by Lynden Beesley’s Hortus Conclususgarden project.
October 19 | Willow Weaving
Learn how to weave with willow branches. Participants will create vessels similar to the boat-like sculpture by artist Peter Von Tiesenhausen suspended in the Gallery hallway, as well as miniature pods similar to the ones by artist Annabel Stanley in the courtyard garden.
October 26 | Trick or Treat!
Decorate your custom candy bag with this Spooktacular Halloween Activity!
November 2 – iNifiNiTe Time paintings
As daylight savings ends, ‘fall back’ with us and spend your day creating paintings inspired by artist Gary Spearin’s exhibition entitled, iNifiNiTi.
November 9 | Storytelling
Inspired by Daphne Odjig’s children’s stories about Nanabush, participants will write, colour, and create their very own children’s story book!
November 16 | Paper Relief Sculptures
Bend, fold, and combine colourful strands of paper in abstract ways to create a unique paper sculpture that can be hung on the wall.
November 23 | PowWOW!
Learn about aboriginal art and create unique paintings inspired by the 7: Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. exhibition.
November 30 | Spirit Animals
Learn about the meaning and importance of animals in aboriginal culture with this printmaking activity.
Month of December
Each Sunday in December, join us for a multi-cultural holiday activity as various cultural groups host hands-on activities that relate to their traditions. Stay tuned for details!
Special Saturday Event
Starlight Lantern Making Event
Saturday, December 6 | Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Cost $5.00 per person
Create a beautiful painted paper lantern to light up the winter nights. You can bring your lantern to the Downtown Light Up on the evening of December 6. Drop in any time between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to create your lantern. Contact the Downtown Kelowna Association at 250-862-3515 for more information about the Light Up.