Art Classes and Workshops for Youth & Adults


Community Workshops

syilx/Okanagan Workshops
Date: Select Saturdays | 10 am to 12 pm
Cost per workshop: $15 ($10 for members)
Wildrose Native Traditions, members of the Westbank First Nation community, will lead various presentations and indigenous cultural competency workshops for the public. These programs are for all ages, but any children must be accompanied by an adult.
May 4 | Our Shared History: Talking Circle
May 18 | Fire and Water: syilx (Okanagan) Relationship with the Land
June 22 | Living the Seasons: The syilx (Okanagan) Calendar
June 29 | Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

These workshops will have limited capacity. Please call 250-762-2226 to register.


Teen Fridays Art Program

Throughout the summer, the Kelowna Art Gallery will be offering opportunities for youth to explore and expand their creative practice. Our Teen Fridays program will teach students about a wide range of artistic media and techniques. Each Friday will have a specific focus. The majority of the program will be taught by artist and art educator Jim Elwood. Two classes will be taught by guest artists. Classes will run on select Fridays, from 9 am to 2 pm. Sign up for all six Fridays and get one Friday for free!

July 5  |  Drawing with INK
July 19  |  Screen Printing with Sharilyn Kuehnel
July 26  |  Watercolour

August 9  |  Wildlife & Animal Drawing
August 16  |  People and Portraits
August 23  |  Illustration with Augusto Kapronczai

Cost per Friday: $65 ($55 for members)
Cost for the series: $325 ($275 for members)

Please call 250-762-2226 to register.



Please call the Gallery at 250-762-2226 or email




Ever wondered what it is like to take an art class at the Kelowna Art Gallery?

The Kelowna Art Gallery invited local writers Lori-Anne Poirier and Jennifer Smith to take a six-week art class and chronicle their experience. You can read about their adventures in art on our guest writers section.

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