Culture Days 2019

Celebrate the arts and cultural life of our community along with the rest of Canada. All Culture Days events at the Kelowna Art Gallery are FREE and open to the public.


Saturday, September 28, 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Free Admission and Guided Tours

Learn more about our current lineup of exhibitions including Through Her Eyes: Works from Our Permanent Collection and Daphne Odjig 100. Complimentary guided exhibition tours will be led by our knowledgeable education staff at 1:00 and 3:00PM. These tours offer an excellent opportunity to learn about seminal women artists including Daphne Odjig, Nellie Duke, and Ann Kipling as well as a diverse array of 20th century Canadian artworks.

After viewing the galleries, visitors are also invited to explore their creativity with self-guided art activities in our ArtLab studio space throughout the day.


Saturday, September 28, 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Paint the Town

Join us during Culture Days weekend for a fun filled Saturday morning of en plein air (outdoor) painting inspired by the landscape works featured in Through Her Eyes: Works from our Permanent Collection. Participants will borrow a watercolour painting kit and explore Kelowna’s vibrant Cultural District for inspiration. Afterwards, completed artworks will be displayed in a mini exhibition in our ArtLab studio space.


Sunday, September 29, 12:00-4:00 pm

All in the Family

Celebrate Culture Days at the Kelowna Art Gallery with a fun and FREE Family Sunday activity!  This Sunday activity explores the legacy of the late artist Daphne Odjig, whose work is currently on view in the Gallery’s Daphne Odjig 100 exhibition. Little artists will paint family portraits inspired by Odjig’s vibrant use of colours and bold black outlines using a selection of acrylic paints and a variety of brushes. Gallery staff will be on hand to assist with the art activity and current exhibitions will be free and open for visitors to explore.

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