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  Join the Monashee Arts Council for our first ever Lumby Paint Party!  This will be an afternoon of painting and socializing … and the best part is that you get to keep your amazing work of art. The theme of the painting is “camping under the stars”.  You will be guided through the project by Lumby’s very own teaching artist, Loretta West. All supplies for the event will be provided.  Oh, and did we mention that the event includes one free drink with your ticket?!?  So, all you’ll need to bring is your creative spirit. Don’t wait, tickets are limited and sales will close on March 7, 2020. Details of the Paint Party are: Date – Saturday, March 14. 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Where – Lumby Legion #167 Tickets – Cost $40 per ticket and can be purchased at the Village Gallery (1975 Vernon Street) and Snac Shac (2133 Shuswap Avenue). Dress – Please wear something you don’t mind…

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Artbeat…arts & culture community news

Meet the Artist  We've been working in conjunction with the Okanagan Regional Library (Lumby branch) for the past few years on a local art initiative. The Meet the Artist program is hosted monthly at the library and features MAC members' artwork in their display area.  There is a meet-and-greet event near the end of the show at the library where the public has the opportunity to meet the featured artist and ask questions or watch a demonstration.  If you are interested in being one of the artists involved, please give us a shout!   —   The Monashee Arts Council would like to thank everyone who volunteered & took part in the Winter Dance Party this past Saturday!   —   Membership has its benefits!  Did you know that when you purchase your yearly membership with the Monashee Arts Council, you become eligible to use our “member wall space” to display your artwork in our area at The Village Gallery?  MAC memberships are only $15 per…

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Winter Dance Party!

***UPDATE*** This event is FAMILY FRIENDLY!  Children aged 0-12 can attend (with adult) for free, and Youth aged 13-18 can attend (with adult) for just $5!   The Monashee Arts Council is thrilled to be hosting a Winter Dance Party - Buddy Holly Tribute, on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 7pm.  The event will be held at the White Valley Community Centre located at 2250 Shields Avenue in Lumby, BC.  Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase in Lumby at Snac Shack, The Village Gallery, and will also be available at the door on the night of the event.  Our featured performers will be Manfred Harter, Dustin Schmauder, and Nathan Fadden, with additional performances by special guests April Sheehan, Manfred's Guitar, Gord Wilson, and Joost & Wolf.  Put your dancing shoes on and get ready for an amazing night!!!   This tribute performance is based on a series of concerts held in 1953 known as the Winter Dance Party which…

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Meet the Artist Project

Meet the Artist Project - call for participating artists The Monashee Arts Council has entered into an agreement with the Okanagan Regional Library (Lumby) to offer a program to raise the awareness in the community of our local artists.  This project will provide a venue for local artists to showcase their work in the Lumby Branch, as well as take part in evening/weekend events during which the public can meet the artists to discuss their pieces

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Cultural Survey

The Monashee Arts Council is taking a Cultural Survey of Lumby, Whitevale, Mabel Lake, Lavington/Coldstream, Cherryville and the surrounding areas. Are you an artist, sculptor, potter, performer, writer, playwright or any other type of cultural creative? Let us know who you are!  MAC directors will be doing interviews to discover what talents are in the area.

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Almost 2 Decades of MAC

Supporting Arts & Culture in the Community for almost Two Decades! The Monashee Arts Council has been actively working on bringing artistic and cultural events to Lumby and the surrounding areas for almost two decades! We take great pride in being able to support both our local artists and supporters of the arts.  We are a dedicated group of volunteers (with the support of our Arts & Culture Program Coordinator, Jennifer Greenwood), who are committed to continuing this important work in the community.  We always welcome new members to join us in our activities.  If you'd like to join the arts council and/or volunteer to help with one of our many rewarding committees/projects, please contact Jennifer at the MAC office located in the Village Gallery at 1975 Vernon St., in the heart of Lumby, by phone at 778-473-3029 or by email at monasheeartscouncil@gmail.com We'd love to hear from you!

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