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November 2020

Christmas Store

November 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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Come see the art of over 20 local artists and crafters! The Gift shop is back at the Village Gallery for the months of November and December! From woodwork, painting. sculpture, fabric art, cards, leather work, ornaments and canning. Come support our local artist and crafters!

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2020 Annual General Meeting!!

November 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
OAP hall, 1737 Glencaird street
Lumby, BC Canada
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The Monashee Arts Council AGM has been set! When: November 17th at 6:30pm Where: OAP hall (1737 Glencaird street, Lumby BC) There will be a maximum of 30 people able to attend due to Covid-19 and we ask that everyone practice social distancing and wear masks! Stay Safe!

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January 2021

Artist in Residence – Nina Westaway

January 4 @ 10:00 am - January 28 @ 3:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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Nina Westaway The Village Gallery is hosting a new show starting January 4, 2021 with the figurative art of Nina Westaway, a long-time volunteer with the gallery and Monashee Arts Council.  It is part educational and part-revelatory, exploring how figure drawing and portraiture can be taught and experienced.  She is also offering one-on-one free workshops, for an hour on Saturdays: January 9, 16, 23, and 30. All materials will be supplied. Adults and children 12 years and over are welcome…

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February 2021

See Here Now – Extended

February 1 @ 10:00 am - March 30 @ 3:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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Join us for our second Artist in Residence show at the Village Gallery as Robin Ledrew's presents 'See Here Now' The show combines some of Ledrew's recent acrylic paintings (2020) with a selection of her work from the past fifty years. Acrylic, watercolour, digital art, pencil and oil are all represented. Of interest to any collectors of her work, there will be pieces for sale that have not been offered before. ‘See Here Now’ will be running from Feb 16th…

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April 2021

April Photography show

April 6 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 4:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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Due to the pandemic and the cancellation of Lumby Days for 2021, the Monashee Arts Council and the Village Gallery is hosting a photography competition and show for the month of April 2021. At such a transitional time of year, between winter and spring, it is a magical opportunity for photographers of all levels, be it amateur and professional from Lumby, Whitevale, Lavington, and Cherryville to be out and about.  The show will consist of entrants from 3 age categories:…

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June 2021

Pictographic Reflections

June 2 - June 29
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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'Spotted Lake' by David Wilson Sookinakin David Wilson Sookinakin is a renowned First Nations artist from the Okanagan Nation. As a child, David looked for his own Nation’s art forms, but could only find a few pictographs. After discovering a book of local pictographs in the public library, he studied it extensively and went on to develop his own style of art from this.  “I create First Nations Art using ancient pictographs of my Ancestors to create a contemporary and…

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July 2021

People, Plants and Pollinators

July 2 @ 10:00 am - July 31 @ 4:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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The Monashee Arts Council (MAC) is currently hosting their new show at the Village Gallery, which underlines the relationship of art and nature. In 1699, Maria Sibylla Merian, a 52-year-old German artist and naturalist, travelled with her adult daughter Dorothea to Surinam in South America, and was the first person to accurately observe insects as they transformed from egg, pupa, cocoon, and caterpillar to adult form—called metamorphosis. And the mutuality of plants and animals was accurately portrayed; her beautiful, detailed…

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Re-wilding, and Nature scaping with Roseanne Van EE

July 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
OAP hall, 1737 Glencaird street
Lumby, BC Canada
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Join the Monashee Arts Council for a special Q&A event with ROSEANNE VAN EE, well-known educator and naturalist in conjunction with our current show ‘People, Plants, and Pollinators’ happening now at the Village Gallery at 1975 Vernon Street (Hwy. 6) This special event will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm at the Lumby OAP hall at 1765 Glencaird St. Admission is free, but Donations are greatly appreciated. Enquiries can be made Monday through…

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August 2021

Home Arts

August 2 @ 10:00 am - August 28 @ 4:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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The lockdowns of the previous year have meant we have had to find new ways to keep ourselves busy, thus allowing many to either hone skills they already possessed or for some to explore new skills. MAC has invited these artisans to show you their applied art skills in this special showcase. Dates: August 2nd  to  28th MAC will also be sponsoring three fibre art demonstrations by the Monashee Weavers at Arbor park gazebo on August 7th , 21st and 28th  be sure to…

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September 2021

Power of Storytelling

September 1 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 4:00 pm
Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street
Lumby, BC V0E 2G0 Canada
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Stories have always been an integral part of what it is to be human, whether in our own personal lives or through our history and culture. It is perhaps one of the things which make us human; we have been conveying stories since before the written word came into being. Originally stories and the lessons they taught the future generations were passed down orally or through other forms of communication such as the arts. In fact, the first writing system…

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