50th Events

Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with an inspiring selection of exhibitions, live performances & other events highlighting the amazing artists in our community.

    • Saturday, February 03, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre

    All artists, established & emerging are invited to submit work for our biggest Open Invitation exhibition
    yet -  SPECTRUM 50. The first 50 artists to submit their work will be selected for a 3 week group exhibition from February 13-March 4!
    Our goal with this exhibition is to showcase talented artists in our community working in a broad spectrum of styles & subject matter, encouraging them to share their gifts  for all to see. As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, this exhibition invites artists to explore & consider our community(local & universal) - where we came from, who we are now & what we dream about for the future.
    We’ll be offering a People’s Choice Award of a $100 Opus Gift Card for the artwork that receives the most votes from
    visitors to the gallery. Artists-take a chance & share your artistic gifts with the world! 

    Arrive at the Silk Purse Arts Centre on Sat. Feb. 3 from 1-2pm with 1 work of art

    1 work of art in any medium
    * limited space for free-standing sculpture. May not be able to accept all such work regardless of position in line

    b) Max size 24” x 24” (including frame if work is framed)
    $10 entry fee
    d) WVCAC Membership

    • Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    • Sunday, March 04, 2018
    • Silk Purse Arts Centre
    SPECTRUM 50 is an exciting exhibition celebrating the talented & diverse artists in our community! We are extending an open invitation to all artists, established & aspiring, to present  1 work of art, with the first 50 submissions automatically selected for a group show. Submission details can be found here.

    This special 3 week exhibition will  feature work in a wide spectrum of mediums, styles & subject matter. We hope to encourage members of our community to share their talents for all to see. There will be a People's Choice Award of a $100 Opus Art Supplies gift card for the artwork that receives the most votes from visitors to the gallery. Art lovers-support creativity in our community & vote for your favourite work of art!

    Opening reception: Tuesday, February 13th, from 6-8pm

    Sponsored by



    artsVest™ British Columbia is operated by Business for the Arts, the Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia.

Past 50th Events

Thursday, January 18, 2018 Svetlana Ponomareva & Antoine Villeger
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