Vernon Community Arts Centre

2704A Hwy 6
Vernon BC  V1T 5G5

Phone: 250-542-6243

Vernon Community Arts Centre

The Vernon Community Arts Centre (VCAC), operated by the Arts Council of the North Okanagan (ACNO), is a community based facility providing a variety of classes and workshops for beginner, intermediate and professional artists of all ages. The VCAC also provides studio drop-in sessions, allowing for individuals to interact and collaborate. In addition to this, our Joining Hands program provides adults living with a disability the opportunity to participate in artistic activities.

The VCAC runs a variety of events throughout the year, and has a Centre Gallery which is open to the public and showcases the work of ACNO members. Come visit us today to see all we have to offer! Located in Polson Park, Vernon, BC. To become a member of the ACNO, visit their website (www.acno.ca).

A not for profit, community arts centre that specializes in art classes for youth and adults as well as a studio space for paint, clay, & glass drop-ins.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 4:30pm
Sunday: Closed

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Business Information


Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Art School, Non-Profit Organization

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm



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Events

Clay Coil Project | Ages 4-6

Clay Coil Project | Ages 4-6
04:00 pm - 25 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

CLAY COIL PROJECT | Ages 4-6 with Samantha Hesketh Learn how to work with clay while creating a unique pencil holder made of of clay coils. Pieces will be kiln...

Abstract Art | Ages 7-10

Abstract Art | Ages 7-10
03:30 pm - 26 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

ABSTRACT ART | Ages 7-10 with Samantha Hesketh Create your own abstract artwork using a mix of mediums. Projects will be inspired by artists such as Jackson Pollock...

Composite Sculpture

Composite Sculpture
09:30 am - 28 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

COMPOSITE SCULPTURE with Gale Woodhouse Level: Intermediate This 2 day workshop introduces students to basic sculpting techniques using tube and slab construction....

Felted or Nuno Felted Scarf

Felted or Nuno Felted Scarf
09:30 am - 28 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

FELTED OR NUNO FELTED SCARF with Nikki Marshall Level: Beginner/Intermediate Create your choice of either a felted or nuno felted scarf. Nuno felting refers to...

Make a Fused Glass Plate

Make a Fused Glass Plate
09:30 am - 28 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

MAKE A FUSED GLASS PLATE with Patricia Doyle Level: Beginner Learn the skills needed to start creating fused glass projects on your own, including glass cutting,...

Stop Motion Animation | Ages 6-9 & Parent

Stop Motion Animation | Ages 6-9 & Parent
10:00 am - 28 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

STOP MOTION ANIMATION | Ages 6-9 & Parent with Amanda Homeniuk Explore the wonderful world of stop motion! Led by Amanda Homeniuk, a professional stop-motion animator,...

Traditional Animation

Traditional Animation
06:00 pm - 02 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

TRADITIONAL ANIMATION with Amanda Homeniuk Level: Beginner Learn how animators create the illusion of life one drawing at a time! Led by Amanda Homeniuk, a professional...

Collage | Ages 7-10

Collage | Ages 7-10
03:30 pm - 03 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

COLLAGE | Ages 7-10 with Samantha Hesketh Using images from old magazines, papers, and books we will create our own unique works of art! Price includes all materials....

Painting for Tots | Ages 4-6

Painting for Tots | Ages 4-6
04:00 pm - 07 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

PAINTING FOR TOTS | Ages 4-6 with Samantha Hesketh Get messy while learning the basics of painting in this fun one hour class! Price includes all materials. Monday,...

Clay Bowl | Ages 7-10

Clay Bowl | Ages 7-10
03:30 pm - 09 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

CLAY BOWL | Ages 7-10 with Samantha Hesketh Students will learn valuable hand building techniques while creating and decorating their very own clay bowl. Pieces...

Stop Motion Animation | Ages 10-14

Stop Motion Animation | Ages 10-14
10:00 am - 12 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

STOP MOTION ANIMATION | Ages 10-14 with Amanda Homeniuk Explore the wonderful world of stop motion! Led by Amanda Homeniuk, a professional stop-motion animator,...

Intro to Wheel Throwing

Intro to Wheel Throwing
05:30 pm - 15 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

INTRO TO WHEEL THROWING with Amy Kermociev (4 classes) Level: Beginner This class is for those looking to learn the basics of working on the wheel. During your...

Fundamentals of Drawing

Fundamentals of Drawing
06:00 pm - 15 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING with David Macri Level: Beginner/Intermediate Learn the core elements of drawing and develop the tools needed to make beautiful and interesting...

Paint Along | Ages 8-12

Paint Along | Ages 8-12
03:30 pm - 16 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

PAINT ALONG | Ages 8-12 with Samantha Hesketh Paint along with the instructor and learn the step by step process of creating a painting from start to finish. Price...

Paint Along | Ages 8-12

Paint Along | Ages 8-12
03:30 pm - 16 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

PAINT ALONG | Ages 8-12 with Samantha Hesketh Paint along with the instructor and learn the step by step process of creating a painting from start to finish. Price...

Watercolour Painting

Watercolour Painting
06:00 pm - 24 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING with Samantha Hesketh Level: Beginner Learn the basics of watercolour painting while exploring techniques that will help you create a work...

Needle Felted Bunny Rabbit

Needle Felted Bunny Rabbit
09:30 am - 26 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

NEEDLE FELTED BUNNY RABBIT with Nikki Marshall Level: Beginner/Intermediate In this class students will learn how to make a needle felted rabbit to take home and...

Thrown and Altered Birdhouses

Thrown and Altered Birdhouses
09:30 am - 26 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

THROWN AND ALTERED BIRDHOUSES with Gale Woodhouse Level: Intermediate Using the basic wheel thrown forms of plate, bowl, and cylinder create a one-of-a-kind bird...

Acrylic Thick and Thin Workshop

Acrylic Thick and Thin Workshop
09:30 am - 26 May 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

ACRYLIC THICK AND THIN WORKSHOP with Wendy Robson Level: All Levels Wendy Robson is offering this two day workshop to help improve your painting skills and explore...

Paint 4 Self Plus - A Two Day Intuitive Painting Workshop

Paint 4 Self Plus - A Two Day Intuitive Painting Workshop
10:00 am - 09 June 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

PAINT 4 SELF PLUS-A two day intuitive painting workshop with Fiona Neal (2 classes) Level: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced With the focus strongly on the process...

Past Events

Make a Pouring Jug

Make a Pouring Jug
12:00 pm - 21 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

MAKE A POURING JUG with Karen Palmer (2 classes) Level: All Levels During day one of this workshop students will use clay slab construction to sculpt a decorative...

Watercolour Cards | Family Art Series

Watercolour Cards | Family Art Series
10:00 am - 21 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

WATERCOLOUR CARDS | Family Art Series Bring the whole family and come experiment with watercolours while creating your own unique greeting cards in a fun and friendly...

Abstract Collagraph Printing

Abstract Collagraph Printing
09:30 am - 21 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

ABSTRACT COLLAGRAPH PRINTING with Gale Woodhouse Level: Beginner/Intermediate Using a collage of materials students will make a 'printing plate' and then use that...

Art & Acoustics

Art & Acoustics
06:30 pm - 20 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

Join us at the Vernon Community Arts Centre in Polson Park for an evening of original artwork and live music at our annual fundraiser, Art & Acoustics! Art & Acoustics...

Faces in Pastels

Faces in Pastels
01:30 pm - 19 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

FACES IN PASTELS with Tina Siddiqui Level: All levels Indulge in rendering face in chalk pastels, the easiest colour medium. Instructions on facial anatomy and...

Intro to Stained Glass

Intro to Stained Glass
01:00 pm - 19 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

INTRO TO STAINED GLASS with Terry Dunstan Level: Beginner Fun and easy to learn! This class is designed to introduce students to the art of stained glass using...

Pro D Day Camp | Ages 8-12

Pro D Day Camp | Ages 8-12
09:30 am - 16 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

PRO D DAY CAMP | Ages 8-12 This one day camp offers students the opportunity to explore their creativity using a variety of mediums. Participants need to bring...

Stop Motion Animation | Ages 10-14

Stop Motion Animation | Ages 10-14
09:30 am - 16 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

STOP MOTION ANIMATION | Ages 10-14 Level: Beginner Explore the wonderful world of stop motion! Led by Amanda Homeniuk, a professional stop-motion animator, participants...

Fundamentals of Drawing | Ages 8-12

Fundamentals of Drawing | Ages 8-12
01:30 pm - 14 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING | Ages 8-12 with David Macri Level: Beginner Learn the core elements of drawing and develop the tools needed to make beautiful and interesting...

Pen & Ink Illustration

Pen & Ink Illustration
09:30 am - 14 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

PEN & INK ILLUSTRATION with David Macri Level: Beginner/Intermediate Explore illustration styles, developing ideas, composition, planning and mark-making using...

Happy Art - Finding Your Zen

Happy Art - Finding Your Zen
01:00 pm - 12 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

HAPPY ART - FINDING YOUR ZEN with Nancy Vince Level: Beginner Join Nancy Vince and create happy doodle art. In this class she will show the progression of creating...

Clay Sculpture | Ages 11-14

Clay Sculpture | Ages 11-14
03:30 pm - 11 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

CLAY SCULPTURE | Ages 11-14 with Samantha Hesketh In this class you will learn techniques for hand building with clay while creating your own unique sculpture!...

Oil Painting | Ages 15-18

Oil Painting | Ages 15-18
04:00 pm - 10 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

OIL PAINTING | Ages 15-18 with Samantha Hesketh Level: Beginner Learn how to create your own works of art using oil paints! This 4 week class will cover the basics...

Acrylic Painting for Beginners

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
01:30 pm - 10 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

ACRYLIC PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS with Gabrielle Strong Level: Beginner This class will offer a glimpse into the world of acrylic painting at an entry level. Throughout...

Seascapes

Seascapes
01:30 pm - 09 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

SEASCAPES with Gabrielle Strong (3 classes) Level: Beginner/Intermediate Discover the art of painting seascapes. In this class we will focus on creating seascapes...

Intro to Oil Painting

Intro to Oil Painting
06:00 pm - 05 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

INTRO TO OIL PAINTING with Samantha Hesketh (6 classes) Level: Beginner/Intermediate This class will cover the basics of oil painting and colour mixing. Explore...

Intro to Wheel Throwing

Intro to Wheel Throwing
06:00 pm - 05 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

INTRO TO WHEEL THROWING with Laurel Fredin Level: Beginner Learn the basics of throwing on the wheel. During your 8 week class you will learn the process of forming...

Basics of Clay

Basics of Clay
05:30 pm - 03 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

BASICS OF CLAY with Karen Palmer (6 classes) Level: Beginner A wheel throwing and hand building class for beginners and those wanting to become proficient on the...

Intro to Wheel Throwing

Intro to Wheel Throwing
09:30 am - 03 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

INTRO TO WHEEL THROWING with Laurel Fredin (8 classes) Level: Beginner This class is for those looking to learn the basics of working on the wheel. During your...

Open Class

Open Class
09:30 am - 03 April 2018

At Vernon Community Arts Centre

OPEN CLASS with Tina Siddiqui Level: All Levels Work in the medium and subject of your choice with instructor support! Attempt something new or finish works that...

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