Join us this Thursday June 20th
Hello Summer Artwalk – Penticton, BC
Thursday, June 20th from 5pm to 8pm
Twelve (12!) Gallery openings in one night, all in downtown Penticton. Tour the galleries, all within a few minutes from each other. Meet the artists and enjoy the summer evening. Mix and mingle, share stories and learn what inspires them. Admission is FREE. All ages welcome.
Where: Downtown Penticton – on Main Street, Martin Street, Vancouver Ave, Front Street & 220 Manor Avenue, Penticton.
When: Thursday June 20th from 5pm to 8pm
How Much? Free
Maps for visitors- An interactive google map of the Hello Summer Artwalk: https://drive.google.com/open?id=19LsrJ4P04xtPox2ffxw5c7OaUHYXYfgF&usp=sharing of the Artwalk)
A printable map – featuring all the galleries (not just this event): http://tumbleweedgallery.ca/art-gallery-tour-penticton/
Printed maps will also be available for pick up at each of the featured galleries.
Here are the details for each gallery:
Cormier’s Studio – 495 Vancouver Avenue, Penticton.
A new addition to the Artwalk. Artists will be in attendance. There will be wine, snacks, PLUS a draw for a “Garden lollipop” sculpture.
Penticton Art Gallery – 199 Marina Way. Late night opening, and special preview of the artworks, ahead of the 42nd Annual Art Auction! There will be historical and contemporary artworks on show, from all over the world. Maybe you will see something perfect for your collection.
Front Street Gallery – 60 Front Street, Penticton.
Late night opening from 5pm to 8pm.
Art Up Studios – 94 Ellis Street.
A shared studio space for artists – newly opened. Meet the artists, explore the space. See painting demonstrations and more.
5:00 pm Paverpol Demo by Maureen Walker
6:00 pm 2017 Snakebite 48 hour Film Fest Comp Screening +
2019 event announcement
7:00 pm DJ Splendid Bastard Mini Dance Party
Plus paintings from Leir House artists and our permanent collection.
Matheson & Grove Fine Art Gallery – (formerly the Matheson & Grove Fine Art Gallery) – 205 Martin Street, Penticton.
Late night opening, wine tasting and live music. Artists will be in attendance, and art studios will be open for guests to explore.
Make Good BC – 651 Main Street.
A team of local, professional designers and craftspeople who share tools, space, and knowledge.
4 artists share this space. Here is what they have planned:
Peter Wolf: silkscreens.
Annalee Kornelsen : acrylics on canvas
Florian Maurer : acrylics on canvas
Erika Maurer: acrylics on canvas and mixed media
BeeLong Gallery + Studios – 374 Main Street, Penticton.
Opening night for Leanne Spanza’s Art: An Okanagan Collection. Artist in attendance, plus wines from the Naramata Bench and tunes from DJ Spill.
Tumbleweed Gallery – 452 Main Street, Penticton.
Opening Night for “Blossom” – featuring all new art from the seven members of the Tumbleweed artist collective. Show features work by: Liz Marshall, Jolene Mackie, Jessie Dunlop, Carol Munro, Vikki Drummond, Lyse Deselliers and Kirsten Robertson. Artists will be in attendance, so you can chat and learn about the works and the inspiration behind them.