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PDCAC Leir House Cultural Centre & Arts Council Gallery

  • pentictonartscouncil.com
  • 220 Manor Park Avenue, Penticton
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PENTICTON & DISTRICT COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL (PDCAC)

Celebrating over 60 years of art in our community

We believe in a vibrant, flourishing, and sustainable artistic community that is inclusive and accessible to all. The PDCAC works hard to provide opportunities for artists and community members to come together in celebration of all things art. We are working within COVID safety guidelines to ensure continuation of our programming. Connect with us today! Be sure to check our website regularly to find out our most current events. 

WHAT DO WE DO?

LEIR HOUSE CULTURAL CENTRE

We manage the Leir House. The Leir House Cultural Centre is the HEART of our community. It is the home of the PDCAC, Penticton Potters’ Guild, 8 Artists in Residence, and the Penticton Academy of Music.

PARTNERSHIPS

We partner with a wide variety of artists, art groups, social service providers, and local businesses to promote our local art community and ensure visibility, accessibility, and participation for all.

ARTS MATTER PROGRAM

Through our in-person and online Arts Matter programming, we offer a wide variety of free artistic events for our community. From arts and crafts to musical performances — there is something for everyone. Check out these programs here

EXHIBITIONS & ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY

We host 6 to 8 exhibitions each year showcasing emerging and professional artists, community groups, and open group exhibitions. Check out our exhibitions here.

ART CLASSES

We work with artists at all stages in their careers to help share their skills and passions. With classes for children to seniors, there is something for everyone. Register for a class here.

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS

Reducing social isolation through creative meet-ups — art is always better together. From painting to knitting, at these weekly and monthly creative social gatherings, everyone has a good time. 

EVENTS

We celebrate our artistic vibrancy through festivals, art walks, and other community events and celebrations each year. 

#LOVELOCALART

The #LoveLocalArt online directory showcases our arts scene for locals and visitors to our area. Find a gallery, art class, and so much more! See the directory here

LOCAL ART NEWS AND EVENTS

Stay connected to the local art scene: Visit our Community Calendar. Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Visit the Arts Matter Facebook group.

 

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