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Kelowna Art Gallery

1315 Water St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9R3, Canada
+1 250-762-2226
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Gallery supports local artists

This is a nice new building, and filled with studios (work spaces) and art. We saw a lot of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
BinColorado
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Denver, Colorado, USA
Great gallery displays

When we visited there was an excellent display of high end art pieces owned by local residents. It... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Greg U
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Nelson, Canada
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Located in the heart of Kelowna's Cultural District, the Kelowna Art Gallery is the leading public art gallery in the Central Okanagan and is among the most respected in Western Canada. Over 700 works comprise the Gallery’s permanent collection, most by contemporary Canadian artists, with a focus on BC and Okanagan artists. Committed to providing public access to the visual arts, the Kelowna Art Gallery offers a wide variety of exhibitions, art classes, workshops, art camps, lectures, and events for people of all ages. The Gallery also serves as a gathering place for the community at large, and is frequently the site of both public and private special events.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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1315 Water St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9R3, Canada
Central City
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+1 250-762-2226
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a nice new building, and filled with studios (work spaces) and art. We saw a lot of good work and had a brief conversation with a fiber artist - all good. I would not want to miss this if I were a visitor...More

Thank BinColorado
Reviewed 16 October 2017

When we visited there was an excellent display of high end art pieces owned by local residents. It was tastefully organized and displayed, despite the eclectic nature of the collections. There was also excellent presentations of weavings and art by local students.

Thank Greg U
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Nice fairly small gallery. Very friendly and informative staff. There are kids activities on the weekends. It is a good activity for the whole family. Can't say enough positives about the staff. Good central downtown location.

Thank J M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had a good time, will tell others, lots of good displays with things to read, staff will help you if you have any questions

Thank Tracey A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely visit to Kelowna Art Gallery... Pretty good ideas. Will visit again... Want to see more but etrance was just 5 $...

Thank Лера С
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I visited on my own and would likely not recommend taking children unless they are older and or very interested in art. The staff was very friendly and informative. I thought it worth the $5 fee to view some of my favorite Canadian artists though...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I enjoyed the 'Legacy of Canadian Art' exhibit here. Very lovely. There's also a 'games and art' exhibit that is interesting. I happened to be there on a Thursday and learned that 'Thursdays are free.' There is paid parking just across the street.

Thank PhotoTripper_10
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This art gallery is very small but the Canada 150 exhibition was excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful. There is no cafe but several good restaurants are close by and the receptionist will let you back in if you leave for lunch and will...More

Thank DSF1
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Kelowna Art Gallery is rather small - but a gem nonetheless. We visited in July and got to see a very comprehensive, well made overview of Canadian Art over 150 years and enjoyed ourselves very much. Highly recommended !

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I enjoy taking my four year old on Sundays to their family art class. It's inexpensive and fun to get creative as they always have a new activity.

Thank Tara J
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