Artbeat – Arts & Culture from the Edge – Oct. 30, 2020
Scarf by Louise Smith

The Monashee Arts Council AGM has been set!

  • When: November 17th at 6:30pm
  • Where: OAP hall (1737 Glencaird street, Lumby BC)
  • There will be a maximum of 30 people able to attend due to Covid-19 and we ask that everyone practice social distancing and wear masks! Stay Safe!

Call for Artists and Crafters

From November 1st to December 24th the Monashee Arts Council will be hosting a Christmas market at the Village Gallery to bring together artisans and shoppers for this Christmas season in a way that respects current health regulations while promoting the enjoyment of the local seasonal shopping experience. 

We will be displaying vendors’ work while encouraging the customers to contact the vendor directly to purchase.

Deadline for applications will be Oct 30, we ask that artists provide 3-4 pieces as well as a, photo, Bio with a description of work and sample business card.

Please pick up your MAC membership and application forms at the Village Gallery, 1975 Vernon Street. (Highway 6). You can also request these documents by email: monasheeartscouncil@gmail.com

2nd hand Art Supplies Sale

Make this your Halloween stop! (Guaranteed to last longer than candy!) The second hand art supply sale will be on all day (10 to 4) on October 31 in front of the Village Gallery  1975 Vernon Street.

The Christmas Store

2020 has been a year of disruption but people are determined to enjoy the seasonal pleasures. One of these pleasures is gift shopping.  The Monashee Arts Council has been told repeatedly by people who pop their heads in the Gallery door: “Bring back the gift shop!”  People want to support local crafters and artisans. We have tried to create a Christmas store where that can happen:

Over twenty local artists have set up displays in the Village Gallery (1975 Vernon Street) with samples of their products, bio, photo and business cards. People can come in, get ideas and contact the artists outside the store at their own and the artist’s convenience. The Monashee Arts Council is not charging for this community service. 

If you are in a hurry and see something you want and don’t have the time to contact the artists themselves…  we will accommodate you. Items in the store are for sale.

The show runs from November 2nd to December 24th and is open from 10 to 4 Monday to Saturday. The store will be closed from 12:30 to 1 pm each day for sanitization. 

Please do not shop if you are feeling unwell, wear a mask and use the sanitizer provided. We plan on enjoying this wonderful season!

Now Happening

Also don’t forget to check out the current Youth show we have been thrilled to have over 30 young artists from as young as 4 up to 24 years old bring in over 60+ works of art to our current show!

ArtKids! is on until October 31st

Also join us November 17th for our AGM!

2nd hand Art Supplies Sale

Make this your Halloween stop! (Guaranteed to last longer than candy!) The second hand art supply sale will be on all day (10 to 4) on October 31 in front of the Village Gallery 

1975 Vernon Street. If you have any supplies (or art) that you want to pass on please let us know (we can pick things up ) or bring it down on Friday the 30th or Saturday the 31

Monashee Arts Council & the Village Gallery
1975 Vernon St. Lumby, BC 778-473-3029
http://www.monasheeartscouncil.com
monasheeartscouncil@gmail.com

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