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Kelowna Art Gallery

1315 Water St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9R3, Canada
+1 250-762-2226
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Really good mini-history of Canadian art exhibition

This art gallery is very small but the Canada 150 exhibition was excellent. The staff was friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DSF1
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Alberta
Small gem in downtown Kelowna

The Kelowna Art Gallery is rather small - but a gem nonetheless. We visited in July and got to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marc S
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Berne
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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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2 weeks ago
“Small gem in downtown Kelowna”
29 Oct 2016
“Thursdays are Free”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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1315 Water St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 9R3, Canada
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+1 250-762-2226
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Make sure you go on a Thursday as there is no admission charge. It is a small museum that had three local exhibits. Popular with kids with activities.

Thank David F
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a relatively large building but with only a few exhibits. It is only $5 entrance fee but I visited on Thursday which was free. I spent most of my time at the "Grapes and Tortillas" by Deborah Koenker. This exhibit will be in...More

Thank Ka--Alberta
Reviewed 15 August 2016

To be fair, this is the first time visiting the KAG. While regular admission is only $5 for an adult, I am glad that I arrived on a Thursday, when the admission fee is waived. There were a couple of exhibits that were a tad...More

Thank CalgaryDukefan
Reviewed 9 August 2016

An interesting display but very sparse. The major exhibit was a collection of photos of local migrate Mexican workers with their thoughts on being in Canada. It was rather repetitious but endearing as well.

Thank Caz P
Reviewed 29 July 2016

How can it be that a city this size has such an empty art gallery!! We never find anything of note on display! The Vernon Art Gallery actually gets the Grad Show from the Kelowna Art students! Not sure what goes on at KAG but...More

Thank Maxcontax
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Small gallery with free entrance on Thursdays! Open, airy, but quaint. The exhibits change frequently enough, and are always feature lesser known artists. There's also an interactive room -- great for kids!

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Always love to visit Art Galleries on their free or discounted nights. Apparently Thursday is that day for the Kelowna Art Gallery. Unfortunately, the main exhibit hall was being utilized for a private function and we missed a whole section of the gallery :( This...More

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