Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Kootenay Gallery of Art

Exhibitions; Giftshop; Education; Community

The Kootenay Gallery is a public art gallery serving the West Kootenay region where national and regional artists showcase their work. There will be two exhibitions featured during the Culture Tour. Stephen Foster, a Metis professor at UBCO, offers work critical of the historical and inaccurate presentation of First Nation culture by non-aboriginals such as American photographer Edward Curtis.

Also showing will be the work of students from the Digital Arts & New Media program at Selkirk College who create using a medium that complements Foster's photography. Workshops are offered for all ages to complement the calendar of exhibitions. The Gallery gift shop carries items created by local artists from every artistic medium from large-scale paintings to beautiful handcrafted jewellery.

Contact: Val Field
Phone: 250-365-3337
Venue type: C (My venue is a studio/art gallery exhibiting the work of many artists year round.)
Wheelchair accessible? Yes (Accessible meaning doors at least 32" wide, no threshold more than 1" high and no stairs or an elevator/lift available.)
Business hours outside of the Culture Tour are: Regular business hours.
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Open 7 days/week in December. Closed statutory holidays.
Note: Copyright ownership of images on this site remains with the creator of the work/image. Permission has been given for this use of images by the Culture Tour, but if you wish to reproduce ANY images you see on this site you must contact the owner of the image directly for permission.
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Location:

120 Heritage Way, Castlegar

Map Code: 10 (View 2017 CBCT Map)

Directions: Across from the Castlegar Regional Airport, adjacent to the Doukhobor Discovery Centre

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