Penticton Arts Council AGM Oct 24, 2017

On behalf of the Penticton Arts Council’s Board of Directors, I would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Annual General Meeting at Leir House (220 Manor Park Ave.), on Tuesday October 24, 6:30 pm .

It’s been a very busy year at the Arts Council, and we would like to take some time at our AGM to share with you highlights and updates from the past 12 months, as well as hear your ideas and suggestions for the upcoming year. Light refreshments will be served at the meeting.

The AGM will also include the election of new board members. If you are interested in joining our board, please complete a board nomination form - available in person from our office at Leir House. If you would like to request a digital nomination form, please contact Sharon at and she will email it to you. Completed nomination forms must be received by Monday, Oct. 23 at our office, as nominations cannot be accepted at the AGM.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact me by email at

I look forward to seeing and chatting with you at our upcoming AGM - Please arrive a few minutes early to sign in, and meet and mingle with our current board members and staff.


Timothy Tweed
Penticton & District Community Arts Council

Please arrive by 6pm to renew your memberships (required for voting at AGM). Meeting starts promptly at 6:30.
Hodge Podge Art Competition
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BC Culture Days Event

Oct 1st 11am - 1pm at the Leir House
The Hodge Podge Art Competition is a one of a kind arts obstacle course & multi sport event! In honour of our Arts Rising volunteers this is an open invitation arts appreciation competition that will involve 6 art obstacles. The obstacles are: String & Tune, Set Up A Stage, Create a Poem, Paint Off, Deliver a Monologue, Fashion Line & Catwalk.

This event will be judged by highly critical audience members.

There will be a Car-B-Que and Virgin Cocktail Bar on site. Dj'd music and general hilarity!
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Penticton Arts Council Board 2016/17

Penticton Arts Council is pleased to present the new Board of Directors for 2016/17
Back row (L to R): Brad Hillis, Dale Boyd, Stephano Liapis, Eric Hanston, Skyler Punnett. Middle row (L to R): Vaelei Walkden-Brown (Executive Director), Laurel Burnham, Yanti Sharples-Rowland, Dennis Gordon Evans, Judy Sentes (City of Penticton liaison), Tim Tweed. Front row (L to R): Kim Russell, Jenny Long, Petra Höller, Nettie Steuernagel.
Amazing things are in store for the Penticton Arts Council - with this many creative and talented people on the board... you better believe it! If you want to become a member or renew your current membership, please visit our offices in the Leir House Cultural Centre during business hours for a membership form.

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Mission Statement

The Mission of Penticton & District Community Arts Council is to increase and broaden opportunities for the public enjoyment of and participation in cultural activities, while working closely with all levels of government to address the cultural needs of the Community.