Hello Santa! A Penticton Artwalk
Tour the art scene in Penticton. We have 17 (seventeen!) Art Gallery openings – all in one night. All in downtown Penticton! Admission is FREE. All ages welcome. Pick up a map from any participating gallery and start your art adventure.
PDCAC Gallery at the Leir House 220 Manor Park Avenue | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Start your walk at the Opening Night for Ornamented + Long Night’s Journey. Home of the Penticton & District Community Arts Council, this dual exhibition features one of a kind holiday ornaments and works of art that stir a wintery soul. Prints and small works will also be available in the PDCAC Gallery shop.
Glenn Clark Open Studio 401 Municipal Avenue | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Award winning artist with a passion for the outdoors. Glenn has worked at the Penticton Art Gallery for close to 30 years. Take a rare glimpse into the artist’s home studio.
OSA at the Shatford 760 Main Street | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Children of the World exhibit, celebrating youth & affirming our commitment to fulfilling the rights of every child.
Make Good BC 651 Main Street | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Open studio with artists in attendance. Make Good is a team of professional designers and craftspeople who share tools, space, and knowledge
Tumbleweed Gallery 452 Main Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Opening Night for Echo – featuring all new art from the artists of the Tumbleweed Gallery collective. Artists will be in attendance, so you can chat and learn about the works and the inspiration behind them.
Saint-Germain Café & Gallery 449 Main Street | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Opening Night for Pictorial Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants: New Works on Paper by Alexandra Goodall.
BeeLong Gallery + Studios 374 Main Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Opening Night for Itsy Bitsy – A group show featuring miniature (6”x6”) works from more than 25 artists, including resident artists. Artists in attendance, plus wines from the Naramata Bench.
Picture This! 133 Westminster Avenue W. | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Late night opening with artists in attendance. Gain an insight into what inspires the artists over a cup of warm apple cider!
Matheson & Grove Fine Art Gallery 205 Martin Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Late night opening. Gallery artists will be in attendance and Art studios will be open for guests to explore. See the work of artist and sculptor Kindrie Grove, plus art from co-founder Dawn Renee Matheson, who spent years in Mexico soaking up the Aztec culture.
Mondo Creation 221 Main Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Artisan’s business incubator. This art space is designed to support new and emerging artists. Featuring a selection of locally made art and crafts. Special late opening. Artists will be in attendance.
Rasha Tattoo and Gallery 218 Main Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rasha has been practicing the art of tattoo for almost 20 years. His practice has expanded to include painting, wood burning and glass etching.
Lloyd Gallery 18 Front Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Serving the Okanagan for more than 35 years. New work by Min Ma & Serge Dubé & introducing our newest artist Jane Appleby, all of the Lower Mainland. The walls are filled with art, from floor to ceiling. Late opening, with artists in attendance. Come warm up with a mug of hot chocolate.
Front Street Gallery 60 Front Street | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
12 artists welcome you to choose from a wide selection for your Christmas list. Join us to meet the artists and get into the spirit of the season.
Art Up Studios, Gallery and Gift Bar 94 Ellis Street | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Shared Studio space for artists. Browse through the gallery, and explore inside the working studios. Talk to the artists and experience the creative atmosphere. This new artist space is just across from the Penticton Art Gallery.
The Bench Market 368 Vancouver Avenue | 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Featuring work from the estate of award-winning artist Terry Isaac. Coffee bar will be open for service, along with our fresh-baked goods and retail section.
Cormier Art Studio 495 Vancouver Avenue | 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Showcasing the works of creative couple Kena and Lawrence Cormier. Lawrence is a sculptor whose medium of choice is steel. Kena is a painter creating acrylic mixed media wall art. Plus checkout the bright and colourful fused glass sculptures.
Penticton Art Gallery 199 Marina Way | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Opening Reception from 7pm – 9pm for our Under 500 Exhibition + Sale, featuring artists from all over B.C. Get your hot little hands on some fabulous and affordable local art — be everyone’s favourite gift-giver this Christmas!