Creston Valley Arts Council

An umbrella organization for arts and culture.

Visit the Creston Valley Arts Council Gift Shop!

Where: Creston Visitors Centre, 121 Northwest Blvd. Creston BC

Visit the new Arts Council Gift shop and see our display of local art and fine craft.

Holiday gifts a-plenty at the Creston Valley Arts Council gift shop
from Westword Communications Inc.

Click Here To See The Gift Shop Poster

Donate to the Creston Valley Arts Council

Help the Creston Valley Arts Council provide services in the arts and culture sectors of our community. Your donations will be very much appreciated.

Become a member of the Creston Valley Arts Council Today

  Membership Print Application

  Membership Online Application


Upcoming Events

Every 2nd Wednesday each month.

Arts Council Directors Meeting

5:30pm at the Chamber of Commerce.

Every 3rd Wednesday each month.

Arts Council Members Meeting

7:00 pm at the Creston Museum (Carr Building).

Visit The Creston Valley Arts Council GIFT SHOP!

Creston Valley Arts Council GIFT SHOP

Visit the new Arts Council Gift shop and see our display of local art and fine craft.

Where: Creston Visitors Centre, 121 Northwest Blvd. Creston BC

Watch Our Video See Our Poster

November
Monday to Friday noon - 2:00 pm

December 1 to 24
Monday to Thursday noon - 2:00 pm
Friday and Saturday noon - 4:00 pm

December 25 to 30: Closed

January to April, 2019
Monday to Friday noon - 2:00 pm


Watch Our Video
Holiday Gifts A-Plenty At The Creston Valley Arts Council Gift Shop!

CLICK HERE to read the Creston Valley Advance news story.

NOW ON UNTIL December 28th (Monday to Sunday 9-5)

Art in the Chamber

Come and view the display of local art and fine craft. Monday to Sunday 9-5

See Our Poster

Featuring Local Artists: Sharon Svanda, Andrea Revoy, Shirley Wyngaard, Laura Leeder, Ted Wallace, Carmen Ditzler and Carol Geurts.

Where: Creston Visitors Centre, 121 Northwest Blvd. Creston BC

NOW ON UNTIL December 29th

Art in the Library

Creston Valley Public Library, in partnership with the Creston Valley Arts Council, is proud to present Art in the Library.

See Our Poster

Featurning the Art of Elaine Shunter, Eleanor Van De Bogart and Joanna Wilson.

Many of the items on display are available for purchase, with 10% of the proceeds donated to the library to support our community services and programs.

Library Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday Closed


Where: Creston and District Public Library - 531 16 Ave S, Creston, BC V0B 1G5

December 16th at 4:00pm and a second performance at 7:00pm

Christmas Bells Are Ringing: A Christmas Concert Featuring Local Musicians

Where: Harrison Memorial church on Crawford Creek Rd.

Christmas Bells are Ringing: a Christmas concert featuring local musicians will be performed on Sunday, Dec.16th, at Harrison Memorial church on Crawford Creek Rd. There will be 2 performances: 4 pm and 7 pm. Admission is by donation and the proceeds go towards the church maintenance fund.

December 17th 11:30am - 3:00pm

Mixed Media in Art Journal for the Adult Student (FEE: $30)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Instructor: Lynne Mizera, Lynne's Art World. Have you ever wondered "What is Mixed Media and why it is so popular these days?" Well come find out with me, Lynne Mizera as I guide you into the world of mixed media this Fall using paints, mediums, inks and many more items in conjunction with stencils, stamps and collage materials to create backgrounds in your art journal. And then learn how to use these backgrounds to create your own art in your own Artistic Voice. With the focus on art play and product use this class is fun, low stress and full of creative energy. $30 each class; No experience necessary; Bring An Art Journal to work in, everything else will be supplied. Maximum 8 students. Monday Afternoons: 11:30 - 3:00pm OR Monday Evenings: 5:00 - 8:30 pm. Nov. 5th & 19th, Dec 3 & 17 (MUST pre-register at least 24 hours before class) Contact Fly in the Fibre to pre-register: flyinthefibre@gmail.com or call (250) 402-6072.

Art Journaling
December 17th 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Mixed Media in Art Journal for the Adult Student (FEE: $30)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Instructor: Lynne Mizera, Lynne's Art World. Have you ever wondered "What is Mixed Media and why it is so popular these days?" Well come find out with me, Lynne Mizera as I guide you into the world of mixed media this Fall using paints, mediums, inks and many more items in conjunction with stencils, stamps and collage materials to create backgrounds in your art journal. And then learn how to use these backgrounds to create your own art in your own Artistic Voice. With the focus on art play and product use this class is fun, low stress and full of creative energy. $30 each class; No experience necessary; Bring An Art Journal to work in, everything else will be supplied. Maximum 8 students. Monday Afternoons: 11:30 - 3:00pm OR Monday Evenings: 5:00 - 8:30 pm. Nov. 5th & 19th, Dec 3 & 17 (MUST pre-register at least 24 hours before class) Contact Fly in the Fibre to pre-register: flyinthefibre@gmail.com or call (250) 402-6072.

Art Journaling
December 18th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Acrylic Pouring Christmas Ornaments (FEE: $40)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Instructor: Wendy Franz. Acrylic Pouring Christmas Ornaments. In this fun filled class you will learn how to acrylic pour your very own Christmas ornaments. These colourful treasures will surely be a hit this holiday season! Make them for your own tree or give them as a gift. There is so many different colour combinations we can play with, match up your own Christmas decor or just have fun with all the different colour combinations. You can make these ornaments as simple or as flashy as you like. After all the fun you will be taking home a set of six glass ornaments.But as always, be warned acrylic pouring may become addictive! All supplies include. No experience necessary. 12 years of age and over. Maximum 10 students. $40.00* Ornaments must be left to dry for 2 days before pickup.

acrylic pour ornaments
December 19th (Every 3rd Wednesday each month)

Arts Council Members Meeting

7:00 pm at the Creston Museum (Carr Building).

January 4th - February 15

Memory Art Show

Where: Chamber of Commerce 121 Northwest Blvd, Creston, BC V0B 1G0

Read More
January 9th (Every 2nd Wednesday each month.)

Arts Council Directors Meeting

5:30pm at the Chamber of Commerce.

January 11th 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Memory Art Show Wine and Cheese Reception & Silent Auction

Where: Chamber of Commerce 121 Northwest Blvd, Creston, BC V0B 1G0

Read More
January 12th 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Introduction to Macrame (FEE: $60)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Join Erica Tjeerdsma, macrame artist from Rossland, BC for an introduction to macrame workshop. In this two and a half hour workshop students will be provided with the materials to make a small wall hanging as well as learn all the major knots used in macrame. General instruction regarding cut lengths, securing ends, and finishing will also be covered. All supplies needed will be supplied, this includes recycled cotton rope and a wooden dowel (please bring your own piece of clean driftwood/stick if that is what you prefer to create your wall hanging on). About the instructor: Erica has a strong craft background encompassing knitting, crochet, needlework, and macrame, all of which she learned from her mother when she was a child. She is also a certified teacher with many years experience in teaching and instructing in all levels. (Min 5). January 12, 1pm to 3:30pm. $60 plus GST. All Supplies Included.

Fly in the Fibre - Introduction to Macrame
January 12th 7:300pm - 10:30pm

Introduction to Macrame (FEE: $55)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Intro to Macrame: Plant Hanger. $55 plus GST. All Supplies Included. Join Erica Tjeerdsma, macrame artist from Rossland, BC for an introduction to macrame workshop. In this two hour workshop students will be provided with the materials to make a medium sized plant hanger as well as learn the major knots used in macrame. General instruction regarding cut lengths, securing ends, and finishing will also be covered. All supplies needed will be supplied, this includes recycled cotton rope, a wooden ring, and four wooden beads.

Fly in the Fibre - Introduction to Macrame
January 15th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Acrylic Paint Pouring Flowers (FEE: $45)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Instructor: Wendy Franz . Acrylic Paint Pouring Flowers. Acrylic pouring is a fun painting technique resulting in abstract works of art. Even those who have no painting and drawing skills/experience can create beautiful paintings or projects. In this fun (and a little messy) class you will learn how to make gorgeous abstract flowers using a blown puddle pour method. Each student will get four 4"x4" mini canvases and learn the techniques and tools to create their very own floral collage masterpiece. But as always... be warned acrylic pouring may become addictive! All supplies include. No experience necessary. 12 years of age and over. Maximum 8 students. *Must be left to dry for 2 days before pickup.

January 16th (Every 3rd Wednesday each month.)

Arts Council Members Meeting

7:00 pm at the Creston Museum (Carr Building).

January 19th 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Acrylic Pouring Wooden Keepsake Boxes (FEE: $45)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Instructor: Wendy Franz. Acrylic Pouring Wooden Keepsake Boxes. Acrylic pouring is a fun painting technique resulting in abstract works of art. Even those who have no painting and drawing skills/experience can create beautiful paintings or projects. In this fun filled class you will learn how to acrylic pour two wooden keepsake boxes. These boxes are all locally crafted, there will be an example on display at Fly in the Fibre. There is so many different colour combinations you can play with, creating your very own useable art masterpiece. These will boxes will come in handy for your own treasures or they will make a fantastic Christmas gift. But as always... be warned acrylic pouring may become addictive! All supplies include. No experience necessary.12 years of age and over. Maximum 8 students. *Boxes must be left to dry for 2 days before pickup.

Acrylic Pour Box
January 26th 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Acrylic Pour Wooden Trays (FEE: $50)

Where: Fly in the Fibre 139 10th Ave. N. Creston, B.C.

Instructor: Wendy Franz. Acrylic Poured Wooden Tray. January 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm. $50 Acrylic pouring is a fun painting technique resulting in abstract works of art. Even those who have no painting and drawing skills/experience can create beautiful paintings or projects.In this fun filled class you will learn how to acrylic stain and pour a 12"x 19" wooden tray. I will go through the different products that can be used to seal your tray once you get it home and the paint has had time to cured.These beautiful trays are all locally crafted and there will be an example on display at Fly in the Fibre. There are many different colour combinations and techniques we will play with, creating your very own useable art masterpiece. But as always... be warned acrylic pouring may become addictive! All supplies include. No experience necessary. 12 years of age and over. Maximum 8 students. *Trays must be left to dry for 2 days before pickup.

Acrylic Pour Wooden Trays
May 6th - 9th, 2019 - 50th Anniversary Event

Focus on Youth - Trash to Treasure & a 50th Anniversary History display

50th Anniversary Timeline of Events
May 18th - 20th, 2019 - 50th Anniversary Event

Blossom Festival Parade & Student Artwalk

Featuring a float with member groups' Scarecrows

50th Anniversary Timeline of Events
August 3rd, 2019 (10am to 3pm) - 50th Anniversary Event

Arts Party at Spectrum Farms

Featuring a 50th Anniversary Cake, art centres, entertainment, music and food.

50th Anniversary Timeline of Events
September 6th & 7th, 2019 - 50th Anniversary Event

Fall Fair

A display of art from Arts at the Farm and some from the Juried show. Video history display.

50th Anniversary Timeline of Events
November 16th, 2019 - 50th Anniversary Event

Final Reception

Where: Erickson Room

At the Christmas Craft Fair featuring a video/photo display of the year's events.

50th Anniversary Timeline of Events



Donate to the Creston Valley Arts Council

Help the Creston Valley Arts Council provide services in the arts and culture sectors of our community. Your donations will be very much appreciated.

Become a member of the Creston Valley Arts Council Today

  Membership Print Application

  Membership Online Application

  Subscribe
BC Arts Council
BC Arts Council
Kootenay Cultural Alliance