Artists’ Studio Space Now Available at the Shatford Centre

Available immediately – options to choose from

$25 drop-in (including easel, table and chair)

$200 per month for a non-dedicated space and storage locker (available Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm)

$400 per month for a dedicated space and storage locker with additional access

If you are interested please email or call the office 250-770-7668 and ask for Deidra or Michael.

Call to Artists “Spark Joy” Exhibition March 5 to May 2 at the Shatford Centre

Call to artists for submissions to the ‘SPARK JOY’ Exhibition being held at the Okanagan School of the Arts, Shatford Centre March 5 to May 2, 2019.

Shatford Centre invites all artists to submit original artwork to the “Spark Joy” Exhibition.
Does this bring you joy? Give you joy?  Inspire joy? Does this “SPARK JOY”?
We invite everyone to share their visions in any of the following categories: painting (any media), drawing, photography, graphics, mixed media.
Exhibition Submission Requirements:
– Works of art must be of original design, and one of a kind.
– Works of art must be display ready with suitable wire for the hanging system. The committee reserves the right to decline works that do not meet hanging criteria.
– Works of art must be identified on the back with artist name, title, medium, price.
– Exhibition maximum two works of art per artist.
– Artwork delivery to 760 Main St: 9 am to noon, Monday, March 4, 2019.
– There will be a fee of $15 per artist, to be contributed to the costs of the opening reception.
– Opening reception will be held on Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 at 6.30 pm – light refreshments and a cash bar.
Contact the Shatford Centre, 760 Main St, Penticton for a submission form by calling 250-770-7668 or e-mail

the Ideaforge Maker Studio

Introducing a new program at the Shatford Centre, Okanagan School of the Arts : the Ideaforge Maker Studio! This maker space is a shared creative workshop space where you can access specialized equipment and tools for making of all kinds – sewing, crafting, painting, prototyping – the possibilities are endless. Manda Maggs, the organizer and program leader on this project, has been bringing in donations and loans of equipment and materials to provide a range of quality tools that support creative process and production – things like a 3D printer, laser cutter/engraver, sewing machines, hand tools, photography boxes, foam cutters, and more. There are maker memberships available at, and if you would like to volunteer or donate items or materials, you can get credits towards your membership. If you don’t want to be a member, drop-in fees are $15. Currently hours are every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1pm-9pm (except holidays and Shatford Centre closures).

Art For Peace Exhibit on View Now

After a well attended and very enjoyable opening reception you are invited to drop by the Shatford Centre and check out our latest exhibit “Art for Peace” featuring the artwork of about 30 Okanagan artists with 50 pieces on display.   Hours for viewing are 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and the exhibition runs until February 27th.

IndigenEYEZ Workshops at the Shatford Centre

Champions of Change, Tools to ignite community and transformation, will be at the Shatford Centre, January 16th, February 1st, February 22nd, March 15th, April 5th and April 26th.

Facilitators will be Kelly Terbasket and Deb Crow.

Register for one or sign up for all eight workshops.

To register or for more information, please contact Anni Phillip at or 250-328-9634.

For more information, go here