Salmon Arm Art Gallery: Beginning of the Long Dash

Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Apr 22 2017.
Fri, 03/03/2017

Salmon Arm Art Gallery is pleased to present “Beginning of the Long Dash,” an exhibition featuring 15 artists from the North Okanagan/Shuswap in dialogue with iconic Canadian images, people and places. The opening reception is on Friday, March 3 at 7pm and features live music and refreshments.

Icons such as CBC radio, maple syrup, Joni Mitchell, the Hudson’s Bay point blanket, the moose, the beaver and the toque all reside in our collective Canadian soul. Artists will be revisiting these iconic subjects, interpreting them in their media through the lens of 2017 - the year of Canada’s sesquicentennial. 

The exhibition runs from March 4 to April 22, and is generously sponsored by Cindy Derkaz, Don Derby and Lois Higgins. The Art Gallery is pleased to feature media sponsor CBC Kamloops. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm, admission is by donation.

The Artist Talks are on Thursday, March 16 and April 20 from 2pm to 4pm. Family Saturdays drop-in art making program for families with young children happens every Saturday from 11am to 3:30pm. Artist Trading Cards make & trade sessions are on Tuesday, March 14 and April 11 from 3pm to 4pm. For more information on Art Gallery programs, check out our Facebook page Salmon Arm Arts Centre, or visit


Tracey Kutschker

Salmon Arm Arts Centre
70 Hudson Avenue NE Salmon Arm

250 832-1170