• Professional Development Workshops for Youth

    DIGITAL SELF PROMOTION WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH On Thursday April 4th from 5pm-7pm, youth join Rhythm Club co-founder Zan Comerford for a digital self promotion workshop at Oxygen Art Centre. This event is FREE and open for all youth aged 12-24 years. The workshop will focus on creating a strong online presence, including website content and social media platforms. This will be an engaging and interactive workshop geared towards honing your self-promotion skills, whether you’re an aspiring artist, actor, filmmaker, arts student, or just curious about what the professional life of

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  • Resident Artist Matthew Talbot-Kelly

    Oxygen Art Centre hosts Resident Artist Matthew Talbot-Kelly for a site-specific sculptural installation project: “…concerning the inept and yes, foolhardy barricading of wayward denizens…” Project Dates: April 15 – May 19, 2019 Open Studio Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 1-5pm Closing Celebration: Friday May 17th, 7-9pm Artist Talk: Saturday May 18th, 2-4pm While in residence at Oxygen Art Centre, Talbot-Kelly will build a temporary, multi-part Site Specific installation, an assemblage made of two realities – physical and digital. This will be a domestically scaled fence/barrier/wall made from reclaimed and reconfigured furniture that is

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  • Public Talk and Workshop: Brian Lye

    Public talk with filmmaker Brian Lye followed by a Masterclass in Shooting and processing 16mm film at Oxygen Art Centre Public talk: Deadpan Moving Screen Trick Friday April 12, 7pm Masterclass: Film Play:  Shooting and processing 16mm film Saturday April 13: 12-5pm Sunday April 14: 10-3pm Film screening: Sunday April 14: 7pm Join filmmaker Brian Lye at Oxygen Art Centre on Friday April 12th at 7pm for a public talk titled Deadpan Moving Screen Trick which will explore his adventurous forages into analogue filmmaking and processing, and his interests in early

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  • To See or Not to See – a play by Ruth Bieber with an opening act by prOphecy sun

        When: Saturday March 30, 7pm Sunday March 31st,  2pm Where: Oxygen Art Centre #3 320 Vernon Street (Alley Entrance)   To See or Not to See is a unique one-woman performance by writer and theatre artist Ruth Bieber. This play is a powerful story of wounding, overcoming, courage, and healing. Employing the circular motif of a shamanic quest as frame, Ruth Bieber’s first play is full of insight about what it’s like to have a vision disability as a child, a woman, a mother and a professional – and

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  • Public Talk and Writing Workshop with Tracy Valcourt

    Oxygen Art Centre Hosts a Public Lecture and Masterclass with Art Writer Tracy Valcourt   Free Public Lecture: “Scene from Above: Aerial Views of Landscapes in Crisis”: Friday March 8th at 7pm Writing Workshop: Saturday March 9, 10am-5pm Studio Visits: Sunday March 10, starting at 10am   Oxygen Art Centre invites you to join us in our second in a series of weekend-long Masterclasses in Critical Writing on Art led by art writer and scholar Tracy Valcourt. This is a unique opportunity for practicing artists, curators, and arts writers to

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  • Luanne Armstrong and Ellen Burt Booklaunch

    Luanne Armstrong and Ellen Burt will be reading at Oxygen Art Centre on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 7pm Oxygen Art Centre, #3 320 Vernon Street (Alley Entrance) Saturday February 23rd at 7:00pm Suggested donation $5 Join Kootenay writers Luanne Armstrong and Ellen Burt at Oxygen Art Centre to celebrate the launch of two books, A Bright and Steady Flame: The Story of an Enduring Friendship, by Luanne Armstrong, and What Forever Feels Like: A Memoir of Johnson’s Landing by Ellen Burt. Ellen Burt has lived most of her life

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  • Open Studio with resident artist Hildur Jónasson

    Open Studio with resident artist Hildur Jónasson Friday February 1st 4:30-6:30pm Celebrating her Residency at Oxygen Art Centre from January 7–30th, 2019   Following her exhibition Ephemeral Existence, which took place at Oxygen Art Centre in December, Nelson-based contemporary artist Hildur Jónasson has been Oxygen’s artist-in-residence throughout January 2019. Please join the artist on Friday February 1st from 4:30-6:30 for an Open Studio at Oxygen Art Centre to celebrate the completion of her residency and learn about the artist’s process and new work. Throughout January, Jónasson has been using Oxygen as

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  • SPRING BREAK CAMPS 2019!

      WEEK 1 (March 18-22, 2019): SING! with Erica Dee March 18-22, 2019 (Monday – Friday) 9am – noon Ages 8-11 SING! – An exploration through songs, music & expression Cost $150/week CAMP FULL (register to be on the wait list) 1pm – 4pm Ages 12-16 SING! – An exploration through songs, music & expression Cost $150/week This Spring Camp will give participants the opportunity to sing, write and play with songs that they are inspired by, while gaining more knowledge on how to sing and express musically using the voice, rhythm

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  • Arts Education Spring – Summer 2019

    Arts Education Spring – Summer 2019

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Winter – Spring – Summer 2019 TO REGISTER: – ONLINE REGISTRATION (click here!) OR by Phone: 250-352-6322 For more information about classes or help with registration please contact Oxygen Art Centre at: P: 250 352 6322  E: education@oxygenartcentre.org    Idea-land: Making Friends with the Muse with Kelly Shpeley 5 classes: Feb. 4, 11, 18 & April 1, 8 Mondays 6pm – 9pm Course description: A course in idea-making. What to do when you have creative stagnation, and need to break up old

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  • Oxygen Art Centre is Conducting a Survey and Draw

    Please take ten minutes to complete this survey and enter to win one of three fabulous prizes! The draw will be held on November 18, so don’t delay!   Oxygen is embarking upon a strategic planning process and your input at this time is vital as we plan for the future. The results and any personal information are confidential and for the use of Oxygen Art Centre only. We value you as part of the Oxygen community, and would appreciate your response.  Complete the survey to enter the draw for one of three fabulous prizes

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