• 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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  • Ephemeral Existence by Hildur M Jónasson

    Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to announce Ephemeral Existence, an exhibition by Nelson-based contemporary artist Hildur Jónasson. The exhibition will be the first public showing of work done by Jónasson, while participating at the Arctic Circle Residency in Svalbard, Norway last year. Included in the show will be a selection of works on paper, as well as a sculptural installation that accompanies a video of a performance made by Jónasson on the Svalbard Glacier. Join us to celebrate the opening of Ephemeral Existence on Friday, November 30th from 7-9pm. The

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  • Deryn Collier Multimedia Presentation

    Join mystery author Deryn Collier on Wednesday, November 21st at 7:00 PM at Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson for The Aunt June Files: Turning Family History into Fiction. In this multi-media presentation, Collier delves into family history in order to develop a new mystery series. Set in Montreal in 1947, the series will feature her own ancestors as characters. This event is funded by a grant from the Columbia Basin Trust through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance. There is a $5.00 suggested donation at the door to support Oxygen Art

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  • Oxygen’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

    Members! Please join us for our AGM on Thursday November 1st at 5:30pm. Please come celebrate and support Oxygen, vote in new members and bylaws, and hear about our past year’s exhibition and education programming, financials and big transitions. Save the date and come support your local artist-run community as we transition to the new societies act, start a new strategic plan, reflect on the past and envision the future! 2018 AGM Agenda: •    Opening of the Meeting by the Chair •    Reading and adoption of proposed agenda •    Reading and adoption of minutes from

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  • Angie Abdou Book Launch

    Join Angie Abdou on Friday, September 28th at 7:00 pm at Oxygen Art Centre (#3-320 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC) for an evening of discussion on her latest book, Home Ice: Reflections of a Reluctant Hockey Mom. In what promises to be a lively discussion about parenting, hockey, the ethics of memoir and more, Abdou will be interviewed by Nelson authors (and parents) Deryn Collier and Roz Nay. Entry to the event is free, but a donation of $5 at the door is encouraged and will go to Oxygen Art Centre

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  • Arts Education Programming for Fall 2018

    Arts Education Programming for Fall 2018

    Oxygen Art Centre’s Continuing Arts Education Programming for Fall 2018: 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  Fall 2018 Schedule:   Beginner Ukulele with Catherine McGrath 4 classes: Sept. 23,30, Oct. 14,21 (no class Oct 7) 6.30 – 8.30pm Sundays Course Description: The course is designed for people who have no or little experience playing ukulele and will begin with the very basics – how

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  • Public Talk and Workshops: Critical Writing on Art

    The first of two weekend-long workshops will be led by curator Melanie O’Brian at Oxygen Art Centre following a free public lecture. The Lecture will be at Oxygen Art Centre on Friday September 14, 2018 at 7.30pm. The master class will take place on September 15-16, 2-5 PM also at Oxygen Art Centre for a cost of $100. Please contact info@oxygenartcentre if you are interested in registering. The second master class in the series will take place in March 2019 and be led by professional art writer Tracy Valcourt. The

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