The Langham Cultural Society provides gallery shows; theatre and musical performances; poetry and prose readings; workshops and the Japanese Canadian Museum to the community of Kaslo and North Kootenay Lake.
Local arts and crafts can be found at virtually every community along the Selkirk Loop. Be sure to check out the fine businesses below to help you decide what you want to see and where you want to visit. The “Tours” tab will identify which of the businesses offer tours of their facility while the “Artists in Action” tab will point out where you may watch artisans create a work of art right before your eyes. From weavers to potters to broom makers…they are all here.
You also don’t want to miss the numerous “Art Walks” around the region. The area’s of Sandpoint, ID, Creston, Castlegar and Nelson, BC all have art walks. Check each communities “Calendar of Events” during the summer months of July and August to take a tour.
Several communities offer theater performances and concerts that even the largest communities will envy. The Loop is home to many talented people, so take the time to visit them while you are here and take home a piece of art.
Situated along the lakefront, in beautiful, Nelson, BC lies a historical marvel. Streetcar #23 is a fully functional streetcar that was once in use here in Nelson in the first half of the 20th century. Once the backup streetcar for the defunct Nelson Street Railway, it has had a colourful history. The Nelson Electric Tramway …
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Teascarlet Fine Art is the studio gallery of internationally-represented local artist. Hannah Sucsy (aka Teascarlet) fosters connection in the community by sharing her art and encouraging creativity in others. Original works are available for acquisition, as well as prints of fine art paper and canvas, greeting cards, and more.
Nelsonâ€™s historic Capitol Theatre features the best in live theatre, classical ballet and contemporary dance theatre, classical and contemporary music, comedy and a variety of other performances including the highly successful Capitol Kids Series. Box Office Hours are from noon to 4:30 Tuesday through Friday, and one hour before performances.
Come explore Sandon’s fascinating history at the Sandon Historical Society’s Sandon Museum. Open 7 days a week 10a.m.-5p, July-September. “Perserving the past for tomorrow and today.” Known in the 1890s as the Monte Carlo of North America, the City of Sandon lies in the Selkirk Mountain Range high in the heart of the Silvery Slocan. …
This alpine ski area is a hidden gem in the Kootenai National Forest. Ski Magazine declared it â€œthe best lift-assisted powder skiing in the U.S.â€ Adventurous souls who do make the trek to Turner will undoubtedly be rewarded with some of the best skiing in their life â€” and so much more. This volunteer run …