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.
Kaslo Jazz Etc. Summer Music Festival: Every August long weekend in Kaslo, BC stunning vistas, great acoustics and superb musicians combine to create the Kaslo Jazz Etc Summer Music Festival. The unique floating stage rests just offshore a little, sandy beach on Kootenay Lake. Named one of the “10 great places to get in tune, …
Crawford Bay Canada
We are a group of talented craftspeople who all work in Crawford Bay, British Columbia, Canada, a little hamlet along the East shore of Kootenay Lake. Find us 80 km north of Creston, near the ferry landing (free!) and 40 km to Nelson. We are blacksmiths, broommakers, potters, weavers, copper enamelists, wood carvers, jewelers, and …
Whether you live in Creston or are just passing through, the Creston & District Museum & Archives has something to offer you! The Museum is filled with remnants of the past and is a treasure trove of historical information. We feature regularly changing exhibits, and host a series of special events throughout the year – …
The Columbia Basin Culture Tour is self-directed and free of charge. The culture tour is a great opportunity to meet people behind the scenes at galleries and museums, visit studios not normally open, shop for original art or fine crafts and experience special events planned only for this weekend. Before you hit the road, check …
Metaline Falls USA
The Cutter Theatre, designed by Kirtland Cutter who also designed Spokane’s Davenport Hotel, is open for guided tours during business hours which are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-4pm. The 1912 school-turned performing arts theatre, rural schools museum, art gallery, library branch (& so much more) did turn 100 in 2012. What a priceless treasure was …
Over 1,000 artifacts represent arts, crafts, customs and religion of the Doukhobors. A variety of items are available in the Village Art Gallery. Audio Visual Gallery features documentaries, photo archive and exhibits yearly. Ten buildings and acres await your heritage viewing pleasure.