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Good News!
ArtWalk Will be Producing a Different and Special Event for this Year

ArtWalk 2021 is pleased to present: ‘Taking it Outside’ a plein air experience.

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Good News! ArtWalk Will be Producing a Different and Special Event for this Year

 

ArtWalk 2021 is pleased to present: “Taking It Outside,” a Plein Air Experience.

The restrictions and impact of the Covid19 pandemic have made it impossible to produce a regular ArtWalk Festival in Lake Country.  Fortunately, this year, a different event will still offer the public a wonderful opportunity to see some high-quality art and watch the magic of artists creating their art.  As the title suggests, it will all take place outside.

Groups of Artists will be set up at 12 selected sites around Lake Country.  This event is based on the classic Plein air experience, in which artists paint or create other art forms while working outside, “in the open air.”  They may use the surroundings of both urban and nature scenes as the subject of their artwork to paint, draw, sculpt, stitch, or whatever their artmaking process is.  The artists will also have their artworks on display and for sale.

Each site offers a unique location to enjoy the sights and amenities, including wineries, parks and galleries.  You might also like to do a little wine tasting or select a great venue for lunch.

The event is free to the public.  A map of the 12 sites will lead your self-guided tour of Taking It Outside and will be available in early September on our website.  You will also find printed maps at various community locations. 

Watch for the ArtWalk signs to lead you to the 38 artists.  You won’t want to miss this intriguing and special opportunity to watch art-making in action or to see and purchase some high-quality artwork.

Dates and Times: Saturday, September 11, one day only  10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Music Buskers
Music buskers will be performing at the 12 sites of ArtWalk’s Taking It Outside to add to your enjoyment while on this art tour. Look for the following talented musicians as you make your way through the artist sites.
 
Payton Bishoff
Marv Machura
Scott Berg
John Anderson
Jessica Le
Bridget Maier
Chris Schriek
Okanagan Winds
Lyla Donn
Mat Dufus
 

Until next year, when ArtWalk 2022 returns to its regular festival location, we hope to see you at Taking It Outside.

For more information, contact: info@lakecountryartwalk.ca.

Thank You!

Join Us As We Take It Outside
View the 2021 Location Map HERE

The ArtWalk Experience

Art, Art and Art!

It's a feast for the art-lovers eyes - 200+ talented Okanagan artists showcase and sell their original works over two days.


Live Performances

Get your dancing shoes on at one of our four stages and enjoy live entertainment from local musicians, dancers and more.


Family-Friendly Fun

Let your children's imagination soar at a hands-on art activity. ArtWalk is an adventure for the whole family to experience!


Food & Beverage

Dabble in culinary creativity - visit one of our two food courts for a delicious meal from one of many local food trucks.

 

What is the ArtWalk Festival?

For two days every September, the Lake Country Community Complex transforms into a festival of creativity.
ArtWalk attracts over 7000+ attendees and features displays of visual and performing arts from 200+ Okanagan artists, hands-on children's activities, live artist demonstrations, workshops, a live art auction and a delicious menu of food and beverages.

2019 Events.

A jam-packed weekend of entertainment!

Wondering what to expect at ArtWalk? Explore the 40+ events that took place at ArtWalk 2019! Popular events included the Artists Reception, Quick Draw and Paint-Off and new theme-related events including Fashion Flashes, A Mini Fashion Film Festival and Selfie Sites in 2019.

LOOK BACK AT 2019's EVENTS


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Find us.

ArtWalk takes place at the Lake Country Community Complex. Set your GPS to 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country BC, you can't miss us.


Call us.

250.766.4406 (Dr. Sharon McCoubrey, chairperson)


Email us.

info@lakecountryartwalk.ca

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