Welcome to the Vernon Community Arts Centre!

The Vernon Community Arts Centre, operated by the Arts Council of the North Okanagan, is located in Vernon, British Columbia. The Vernon Community Arts Centre is a vibrant, community based facility providing year round arts educational courses to the Greater Vernon area.

VCAC offers a variety of adult and youth art classes and workshops for beginner, intermediate and professional artists of all ages.  Classes offered include painting, clay, mixed media, stained glass, glass fusing, drawing, glass beadmaking, silversmithing, graphic arts, acting, and fibre arts.

For those who wish to work independently on their own projects at their own pace, the Vernon Community Arts Centre provides studio drop in sessions.  Studio drop in is an opportunity for individuals to interact and collaborate with other like-minded artisans. Click here for studio drop in hours.

The Joining Hands program provides adults living with a disability the opportunity to participate in a variety of artistic activities.

The Vernon Community Arts Centre's Centre Gallery showcases the work of ACNO members and provides individuals the opportunity to exhibit and sell their art work.

What's New


Monday, April 20 to Saturday, April 25

Arts Activities at the VCAC:
Free Studio Drop-Ins (Bring your own materials)
*Clay | Paint | *Glass | Fibre 
- each drop-in session is 3 hours long and is unsupervised.
*You must be a current member of the ACNO to use the clay and glass studios
. Phone 250-542-6243 for drop-in times.

Thursday, April 23
Open House, Display, and Demonstrations 11:00am-4:00pm

Members of the ACNO are invited to Express Yourself in Glass! at 1:00pm.
Pay a materials fee of $5.25 and learn a bit about glass fusing while making a one of a kind glass tile.

Displays and Demonstrations April 23:

  • Painting 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Gallery Vertigo11:00am-4:00pm
  • Vernon Camera Club 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Felting with Nikki Marshall 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Glass Beadmaking with Patricia Doyle 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Clay with Gale Woodhouse 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Portrait Knitting with Sylvia V. 11:00am-11:30am
  • How to Make Watercolour Travel Kits 11:30am & 1:30pm

Join the Celebration!


Open: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Evenings and weekends hours vary, call 250-542-6243 for current hours.

Closed: Statutory Holidays


Telephone: 250-542-6243
Email: vcacinfo@shaw.ca
Mailing Address: 2704A Highway 6, Vernon, British Columbia V1T 5G5

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