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Christine Beaton, Gallery Coordinator, Arnica Artist-Run Centre

Organization: 
Arnica Artist-Run Centre
Credentials: 
2003 Founded
2008 Business and Charitable status: 87102 3008 RP0001

Arnica Artist-Run Centre, WEB: http://www.arnicaartistruncentre.ca/, FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/Arnica-Artist-Run-Centre-616639548366971/timeline/

Founded in 2003, Arnica Artist Run Centre Society is a not-for-profit gallery that provides a supportive environment for emerging contemporary artists. Arnica received charitable status in 2008 and is part of a Canada-wide network of artist run centres.

Arnica provides exhibition space for contemporary art that is dynamic, innovative and thoughtful. It also serves as a space for artists to research and develop new work and helps emerging artists in our city, adding to the cultural mix of Kamloops.

Mandate

To educate and increase the public understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through the establishment and maintenance of a public art gallery.

To educate and increase the public understanding and appreciation of contemporary art by providing public presentations on topics pertaining to contemporary art.

Mission Statement

increasing the public understanding and appreciation of contemporary art

To support and encourage experimentation, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art that engages artists and the community.

To provide a forum through special projects and a wide range of disciplines and media that fosters discussion, awareness, and understanding of contemporary art within our community.

To strongly support emerging artists within this framework.

Courses Taught

Sample Gallery