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Shopping at Opus Stores

We currently operate seven Opus store locations for customers across Western Canada. Our stores are full of a large selection of art supplies, which includes hundreds of fine art and digital papers, student and professional paints, brushes, printmaking materials, specialty items, studio furniture and much more. You can look to us for your fine art digital printing and picture framing needs, as well....Read more

Shopping at Opus Online and By Phone

For our customers who may not be located near one of our stores or prefer to have items shipped directly to their studio or business, we offer a mail order service. You can order by telephone or shop online, whatever you prefer.

Our staff in this department are happy to assist you with your next order, be it large or small. This department is located adjacent to our warehouse so we are well equipped to assist you with your bulk orders....Read more

Opus PLUS Program

Become an OpusPLUS Member!
You can sign up at your local store, or sign up online to receive member benefits such as sale prices, access to our newsletters, and much more!

Become an OpusPLUS Member Today!

For more details about the benefits of being an OpusPLUS Member, read on!...Read more

Creative Services at Opus: Canvas, Stretcher Bar Frames, and Panels

Start with a surface as unique as your artwork! Allow Opus to create your custom canvas and panels, all made right here in British Columbia....Read more

Creative Services at Opus: Custom Picture Framing "the Opus Way"

Custom framing "the Opus way" offers the chance to be hands on in the process of framing and this self-directed method can cost about half of what you would pay for full-service custom framing....Read more

Visiting Artist Demonstration Series

At Opus, we offer a very popular monthly Visiting Artist Demonstration Series to inspire you through sharing, seeing and asking questions. Learn from other local artists, refine your skills, gain new techniques or just feel inspired by other artists sharing their techniques and ideas. Our goal in providing this series is to develop opportunities for our customers to learn from each other, while also recognizing and rewarding many of our longer-term customers by showcasing their skills and what they do. ...Read more

How-to Library

Opus is pleased to provide a selection of our how-to resources in PDF handout and YouTube video formats. Please feel free to download and print your own copy of our PDF's -- share them with friends or use in the classroom.

If you are looking for a specific topic and we do not have it available here, please contact us for assistance as we have access to all kinds of resources and information on our supplies and how to use them.

Classroom Space Rental

Our Opus Kelowna store, now has rental space available to serve the growing need in the local arts community for safe, secure and affordable space.

Designed as an option for private instructors in particular, we quickly learned that there are many opportunities and ideas for how to utilize this space for all kinds of interesting and inventive arts activities....Read more

Community Workshops & Classes

We are passionate about art and art education, and all the benefits it provides to us as individuals and as a society. As such, we wanted to create a way to make it easy for anyone interested in art to connect with anyone who teaches it. Our community workshops database is all about making that connection.

So if you want to take an art class, learn how to develop your art career, or maybe just want to dabble in some kind of weekend retreat to get your creative juices flowing again, then the solution is just a click away: Please visit workshops and classes...Read more

The Opus Visual Arts Newsletter & Opus Emails

For 40 years we have worked hard to develop our business in a manner which provides adjunct resources and support to our customers and the art community. One of the primary ways we do this is through The Opus Visual Arts Newsletter and printed promotions, available by mail, and our Opus Emails....Read more

Business-to-Business Services

We have creative solutions for your creative business!

If you are a medium or large sized commercial art (or related) business which typically orders art materials in larger quantities, applying for a Credit Account with Opus may be the option for you.

We can provide you with quotations on items we regularly stock, as well as special order items not typically stocked at our stores and warehouse. Account customers also have access to online tools which may make it easier for you to track and order your supplies.

Would you like to learn more? Contact us for assistance at sales@opusartsupplies.com or telephone 1-800-663-6953....Read more

Art Education & School Account Services

At Opus, our goal is to help our community and our customers thrive and develop in all that they do. As a result, we have always maintained a passionate focus for developing the arts & culture in our community. We believe that art education helps to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, which leads to a healthier and more productive society for us all. ...Read more

Community Support & Donations Program

At Opus, we believe in contributing to the arts community through a company-wide Community Support & Donations Program.

Through this program, we strive to support non-profit visual arts organizations, societies, and schools pursuing visual art and art education initiatives in their communities within British Columbia. We believe it is businesses like ours which have an important role to play in helping support the many non-profit societies with which operate on little or no funding....Read more