Luxury Vacation Lottery
September 8 to December 23 - 9:00 am until 12:00 pm
Wouldn’t it be great if you could win something really great for a $100 contribution to help the gallery? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have your $100 donation matched?? If you purchase a Luxury Vacation Lottery ticket at any Scotiabank in Kamloops they will do exactly that! You would be eligible to win…

6th Annual
Luxury Vacation Lottery 
1st Prize: *An 8 day European River Cruise for 2, including airfare – up to a $10,000 value (*on select 2018 departures)
OR $5,000 travel voucher for one time use
2nd Prize:  A Diamond ring with 1carat total weight  - $3,000 value
3rd Prize:  Private Chef’s Table dinner for 8 at Atlas Steak + Fish – a customized 4 course meal with wine paired for each course.  $1,500 value

4th Prize:  Victoria Package:  2 day mid-week getaway at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, $100 gift certificate  to Il Terrazzo Ristorante, Family pass for the Royal BC Museum and 2 passes to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. $1,200 value
5th Prize:  Sun Peaks Package:  2 night stay at Sun Peaks Grand Hotel, including breakfast and your choice of a ski or golf pass. Value $800

Only 450 tickets being sold. Odds of winning a prize are 1 in 90!
Ticket:   $100
Draw: January 5, 2018
Tickets on sale until noon, December 23, 2017. Makes a great gift!!

Tickets available:
Kamloops Art Gallery – 450 Victoria Street 
by phone 250-377-2400
or any Kamloops branch of Scotiabank

Special thanks to  our sponsors Scotiabank, Viking  River Cruises, Travelwise, Westkey, Kamloops This Week, Oak Bay Beach Hotel, Atlas Steak + Fish, CFJC TV, The River 97.5, Il Terrazzo  Restorante, Royal BC Museum, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
event image
Mayor's Awards for the Arts
October 6 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Mayor’s Awards for the Arts committee is now accepting nominations for the annual Arts Awards that recognize and celebrate artists and arts supporters in Kamloops and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD).
For 2018, awards will be given for each of the following three categories: Artist of the Year – Visual Arts, Emerging Artist, and Business in Support of the Arts.
Artist of the Year – Visual Arts recognizes an outstanding visual artist. The second award, Emerging Artist, recognizes an emerging artist/musician/performer (ages 18-35) working in the visual and/or performing arts for their current accomplishments and future potential. The third award, Business in Support of the Arts, recognizes outstanding business leaders and/or businesses/corporations that have made a significant contribution supporting local arts and culture through donations, sponsorships, volunteer services, or the support of an artist.
The nomination forms can be found on the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts website at The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 6, 2017, at 5:00 pm.
For over a decade, the Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops Symphony and Western Canada Theatre have partnered with the City of Kamloops for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts to celebrate and inspire artists and those who support them within our region. The awards provide an opportunity to recognize the artistic and cultural achievements by artists and residents of the Kamloops and TNRD, to applaud their contributions, cultivate greater visibility and appreciation of the value of the arts, encourage excellence and build relationships within the arts community.
We look forward to your nomination.
event image
Kamloops Wine Festival
May 12 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

The 19th Annual Kamloops Wine Festival has come to a close, but planning is already underway for the 20th Annual in 2018. Save the dates - May 5 to 12, 2018. The festival offers an array of wine-related activities and concludes with a grand wine sampling party on Saturday, May 12 at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre. Stay tuned for details. Questions? Contact event organizer Judy Basso.

For a look at the 2017 photo gallery - click here.

event image

Become a member

Make a donation