2011 Arts & Culture Summit

April 8-9, 2011

Kelowna Art Gallery

Join us for the 2011 Arts & Culture Summit in Kelowna.  The two-day summit is open to all artists and arts & culture organizations in the Okanagan.

Summit highlights

  • workshops, presentations, brainstorming sessions, keynote addresses and fun events
  • local, national and international presenters that bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields
  • 2 streams: one for Creators and one for Organizations
  • fun, interactive sessions and networking for all delegates
  • affordable and flexible registration options with a bonus for our first 100 full registrations

How to register

Registration form now available.  Fill out the registration form and fax or email completed form to contact listed on the form.  Click here for the Summit schedule. The Summit Brochure includes descriptions of each of the sessions.

The 2011 Arts & Culture Summit is pleased to present the first PechaKucha NightKelowna.
PechaKucha Night Kelowna Call for Presenters

Who’s coming

Individual creatives, organizations which are directly or indirectly involved in the arts, culture and heritage sectors, businesses and other potential allies, elected representatives, and others who care about the contribution that culture makes to our quality of life.
If you are coming from out of town, check out handy parking tips here.

Why are we doing it

Our Cultural Plan identifies a need to bring the cultural community together on a regular basis for learning, exchange and…let’s be honest…a chance to step away from the daily grind, be inspired, and have some fun as well as share useful tools and information to inspire a refreshed perspective.  This will be the pilot for what we hope will be an annual gathering.


Paul Born, Tamarack, An Institute for Community Engagement
Rebecca Martinez & John Lenssen, Sojourn Theatre
Dawn Wilkinson, Kelowna Community Resources
Martha Rans, Artists Legal Outreach
Chris Tyrell, Artist Survival Skills
Jeremy Murphy, Sustainability Solutions & Co-founder of The HiVE Vancouver
Larry Widmer, CFDC of Central Okanagan
Leanne Hammond Komori, Central Okanagan Foundation
Keirsten Provost & Derek Hinchliffe


For more information on the 2011 Arts & Culture Summit, contact

Stephanie Moore
Cultural Services Branch
250 469-8474

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