Abbotsford Arts Council

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What's happening?

Saturday, Jul 9 at 6:00 PM - Tuesday, Aug 2 8:00 PM
Saturday, Jul 9 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday, Jul 16 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, Jul 23 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Kariton Art Gallery

 Industrial Evolution

June 11th - Aug 2nd 

The Abbotsford Arts Council is pleased to present its newest exhibition Industrial Evolution on display at the Kariton Art Gallery, created by post-secondary students Mike Edwards, Chantal New & Candice Okada. We also have our Artist in Residence Jay Havens on display. Click here to learn more.

Open calls for the 2016 Kariton Gallery themed exhibits. View here.

Concert Series

July 30 | Pop Rock | 7pm | 
Mill Lake Park 

The Envision Financial Concert Series is in full swing. The summer series is located in Mill Lake Park at the Kariton Gallery in Abbotsford. Come and hear free live concerts every Saturday outdoors from 7pm - 9pm. 

Check out the schedule here.

Upcoming Events

Discovering Art: Interacting with Industrial Evolution

July 9th - Aug 2nd  | Kariton Art Gallery

The Abbotsford Arts Council has created an area at the Kariton Art Gallery to facilitate various hands on art activities, for all ages, that relate to our current exhibition. Our Discovering Art Station will be available during all open hours and no registration is required. Simply drop-in, have fun, and use the gallery as a creative catalyst.

Open Call: Anonymous Art Show

Submissions - Deadline July 23rd

The 4th Annual Anonymous Art Show and Fundraiser! This show is for local artists of all skill levels and ages working in diverse styles, subject matters, and mediums. Exhibition Aug 6th - 30th, Opening reception Saturday, Aug 6th 6 - 8pm. Apply Here

Open Call: Over 60 Show

Submissions - Deadline Aug 26th

The Over 60 Show is specifically designed for artists who are over 60 years of age. Artwork can range in various mediums. Exhibition Oct 1 - 25, Opening reception Saturday, Oct 1st 6 - 8pm. Apply Here

Aug 6 | Garage Rock | 7pm | Mill Lake Park 

Aug 13 | Indie Pop Celtic | 7pm | Mill Lake Park 

Aug 20 | Alt Rock | 7pm | 
Mill Lake Park