Nelson and District Arts Council presents the 30th Annual ArtWalk event! ArtWalk has drawn locals and visitors downtown to experience the wonderful work of our visual artists for 30 glorious years. A truly Nelson family summer activity. Opening night activities will be held at businesses and venues throughout Nelson on Friday, June 29th from 6pm to 9:30 pm. A second opening will occur in conjunction with the West Kootenay Eco Society‘s Marketfest Celebrations on July 27th. ArtWalk runs until September 7th and will have closing weekend events in conjunction with the Nelson Road Kings.
2018 applications for artists and venues are available here!
History of Artwalk
In 1988 local artist and art advocate, Anne DeGrace, brought the idea to Nelson. ArtWalk has continued to grow with the number of local businesses becoming galleries providing more venues for the growing number of artists living in the Nelson region.