Events

Contact individual galleries for hours and to confirm Expo dates.

VERNON

Grand Opening: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expo Dates: July 27 – September 28, 2017
Location: Vernon Public Art Gallery (VPAG), 250.545.3173
Location: Gallery Vertigo, 250.503.2297
Gallery Curators: Lubos Culen (VPAG) and Brigitte Red (Gallery Vertigo)
Gallery Vertigo Hours:
The Vernon Gallery Vertigo will be closed from August 15 – August 28. It is a volunteer-run gallery and will be closed for summer vacation.
They will reopen on August 29. Regular hours following will be Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Vernon Art Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Saturdays, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Closed Sundays and Holidays.

FREE GUIDED TOURS

Tours for the public and school groups will be available at all locations. This is a fun opportunity to learn about all the stories behind the art pieces. To confirm tour dates and times please email Karen Graham at karen.graham@interiorhealth.ca.

PENTICTON

Grand Opening: Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Expo Dates: October 5 – November 9, 2017
Location: En’okwin Cultural Centre, 250.493.7181
Gallery Curator: Tracey Kim Bonneau

TRAIL

Grand Opening: Friday, January 12, 2018, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Expo Dates: January 12 – February 23, 2018
Location: VISAC Gallery, 250.364.1181
Gallery Curator: Kristen Renn

WILLIAMS LAKE

Grand Opening: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expo Dates: March 8 – 31, 2018
Location: The Station House Gallery, 250.392.6113
Gallery Curator: Dianne Toop

KAMLOOPS

Grand Opening: Saturday, March 31, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Expo Dates: Month of April 2018 (both locations)
Location: Kamloops Art Gallery (KAG) – Open Gallery
Location: Sahali Mall
KAG Open Gallery Contact: Emily Hope
Sahali Mall Assistant: Tara Swain

PAST EVENTS

KELOWNA

Grand Opening: Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Expo Dates: June 2 – 29, 2017
Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) & Alternator Gallery (inside RCA), 250.717.5304
Gallery Curators: Shannon Lester (Rotary) and Megan Bowers (Alternator)
*Note: Alternator Gallery portion of the show will be from June 2 – 24, 2017, so make sure to visit by June 24th in order to see the entire show.
Community Screening of MILK: Born into this World
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: UBCO Student Union Theatre, 3237 University Way, Kelowna
Cost: Suggested minimum donation $10 at the door OR Reserve your seat by e-transfer – $10 to breastfeedingiscool@gmail.com, (Password: breastfeeding)
About Milk
“Milk brings a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding…Milk celebrates bringing a new life into this world with a strong call to action and reflection.”
– www.milkhood.com
Maternal and Newborn Health
Filmblanc has partnered with the Telus Fund to promote its education program in BC, using Milk to stimulate awareness, education, and discussion about maternal and newborn health. Screenings are followed by a panel discussion.
Promote the Discussion
Get on social media with the hashtags #Breastfeeding #MILKTheFilm #MILKLIVE