Past Events

SATURDAY JULY 20

9:30 am - 1 pm, Silverton, Harris Ranch

Dance Exploration Workshop 

at the Harris Ranch CANCELLED DUE TO WILDFIRES

with Rachel Harris 

Come join this unique dance exploration workshop in the scenic fields of the Harris Ranch—with dancer  Rachel Harris accompanied by Paul “Garbanzo” Gibbons playing the bamboo flutes. Rachel Harris will guide participants  in a dance exploration over her family’s ranch, combined with storytelling of the land and the role it played during the Internment of Japanese Canadians.

Click here for more info and to register.

This Dance Exploration Workshop is one of three Nikkei Art Excursions offered to you by SLAC this Summer. 

SUNDAY June 30th 

Kohan Garden, New Denver

11 am 

The Lakeside String Ensemble

The Lakeside String Ensemble will perform a set of classical music in the beautiful Kohan Gardens in New Denver at starting at 11 am.  Last year the ensemble graced the audience in the gardens and received a standing ovation! The Lakeside String Ensemble is an eclectic mix of professional and amateur string musicians that was formed in 2022

SUNDAY June 3rd 

Slocan Lake Arts Centre (Silverton Gallery)

7 pm

AGM

All members in good standing, come and cast your votes! All documents relating to the AGM, eg. In addition to the business of the AGM (the boring part), there will be lots of time for discussion about the future of the Gallery building and past/upcoming events (the fun part). 

If you haven’t already renewed your 2024 membership, you can do so at this link: 

SLAC membership form. We are looking for two energetic, tech-savvy board members to join our busy Board. Please consider it if you are looking for community engagement and would like to have your finger on the pulse of the art.

SUNDAY May 26th 

Silverton Memorial Hall

7pm (Doors at 6:30)

Broken Wing Pre-Release Concert

A multi-genre musical journey. A Grand Debut!

An unforgettable evening of musical mastery, song writing, and brilliant cohesion of rock, folk, and classical styles, all crafted by local composer, Noel Fudge.  With his handpicked cast of local and visiting talent, this is an evening not to be missed!

 Tickets $25-$65 at SBS or Big Dog Music

Reflecting our commitment to accessibility, tickets are available on a sliding scale. We encourage those who can to support this significant event by opting for a higher tier, helping ensure everyone in our community can join this momentous event.

A delicious, extra special concession with proceeds supporting the Silverton Gallery fundraiser will be available. Please bring cash for purchases including exclusive Broken Wing merchandise. 

Learn more about Broken Wing here 

SATURDAY May 18th

Slocan Lake Arts Centre (Silverton Gallery) 

PM 7:30 -10 pm (performers come at 7pm)

OPEN MIC

A community favourite! Hosted by Kate Smyles and Hannah Lisgo, there's always something in store to get your toes tapping and your smile smiling! Bring your cash for donations at the door ($10-$20/person) and for the yummy concession stand. Whether your planning to perform or coming to cheer on our amazing local musicians, we look forward to seeing you there!

SATURDAY May 4th

Slocan Lake Arts Centre (Silverton Gallery)

2-4pm

"They Called Him a Radical"

Local Author Event & Book Reading with Vera Maloff

We are excited to finally be back in The Silverton Gallery for a reading of the book "They Called Him a Radical", written by local author Vera Maloff. This is a beautiful memoir of Pete Maloff, the author's Doukhobor Grandfather, and his adherence to the moral truth "thou shalt not kill".

Published by Caitlin Press. Click here for more details of this historical memoir of a Doukhobor pacifist.

Books will be available for sale at the event.  

SATURDAY, March 9

Doors 6:30, Start 7pm

Memorial Hall, Silverton

"The Last Stop" Film & Fundraiser SOLD OUT

Come learn about our local past while helping to support the future of the arts and heritage in Silverton. This special screening of the documentary "The Last Stop, Canada's Lost Locomotive" will be followed by a Q&A with the director of the film. 

Tickets $10 are available at Raven's Nest New Denver, Silverton Building Supplies and Slocan Village Market. Bring cash for yummy movie snacks and donations to support the Silverton Gallery Fundraiser Campaign.  Click here for more info about the event and the film!

CANCELLED!

Wreath Making Working

SATURDAY, December 9th, 2023

10am-1pm

Unfortunately this workshop has been cancelled due to low registration. 

We apologize to those who did sign up. 

We hope to work with the talented Tara from Grizzly Meadows at a later date.

Stay tuned for more workshops, concerts and events soon! 

SATURDAY, November 18, 2023

7:30pm

Michael John Huber Concert

Michael Huber is an award winning singer songwriter, that will be playing a blend of originals and uniquely re-thought cover tunes. In the Knox Hall, New Denver. 

Click here for more info!

TUESDAY, October 24 + November 7 + 14 

6pm - 7:30pm, Knox Hall

Ecstatic Dance 

Ecstatic Dance is a form of dance that invites participants to let go of their thoughts, and attune to their body’s natural urge to move to the music. This series is led by Carol Boccaccio. Click here for more info!

SATURDAY, October 7, 2023

7pm

'Are You Listening?'  A One-woman show

Zaynab Mohammed

Zaynab is a visionary creative who has been healing herself through the written word, by sharing her story and by giving her audience reflections into self-love and self-empowerment.  Click here for more info. 

SATURDAY, September 16, 2023 

9:30am - 2:30pm

Acrylic Painting at the Harris Ranch

This Plein Air Painting workshop with the talented Nelson-based artist Abby Wilson starts with a walk over the stunning Harris Ranch, after which we practice our acrylic painting skills overlooking Slocan Lake. Workshop is currently full, click here for more info and to put yourself on the waiting list!

TUESDAY, August 29, 2023 

7pm - 8:30pm

Ecstatic Dance 

Ecstatic Dance is a form of dance that invites participants to let go of their thoughts, and attune to their body’s natural urge to move to the music. This series is led by Carol Boccaccio. Click here for more info!

SATURDAY, August 26, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm

Penny Shades

Penny Shades is a five-piece alt-soul group from Nelson BC that makes original music featuring 3-part harmonies and dynamic lead vocals, with modern grooves and psychedelia flare. Click here for more info. 

WEDNESDAY, August 23, 2023 

6 - 9pm

Community Sing Along

These Campfire music evenings will be lead by Kate Smyles with a selection of semi-popular and obscure folk songs and a number of instruments to share and play. Drop in! Click here for more info. 

SATURDAY, August 19, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm

Adam Shaikh

A Fusion of East and West, Electronic and Acoustic

Music for the Mind and Body

TUESDAY, August 15, 2023 

7pm - 8:30pm

Ecstatic Dance 

Ecstatic Dance is a form of dance that invites participants to let go of their thoughts, and attune to their body’s natural urge to move to the music. This series is led by Carol Boccaccio. Click here for more info!

TUESDAY, August 15, 2023 

1 - 4pm

Kids Crafty Day Camp II

Come join us for a super fun afternoon filled with crafts to ignite imagination and spark analog creativity.  Click here for more info and to register for one or both of the Kids Crafty Day Camps!

SATURDAY, August 12, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm

Tractorgrease Open Mic w/Jeff Bonner

Local Talent Comes Out to Shine!

Hosted by Jeff Bonner.

WED+THU, August 9+10, 2023 

Two age groups each day

Tie 'n Dye

Rock your very own Tie-Dyed creation for getting your groove on this Summer! For both children and adults. Click here for more info and to register!

SATURDAY, August 5, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm

Laura Landsberg and the Get Down

Powerhouse vocalist Laura Landsberg is bringing her funk and soul group LL & The Get Down to Centennial Park! The music features some of the finest soul music from the 70s ’80s and beyond. 

Click here for more info!

TUESDAY, August 1, 2023 

7pm - 8:30pm

Ecstatic Dance 

Ecstatic Dance is a form of dance that invites participants to let go of their thoughts, and attune to their body’s natural urge to move to the music. This series is led by Carol Boccaccio. Click here for more info!

SATURDAY, July 29, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm

Latin Lovers

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC, BUT IT'S REALLY ABOUT THE DANCING. The Latin Lovers are a Latin Band from the Kootenay's, playing music from all over Latin America with different instruments and rhythms. Click here for more info. 

WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2023 

6 - 9pm

Community Sing Along

These Campfire music evenings will be lead by Kate Smyles with a selection of semi-popular and obscure folk songs and a number of instruments to share and play. Drop in! Click here for more info.

SATURDAY, July 22, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm

Bill Lynch Trio

Bill’s original songs are renowned for their diverse influences and the poignant, elegant poetry of his lyrics.  Bill’s musical influences range from Blues and Folk to Latin and Balkan. Click here for more info. 

SATURDAY, July 22, 2023 

11am - 2pm

Bird Mobile Making Workshop

Local artist Röni Jurgensen is going to guide us how to make our very own screen mesh origami bird mobile sculptures.  Click here for more info and to register!

TUESDAY, July 18, 2023 

1 - 4pm

Kids Crafty Day Camp I

Come join us for a super fun afternoon filled with crafts to ignite imagination and spark analog creativity.  Click here for more info and to register for one, or both of the Kids Crafty Day Camps!

SATURDAY, July 15, 2023 

Sunset Series AFTERNOON EDITION - 2pm 

The Oot n' Oots + Mandala Mural Painting

The Oot n’ Oots is a jam band for the whole family! 

This special family afternoon includes an opportunity to join in making a community Mandala Mural with Joyce Schwartz! 

Click here for more info!

THURSDAY, July 13, 2023 

6 - 9pm

Beading Workshop

Come to learn more about beading from local artisan Sarah Rousselle. Click here for more info and to register!

TUESDAY, July 11, 2023 

7pm - 8:30pm

Ecstatic Dance 

Ecstatic Dance is a form of dance that invites participants to let go of their thoughts, and attune to their body’s natural urge to move to the music. This series is led by Carol Boccaccio. Click here for more info!

SATURDAY, July 8, 2023 

Music in the Park - Sunset Series - 7pm 

Under the Rocks

Under the Rocks is one of Canada’s premier emerging bluegrass acts! Click here for more info!

SATURDAY, April 15, 2023 

Open Mic Night - 7PM

Hosted by Jeff Bonner, this licensed evening of performances will be a delight and full of surprises! Come to play, or simply to enjoy the local talents. 

Event takes place in our Slocan Lake Arts Center: 408 4th Street, Silverton BC

This happens every 3rd Saturday of the month! 

SATURDAY, April 15, 2023 

Open Mic Night - 7PM

Hosted by Jeff Bonner, this licensed evening of performances will be a delight and full of surprises! Come to play, or simply to enjoy the local talents. 

Event takes place in our Slocan Lake Arts Center: 408 4th Street, Silverton BC

This happens every 3rd Saturday of the month! 

SATURDAY, May 15, 2023 

Open Mic Night 7:30

Hosted by Jeff Bonner, this evening promises a myriad of performances and is always full of delightful surprises! Come to play, or simply to enjoy the local talents. 

Admission by donation @ the SLAC!

Open Mic is typically the 3rd Saturday of the month! 

SUNDAY, May 7, 2023 

SLAC Annual AGM 2PM

An opportunity to learn more about us, our recent news and future plans. It's also a great chance to join a volunteer committee, or maybe you're considering joining our board? We're seeking a treasurer and all positions are open for nominations.

Light refreshments will be available.

Renew or join our membership prior to the meeting to be eligible for voting.  

SATURDAY, May 6th, 2023 

The “Back in The Saddle” Cromoli Brothers World Tour, starring Lucas Meyers

7:30 PM

The Slocan Lakes Art Centre welcomes back one of Nelson's favorite performers, Lucas Meyers, in his one man show The “Back in The Saddle” Cromoli Brothers World Tour! Sure to be an entertaining and hilarious evening of of fun!

$20 Tickets at the door.

Slocan Lake Arts Center: 408 4th Street, Silverton BC

FRIDAY April 14, 2023 

Author Reading and Book Launch - 7pm

Local Author Sean Arthur Joyce releases his new book of poetry "Blue Communion". Readings from the book will be interspersed with musical performances by Jody Cliff, Jon Burden and Paul Gibbons.

Slocan Lake Arts Center: 408 4th Street, Silverton BC

Admission by donation

SATURDAY, April 1, 2023 

Songwriters Unite!!!

A popular night of stories and song! With Jeff Bonner, Noel Fudge, Hnnah Lisgo and Loud Joe Matheson.

7 PM - By Donation

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023

Ecstatic Dance

SLAC's dance floor comes alive with these peer-led dance nights facilitated by Carol Boccaccio. Every wednesday starting Feb 8th, for all of February and March! Drop-in by donation. Please email Carol if you would like to host and DJ one of these nights as well! cbboccaccio@gmail.com 

7 PM


FRIDAY, March 24, 2023

Music by the Mendelssohns

La Cafamore presents "Music by the Mendelssohns." String quartets by Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn. With Natasha Hall and Carolyn Cameron on the violin, Kaito Takeda on the viola and Maria Wang on the cello. 

7:30 PM


SATURDAY, March 18, 2023 

Open Mic Night - 7PM

Hosted by Jeff Bonner, this licensed evening of performances will be a delight and full of surprises! Come to play, or simply to enjoy the local talents. 

Event takes place in our Slocan Lake Arts Center: 408 4th Street, Silverton BC

This happens every 3rd Saturday of the month! 

SATURDAY, March 13-17, 2023 

School of Rock

A Five day Music camp for ages 12-18 during Spring Break. Space is limited, so register today! 

1 pm - 5 pm every day

$100 (bursary might be available)


SATURDAY, March 13-17, 2023 

Musical Journey in Time

A Five day theatre and dance camp in Silverton for ages 5-11 during Spring Break. Space is limited, so register today! 

9 am - 1 pm every day

$100 + $30 registration Fee (bursary might be available)


Everyone come see their final performace: March 17, 12:45 PM

SATURDAY, March 11, 2023 

Open Studio #4

The Slocan Lake Arts Center opens their studio doors to everyone that wants to come make their own art. Gather, create, explore! Every week has a different local artist as a host, each with their own specialties. This week's host: Louise Ducharme. Click event poster for more info. 

10 am - 2 pm

Drop in, by Donation


SATURDAY, March 4, 2023 

Open Studio #3

The Slocan Lake Arts Center opens their studio doors to everyone that wants to come make their own art. Gather, create, explore! Every week has a different local artist as a host, each with their own specialties. This week's host: Morgen Bardati. Click event poster for more info. 

10 am - 2 pm

Drop in, by Donation


SATURDAY, February 25, 2023 

Open Studio #2

The Slocan Lake Arts Center opens their studio doors to everyone that wants to come make their own art. Gather, create, explore! Every week has a different local artist as a host, each with their own specialties. This week's host: Sabrina Curtis. Click event poster for more info. 

10 am - 2 pm

Drop in, by Donation


SATURDAY, February 18, 2023 

Open Mic Night - 7PM

Hosted by Jeff Bonner, this licensed evening of performances will be a delight and full of surprises! Come to play, or simply to enjoy the local talents. 

Event takes place in our Slocan Lake Arts Center: 408 4th Street, Silverton BC

This happens every 3rd Saturday of the month! 

SATURDAY, February 18, 2023 

Open Studio #1

The Slocan Lake Arts Center opens their studio doors to everyone that wants to come make their own art. Gather, create, explore! Every week has a different local artist as a host, each with their own specialties. This week's host: Petra Hekkenberg. Click event poster for more info. 

10 am - 2 pm

Drop in, by Donation


SATURDAY, February 11, 2023 

Songwriters Unite!!!

A popular night of stories and song! With Jeff Bonner, Kate Smyles, Melvin and Jason Kleiss.

7 PM

SATURDAY, February 11, 2023 

Misty Trees, acrylic workshop 

Fully Booked 

In this Acrylic Workshop with Branda Avis, an self-taught artist from Nelson, you will learn how to paint Misty Trees scenes. Go home with a beautiful piece of your own artwork! 

10 am - 2 pm

WEDNESDAYS, Starting February 8, 2023

Ecstatic Dance

SLAC's dance floor comes alive with these peer-led dance nights facilitated by Carol Boccaccio. Every wednesday starting Feb 8th, for all of February and March! Drop-in by donation. Please email Carol if you would like to host and DJ one of these nights as well! cbboccaccio@gmail.com 

7 PM


SATURDAY, January 7, 2023 

Natasha Jaffe

Featuring music from "Cello in Bloom" and "Cello in Reflection".  With appearances by: 

WEDNESDAY, December 21, 2022 

Winterfest 2022 

A Festive day for the Whole Family!

Photos and videos of this event will be shared soon. 


WEDNESDAY, December 21, 2022 

Open Mic Night

Hosted by Jeff Bonner, this licensed evening of performances was a delight yet again! This month's Open Mic Night was part of our Winterfest community event.

LIVE VIDEO EVENTS

"Pie in the Sky" Series playlist featuring: 

Tenise Marie, Hidden in Hills,

Wing and Bone & Vanir

"Music in the Park" Series Playlist featuring:

Bill Lynch Trio, Holly and Jon, Brian Kalbfleisch Trio, Bluebirds, Oriah Leeson, Diemm, Tamihi, and the Stringtones

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