A creative incubator for locals, an inviting haven for visitors.
Along the placid shores of the West Kootenays’ Upper Arrow Lake, lays the rural village of Nakusp. Every week, the old Nakusp Firehall inspires, nourishes and supports the community by hosting Nakusp’s 50 Mile Year Round Market.
This market focuses on local – very local. In order to support the truly remote food producers and artisans in the area, all vendors are within a 50-mile radius of Nakusp. On offer, everything from fresh produce and apple cider, to handcrafted birdhouses and original works of art – and on market days, hot meals from the repurposed community kitchen.
We strive to provide the best in handmade, unique and custom-made woodworking solutions for around the home. Our specific focus is on high-quality end-grain cutting boards made from locally sourced, FSC-certified sustainable lumber. At AMC naturals, we strive to provide the highest quality organic personal care items as well as fine and functional woodworking solutions for the kitchen and bathroom.
The ALFA Guild is a non-profit association comprised of area artists and community members of the Arrow Lakes district.
The goal of the Arrow Lakes Fine Arts Guild Society is to provide the optimum exhibition space for the visual arts in the West Kootenays and beyond for the established and emerging artists showcasing the highest quality works for those areas.
The purpose of the Society are to foster and promote the visual arts in the area of the Arrow Lakes, to provide a venue for artists to exhibit their works, and to provide similar and related services as determined by the membership.
The Arrow Lakes Historical Society has extensive archive material for the Arrow Lakes and Trout Lake regions of BC, Canada.
We can help you do any area research, including all the towns on the Arrow Lakes and the Lardeau, Trout Lake, Ferguson, and Camborne.
Come and visit us at 91 4th Ave. NW in Nakusp! Everything is made right here in the shop and you may even find one of our chocolatiers hard at work at our public workstation so you can watch how your favourite treats are made!
diverse programming, the learning centre caters to a variety of students as well as local community needs. Founded in 1978, we have two fully-equipped classrooms, a dedicated computer lab, a large classroom with computer and science lab areas, plus student and staff lounge areas.
Looking to upgrade your skills? Want to get into that awesome first-year course or program? Improve subject understanding, study skills and complete prerequisite courses such as biology, chemistry, English, math, and physics along with college success, computer sciences, and social studies. – Academic Upgrading at the Nakusp Learning Centre
Join a community of life-long learners with Selkirk’s College’s Community Education & Workplace Training. Explore our flexible adult learning options and find the path that’s best for you. Our training can help update your credentials or up the skills of your entire team.
Located in downtown Nakusp on Broadway Street (Highway 6), our dedicated staff host about 1,000 students each year.
Arts Revelstoke is the lead organization for Arts and Culture in Revelstoke, producing cultural events, spearheading public art projects and developing the arts and cultural scene in Revelstoke.
Arts Revelstoke has been in operation for over 60 years and was re-incorporated and re-energized in May of 1997 as a new society, Revelstoke Arts Council. We recently re-branded and are now operating as Arts Revelstoke, Revelstoke’s powerhouse arts and cultural leader.
Arts Revelstoke manages the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre which opened its doors in 2012 and hosts a wide variety of events every year.
Studio Connexion is a Fine Arts Gallery in the heart of Nakusp, showcasing local talent and other artists from across Canada. Originally a boutique selling antique reproduction furniture, Studio Connexion evolved into a Fine Art Gallery which hosts a number of art exhibitions each year. It is a cultural space promoting visual art in the Arrow Lakes region and the West Kootenays.
The Arts Council is an all-volunteer, low-budget organization – founded over 40 years ago to promote arts, culture and heritage sectors of society and to serve in whatever capacity we can in assisting our local artists, musicians, historians, etc.
We have a 6 member active board. We meet the second Thursday every other month, Jan, March, May, Sept, Nov.
We organize Music in the Park, Wednesday night’s July – Aug at the Nakusp Park Gazebo from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. This is a free event, bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy some amazing entertainment. Sponsored by local grants and businesses.
We also organize the Concert Series in the Fall, Winter and Spring. These are stand alone single performances, sponsored my donations, grants and in-kind donations.
After school youth drama program and other events partnering up with other non-profit organizations.
We welcome all new members any time of the year. Contact us if you would like to become a member, volunteer and help support the Arts Council.