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From Gallery Exhibitions to Concerts: Here are Some Virtual Arts & Culture Experiences in Osoyoos

As now is not the time to travel, visitors can still be inspired by the many virtual arts and cultural experiences available in Osoyoos and the South Okanagan from the comforts of home.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy an art exhibit from your kitchen, rock out to a concert in your living room, or immerse yourself in a cultural journey without leaving your backyard, there are many virtual offerings for art, culture and music seekers alike.

Dream now, explore BC later – in the mean time, check out these great virtual experiences from Osoyoos BC and beyond!

The Okanagan Art Gallery Virtual Artist’s Cooperative

Art by Brad Hillis

The Okanagan Art Gallery is a lively gallery located on Main Street in Osoyoos, B.C. and comprised of over two dozen south Okanagan artists. The is comprised of a large 2100 sq ft floor area with six rooms, each having its own skylight providing natural light on the artwork.

Membership in the gallery is restricted to residents of the south Okanagan/Boundary/Similkameen area and applicants are subject to a jurying process ensuring a consistently high standard of work. Each artist has a dedicated wall space featuring a self portrait in the artist’s style.

At this time, the Okanagan Art Gallery is offering an artists’ cooperative featuring the work of local artists so that everyone can enjoy a virtual viewing! Click here to view the gallery.

The Blues Canada Concert Series

Photo of the Jeffery Straker duo

“Blues Canada” is a radio program featuring Blues music from Canadian performers on CFUZ FM Peach City Community Radio station in Penticton, BC. While you can still listen in (click here to view the broadcasting schedule and to listen online), viewers can enjoy curated videos featuring a variety of Blues performances. So, what are you waiting for? Crank up the volume, clear the living room and have fun enjoying these virtual concert performances! Click here to view the Blues Canada Facebook Page

Indigenous Tourism BC’s Immersive Travel App

Inside a Pithouse at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre by

Indigenous Tourism BC recently launched an interactive trip planning and educational resource that immerses travellers in the cultures, traditions and raw beauty of BC’s diverse Indigenous territories. While now is not the time to travel, visitors can dream now and plan for future trip or enjoy learning about Osoyoos’ unique Indigenous culture and tourism offerings.

Uzume Taiko Family Show Live Stream

On April 27th, Uzume Taiko drummers will present an energetic and spirited show of taiko drumming via live stream on Facebook! Performing choreographed martial arts based taiko drum songs and our repertoire includes a variety of drum playing styles, exciting rhythms and powerful beats. The show is appealing to all ages. Click here to join the event on Facebook!

Preview Magazine’s Spring Digital Issue

Preview is a Guide to galleries and museums in the Pacific Northwest.
Explore, discover and learn about art exhibitions in galleries and museums in British Columbia and beyond including the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre! Read the April-May 2020 Guide now.

What virtual experiences will you be enjoying? Share with us by tagging @osoyoosbc on instagram and twitter!


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