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Oxygen Spring Break Camps! – ART & ACT! Oxygen is excited to be offering three fun-filled spring break camps for kids aged 6-12. The first week is ART week with two half day camps. Oxygen is thrilled to have Anita Levesque re-join the Oxygen faculty to offer ART CAMP – Inspired! where kids will learn about great […]

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Media Release: 4th Annual Youth Arts Festival Schedule Announced! The 4th Annual Youth Arts Festival will take place in Nelson and Trail February 13-20! Please join us for some of this exciting programming. Since 2015 the annual Youth Arts Festivals have garnered inspired responses from participants, provided professional experiences for young artists, and opportunities for […]

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Oxygen Art Centre Welcomes New Executive Director   Oxygen Art Centre names Genevieve Robertson as the new Executive Director, effective January 15th. Robertson, who moved from Vancouver to the Kootenays last year, was instrumental to Touchstones Nelson’s exhibit, River Relations: A Beholder’s Share of the Columbia River Dams, an interdisciplinary artistic research project that considers the presence […]

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F O R   I M M E D I A T E   R E L E A S E Stephanie Kellett exhibition opens at Oxygen The Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to be presenting an exhibition of new work by visual artist Stephanie Kellett. The exhibition will include a series of new paintings, a found […]

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Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium line up announced!  ‘Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium’ is a 4-day-long symposium that explores and celebrates the role and impact that the arts have in rural communities and will bring into focus artist-run culture in the Kootenays.  Symposium programming includes multiple panel discussions, artist talks, literary readings, a […]

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Upstream Benefits exhibition opens at Touchstones   Two exciting and interconnected events are happening in Nelson, BC during the Fall/Winter of 2017: an art exhibition ‘Upstream Benefits: Artist-Run Culture in the Kootenays’, a 10 artist group show curated by Arin Fay and Miriam Needoba and co-produced by Touchstones and Oxygen Art Centre and the ‘Upstream […]

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  Oxygen’s Executive Director Miriam Needoba Leaving Post   Oxygen Art Centre’s Executive Director Miriam Needoba will be leaving her role at the end of the year after six years of service.  Needoba, who is planning to return to school to pursue graduate studies, is confident that the Centre will continue along its dynamic path, as […]

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F O R   I M M E D I A T E   R E L E A S E Oxygen Art Centre welcomes Natasha Smith as Education Coordinator   Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to announce that Natasha Smith will be taking over the coordination of the arts education program for Children, Youth and Adults.  While this work […]

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SUMMONING (NO WORDS) at Oxygen Art Centre Summoning (No Words), an interactive sound installation built from the female voice, opens August 25th at the Oxygen Art Centre.   The project, conceived and designed by Nicola Harwood, is a sound temple made up of original sung compositions contributed by a seven-member team of award winning Canadian female […]

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Media Release: The Kissing Project is on Google Street View! Vancouver artist, Sylvia Grace Borda, in partnership with Nelson area residents have worked together to create the first staged net artworks in the Columbia Basin area to reside in Google Street view.   Borda is known for her pioneering work to create unconventional photographic staging […]