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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 […]

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The 10th Anniversary Oxygen Art Centre fundraiser Cabaret! Aliens with Benefits: A Cabaret for the (Pre existing) Human Condition Thursday and Friday, June 22 and 23 The Capitol Theatre 8 PM Tickets $20 in advance / $25 Door (http://capitoltheatre.bc.ca/) The Oxygen Art Centre welcomes back Nicola Harwood to create one of her classic Oxygen Art […]

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The Kissing Project exhibition opens at Oxygen Art Centre Throughout this Spring, Sylvia Grace Borda has been the artist in residence at the Oxygen Art Centre developing her ‘Kissing Project.’ The artist’s proposal is not what you would expect – she has aimed to create contemporary artworks, celebrating local and cultural values of love and […]

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Media Release: Presenting the 7th annual Oxygen Art Market! The 7th Annual Oxygen Art Market will take place on May 26, 27, 28, 2017 Hours: Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm 320 Vernon Street (back alley entrance) in Nelson Every year, the Oxygen Art Market attracts hundreds of art-lovers to the Oxygen Art […]

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  We are seeking volunteers from the Nelson community to be part of the ‘KISSING Project’ Event takes place on April 7th and 8th – you can be part of Nelson’s future!!! Did you know that the City of Nelson has one of the most culturally diverse communities in Canada! – Artist-in-residence, Sylvia Grace Borda, […]