Columbia Basin Culture Tour – August 10 & 11, 2019
a project of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance
Columbia Basin: Get a fresh perspective on the local arts and heritage scene!
The eleventh annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour is a fun weekend that combines a road trip with a customized cultural experience
like no other. Visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites at your own pace. With venues, exhibitions, artwork and
performances changing every year, there is always something new to experience.
Visit the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre for some family friendly fun, learn about mining and social history of the area. Also in
Rossland are the Rossland Light Opera Players as well as local artist TR By Hand and Polly Esther the Clown. Visit the Trail Museum &
Archives at Riverfront Centre, the Salmo & Area Museum in Salmo as well as the Salmo Arts Council that will be set up with various
artists at the Ymir Schoolhouse.
This year there are a number of new artists’ studios including Canada Photographic Arts Society and Bee Glade Farm & Fibre in
Glade. In Nelson, the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce has joined us this year as well as Hall Printing and ViewPoint Gallery
on the lake which is an exciting new venue carrying the work of various local artists. Kootenay Studio Arts at Selkirk College will be
hosting several artists doing demonstrations in the jewellery studio such as local jeweler Lily Andersen who will also be selling her
Don’t forget to check out your favorite artists from past years too – the images of their new works are incredible! Take a sneak peek
of the Artist/Venue Profile pages at www.cbculturetour.com, with additional images on Facebook: fb.me/cbculturetour and
This free, self-guided tour happens August 10 & 11, from 10 am to 5 pm. Grab a map, your Culture Tour Directory, and go! Look for
directories at tourist info centres now or order one online.
For more information, visit the website at www.cbculturetour.com or call 250-505-5505, toll free 1-877-505-7355. The Columbia
Basin Culture Tour is a project of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance and The Columbia Basin Culture Tour is generously
supported by funding from the Columbia Basin Trust.
Columbia Basin Culture Tour
August 10 & 11, 2019 10 am – 5 pm
Explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries, and heritage sites through this free, self-guided tour within the Columbia Basin.
Meet the artists, shop for fine art and craft, view demonstrations, special exhibitions, interpretive displays or chat with local
historians during this two day cultural celebration.
More Information: www.cbculturetour.com, 250-505-5505, toll free: 1-877-505-7355
Photo Cutline: Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce – Image: Nelson Road Kings 2016.
Columbia Basin Culture Tour August 10 &
11, 2019 10am – 5pm.
For further information contact:
Assistant – Projects and Communications
Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance 1-250-505-5505 1-877-505-7355