To June 17
Through Our Students’ Eyes: Annual High School Exhibition showcasing talent from Penticton, Princess Margaret and Summerland Secondary Schools. Skyler Punnett: In Sense.
To Jun 28th
31st Annual Art Auction Preview. View and bid in advance at: 32auctions.com/PAG2018.
Opening Jul 6
eRacism: An international call to artists to explore the rise of racism as a political tool here in North America and beyond. It provides a wakeup call and platform for our community to come together to explore the realities and challenges of living in a pluralistic society.
Dennis Eugene Norman Burton and Cliff Braggins: Tell Me A Story, Blossom features for the first time 41 original drawings done in 1959 by Burton to illustrate a children’s book Tell Me A Story, Blossom, written by his lifelong friend Braggins who co-wrote the first CBC-TV broadcast, The Big Revue, and other variety and children’s shows. The story explores the age old love/hate relationship between Klunk the cat and Cecil the dog.
Keep Penticton White explores the lasting legacy of the 1920s Keep Penticton White campaign, largely aimed at the Chinese, and bolstered by the Kettle Valley Railroad which refused to hire any Chinese labourers, opting instead to hire Italians. It offers historic and contemporary views on the current state of immigration to the Okanagan Valley and the impact of this 1920s movement.