Thomas Loh Dance on the afternoon of the Grand Opening, Oct. 14, 2006. Touchstones Nelson Collection

Programming & Events at Touchstones

Quick Draw is Back!

Quick Draw brings together a fantastic collection of original drawings by local artists. Every Quick Draw ticket guarantees you an original drawing. Only 100 drawings are available which means only 100 Quick Draw tickets will be sold.

Featured artists include Carol Reynolds, Deb Thompson, Murray Kimber, Kate Bridger, Boujke Elzinga, Brent Bukowski, Maya Heringa, Terry Huva, Chris Kolmel, Keira Zaslove, John Cooper, Kathleen Pemberton, and over eighty more contributors.

This special evening will be hosted by Lucas Meyers.

Ticket holders will also have exclusive access to a silent auction Mark Mizgala's photo-based art series, Monument, as seen in the Touchstones Nelson exhibition, Found: The Art of Re-use. Image: Mark Mizgala, Monument, November 1, 2012.

Tickets:

$40 general public / $35 for Touchstones Nelson members

Spectator Tickets (perfect for your better half) are $15.

Tickets are available in person only, get yours today!



BOOK LAUNCH

NAMES ON A CENOTAPH: Kootenay Lake Men in World War I

By Sylvia Crooks

 

Thursday, September 4 at 5:30

By donation

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Touchstones Nelson is marking the occasion by hosting the launch of author Sylvia Crooks lastest book, Names on a Cenotaph: Kootenay Lake Men in World War I.  Join Crooks for an in-depth talk and Power Point photo presentation.  Copies of the book are available now at Touchstones Nelson.

Those attending the event will be invited to view the opening of the redesigned military exhibit located in the permanent museum on the second floor of the Touchstones facility.

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