Art Gallery Kimberley: photo credit Frida Viklund

CKCA Funding

If you have an idea that focuses on arts and culture, this program could help support it. Grants from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA)—funded by Columbia Basin Trust and overseen by the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council—are available for all art disciplines, for both individuals and arts and culture organizations. 

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Everything Became Beautiful, Erica Konrad


We support and present workshops to enrich our artistic and cultural community. Explore what’s coming up.

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We’re the regional arts council for the Kootenays. We help local arts councils carry out their activities more effectively through support like training, consultation and communication about resources available throughout the region and province.

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Starbelly Jam Masterclass

Kimberley Horror Fest


View our calendar of events to find out what’s happening in our region’s arts, culture and heritage community.

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Castlegar Sculpturewalk

Support Us

Support arts, culture and heritage projects with your kind donation.

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Illuminated Collapse, Jude Griebel

Culture Tour

Explore the work of skilled and diverse regional artists and fascinating cultural and heritage sites.

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ARTiculate Magazine

What’s going on in arts, culture and heritage in the region? Check out the in-depth stories in ARTiculate.