Explore the vibrant and captivating arts and culture scene in Kamloops. From art galleries and catching flicks, here are the top 5 arts and culture experiences to enjoy.
Kamloops Art Gallery
The Kamloops Art Gallery offers inspiring, provocative, and transformative art experiences of national caliber. Located in Secwepemcúlecw , it is the largest art gallery in the Interior of British Columbia and boasts a collection of over 3,000 works of art. With more than 12 exhibitions every year, they offer diverse, accessible, and affordable experiences including talks, tours, and studio-based programming for people of all ages and abilities. The KAG is open Tuesday - Saturday from 10am-5pm with free admission on Thursdays courtesy of BCLC. The Gallery Store also offers unique and intriguing gifts and art merchandise.
Western Canada Theatre
The largest professional theatre company in BC's Interior, Western Canada Theatre offers up a range of live theatrical events, including full-scale musicals, slapstick comedies, cutting edge dramas, and new Canadian and Indigenous plays every season. Catch a performance or sign up for a seasons pass. Purchase your tickets in advance.
Kamloops Museum & Archives
Immerse yourself in Kamloops' history and culture at the Kamloops Museum & Archives. Established in 1937, the KMA is one of the oldest museums in the province. The Museum collects, organizes, and interprets notable objects and historic records from the region for the purposes of preservation, research, and exhibition. With over 20,000 artifacts and one of the Interior’s oldest and largest archives, the KMA's collections evolve continuously to better reflect the cultural landscape of Kamloops and its neighbouring communities. With 3+ temporary exhibits per year, there's always something new to learn. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 9:30am - 4:30pm.
Kamloops Film Society
Grab your popcorn and fave movie snacks, the Paramount Theatre is excited to welcome you back! Catch a flick in person at the nostalgic Paramount Theatre with film screenings every Thursday, Friday & Saturday night. Private screenings are also back at Paramount Theatre for a truly unique family night or date night.
Kamloops Symphony Orchestra
Get blown away by our wonderous wind players as they take centre stage in a concert full of delightfully dazzling music with (almost) no strings attached. Join the Kamloops Symphony at the Sagebrush Theatre. From performing works of Mozart or Philip Glass, to sharing the stage with outstanding guest artists, every concert highlights the outstanding quality of the orchestra's musicians. Catch a performance or purchase a season's pass to enjoy live music all season long.
Kamloops' diverse arts and culture scene will surprise you - but in the best possible way. Explore more of what our vibrant city has to offer.