Affair of art at SAGA

Salmon Arm's SAGA Public Art Gallery hosts the annual Affordable Art Fair, with a variety of artwork available for under $200.

  • Nov. 27, 2012 8:00 a.m.

Lisa Figueroa works in her studio preparing for the Affordable Art Fair

There’s plenty of fine art available this Christmas season.

And SAGA Public Art Gallery will be making it available in its annual Affordable Art Fair, an exhibition of 100 multi-media works by 20-plus Shuswap artists – all priced under $200.

Be charmed by small-scale oil, watercolour and acrylic paintings, metal sculpture, pottery, fibre art, photography and pastels.

This popular annual event opens with a 7 p.m. reception Friday, Nov. 30 that features live music by a recorder/viola trio, and delicious refreshments.

The exhibition runs Dec. 1 to 15 and is open until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 and 11.

Coffee Break with carolling takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

Family Saturdays features multiple art-making stations with a Christmas theme, each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Families with children of all ages are welcome to attend this free event.


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