Programs for Adults

Introduction to Drawing

March 31–May 5, 2018
Saturdays, 1:30–4pm

$185 for 6 classes
(10% off for Friends)
Pre-registration required | Adult

This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of drawing meant for the raw beginner or anyone wanting to refresh their skills. It is meant to provide some basic tools that will allow you to continue drawing on your own or prepare you to take more advanced courses.

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Instructor Bio

Betty Spackman, MFA, is a multi media installation artist who has exhibited internationally and taught at various Universities in Canada and the US for 15 years. Her book, A Profound Weakness: Christians and Kitsch, a personal journal about images of faith in Popular culture, and her own struggles with the relationship between faith and art, was published in 2005 by Piquant Editions, UK.

She is currently teaching part time and working on a multi media installation project for The Penticton Art Gallery, in Penticton, British Columbia for the fall of 2010. She also is exhibiting paintings and assemblage work at The Fort Gallery in Fort Langley, British Columbia, an artist-run space she helped develop.

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Free | Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30 am | Preregistration Required

Culture, Coffee & Cookies (C3) is a speaker’s series dedicated to providing stimulating and enjoyable learning opportunities for people of retirement age. This relaxed and social setting provides an opportunity to discuss and participate in community culture. Each cultural presentation or activity is accompanied by an opportunity to enjoy some refreshments while socializing with peers.

Winter / Spring Season
Our 2017 Culture, Coffee, and Cookies season concluded on December 13th. But, we will be back with a new season of presentations on January 10th, 2018 and we look forward to seeing you all there!

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Our Winter / Spring Season will begin on January 10th, 2018. We have booked brilliant and intriguing presenters for your enjoyment. We hope you enjoy your Winter / Spring season with family and friends!

For all upcoming events and programs at The Reach, check The Reach Gallery Museum Calendar.

Group Tours

Tues – Sun | 10:30am – 3:30pm | $3 per participant

Enliven your experience of current art exhibitions with a gallery tour or dive into our community heritage exhibition with a museum tour. Guided tours are a great way to learn about the cultural and social contexts of artworks and artifacts on display. Tours are led by knowledgeable docents who provide a general overview of exhibitions and an opportunity for lively discussion.


Museum & Exhibition Tours

Free | Drop-in | Open to the Public

Take an afternoon break!  History Tours are Tuesdays at 12pm. These 30 minute tours are led by experienced and knowledgeable docents and offer an excellent opportunity for lively discussion.

A knowledgeable docent is available Fridays and Sundays from noon to 5pm for Exhibition Tours. Even if you’ve already seen the current exhibitions, you can deepen your experience with a free, drop-in tour.