Arrow Lakes District Arts Council Society

Arts, Culture and Heritage in the Nakusp Area

Member Organizations

Arrow Lakes Historical Society, Archives and Publishing, Inc.

The Arrow Lakes Historical Society has extensive archive material for the Arrow Lakes and Trout Lake regions of BC, Canada. We can help you do any area research, including all the towns on the Arrow Lakes and the Lardeau, Trout Lake, Ferguson and Camborne. Our archives also have maps, slides, photos, documents, ledgers and much more.

Located at the rear entrance of the Centennial Building at 92 – 6th Avenue NW in Nakusp. 

Open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Email: Box 819 Nakusp British Columbia, Canada V0G 1R0 

Call us at (250) 265-0110 during office hours, or otherwise call us at (250) 265-3323 for possible special arrangements.

Cinéfil Cinéma Club

Cinéfil Cinéma Club shows independent, Canadian and foreign films. This is made possible by our collaboration with Film Lovers in the Kootenay’s (FLIKS). Shows at the Bonnington Fine Arts Centre.  

Contact:  Anne Belivéau - 250-265-3586.

Community Choir

Marilyn Massey
Box 994 Nakusp BC V0G 1R0

Dance on the Kusp

Cassia Parent
Nakusp BC V0G 1R0  

Fauq Singers of Fauquier

Contact Sheila McGinnis 250-269-7229 

Hummingbird Community Garden

 Contact:  Trudy Buis - 250-265-2156

Massey School of Music 

Contact:  Marilyn Massey, 250-265-4087

Mirror Theater

Mirror Theatre performs to several communities in the Arrow Lakes and Slocan Lake valleys. Based in Nakusp, BC, we provide creative opportunity for all ages, and are members of Theatre BC.

Contact: P.O. Box 51, Fauquier, BC, V0G1K0, or Larry Parkes - 250-269-7503
or Anji Jones - 250-265-4460 anjijones@hotmail

Nakusp and District Museum

Showcases a wealth of local artifacts; advocates for history of local aboriginal people, located on 6th Ave. below the Library and next to the Visitor Information Centre.  

Contact:  Sharon Montgomery, 250-265-2120.

Nakusp Medieval Days

August long weekend of 2015 is going to bring one of the most interesting, educational, and fun events that this area has ever seen, and we look forward to seeing you there!

We will be taking orders for tickets via online payment starting in Late March, and we have the unique opportunity to make a private camping area available to the guests of our brand new festival.


Nakusp Public Library

Box 297, Nakusp BC V0G 1R0

Nakusp Senior Citizens' Association, Branch 71

Numerous programs/services designed for ages 50 and over; home of Senior Serenaders, a fun chorale group.  
Box 86, Nakusp BC VOG IRO

Contact:  Doreen Desrochers 250-265-4102


Nakusp Spinners

Christine Meyers 
Nakusp BC V0G 1R0 250-265-0075

Nancy Bertoia Music Studio

Contact:  Nancy Bertoia  250- 265-0222

Riders Retreat

Contact:  Rebecca Jewel 250-265-8043

Special Olympics Nakusp Local

Providing fundraising, training for athletes and coaches, supporting athletes to improve their skills and self-image, providing wellness coaching, and providing the opportunity to compete in safe, well organized events.  The goals are inclusion and social interaction to help individuals move toward more successful lives.

Contact:  Hans Sparrowboom 250-265-4202

Studio Connexion Gallery

Studio Connexion Gallery, exhibiting Fine Art since 2009, is situated in the heart of Nakusp at 203 5th Avenue NW.  Open to public from mid-May to mid-October from 11:00 to 4:00. After Thanks Giving by appointment.

The Studio Connexion Gallery  promotes Canadian artists and organizes art exhibitions. 

Contact: Anne Belivéau - 250-265-3586