The Breastfeeding Art Expo

This First-Time-Ever unique exposition explores breastfeeding. The large Expo includes fifteen innovative community art projects where professional artist networked with community partners and project participants. It also includes almost 70 independent breastfeeding artworks, submitted by artists across the Okanagan, Kootenays and Thompson-Cariboo. Each community and independent art piece is accompanied by touching and memorable stories.

Join a free guided tour for the public, or a tour for school students! Visitors will be able to actively participate through our collage wall to add their own words or pictures. Observe live art drawing of breastfeeding women, view art within art! Keep checking back for a full list of events by May 2017 at


Expo Dates: June 2 – 29, 2017
Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) & Alternator Gallery (inside RCA), 250.717.5304
Gallery Curators: Shannon Lester (Rotary) and Megan Bowers (Alternator)
*Note: Alternator Gallery portion of the show will be from June 2 – 24, 2017, so make sure to visit by June 24th in order to see the entire show.

Grand Opening: Thursday, July 27, 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Expo Dates: July 27 – September 29, 2017
Location: Vernon Public Art Gallery (VPAG), 250.545.3173
Location: Gallery Vertigo, 250.503.2297
Gallery Curators: Lubos Culen (VPAG) and Brigitte Red (Gallery Vertigo)

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The Expo is a collaborative project between KCR Community Resources and Interior Health. It is funded by the Vancouver Foundation, BC Arts Council, Interior Health, Central Okanagan Foundation, First Nation Health Authority and the Hamber Foundation.
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