Revelstoke Arts Council

The RAC is the lead organization for Arts and Culture in Revelstoke, coordinating cultural events and connecting artists with resources and grant funding.

Mission Statement

The Revelstoke Arts Council provides community leadership in the development, promotion, stimulation and support of arts and cultural heritage for present and future generations.

Vision

Revelstoke will be a recognized cultural centre where communities gather to express and share their creative energy.  The Revelstoke Arts Council will be an active and financially healthy organization committed to excellence and the continuing growth of arts and culture.

Member Groups:

Revelstoke Visual Arts Society
The Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre is managed by the Revelstoke Visual Arts Society as a not-for-profit community facility dedicated to the creation, exhibition and promotion of the visual arts.

Revelstoke Museum
 and Archives
Revelstoke Museum & Archives keeps alive the history and heritage of Revelstoke and district by collecting, preserving, documenting and interpreting the artifacts, records and stories of the region in a public community museum. The Museum and Archives is a place where all are welcome to participate, to learn, to share, and to explore the social, industrial and environmental history of the region.

Revelstoke Railway Museum

The museum presents the history of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the Columbia Mountains, as well as the role the railway and its workers have played in building Canada as a nation. A large collection of artifacts, historical photographs, artwork, and full-sized rolling stock are displayed, including a steam locomotive built for mountain work.

BC Interior Forestry Museum

[The] purpose [of the BC Interior Forestry Museum Society] is to maintain a public forestry museum in which to store and display artifacts and collections of historical, archaeological, artistic, educational, and scientific material as it pertains to the forestry industry.

Revelstoke Theatre Company
The Revelstoke Theatre Company produces quality amateur theatre for the local community.

Revelstoke Community Choir

Revelstoke Community Band

Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier
 National Parks
The Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks is an independent organization created to help preserve and promote our parks natural and cultural resources for present and future generations.

Revelstoke Multicultural Society

The Revelstoke Multicultural Society fosters cultural awareness, appreciation and inclusiveness in Revelstoke by: celebrating our multicultural heritage and diversity, creating opportunities to learn about and appreciate cultures here and afar, an promoting and supporting community planning and services that support the integration of newcomers and embrace the needs of all ethnicities and cultures.

Revelstoke Mountain Culture Society
Revelstoke Music Festival, which marks the beginning of summer, provides ticketed musical performances outdoors at Centennial Park. Previously sponsored by the Revelstoke Arts Council, it is now coordinated by the Revelstoke Mountain Culture Society, which was incorporated February 2006. It attracts musicians from all over Canada, with a focus on BC. Artisans, children’s activities, and a beer garden round out the festivities.