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Public Programs

From Asian Heritage Month celebrations to Yoga in the Museum, family programs, to art workshops for adults, Touchstones Nelson really does have something for everyone. Our new signature event is Museum Mash, an all-day event dedicated to exploring the arts and culture of our community and the current exhibitions.


Nov 15, 5:30-7pm – Asian Heritage Celebration – Nelson History Talks
Nov 17, 2-4pm  – Blanket Exercise
Nov 18, 11am-3pm – Museum Mash
Nov 21, 6-8pm  –  Regional Indigenous Programming with the Sinixt Nation
Nov 22, 5:30-6:30pm  –  Holiday Craft Workshop
Nov 28, 6-8pm  – Regional Indigenous Programming with the Sylix Nation
Nov 29, 6-7:30pm  – Robin Wiltse Art workshop
Dec 5, 6-8pm  – Regional Indigenous Programming with the Metis Nation
Dec 12,  6-8pm  – Regional Indigenous Programming with the Ktunaxa Nation

Please visit our calendar for more information.

Museum Mash returns November 18, 2018

Museum Mash is free and friendly for families of all ages! Stay tuned for details on our next Museum Mash, scheduled for November 2018!

Youth Arts Hub

Attention youth artists! Please join us for the Youth Arts Hub series, where each month a different local arts organization will be presenting a free workshop for youth 12-18 years old. For more information on the upcoming events go to Or visit the YAH Facebook page at

The Hub is a new collaborative project with Oxygen Art Centre, Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, Nelson & District Youth Centre, Nelson & District Arts Council, Nelson Public Library, Black Productions and Touchstones Nelson – Museum of Art and History.

Check back often or visit us on Facebook for more information about programs.