Who We Are
Suk’wtemsqilx’w West Kelowna Arts Council (SWAC) supports both Indigenous and non Indigenous artists and cultural bodies within and surrounding the City of West Kelowna and Westbank First Nation in Okanagan BC, also referred to as the Westside. We are interconnected with both communities weaving in and out of land, business and home.
Suk’wtemsqilx’w West Kelowna Arts Council incorporated as a society under the BC Society’s Act in 2015.
The objective of Suk’wtemsqilx’w West Kelowna Arts Council (SWAC) is to be inclusive to all of our Westside community members, Westbank First Nation and West Kelowna citizens, to work together through a partnership of artists, businesses and groups in events, cultural programs and education.
Our leadership includes a strong volunteer board composed of 9 artists and business people, and is supported by two ex officios: the Recreation and Culture Manager from the City of West Kelowna and Operations Manager of Sncǝwips Heritage Museum of Westbank First Nation.
We have a number of accomplishments such as but not limited to:
Ask us how you can get involved.