Winter Carnival Event: A Winter’s Night Painting Party

Brush up your Talents at our Winter Carnival Painting Party Feb. 8 Come out of the cold during Vernon Winter Carnival and explore your creative side at the Caetani Centre’s winter-themed Painting Party.  Join artist Destanne Norris to create your own work of art that celebrates Carnival and Silver Star.  Enjoy wine (and other beverages), […]

CSMARI Poetry Workshop Takes Place in the Gallery in January

CSMARI Workshop in January Dive into the transformative power of poetry with poet Michelle Doege. Join our workshop dedicated to the Queer community, where poetry becomes a conduit to explore the depths of our emotions. Craft verses that reflect the essence of living in Vernon, all while navigating your unique identities as Queer individuals within […]

Caetani House Closes for Accessibility Renovation

Caetani House Closes for Accessibility Renovation The Caetani Centre is closing on December 22 for the Holidays!  Following the break, the house and museum will remain closed until the spring as we undergo a major renovation to make our entranceway, gift shop, office, washroom, and museum accessible to visitors of all ages and mobilities, as well […]

Make a Magic Bag with Sal of Furhouse Textiles Workshops

Make a Magic Bag with Sal of Furhouse Textiles Workshop Join Sal of Furhouse Textiles Workshop to learn how to make a dose of cozy for yourself or a loved one! We will choose fabric to create a magic bag, which we will fill with magic, sewing as we go. This program is designed for […]

Keep Sveva’s Legacy Alive this GivingTuesday

Keep Sveva’s Legacy Alive this GivingTuesday GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.  This year’s GivingTuesday takes place on November 28th, 2023. As a visionary figure in the community, our benefactor Sveva Caetani had a deep belief that culture, education, knowledge, and […]

Wind Quintet Presents Global Holiday Concert

Caetani Centre Hosts Global Holiday Concert with the Wind Jammers The Caetani Centre is opening the doors to the Sveva Caetani Gallery on Dec. 9 to present a matinée of worldly music by local quintet the Wind Jammers.   Featuring established Okanagan musicians Janet Watson on flute, Karen Gibbons on oboe, Lucy Benwell on clarinet, […]

Former Caetani Writer-in-Residence wins PEN Canada scholarship

Former Caetani Writer-in-Residence wins PEN Canada scholarship Dilan Qadir, who has stayed at the Caetani Caetani twice as a writer-in-residence, is the recipient of the 2023 PEN Canada-Humber College Writers in Exile Scholarship.   The scholarship is awarded annually to one member of PEN Canada’s Writers in Exile community.   A Kurdish-Canadian writer, Dilan has […]

Haunted Halloween Tours Return in 2023

Haunted Halloween Tours Return for 2023 Join Sveva, Ofelia, Leone, Miss Jüül and other special guests for a tour of Vernon’s notorious Halloween house. Extra tours added: Thursday, Oct. 26, Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6:30, 7:45 and 9 p.m. The Caetani Centre is once again opening the gates to all trick […]

Culture Days at the Caetani Centre

Join us for Culture Days at the Caetani Centre Culture Days takes place September 22rd through October 15th, 2023 for three amazing weeks of colour, creativity, and community. The Caetani Centre is offering self-guided tours and a special literary event as part of the festivities. Please join us for these free or by-donation events! Caetani Self-Guided Tours […]

Laisha Rosnau Joins Caetani Centre as New Executive Director

Vernon Curator/Author Joins Caetani Centre as New Executive Director Laisha Rosnau, who wrote the book Little Fortress about the mysterious Caetani family, is now the executive director of the Caetani Centre, located in the family’s former home in Vernon. VERNON—The Caetani Centre has welcomed a new Executive Director – and you could say she wrote […]