The Caetani Cultural Centre is set on 1.3 acres of park like grounds with a 6,000 sq. ft. heritage house, five on site studio/workspaces and a reception courtyard, all within walking distance of downtown Vernon. The centre offers a schedule of community arts based programming that take place both on-site and at partner venues. There is an extensive library of art books, laundry and free internet on site.
The Caetani Centre is a registered not for profit charitable organization. We strive to provide fair and affordable rates to creatives.
Self-Directed Residencies have a modest associated fee for accommodations and studio space.
We are currently only accepting applications from within Canada during Covid-19.
Funded Programs: Funded programs are currently suspended during Covid-19.
CHECK ROOM AVAILABILITY: Subject to change in 2022
Modest private studio/workspaces are available for $6/day, located onsite at the Centre for artists .
Private rooms are suitable workspaces for writers, digital artists, etc., and do not normally need a separate studio space.
No wet or messy mediums allowed in the rooms – you will need a separate studio space for these.
Private Studio Space:
Please note: There is limited access to equipment. If you have special equipment needs you should contact the Centre to ensure that this program is suitable for your expectations prior to making application. We will endeavour to accommodate special requests within the community, however we can not guarantee this.
Off-site Studio Spaces
The Caetani Centre has several partnerships in place with existing cultural organizations in the community for specific programs for additional off-site studio and equipment possibilities.
Occasionally we partner with other organizations to provide off-site exhibition or studio spaces. Please contact the Caetani Centre if you require special facilities or are interested in partnering with a local organization.
Off-site studio space is available for ceramic artists CeramAIR program through the Vernon Community Arts Centre, and visual artists through the Fresh! AiR program at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre.
The Caetani Cultural Centre will assist in facilitating workshops, receptions, and public programming based around the participating artist’s work, if desired, and within the limitations of any current Covid-19 public health requirements.
Artists-in-Residence are requested to leave a piece of art in the community, if possible.
Self-Directed Residenices for Artists & Writers