Arts & Artisans
The creative spirit is alive and well in Naramata, with cottage industries blossoming in abundance. Visit our local renowned potters, the lavender farm, view designer lines of clothing with natural fabrics, see beautiful jewelry, metal and wood creations or explore upscale antiques, restored and found objects, sculptures and paintings and so much more. There are treasures in the village and on the benches of Naramata that are well worth prospecting for. Follow the illustrated map (see MAP section) to find them.
Alpenview Naramata Art Studio
Looking for a memento of your visit to Naramata? Dianne Korsch offers a wide variety of original art, prints and cards with an Okanagan theme. Drop by her in-home studio. Open most days or by appointment.
Art Studio and Gallery: UNIQUE
The Art Studio and Gallery “UNIQUE” showcases a diversity of acrylic paintings and stone sculptures from Petronella van den Berg. The gallery also displays the works of other visual BC artists. Gallery “UNIQUE”offers a fine selection of paintings, stone/bronze sculptures, plus a lovely selection of greeting cards.
Bookstore at the Centre (Naramata Centre)
250-496-5751 or toll free 1-877-996-5751
3375 – 3rd Street, Naramata
Find your next great read as you browse our unique selection of titles in spiritual nurture, justice and the common good. Our collection of children’s literature from award winning authors and beautiful illustrators are the perfect gift for new parents or grandchild. Unique cards, journals and featured artist’s work are also here for you. Open weekdays (weekend hours vary so call ahead).
Carlarry Art Glass
250-496-5904 see map: C-2
3545 – 3rd Street, Naramata
Great glass gift selection available at our studio. We specialize in fused and slumped wine related bottles, platters, plates, chimes, etc. Drop in to see our large assortment of glass giftware, jewellery and stepping stones.
Cormier’s Studio Gallery & Sculpture Garden
Seeking the unusual, then our gallery is a must! Lawrence sculpts & Kena creates bright, colourful mixed media wallart. Nobody home? then please wander the garden & explore the many whimsical sculptures. Open most days, year round.
Dennis Evans Art Studios
Drop in to enjoy the paintings and pottery created on-site. My inspiration is rooted in the Arts and Crafts style promoting strength in simplicity and an appreciation of the home’s importance. Paintings, pottery, wall tiles, portraits. Open mid-May through September long weekend: 10 am. to 6 pm. October wine festival and by appointment.
James Hibbert Pottery/Victoria Clayworks
250-496-5150 see map: A-2
3015 Naramata Road, Naramata
James works in a variety of firing techniques including Raku, Saggarware, Medium & High Temperature Stoneware to achieve a wide variety of colour, texture and form. Visit our Showroom and Studio. Open most days from 10 am to 5 pm or by appointment.
Naramata Community Market
250-276-4256 see map: C-1
Located at Wharf Park on 1 st St, Naramata
Residents and visitors are invited to enjoy fresh produce, deliciously prepared foods and unique crafts at Naramata’s weekly community market. Wednesdays, June through September from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. This is a lively social event at Wharf Park, please join in!
Custom doors, wide plank flooring and timber accessories artisan crafted from reclaimed BC Douglas Fir using eco- friendly processes. Visit us, or see Naramata examples at: Chalmers Chapel, Museum, Village Grounds Coffee House and Village Motel.
Poplar Grove Cheese
Come and taste our luscious & creamy camembert and blue cheeses, or indulge in a true Okanagan experience, pairing the cheeses with award winning wines. Open May – Oct., 11 – 5 PM.
Shades of Linen Clothing
Shades of Linen Clothing caters to the needs and desires of active, comfort-seeking women. Pre-shrunk, natural fibre, clothing. Comfort is a priority. Wear the lifestyle. Accessible.
Terry Isaac Gallery & Frame Shop
Internationally renowned wildlife artist, Terry Isaac, makes his home among the rolling hills of vineyards and orchards on the South Okanagan’s Naramata Bench. The gallery and framing shop is open 10-6 most days (look for the ‘open/closed’ sign).
Upper Bench Winery and Creamery
Come and watch Shana hand-craft her cheeses through the creamery window, speak to Gavin about his award-winning wines and enjoy a wine flight perfectly paired with one of our cheese platters on our sunny Naramata Bench patio.