a few words about us

The North Peace Cultural Centre has been the hub of arts and community in Fort St. John since it opened its doors in June of 1992. Host to a Theatre, Café, Library and Art Gallery, The Cultural Centre offers a broad range of services to the community and is an important meeting place for a variety of community events, seminars and conferences. We are a non-profit organization that relies on the donations from the community to thrive and are governed by the North Peace Cultural Society.

The staff of the Centre are professional, courteous and friendly and will try to accommodate all your performance or event needs. If you are touring and booking your routes, Fort St. John should be on the list. This is the stop for touring in the northeast of British Columbia, only seven hours north of Edmonton with major stops available in Grande Prairie and Dawson Creek. Then it’s over the mountains and a five-hour trip to Prince George.

412 seat Proscenium Theatre
Peace Gallery North – Art Gallery & Gift Shop featuring local artists and artisans
PlayArts Preschool – Fine Arts Preschool for ages 3-5
Cultured Cafe – Breakfast/Lunchtime Cafe & Catering Service
Professional Dance Studio
High Quality Meeting Rooms
Member Artist Studio
Professional Staff Assistance for your meetings, performances and events
Fort St John Public Library
Gaming Center & Merchandise – Magic the Gathering, Pokémon and more

Home of Peace Fusion Dance Company
Home of the Fort St. John Country Quilters
Home of the North Peace Horticultural Society
Home of Fort St. John Public Library

Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. Closed on holidays.

Plan your visit

1

Location

Located at the Center of Downtown, on the corner of 100th Street and 100th Avenue, the Centre is situated for maximum accessibility to everyone in Fort St. John.

2

Bike Racks

There are bike racks located at both front and rear entrances to the Centre.

3

Parking Lots

The North Peace Cultural Centre offers parking for all events through both of its parking lots which are accessed from 99th Avenue. The main lot is adjacent to the Centre and the secondary lot is located across the street from the Centre, behind Mastaro Sushi.

4

Street Parking

Street parking is available on 99th Avenue and 100th Avenue. Please obey all signage in regards to street parking.  Street parking on 100th Avenue is metered during weekdays.

Past events

Dec 1 – 23 – Artisan Christmas Market

Dec 1 – 23 – Artisan Christmas Market

The market is open during regular Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm (closed for lunch between 12 and 1). We will be collaborating with the Cultural Centre, the Aboriginal Artists' Market, and the Artisan Farmhouse on a festive "art walk" style opening, called Candy Cane Lane, with live music and other fun stuff, on Friday Dec 1 from 7-9.

Sunday, Dec 17 – Studio 2 Stage Christmas Dance Recital

Sunday, Dec 17 – Studio 2 Stage Christmas Dance Recital

Studio 2 Stage will entertain all with three recitals on Sunday December 17; the first at 11:30 AM, the second at 2 PM and the third at 7 PM. These recitals will consist of both recreational dancers and Studio 2 Stage's competitive troupe dancers. Dance styles will include Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Modern across a diverse range of ages.

Dec 8, 9, 14-16 – Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Dec 8, 9, 14-16 – Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

Friday, Dec 1 – Here We Come a Caroling

Friday, Dec 1 – Here We Come a Caroling

Join the Northern Lights Youth Choir as they perform timeless Christmas classics to encourage everyone to join in the holiday spirit with special guests, The Bert Bowes Middle School Band.

Nov 25 – Zentangle® Workshop

Nov 25 – Zentangle® Workshop

Introduction to the Zentangle® Method class is an approximately three-hour class (all materials included) where we will talk about the history of Zentangle®, discuss the elements of a tile, play with a few tangle patterns, shade a bit and then appreciate our art.

Nov 3-25 – Varieties of Abstraction

Nov 3-25 – Varieties of Abstraction

Varieties of Abstraction brings together five artists who share their individual views of the world around them in works that show us the beauty that lies in abstract art. Although not realistic depictions of their subjects, these varied pieces appeal to both the eye and the brain, giving us alternative views of the natural and human landscapes.