Right in the heart of downtown Nelson, you’ll find our Victoria Street campus (Kootenay Studio Arts). Centrally located in Nelson’s historic downtown core, our Victoria Street campus is housed in one of the city’s impressive heritage buildings.
The structure’s interior has been fully upgraded and renovated to accommodate KSA’s (Kootenay Studio Arts) diverse Art, Craft and Design programming and create studio spaces for ceramics, textiles, jewelry, blacksmithing and metal casting. You’ll have late-night access to the studios, helping you get the most out of your time.
Contacts & Directions
606 Victoria Street
Nelson, British Columbia
Canada V1L 4K9
Contact us by email
Toll Free: 1.877.552.2821
Campus Hours: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.
Located on the west arm of Kootenay Lake, Nelson (population 10,200) combines a unique blend of urban sophistication and rural charm in a friendly atmosphere with an unhurried pace. The community is rich in artistic endeavours and boasts one of the highest per capita rates of artists and artisans in Canada. With over 350 heritage buildings dotted throughout the city, the downtown core is an inviting mix of historic and modern structures, reflective of the community’s respect for their past and contemporary progressive views. Add an incredible lineup of live music and fabulous restaurants and you get a big-city feel with the benefit of small-town accessibility.
Known globally for its unparalleled deep winter “pow,” the area offers some of the best alpine and Nordic skiing in the world, plus amazing snowboarding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Nelson has enough recreation, culture, dining and nightlife activities to keep you going strong all year.
Baker Street, the epicentre of Nelson’s culture and economy is a testament to the city’s “shop local” mentality, with unique and diverse shops and restaurants owned and operated by locals. You'll love this city for it's supportive artistic community, diverse cultural scene, heritage and historic buildings, year-round recreation, golf, hiking & biking trails and mountain climbing.