Arts & Culture

Kitimat maintains a vibrant and diverse arts & culture scene.  Creativity, modern infrastructure, pristine wilderness, and a strong regional presence of the Haisla First Nation provide an ideal environment for artistic and cultural endeavors.

For information on local First Nations art & culture please visit the Haisla Nation website.  The site includes an online art gallery, artist biographies, an overview of the Haisla language and language exercises.

For general information on local facilities and programs please visit the following links:

Feeling social? Kitimat residents and visitors are encouraged to explore the many arts & culture-related community groups currently operating in the area.

Arts & Crafts Groups

  • Art Club of Kitimat
  • Kitimat Quilters Guild
  • Kitimat Woodcarving Club
  • Mount Elizabeth Theatre Advisory Committee
  • Community Theatre Group – “On Cue Players”
  • Potters Guild
  • Society for Creative Anachronism

Library & Cultural Interest Groups

  • Friends of Mount Elizabeth
  • Friends of the Library
  • Kitimat Multicultural Society
  • Kitimat Concert Association
  • Kitimat Family History Society
  • Kitimat Arts for Youth
  • Kitimat Music Scholarship Fund Society (KMSS)

Ethnic Groups

  • Fiji Canadian Association
  • Fil Canadian Association
  • Finnish Canadian Club
  • L'Association des Francophones et Francophiles du Nord-Ouest
  • Greek Orthodox Community Kitimat & Terrace
  • Italian Canadian Club
  • Kitamaat Band Council
  • Kitimat Sikh Society

For contact information regarding community groups, please view our community directory.  Other general inquiries can be directed to Riverlodge Recreation Centre at (250) 632-8970.