Island Mountain Arts ~ ArtsWells Festival


There are many exciting opportunities with Island Mountain Arts and the ArtsWells Festival. A list of opportunities is below. Click on the 'more info' button [i] to read about what each position entails.

Want to know more about the Festival? Check out our website here.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me!

Ksenya Dorwart
Community Outreach Manager
AKA: Volunteer Coordinator

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About ArtsWells Festival of All Things Art…

ArtsWells Festival is presented by Island Mountain Arts, and we are based out of Wells, BC.

Wells has always been a town vibrant of arts and culture.  In the 1930’s, musical acts were enjoyed in the same Community Hall where many of this year’s shows and exhibitions are held.  This is a 4 day outdoor & indoor event taking place across 10 stages and is designed with community in mind.  Artists have traveled from across the country to this little mountain town take part in this inspiring collaboration, now in its 16th year!  We hope that you will enjoy the weekend taking in the great artists, the local flavour of nature trails, historical sites, artisans and friendly folk!


“Island Mountain Arts serves artists and stimulates and enhances artistic, cultural and economic development by striving for excellence in the arts through workshops, seminars, exhibitions and the ArtsWells Festival.”


Accountability, Excellence, Integrity, Community


IMA’s programs aim to improve the artistic and financial well-being of artists by offering a learning environment within a day’s travel of most places in B.C. It aims to increase the level of respect and appreciation for art and artists, and to integrate culture into all possible areas of society.


~ NO DOGS at ArtsWells. See our Pet Policy page here.

~ Please bring a reusable water bottle, coffee cup, and straw. Let's keep this festival green!

~ Please pack your own water as well.

~ Alcohol is ONLY permitted in the designated areas. The whole town is NOT under a liquor license. So please respect the law and do not walk around with open alcohol.

~ The Festival takes over the entire town of Wells. It is an active community with many local residence and children. Please respect private property and the community buildings. Remember, as a volunteer, you are the face of our Festival, please act accordingly.

~ It can be very warm in the day, but very chilly at night. Dress for all types of weather.