What is The Art Boat?

The Art Boat Art Gallery

The Art Boat is the home, studio and gallery of artist Jan Vallance.  During Spring and Summer she travels the canals of Britain in her narrowboat “Tonka” selling art and gifts inspired by her surroundings. TheArtBoat website provides a place to browse Jan’s paintings, past and present, visit her blog to catch up with news about her latest artworks and travels, and find out where on the canal network TheArtBoat will be “popping-up” next.  Visit TheArtBoat’s online shop to purchase original paintings, prints and gifts.

Keeping up with TheArtBoat 2017

The Art boat has set off on it’s travels again and there has been a lot of miles covered. For the first part of this years tour I have been single handing so I have had very little time to let everyone know where I am up to. I will amend that now and get … Read more

The Art Boat in April…The first few weeks

Making Plans for The Art Tour. Getting ready to leave on the Art Boat  seemed to take for ever, so I can’t believe that we are already 4 weeks into the Art Tour.  This is the art boat’s first year of having to work out it’s own itinerary .  Last year we were totally spoilt … Read more

Floating Market - The Art Boat

Keeping up with The Art Boat

The Art Boat Floating Market Itinerary An exciting schedule planned this year for The Art Boats Floating Gallery/Shop.  Quite a few festivals and RCTA Markets included as well as two exhibitions with the Guild Of Waterways Artists.  Audlem mill Easter exhibition (which you still have time to visit as it is on until the 9th … Read more