arts

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 8:30pm

This pottery workshop gives you a chance to build your own cup and bowl. Do one to get a taster or sign up for all to try out different variations.

Price: $45 each class includes clay and firing. Register online. For more info call 250-423-4842 or email jackie@theartsstation.com.

Event Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Rachel and Heather for a day of funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

Event Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Join Rachel and Heather for a day of funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

Event Date: 
Monday, October 21, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Have you always wondered how the glazing process works? Or do you need a little refresher? This introductory class covers the basic techniques you’ll need to dip glaze pottery on your own. No experience required. Highly recommended if you’re interested in joining the Fernie Potter’s Guild.

Event Date: 
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Time: 
1:00pm - 4:30pm

The art of origami is synonymous with Japanese culture. The act of folding 1000 paper cranes is said to bring good fortune and good health, 1000 representing the life of the mystical crane. The act of folding 1000 cranes was popularized by Sasaki Sadako, who was caught up in the bombing of Hiroshima and died of Leukamia aged 12. They are a powerful and evocative symbol.

Join creative artist Lesley Graham to learn this ancient art make a paper crane to take home. This activity is free with museum admission, and is suitable for children with some dexterity.

Event Date: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

A geisha is a woman highly trained in the arts of music, dance and entertaining, spending years to perfect the various art forms she is required to master.

The Minyo Dancers were formed in 2011. They assist the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta with their annual Bon Festival and perform regularly throughout the summer at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens in Lethbridge.

These colourful and graceful Japanese folk dancers are a delight to watch. Audience members are invited to learn a few of the steps.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 3:00pm

Learn the basics of copper etching with artist Marty Ryan. In this full day workshop Marty will guide you through creating a finished piece of your choice (ornament, bracelet, bookmark) from prepared copper plates. All materials included. Bring a lunch.

Cost: $74. Register online today.

This workshop is made possible by a travel grant from the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance.

Event Date: 
Friday, August 16, 2019
Time: 
11:00pm

Fresh Tracks Promotions is pumped to be bringing you turntablist extraordinaire - X-Ray Ted! Joining him with a special birthday set is Chaos Theory and Kimpossible!

$10 at the door, music starts at 11pm. This is a licensed event (19+ ages).

X-Ray Ted - “One of my favourite DJ and producers… just… so cool” Craig Charles (BBC Radio 6 Music)

It is an exciting time to be an artist. There are so many ways artists I personally know express themselves. They have found ways to comment on social issues and try to spur change. Her favourite is when her daughter, a fine arts graduate, used chicken wing bones which she enclosed in bronze or pastel coloured synthetic material and transformed into necklaces and mobiles to comment on an aspect of feminism. 

The Arts Station is a well-known and iconic landmark in downtown Fernie. Originally as a functioning train station, it was the hub of life in Fernie. Today in its second life it has become a hub for arts and culture.