Arts and Culture

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Repeats every day until Sun Sep 23 2018.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Creative colour that sings your song!

Visualized painting is a fun and valuable process. Experience making art and rethink your ideas of how to approach painting, while using the elements and principles of painting in non-restricting ways, with experienced painter Mirja Vahala.

September 21-23: Friday evening 6-9pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 to 4pm.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
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6:00pm

Join us to celebrate our successes from 2017/18 and to learn about the future of the arts and culture community in the Elk Valley. This meeting is open to the public and we want to hear from you. Your feedback and suggestions are welcome.

If you’d like to renew your existing membership or become a member, please arrive at 5:30 pm and we’ll be able to assist you.

A draft agenda for the AGM will be published here in advance of the meeting, to be adopted by vote at the AGM.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Wed Oct 10 2018, Mon Nov 26 2018.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
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6:30pm - 8:00pm

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.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
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11:00am - 4:00pm

Explore Fernie's architectural gems. 7 community buildings throughout Fernie’s Heritage District will be open to the public with displays about their history and efforts to preserve their heritage in many.

Doors Open is an international event that provides free and rare access to architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings. Fernie Doors Open is hosted by Heritage Fernie.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 
11:00am - 4:00pm

Join the artists at these locations:

BRIAN POLLOCK PHOTOGRAPHY · 532 2ND AVE
Landscape Photography studio and gallery.

STEPHANIE’S GLASS & ART STUDIO · 532 2ND AVE
Decorative and practical stained and etched glass artwork and homewares by Stephanie Rogers. Local paintings for sale. 

STUDIO 562 · 562 2ND AVE
Large scale portrait paintings of people and animals by Leanne Stothert. 

FERNIE ARTS CO-OP · 572 2ND AVE
Artwork from over 40 local artists including paintings, jewellery, photography, leatherwork, sculpture and much more. 

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 
11:00am - 4:00pm

Art On The Lawn is an opportunity for the public to experience local Fernie art, meet the artists and see them work! A truly unique experience as part of Chautauqua!

A wide variety of local artists will display their work for viewing and sale. Many of of them will demonstrate artistic techniques. There’ll be an activity for kids, too.

Never stop asking, never stop listening, never stop learning, and never stop sharing. Knowledge is a kind of power, but it’s only when we share that power that we truly become a powerful people.

The Elkford Arts Council (EAC) invites artists (or artist teams) to submit a Proposal to design and create a site-specific public artwork at the Elkford Community Conference Centre in Elkford, BC, Canada.

This opportunity is open to professional artists (and artist teams) who demonstrate the following attributes:

If she wasn’t reading, or daydreaming, she was doodling, colouring and doing crafts. This hasn’t changed; even in school my favourite subject is Art.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Lantern building in collaboration with Fernie Pride Society part of Fernie Pride Festival. At the Arts Station, free. Times TBA.