Arts and Culture

The City of Fernie, along with Artists Michael Hepher and Paul Reimer, will be officially unveiling “A Hardy Town” sculpture on June 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at the Fernie Arts Station.

It is very difficult to find North American movies which feature romantic and/or sexual relationships between people with disabilities. The Shape of Water, that the American movie industry has taken tentative steps towards remedying this situation.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Sep 16 2018.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Fernie Chautauqua and Fall Fair is an annual fall festival celebrating local art, music, heritage, and cuisine.

This cultural extravaganza is hosted by the Fernie Museum, The Fernie Arts Station, Fernie Chamber of Commerce, Fernie Heritage Library and Wildsight.

Check out all of the events happening all weekend long!

Friday, September 14, 2018

Celebrating local talent, local sourcing and our unique locale.

Arts, culture and heritage are a valued part of the tapestry of the Columbia Basin region that enriches our communities and the lives of residents. Columbia Basin Trust is expanding its support for arts, culture and heritage with $11.6 million over three years.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Explore the three dimensional and wearable art of fibre artist Becca Musso at a free welcome reception with complimentary nibbles and cash bar.

“We Are Planetary” explores the abundance of local fibres available to us in Fernie, combined with a sampling of colours extracted from the plants on planet Earth, creating abstract pieces inspired by images of Earth from space. This exhibition demonstrates both traditional and contemporary felting techniques along with embroidery, weaving and nature dyeing. Video displays accompany the work to portray the inspiration behind this series.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Aug 27 2017.
Friday, August 25, 2017
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm

Creative fabric design using silkscreen techniques with Sarah Elizabeth Grimwood at the Fernie Arts Station.

$150.00 includes materials and supplies pre-registration required. For info/to register email