The Arts Station

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: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 24 2019.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Adriana for a night of Latin Dance! Move your feet to some fun Latin rhythms!

$15. Register online. The first 3 Thursdays in October.

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: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn how to paint with watercolours created from unwanted invasive plants pulled within the City of Fernie!

In this two hour eco-friendly educational course, we will discuss the harmful effects of invasive plants while creating beautiful paintings using the pigments extracted from them.

Participants will learn best practices for harvesting noxious weeds along with a simple step-by-step process of how to make plant-based watercolour paints. All materials will be provided, participants are welcome to bring their own if desired.

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)

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.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Thu Aug 22 2019.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 12:00pm

The Street Art workshop is an introduction to tagging and stencilling. You will learn the history of graffiti, discuss the legality and ethnical ways of this art form. You will create a tag for yourself, and learn how to make unique stencils that we will be using outside of the classroom.

We will not being using spray paint, but rather spray chalk to create a similar effect.