Culture

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 25 2021.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Time: 
3:00pm

Every Thursday, The Fernie Arts Station Program Officer Jackie will be releasing a short Art History Lesson on The Arts Station Youtube Channel.

These videos are a short introduction to prolific artists, featuring someone new every week. They cover their biography, their artistic style, look at some of their works and then leave you with a challenge to get creative at the end of every video!

Videos launch every Thursday. Youtube link coming soon.

Event Date: 
Friday, April 2, 2021
Time: 
10:00am

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

Event Date: 
Friday, March 26, 2021
Time: 
10:00am

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

Event Date: 
Friday, March 19, 2021
Time: 
10:00am

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

Event Date: 
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: 
10:00am - 12:30pm

* Masks are required in the building *

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged K-G6
  • Morning only: 10am-12:30pm 
  • Morning $28.
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Register online.

An abundance of artistic imagery and journeys have coloured the pages of the Fernie Fix. We caught up with some of the women painters, potters, writers and musicians we have featured in past to share their thoughts on legends, obstacles and inspiration.

ANGELA MORGAN, Painter
I am a figurative, with a love for colour and movement. My work is about capturing moments that fill up our cups!

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Sorely missed in 2020, Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Festival returns for 2021 in an online format. Join us virtually for a series of events designed to promote the work of LGBTQ+ artists in the Kootenays (and across British Columbia) while creating educational opportunities, fostering community connection & promoting resilience through the arts. The festival was founded by Samonte Cruz in 2018 & is now delivered in partnership with Samonte Cruz Studios and the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council. 

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 
10:00am

Join The Fernie Arts Station for their new Gallery Exhibit Expressions in Thread and meet the artist, Sam Sedlowsky, who will be on site that day.

Masks are required in The Arts Station and contact tracing is in effect for attendees. Please remain at home if you are sick or have been in contact with someone with covid.

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 
7:00pm

Join The Fernie Arts Station virtually via Zoom for Sam Sedlowsky's Gallery Show 'Expressions in Thread' Grand Opening! Register for free to get the zoom link.

Sam is excited to share her love of fabric in a unique medium.  

What are the benefits of art? Well, when it comes to art, there are two aspects to consider: creation and consumption. Most of the health benefits we see come as a result of producing art, regardless of the outcome. Here are the benefits of art in three different populations.