Culture

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 
1:30pm - 3:00pm

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.

Japanese calligraphy is the art of beautiful, stylized handwriting with a pen or brush and ink. It involves the correct formation of characters, the ordering of the various parts, and the harmony of proportions.

During the demonstration, you can receive a short phrase or your name in Japanese for you to take home with you for a donation of $5.

Event Date: 
Monday, June 24, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Each No School Friday, we will be offering 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.Full and Half day options available: 9am-12pm and/or 1pm-4pm (lunchbreak supervised, bring a packed lunch - please note, we ask for a nut free environment)
Half day $28, full day $56 per child (sibling discount available)
All activities take place at the Arts Station. All arts supplies are provided.

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm

Lindsay Dew holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design Unviersity, majoring in Fine Arts. Lindsay also attended Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Thu Jul 11 2019. Also includes Mon Aug 12 2019, Tue Aug 13 2019, Wed Aug 14 2019, Thu Aug 15 2019.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 12:00pm

Outdoors in the Annex Park (if weather permits), a different finished product every day.

Max 15 people 7 years+ $120/week

Each day will have a focus, some ideas being: wire sculptures, drawing, print making, en plein air, etc. More details to come!

Event Date: 
Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 
6:00pm

The Arts Station is hosting an all ages paint battle to raise money for the Out Of The Box Dumpster Project.

Three rounds of battles: Kids, Teens and Adults. Grab a drink, enjoy some tunes and vote for your favorite. (There will be a silent auction at the end of the event, proceeds will be donated to the Out Of The Box Dumpster Project.)

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm

The Banner Project highlights the diversity of the artistic community of the Elk Valley and brings Fernie’s downtown to life, celebrating the imagery and identity of the city. Come and see the newest banners to be displayed in Fernie featuring local artwork in a variety of mediums.

The Fernie banners are hung around town and on the highway, displaying beautiful artwork for all to enjoy. 40 pieces of work have been selected from this year’s submissions and will be featured on the newest banners to be hung in Historic Downtown Fernie this spring.​

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Thu Jul 04 2019.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Get ready for another round of fun with Rachel and Sadie as they delve into drama, singing, movement and writing. Have so much fun as you create a unique performance that will leave you feeling like a star!

Register online today.

*Please note that we are unable to offer a sibling discount at this time.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Fri Jul 12 2019.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 3:00pm

This summer, the Arts Station is offering a brand new Teen Play Build Theatre Camp, led by Denise Baughan of Tunnel Theatre. Over the course of a week, participants will work collaboratively towards a final performance.

This week will provide a platform for participants to create stories and characters that will bring to life topics and themes that are important to them.

Ages 12-18. Cost: $160 - Register online today.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Mon May 13 2019, Wed May 22 2019, Wed May 29 2019.
Monday, May 6, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Have you been wanting to try your hand at the potter's wheel? Are looking to hone your skills? With a max of 5 students, this two day class provides you with ample opportunity to practice your throwing skills. Ideal for beginners or those with some experience, we will go through the basics of throwing basic vessels and trimming pottery while trouble shooting any individual challenges that may arise. Clay purchase is required for non-guild members while members may use their own.