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Dumpster Art applications are open!

Dumpster Art applications are open!

  • Application Deadline: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 2pm
  • Notification Day (via email): Tuesday, May 11th, 2018
  • Preparation Dates: Thursday and Friday, June 28-29th, 2018
  • Painting Dates: Saturday, June 30th, 4-9pm 2018
  • People choice winner announced as part of Canada Day celebrations July 1st

The Arts Station in partnership with The City of Fernie is pleased to announce a Call for Entry for the 5th Annual; ‘Out of the Box: A Dumpster Art Project’. Out of the Box is a project in which 6-12 commercial trash and recycling dumpsters are transformed into works of public art by regional artists. The dumpsters will be painted in a live art event from 4-9pm on June 30th, with live music and a bar in Station Square.

We need you! If you are an artist or community group and would like to transform a dumpster, download an application form below and read up on how to enter. The painted dumpsters in and around Fernie bring our colourful community to life and represent the culture of our people – and we need your help to keep this tradition alive! Contact us at the Arts Station if you have any queries. There is a $500 prize for the People’s Choice Award winner!

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British Columbia Arts Council The City of Fernie Columbia Basin Trust Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance The Fernie Fix Park Place Lodge