The gallery is free to enter, funded as a core program of the Arts Council and through the commission we take on sales. The mission of The Arts Station gallery is to showcase emerging and developing artists in an effort to enrich the local arts and culture community in Fernie. The Arts Station encourages applications from all backgrounds, identities and disciplines, and aims to represent the full diversity of the Elk Valley’s cultural landscape. Each year we aim to feature different art forms such as visual arts, photography, fibre art, pottery, and sculpture. During Arts Station hours the gallery has an attendant who answers questions and completes sales or commission requests.
The Gallery is facilitated by the staff operational team in conjunction with the Gallery Selection Committee (an adhoc independent jury created for each call for entry). The Gallery Selection Committee is responsible for selecting up to 11 gallery shows a year, each exhibiting for one month
Our art gallery is open during our opening hours (General hours Monday – Saturday, 10-3pm plus events as well as online at all hours via theartsstation.com. The gallery functions as the entry hall to the building and is a bright space, approximately 5m x 8m with high ceilings, heritage features and a beautiful brick fireplace as a focal point.
Stay tuned for upcoming gallery show call for entries.