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Paint Battle: Out of the Box Dumpster Project Fundraiser

Call to Artists!! We are looking for artists to participate in a Paint Battle as a fundraiser for our Out of the Box Dumpster Project 2019.

Artists will be painting on 24 x 36 in. canvases (provided) based on a theme that will be revealed on the night. You will have two hours to complete your piece, and the audience will determine the winner.

Winner will receive a cash prize of $250.

April 26th, Event starts at 10pm

Banner Project 2019

Banner Project 2019 For over the past decade, Elk Valley artists have added their own air to the city’s streets, offering works of art for the 40 banners that line Highway 3 and downtown. Now, in its 15th year, we are calling out to the amazing artists that call the Elk Valley home to once… Continue Reading

CKCA Grant Program

CKCA Grant Program Deadline: March 1st, 5pm  The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance grant program is now live. If you are looking to further your work or programming in Arts and Culture, the CKCA can help you do so. Check out their website here for more details. For additional assistance in applying for grants, see this link for an online… Continue Reading

Cultural Saturdays

Cultural Saturdays offers cultural activities each week with an adult and kids program available. Adults program will a different activity each week such as dance, theatre, pottery, sewing, concerts and more. Try something new or return to an old favorite there is something for everyone. Adults program varies in each week in time and cost.… Continue Reading

Call for Tender- Custodial Services

Call for Tender to hire for Custodial Services We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants. It is important for a custodian to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises, as well as preventing vandalism. The ideal… Continue Reading

2019 Gallery Exhibitions Announced

We have all of our gallery exhibitions lined up for the 2019 calendar year! Here is a comprehensive list of the shows: Liza Gareau Tosh January 3-29 Alysha Clarke January 31 – February 26 Troy Bubba Cook February 28 – March 26 Jocelyn Mudry March 28 – April 23 Donna Bilyk April 25 – May… Continue Reading

Summer Student – Events Project Assistant

The Fernie & District Arts Council is seeking a summer student to help us with our Summer events and programming! Event project Assistant Applicants must be in post secondary education studying in one of the following fields: Event planning/management Hospitality and tourism non-profit or cultural studies. Start Date 18th June, 2018 8-11 week position 30… Continue Reading

Art Smart Scholarship

Art Smart Scholarship Deadline: May 15th If you are a graduating high school student in Fernie who is planning on pursuing the arts at a post-secondary level, you are eligible for a bursary that will help you continue your passion! We have raised $1000 as well as started a fund for future students. Please submit 3-10… Continue Reading

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Thank you to our Sponsors
British Columbia Arts Council The City of Fernie Columbia Basin Trust Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance BC Hydro The Fernie Fix Park Place Lodge