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November 2019

16
November
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
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Encounters | Jean Marchi

Encounters is an informal, ongoing series which connects demonstrating local artists, craftsmen, and artisans with museum visitors and the community. Free with museum admission or membership. DEMONSTRATING ARTIST | JEAN MARCHI Jean is an emerging artist exploring light and energy in landscape paintings. This past year she has been experimenting with a more graphic style. Working primarily with acrylic on canvas, her pieces are largely representational, layered upon abstract underpaintings, vestiges of which can often be seen in the finished…

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November
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
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Encounters | Jeannie Parker

Encounters is an informal, ongoing series which connects demonstrating local artists, craftsmen, and artisans with museum visitors and the community. Free with Museum admission or membership. DEMONSTRATING ARTIST | JEANNIE PARKER Jeanne is a life long resident of Fernie. She started painting with watercolour when her daughter overheard her say” I think I would like to take up painting”. Her daughter then went and purchased some watercolors for her. She was invited to the Fernie Visual Art Guild to take…

23
November
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
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Encounters | Beulah Limber

Encounters is an informal, ongoing series which connects demonstrating local artists, craftsmen, and artisans with museum visitors and the community. Free with museum admission or membership. DEMONSTRATING ARTIST | BEULAH LIMBER Beulah LImber loves to create. Any medium becomes art with Beulah’s touch. Beulah started creating with drawing at a young age and has been exhibiting since the early 90’s.Often inspired by nature and music creating watercolours, sculptures, acrylics and textile art, Beulah continues to show her love of landscapes,…

24
November
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
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Encounters | Karen MacDonald

Encounters is an informal, ongoing series which connects demonstrating local artists, craftsmen, and artisans with museum visitors and the community. Free with museum admission or membership. DEMONSTRATING ARTIST | KAREN MACDONALD Karen MacDonald is driven to create whimsical, offbeat imager. By exploring texture and dimension, the viewer is entranced to observe a different perspective. Karen is self-taught and strives to stretch creative boundaries, applying mixed media combinations to discover what they will do together. Childlike originality adds a sense of…

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November
1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
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Encounters | Kathy Stead

Encounters is an informal, ongoing series which connects demonstrating local artists, craftsmen, and artisans with museum visitors and the community. DEMONSTRATING ARTIST | KATHY STEAD OUR POP-UP EXHIBIT SERIES The Fernie Museum’s pop-up exhibits allow local artists to showcase and sell their work, while providing exhibiting artists an opportunity to demonstrate their practice and engage with visitors, making their accessible to more potential patrons. They are one month in duration and are scheduled for fall and spring annually.

December 2019

13
December
7:00 pm — 11:00 pm
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Fire and Ice: A Holiday Celebration

The Fernie Museum was born in 1979, and to celebrate our 40th birthday, we are throwing a party! Arctic elegance meets fiery fiesta for this year’s Museum gala fundraising event, igniting your senses for “Fire and Ice”. Savour spicy & frosty flavours from by Chef Barrie Elliot, experience sizzling live entertainment and chill out with our exhibiting artist, Katherine Russell. Take part in our 12 Days of Christmas and Art auction. TICKETS $40 includes live music, the culinary artistry of…

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