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The Fernie Museum opened in 1979. To celebrate our 40th anniversay, the Fernie Museum is throwing a series of parties, including a Gala birthday party on December 13 beginning at 7:00 pm to kick off our 6 month long celebrations! As this year’s fundraising event, “Fire and Ice” will ignite your senses as arctic elegance meets fiery fiesta. Savour spicy & frosty flavours from by Chef Barrie Elliot, experience sizzling live entertainment and chill out with our exhibiting artist, Katherine…
In this talk, feature artist Katherine Russell will share the inspiration behind her glass work, the processes she uses in both the hot and cold shops and how her work continues to evolve over time. Following her talk, Katherine will be available in the gallery to answer questions. Katherine Russell earned her BFA from the Alberta College of Art as a Glass Major and went on to further her training in Black Diamond, then Perth, Australia for several years. Internationally,…
An unexpurgated history of Christmas with Lindsay Vallance! Join researcher Lindsay Vallance from the Fernie Museum for a delicious 2-course lunch at the Fernie Seniors Centre and a look at Christmas through a different lens. From Krampus to the Yule Lads, Christmas traditions are not all jingle bells and figgy pudding! Program Fee: $13 for Museum and Seniors Centre members, $15 for the public.
Join researcher Lindsay Vallance from the Fernie Museum for a delicious 2-course lunch at the Fernie Seniors Centre and a look at Death, Disease & Contagion in Fernie in the 20th Century. Fernie’s medical history includes qurantine, VD outbreaks and all manner of things to make you wash your hands a little more thoroughly. Program Fee: $13 for Museum and Senior Centre members, $15 for the general public.