Fernie Art Walk

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Fernie Art Walk


West to Fernie Alpine Resort & Cranbrook

East to Visitor Centre & Alberta

Hwy 3 Rotary Park

Court House

To Hwy 3

To Hwy 3

5th Avenue

4th Avenue

3rd Avenue

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HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FERNIE 2nd Avenue: Shopping, Dining & Attractions

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CPR Train Tracks

Stephanie’s Glass

9th Street

8th Street


7th Street

City Hall

6th Street

5th Street

4th Street





1st Avenue

Explore Fernie’s galleries and working studios on a self-guided tour. Meet the artists and discover the subjects and styles that inspire our artists and artisans. Stroll through historic downtown Fernie past charming rose-gold and red brick architecture, enjoy spectacular views in every direction and take in some unique art installations. For more information pick up the Fernie & Elk Valley Cultural Guide around town or go online at tourismfernie.com 1

THE ARTS STATION | 601 1st Ave | 250-423-4842 theartsstation.com | Mon-Fri 10am-3pm

The hub of Fernie’s cultural scene. Two art galleries, 100-seat theatre, craft and painting studio, pottery studio and workshop/meeting spaces.

2 THE ROYAL HOTEL | 501 1st Ave

Outside on the back deck of the Royal Hotel is a large-scale graffiti wall mural by Liam Monaghan and a vintage truck, hand painted in surrealist style by Milarkey.

3 AIDEN LINDSAY MURAL | In alleyway behind Castle on 1st

A bright and colourful mural depicting a famous local scene - do you recognize it?

4 CLAWHAMMER LETTERPRESS & ANGELA MORGAN GALLERY 441C 2nd Ave | Fri-Sat 12-5pm | clawhammer.ca 250-946-6400 | angelamorgan.com

Artisan printmaker using traditional techniques & acclaimed figure painter inspired by colour and light. Working studio and fine art gallery.

THE FERNIE BANNER PROJECT For over ten years, the colourful Fernie Art Banners have highlighted the diversity of art in Fernie. See them on the lampposts in the downtown core and on the highway. OUT OF THE BOX DUMPSTERS Transforming ugly municipal dumpsters along alleyways and side streets into works of art! Watch for these unique attractions all over town. See red triangles on the map above for downtown locations. Find more in various other town locations. For more information, visit The Arts Station.

The Arts Station


NOTE: Hours may change

5 KYLE HAMILTON PHOTOGRAPHY | 341c 3rd Ave 250-423-0904 | khphotograph.com | Open regularly or by appt

9 STEPHANIE’S GLASS | 532 2nd Ave | 250-423-3944 stephaniesglass.ca | Tues-Fri 10:30am-5pm Sat 10:30am-4pm

6 THE MINER’S WALK | At City Hall, 501 3rd Ave

10 BRIAN POLLOCK GALLERY | 532 B 2nd Ave 250-430-7114 | brianpollock.ca | Open regularly or by appt

A wedding and lifestyle photography studio with a studio space for portraits and fine art landscape gallery prints. Custom framing and passport/ID Photo services available.

A charming and unique tribute to Fernie’s heritage on City Hall grounds. Small-scale iron sculptures by Fernie Forge & The Face of the Miner by Jeff De Boer. Interpretive panels and gardens.


Working stained glass and sandblasting studio. Stephanie’s custom pieces have been exhibited worldwide. Gallery features work from other local artists.

EYE OF THE NEEDLE | 401 4th Ave | 250-423-2671 fernieforge.ca | Thur-Fri 10am-5pm Sat 11:30am-5:30pm

Artisan gallery & studio in a heritage building featuring metal work from Fernie Forge and others, plus fibre art, candles, glasswork and one-on-one felting classes. Don’t miss the multi-media ‘Blue Fern’ sculpture outside, tucked beside the gallery.

8 FERNIE MUSEUM | 491 2th Ave | 250-423-7016 ferniemuseum.com | Daily 10am-5:30pm

Thought-provoking rotating art exhibitions in the 1st floor gallery and permanent ‘This is our Fernie’ exhibition on the ground floor.

Fine art photography gallery offering high quality large- format photo printing. Gallery selling original prints and framed artwork.

11 STUDIO 562 | 562 2nd Ave leannstothert.com | Sat 12-4pm or by appt

Leanne’s studio and gallery space features canvas paintings of landscapes, animals and scenes of children playing.

12 FERNIE ARTS CO-OP | 572 2nd Ave | 250-423-7044 fernieartscoop.com | Mon-Sat 10am-6pm Sun 12-4pm Art from over 60 local artists including handmade jewellery, photography, original paintings, textiles, pottery, and sculpture portraying the region and lifestyle of the Elk Valley.

While exploring, make sure to stop for coffee or browse our unique shops. Many locations feature local artwork and crafts for sale such as Polar Peak Books & Treasures, Mugshots Cafe and Big Bang Bagels. Sarah Pike

Additional Artisans & Galleries CHAINSAW CARVER 1439 MacDonald Ave/Hwy 3 250-423-0552

Chainsaw Carver

Michael A. Penny’s working studio gallery producing finely detailed wood sculptures. Open regularly or by appt.

Laura Nelson art at Arts Coop

KATHY STEAD – VISUAL ARTIST 86 Ridgemont Dr (by appt) 250-423-4979 Fine art painter and mixed media artist working in a variety of semi abstract and realism styles.

SARAH PIKE POTTERY 1480 McDonald Ave (by appt) 250-430-7937

Out of the Box Dumpsters

Kathy Stead

Eye Of The Needle

Visit The Arts Station at 601 1st Avenue

Unique, slab-built pots with personality, beauty and a little attitude. Product is sold from a small display area in Sarah’s home studio in West Fernie, and internationally.

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