is a weekend festival featuring exciting, educational and enlightening visual-arts experiences for all.

Art Ex Festival

Our Main Goal

Art Ex Festival image by Sally Joyce 2017To create a sustainable visual-art experience within the Exploits Valley that is authentic, rooted in place, and valuable to artists and participants and the region.

Our Mandate

  1. To coordinate the administration, planning, promotion, and implementation of this annual visual arts festival in the Exploits region.
  2. To provide a diverse collection of high quality art experiences that engages all levels of art appreciation and participation (beginners to professionals as well as children to seniors)
  3. To raise the local profile of arts and culture in the Exploits Valley and provide a vital networking opportunity for artists to collaborate with non-arts organizations and the public
  4. To build a broader audience for the arts in the region by promoting awareness of local talent, showcasing art and encouraging residents to take ownership of their cultural heritage
  5. To support and encourage professional development, coordinate funding or corporate sponsorship in accordance with professional fee schedules
  6. To manage volunteers and all internal and external services associated with the Art Ex Festival
  7. To provide support and delivery of services to all participants of the event
  8. To collaborate with host communities (local municipalities), provincial and national activities and associations for increased awareness and promotion of the Art Ex Festival
  9. To evaluate, review and assess outcome measures for the Art Ex Festival on an annual basis


Our Mission Statement

Art Ex Festival Corporation is a non-profit organization that provides education, enlightenment and experience in the arts through annual events, workshops, and partnerships.

Our Vision Statement

Art Ex is the premier art experience.


Recent Posts

  • Calendar Jan 15, 2020
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Looking for additional Directors

Art Ex Festival Corporation is currently searching for motivated, dedicated and enthusastic individuals to become directors and help cont...

  • Calendar Sep 16, 2019
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Register for the Art Ex Festival Corporation weekend of visual-arts workshops Sept. 26 to 29, 2019

Art Ex Festival Corp would like to remind all potential workshop participants that they only have about a week and a half to register for...

  • Calendar Aug 21, 2019
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Fine-Arts and Crafts Expo and Christmas Craft Fair

The Volunteer Directors of Art Ex Festival Corporation wish to advise all vendors and patrons that the Fine-Arts and Crafts Expo and the ...