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 Mar 28, 2019
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Watercolour Batik Workshop with Jane Sasanow-White

On Saturday, April 13th, Art Ex Festival Corp. will be hosting a Watercolour Batik Workshop with instructor Jane Sasanow-White. This work...

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  • Calendar Feb 6, 2019
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Christopher Peet will be our guest speaker for 2019 workshop weekend in September

Art Ex Festival is pleased to announce that Christopher Peet will be the guest speaker at our September workshops for 2019.  He will also...

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  • Calendar Nov 22, 2018
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Annual Christmas Craft Fair 2018

The Annual Art Ex Festival Christmas Craft Fair will take place at the Gordon Pinsent Centre for the Arts on Friday, November 30th at 12 ...

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