Arts & Crafts

Acadia Art Gallery – The gallery has free admission to exhibitions, seasonal family community art days, workshops and tours available for community groups as well. MAP

Art with Emily – I work with both children and adults and mainly work in ink, watercolour, coloured pencils, acrylic and oils. I am currently just teaching private lessons but I am also open to teach groups as well. I charge $25/hour for private sessions but I also offer a
pro-rated price to students who want regular lessons over a period of time: 10 hours of lessons would be $200 rather than $250. The student is responsible for their own materials. I can provide employer, personal, and academic references upon request. Email

Clayground, Wolfville – Go paint your own play item and have it kiln fired. No appointment necessary. MAP

Colleen Gerrits, Greenwich – Colleen offers art classes in her home for children aged 4+.

Firefly Makery, Bridgetown – A creative place to ignite the crafter within. Locally made crafts, craft supplies, kits to make and take, book a party, course or workshop.

Grow with Art – This program is offered out of the Kingstec Campus of the NSCC in Kentville. On the first Saturday of every month from 1-3, children five and older can go to rent a piece of art for the month ($2). An art workshop is also offered for an additional $2. MAP

Michaels Store in New Minas has weekly craft activities for children. Check the website or the flyers for details. Many of them are free.

Moyers’ Art School, Kentville – offers art, drawing and painting lessons for children and young adults.

Paint with Nikki – now offering home based paint parties. Invite up to 20 of your friends over for a night of creativity & fun!

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts – has March Break and Summer Camps as well as monthly Community Arts Sundays (admission by donation). Some seasons they have afterschool and weekend programs in the arts for kids and teens. MAP

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