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+.

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

Kid Ink Comic Book School -At Kid Ink we aim to train students in the fundamentals of the comic book medium, through drawing and narrative.  With that, the emphasis on creativity, style, personal story, and individuality is encouraged, because without that, comics are boring. Kid Ink is operating out of CottonTale, a children’s play cafe located in New Minas.

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.

NatashaMoustasha – Paint night parties for adults or children. As well as uv BLACKLIGHT “glow paint Parties”

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

River Street Workshop for Art and Lifestyle – Kentville. A safe and fun space for all people to unwind and try new things.  Art, craft and wellness groups, workshops and classes.

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

School Street Studio Glass – Hantsport. Make your own fused glass art
DROP IN ANYTIME. No appointment needed. Come by our space in Hantsport to make a one-of-a-kind-piece of your very own.  Our storefront “classroom” is always ready for you to drop in and make something fun. Choose any glass you’d like from our huge piles of coloured glass, lay it on a blank glass tile, and we’ll fire it in our kilns and have it ready within about a week.

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