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

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+.

Dana Greene Art – offers painting classes in the New Minas area. 

Greenwood Military Family Resource Centre – All of our GMFRC programs and services are offered to our military and veteran community members, and when possible, extended to our civilian community members. We offer a variety of child, youth and adult art and craft activities every month. Activities range from DIY Pinterest projects, to painting, to creating dreamcatchers, to cooking a meal for two, to arranging a festive flower centerpiece and much more! Check out
our monthly newsletter at for a list of this
month’s adult and child craft experiences at the Greenwood Military Family Resource Centre. Register online today to reserve your spot!

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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