Friday, 6 January 2012

Great Winter Courses At Cape Breton Craft & Design

Looking for something to do over the winter months? Check out this great list of programs at the Centre for Crafts & Designs in Sydney. This information has just come to my attention and I want to pass it along.

Winter Courses and Workshops

Winter courses and workshops at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design are scheduled to begin the week of January 30. Registration for members is now open and continues until January 6. General registration for non members begins January 9. Registration for programs continues until January 27. However, space is limited so students are urged to sign up early. Watch the Centre’s website for the complete program or contact the Centre to receive a copy. Phone 902.539.7491 ext 111 or email

How 2 Tuesdays

How 2 Tuesdays continues this month with Janet Dawson, weaver and owner of The Bobbin Tree. Janet will be in our main gallery on Tuesday, January 10th from 12:15 – 12:45 giving a demonstration on her loom. Come on into the Centre next week and take a craft break with Janet. For more information on How 2 Tuesdays, contact Tim at 539.7491 ext 116

Make Art Part of YOUR New Year's Resolution

I resolve to expand my horizons. Was that your New Year's resolution? Make good by enrolling in one of more than 85 courses offered through NSCAD's School of Extended Studies this winter.

Calls for Entry

Art Market - Art & Craft Sale
Calgary Telus Convention Centre
Now in its 26th year, this juried Art Market will be held November 15-18, and is currently accepting applications for participation. Booth assignment will take place on April 1, so it is highly recommended to apply early. Please visit their website for application forms and further information.

Avondale Art Fair
DEADLINE: March 15
Newport Landing Waterfront Park
Avondale, NS
For more information regarding this open air fair, to be held on June 16, please visit their website.

WinSport Canada
DEADLINE: January 25
The Canadian Winter Sport Institute is seeking expressions of interest from qualified artists who are passionate about exploring the link between sport and art in a new, high performance sport venue, to create two site specific works of art. For the complete call, including budget and site plans, please visit the WinSport website.

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