Craft Experiences

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Plan your hands-on vacation in the Craft Capital!

Our artisan experiences will set you on a journey of artful discoveries.

 


Fabric Dyeing by the Sea

Artist Ann Schroeder shares her passion for colour in this inspiring setting of ocean and sky. Ann’s hillside studio overlooks the Gulf of the St. Lawrence and the rolling dunes of West Mabou beach. Lobster boats head out to sea, watched over by the resident bald eagle pair from their lookout on the bluff. Here you can discover the ...

 

Find Your Inner Mermaid: Sea Glass hunting and Jewellery Making with Tears of Glass

 

Find Your Inner Mermaid: Sea Glass Hunting and Jewellery Making with Tears of Glass Have you ever had the thrill of finding a piece of sea glass, then wonder where it came from and if it were a rare find? Come to my gazebo style studio overlooking the majestic Inverness beach. There your experience awaits you. Learn the history of local sea glass and where, when...

 

Glass Blowing

 

Glass Blowing Not only do you get to see how it is done, you get to experience the process in this one hour session at the Glass Artisans Studio & Gallery on the Cabot Trail. Try glass blowing lessons daily from July to September for $100/hour and bead making classes from July to October for $50/hour. Book your experience in advance and receive...

 

Painting En Plein Air

 

Looking for a full day guided kayak tour with a bit of color? Join renowned watercolor artist Kenny Boone as he teaches you the basics of painting with watercolors on the beautiful beaches of St. Ann’s Bay. If you have ever wanted to learn to paint but never had the opportunity well here it is. Picture yourself paddling along the picturesq...