Craft Experiences

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 magic of dyeing silk scarves, cotton fabric, and/or…

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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 is a rare find? Come to my studio overlooking the majestic Inverness Beach. Learn the history of local sea glass and where, when, and how to find it. You will then…

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GLASS BLOWING

Experience the art of handmade 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 additional information. Every evening at 5pm or 6pm the artisan will provide glass blowing demonstrations. New this year is…

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PAINTING EN PLEIN AIR

Looking for a full day guided kayak tour with a bit of colour? Join renowned watercolour artist Kenny Boone as he teaches you the basics of painting with watercolours on the beautiful beaches of St. Ann’s Bay. If you've ever wanted to learn to paint but never had the opportunity well here it is. Picture yourself paddling on picturesque St Ann’s Bay surrounded by eagles, beaches and…

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