Craft Experiences – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Craft Experiences

Plan your hands-on vacation in the Craft Capital! Our artisan experiences will set you on a journey of artful discoveries.


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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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. There is also a…

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