Events – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Events

Sea Dreams New Collection Launch by Peter Bauer

You're invited Sea Dreams, Peter Bauer's new collection! Join us for Peter Bauer's new collection launch, Sea Dreams, the song of the surf captured in silver. The launch will take place on Thursday, October 10th from 5-7pm at Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney. In addition to the launch of the new collection, there will be a draw for a $200 gift…

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Book Launch – With These Hands: Traditional Arts, Crafts, and Trades of Atlantic Canada

Join us for the book launch of With These Hands: Traditional Arts, Crafts, and Trades of Atlantic Canada by Don MacLean on Thursday, October 3rd from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. here at the Centre. In this book published by Nimbus Publishing, Don MacLean explores the traditional crafts of Atlantic Canada, visiting dozens of creators in their workshops, galleries, and homes, giving insight into their process and…

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Little Gems: A Small Works Fundraiser 2019

You're invited to Little Gems, a Small Works Fundraiser! Little Gems is a lively and fun way for ticket holders to own a small work of fine art or craft made and generously donated by our professional artisans. Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design will be hosting this exciting event again on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm. Here's how it works:  The…

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Stems & Legs Fine Wine Tasting Fundraiser 2019

You're invited to the 9th annual Stems & Legs! The event will take place Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Stems & Legs is a fundraising event that brings our community together in an appreciation of fine wine paired with a setting of equally fine craft. Come join us for an elegant evening of tasting and learning about 15 wines from around the world.…

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Growing a Creative Economy Conference 2019

The Growing a Creative Economy Conference features a variety of speakers, presentation topics and networking opportunities that will help creative and cultural entrepreneurs, communities and organizations expand their knowledge and resources. This conference has attracted creatives and those working in the creative organizations from across Nova Scotia. Attendees are from start-ups, non-profits, established businesses, government, and culture sector leaders. Thursday, March 28, 2019 Membertou Trade & Convention…

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Buyers’ Market 2019

Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney Excellent opportunity to: Meet local fine craft producers Source locally produced merchandise View fine craft and art direct from the artisan Trade only. Free to attend, however registration is required. Call Máire at 902 539 7491 ext 115 to register.

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Relax, it’s in the bag

Join us for a day of shopping local in a relaxing holiday atmosphere with knowledgable staff that will help you find the perfect handmade gift for everyone on your list! We'll have delicious samples including coffee and hot chocolate by Night Owl Roasters from 10-4 and beer by Breton Brewing from 4-7. We'll even wrap your presents for you - the cherry on top! Thursday, December 13,…

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2019 Craft Awards

The 2019 Craft Awards at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design are the principle form of recognition for leadership and excellence within the craft sector on Cape Breton Island. The awards are given annually during the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design's Annual General Meeting. The Centre presents three awards including the Excellence in Craft Award, the Craft Sector Contributor Award and the Visual Art…

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Annual General Meeting 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018 4:00 p.m. Want to know what the Centre has been up to? Join us for our Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Your participation in Centre activities is greatly appreciated and we want you to be part of our future successes and plans. Please use…

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Mug of the Month – June 8, 2018 – SOLD OUT

Mug of the Month - 19+ When: Friday, June 8, 2018 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney Cost: $45 (tax included) Wine: Wine is sold separately for $20 per bottle. This is a fun and easy 2-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you…

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Diana Morrissey Product Launch – Opening Party

Join us on Thursday, May 31 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm for Diana Morrissey's new product launch and opening party in the Centre's Gallery Shop! Gems Rock Part 2 - this jewellery collection is inspired by and created around cut and polished rocks. I collected the gemstones during my travels around the world, and each one is unique with its own interesting story. Please enjoy my world -…

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Little Gems: A Small Works Fundraiser 2018

You're invited to Little Gems, a Small Works Fundraiser! Little Gems is a lively and fun way for ticket holders to own a small work of fine art or craft made and generously donated by our professional artisans. Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design will be hosting this exciting event again on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm. Here's how it works:  The…

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Stems & Legs Fine Wine Tasting Fundraiser

You're invited to the 8th annual Stems & Legs! The event will take place Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Stems & Legs is a fundraising event that brings our community together in an appreciation of fine wine paired with a setting of equally fine craft. Come join us for an elegant evening of tasting and learning about 15 wines from around the world.…

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Buyers’ Market 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design Excellent opportunity to: Meet local fine craft producers Source locally produced merchandise View fine craft and art direct from the artisan   Trade only. Free to attend, however registration is required. Call Marcy at 902 539 7491 ext 115 to register.

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Mug of the Month – January 19, 2018 – SOLD OUT

Mug of the Month - 19+ When: Friday, January 19, 2018 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney Cost: $45 (tax included) Wine: Wine is sold separately for $20 per bottle. This is a fun and easy 2-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you…

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Pop-up Shop – Saturday, December 16, 2017

Join us on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for a pop-up shop with Gemfan and Bee Happy Farm! A pop-up shop is a one day sales event where the artisan sells directly to customers. This event will take place in the Centre's Gallery Shop at 322 Charlotte Street in Sydney. For more information, contact Holley at 902 270 7491.

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Open Studio Day – Amélie Jérôme

Parks Canada and Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design are pleased to announce that Amélie Jérôme has been chosen as the Artist in Residence in Cape Breton Highlands National Park this fall. Amélie is an abstract painter from Montreal. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a Master of Fine Arts from York University. Amélie has participated…

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Mug of the Month – November 30, 2017 – SOLD OUT

Mug of the Month - 19+ When: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney Cost: $45 (tax included) Wine: Wine is sold separately for $20 per bottle. This is a fun and easy 2-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you…

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Mug of the Month – November 29, 2017 – SOLD OUT

Mug of the Month - 19+ When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney Cost: $45 (tax included) Wine: Wine is sold separately for $20 per bottle. This is a fun and easy 2-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you…

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Mug of the Month – November 24, 2017 – SOLD OUT

Mug of the Month - 19+ When: Friday, November 24, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design 322 Charlotte Street, Sydney Cost: $45 (tax included) Wine: Wine is sold separately for $20 per bottle. This is a fun and easy 2-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you…

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