Summer 2020

See below for our full list of programs for the upcoming season.

Pattern and Print: An Exploration of the Ceramic Surface

Walter Ostrom and Martina Lantin
Jun 29 - Jul 10, 2020 / 9am – 4pm

This two-week workshop will focus on the multiple ways to enhance thrown and hand built ceramic forms through colour and pattern. The workshop is open to advanced students. Applicants must submit… Read more

Paint the Town! Oil Painting

Heather Sayeau
Jul 13 - 17, 2020 / 10am – 4pm

This workshop will focus on painting both the architecture and the landscape of Lunenburg. Each day will begin with a demonstration in the studio. Students will then depart, set up… Read more

Texture, Colour, & Line: Surface Design

Marla Benton
Jul 13 - 17, 2020 / 10am – 4pm

This week-long workshop will focus on experimenting on the surface of clay.  A variety of methods will be demonstrated which will include printmaking techniques and hand building with clay!  Through… Read more

Watercolor Primer for All: Beginners and Seasoned Painters Welcome

Timothy James Standring
Jul 27 - 31, 2020 / 10am – 4pm

You’ve passed an art supply store and espied those lush watercolor kits, brushes, small sketching pads.  You too want to paint watercolors like Turner, Sargent, or Hopper.  Well, this is… Read more

Youth Art Week: Creative writing for Kids with The Writers Federation of Nova Scotia (“WFNS”)

Linda Hudson & the WFNS
Jul 27 - 31, 2020 / 10am – 4pm

This workshop for ages 11-13, will be an adventure into expanding the creative mind, and expressing it through images and the written word. Participants will discover and explore character development,… Read more

Egg Tempera Painting: Mastering the Art

Tom Forrestall & William Forrestall
Aug 3 - 7, 2020 / 10am - 4pm

The Egg Tempera course will offer participants a new creative and expressive relationship with this most ancient of painting mediums. The course designed for both novices and experienced painters, includes… Read more

Plein Air Watercolour: Coastal Landscapes

Tom Ward
Aug 10 - 14, 2020 / 10am - 4pm

This workshop is about painting watercolour landscapes on site. There are some wonderful areas around Lunenburg, which are terrific places for marine landscapes. Our five days of classes will address… Read more

Youth Art Week: Every Child is an Artist

Marla Benton & Jason Skinner
Aug 10 - 14, 2020 / 10am - 4pm
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“Every child is an Artist… the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” (Pablo Picasso) This incredible, 5-day course offers youth ages 9 – 12 a… Read more

A Lunenburg Sketch-About

Michael Peters
Aug 17 - 21, 2020 / 10am - 4pm

This is a course for people of all ages and skills who want to draw and paint, whether on location or in the classroom, with confidence and an easy-going enthusiasm! No… Read more

Youth Art Week: Puppeteering Camp

Ali J. Eisner
Aug 17 - 21, 2020 / 10am - 4pm

Have you ever wondered how a puppeteer makes a puppet come to life? This workshop guides students in learning how to puppeteer for stage and screen. Ages 9-12 will learn… Read more

Summer Screen Printing

Maria Doering
Aug 24 - 28, 2020 / 10am - 4pm

This weeklong class will cover the joys of screen printing on paper with a focus on creating colourful imagery by using hand-cut stencils and screen filler. By the end of… Read more

The Architecture of Landscape

Roger Mullin
Aug 24 - 26, 2020 / 10am - 4pm

The sketch remains one of the most energetic, sophisticated and deeply rooted means to represent architectural space and form. In this workshop we will be drawing on large format paper,… Read more

Past Programs

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