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The Museum & Fibre Art Market is closed for the season.
We will reopen May 2017 weekends only 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
and daily from June 1st to October 7th 10 am to 5:00 pm.
Some exciting new exhibits are coming to HRMNA for the 2017 season:
- Loretta Scena and Michele Micarelli present "Exploring the Tarot", 23 artists hook the Major Arcana
- The Carnagie Rughookers will be exhibiting "Places We Have Been: Journeys in Rughooking" in the New Brunswick gallery
- Art Hits the Wall 2017 theme is "Under the Influence", an exhibit from Rug Hookers and Quilters from Atlantic Canada
May 14 - Mother's Day Special - Free Admission to the Museum for any Mother who is accompanied by a family member
May 20-21 - Beginner's Workshop - Learn to rug hook with Suzanne Conrod and Sherry Chandler
May 26 - Private Event - Women in Business luncheon
June 3 - Braiding Workshop with Val Galvin
June 4 - Private Event (Museum area will be closed) - Hubbards Writers Society
June 24 - Hook-in with special guest Kay Lewis, Rug Hooking Artist of the Year
July 7, 8, 9 - Grenfell Workshop with Doug Rankin
July 29 - Hook-in PLUS Tips & Techniques mini workshops with Joyce DiGregorio
August 12-13 - Design Workshop with Jane Steele
September 6, 7, 8 - Buildings Within a Landscape Workshop with Ruth Downing
September 30 - Hook-in with special guest Kate Thornhill, Rug Hooking Artist of the Year
October 27 - Private Event - Teacher's Provincial In-service Day
Rug Hooking Artists of the Year 2017
The Museum is pleased to announce the Rug Hooking Artists for 2017: Kay Lewis, Nova Scotia and Kate Thornhill, New Brunswick.
Wonderful Things to Come:
Director at Large Erin McKenna has an exciting new project slated for 2017 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Ganong Brother's of N.B. "Delecto" chocolates. These rugs will be coming to the Museum in 2018. For more information on this project please go to the "Delecto" Events page.
There is no admission to Fibre Art Market portion of the museum and all shopping is tax-free. Come in and see our hundreds of hooked rugs, books, hooking kits, wool and much more!
Entering the museum you are plunged into the history of the art of rug hooking in the Interpretive Centre which focuses on the beginning of rug hooking in North America. Visitors to the museum will learn the names of famous rug hooking artists. Names like Burnham, Frost, Turner, Tremblay, Mowat, Garrett and many more. (The banner image above depicts the sides and front of the bottom of Noah's Ark. To see the Ark and all it's hooked animals please drop into the museum. Museum rates apply to the museum galleries and exhibits.)
Museum Admission Fees
General Admission $7.00; Seniors and Students $5.00; Children under 5 years of age are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.