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 The Museum & Fibre Art Market is opening on May 6th, 2017

10:00 am to 5:00 pm (weekends only in May)

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


We also have a great selection of Maude Lewis patterns for sale at the Museum (provided by Highland Heart Hookery, Halifax).


***** The Opening Reception of the Delecto Hooked Rug Gallery Exhibit will be held on August 4, 2017 in St. Stephen, NB.  For more information on this event please go to the Events tab. *****


2017 Events: 

July 7, 8, 9 - Grenfell Workshop with Doug Rankin

July 29 - Hook-in 

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.


VOLUNTEERING:  If you have reached our site through the Connecting Communities Bulletin Board please click here for our Volunteer Contact Form.
A Calendar of our Events can also be found on the Community Connect webpage.  Click on the Calendar button and select Hooked Rug Museum as the location.

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.

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