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The Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers wish you Peace, Love and Joy for this most unusual of Christmases. May your 2021 ring in bright and full of hope.  We would also like to Thank each and everyone of you for your extra support this year and of course in years past. We have the most wonderful patrons of all.

 

 

The Board of Directors would also like to give a huge Thank You and Shout Out to our volunteers who put in so many hours this year behind the scenes to ensure we are well stocked and positioned for 2021. Big, big Thank you Ladies! Have a wonderful Christmas and New Years!

 

We will be open 7 days a week and welcoming you back as of Saturday, May 1, 2021 through to the Canadian Thanksgiving! Our last day of the 2021 season will be Sunday, October 10, 2021.

 

The Market Place is fully stocked for your shopping needs and our exhibits (old and new) will be open and on full display.

2021 will be a busy and active year with many Fibre Day/Hook-In's, Workshops and Events. Be sure to check them all out and register early to reserve what may be limited spots. 

 

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. The Market Place is always free to explore and shopping is tax free.

 

2021 Fibre Days/Hook-Ins:

Calling all Knitters, Spinners, Weavers, Hookers, all Fibre Arts welcome! Come share the fun and comradery with us!

Saturday, May 22nd 

Saturday, June 19th

Saturday, July 24th

Saturday, August 14th

Wednesday, September 22nd

Saturday, October 2nd

To Register for the Fibre Art Days please click here.

 

2021 WORKSHOPS (Others may be added - Stay Tuned!):

Note: click on highlighted workshop title to go directly to the Information Page. The Registration Form is highlighted on each Workshop page.                              

Saturday & Sunday, May 8th & 9th, Beginners Workshop, Teachers: Suzanne Conrod and Sherry Chandler

Saturday, June 12th,  Finishing Workshop, Teacher: Patsy Gorveatte

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 9th, 10th & 11th,  Maud Lewis, Teacher: Doug Rankin

Wednesday, August 18th Native Drum Workshop, Teacher: Carolyn Landry

Wednesday, August 25th, Needle Felting, Teacher: Jayne Campbell

Saturday, September 25th, Beginner Punch Hooking, Teacher: Kevin LeMoine

 

OTHER EVENTS:

Note: The Museum is still open to the public for viewing during the events below. These events provide an extra special level of enjoyment and very rich experience.

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, July 16th, 17th & 18th, Annual Salty Socks Crank-In, (Circular Sock Machine Knitters) (Private Event) To register contact - Patsy Gorveatte at pgorveatte@eastlink.ca

Saturday, Sunday & Monday, July 31, August 1st & 2nd, Aspotogan Art Show, Susan Lord

Saturday, September 18th, Alderney NeedleArts Guild, (Private Event) - To register contact - Lynn Young 902-273-2063

 

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.) 

 

 

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