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We are excited to welcome you back.


Our Fibre Art's Market is open everyday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, 7 days a week. 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) are 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 Fibre Arts 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, July 24th

Saturday, August 14th

Wednesday, September 22nd

Saturday, October 2nd

To Register for the Fibre Days/Hook-Ins please click here.



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

(Yes, we have Three Beginner Rug Hooking Workshops. They are in June, July and September)

  • (Success) Saturday June 26th & Sunday June 27th, Beginners Workshop, Teachers: Suzanne Conrod and Sherry Chandler
  • (Success) Saturday July 17th & Sunday July 18th, Beginners Workshop, Teachers: Suzanne Conrod and Sherry Chandler
  • (Success) Wednesday, August 18th Native Drum Workshop, Teacher: Carolyn Landry
  • (Success) Friday, August 20th, Saturday, August 21st & Sunday, August 22nd  Maud Lewis, Teacher: Doug Rankin
  • Wednesday, August 25th, Needle Felting, Teacher: Jayne Campbell



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, September 10th, 11th & 12th, Annual Salty Socks Crank-In, (Circular Sock Machine Knitters) To register contact - Patsy Gorveatte at


  • Artist of the Year:  Doug Rankin of Highland Heart Hookery is our artist of the year. This exhibit showcases some of Doug's beautiful hooked art as well as that of some of his very talented students. You can see Doug's bio at this link.
  • Mi'kmaq Exhibit: 18 beautiful hooked artworks from Colchester/Cumberland areas as designed by the very talented Indigenous artists Gerald Gloade, Alan Syliboy, Lorne Julien and David Brooks. A must see! Click here for a peak
  • Friday Friends of Colchester have 14 very beautiful hooked works on display for you to enjoy. Sampling here 
  • Nicholsville Rugrats of Annapolis valley are sharing 13 wonderful and fun hooked art pieces with us all. Sampling here


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!


The Interpretive Centre is the first gallery (focused on the beginning of rug hooking in North America) you encounter upon entering the exhibits area. Visitors to the museum will learn the names of famous rug hooking artists.  Names like Burnham, Frost, Turner, Tremblay, Mowat, Garrett and many more. Museum rates apply to the museum galleries and exhibits.) 





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