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Opening for the Season! We are excited to welcome you back.

Our Fibre Art's Market will be open as of Saturday, June 5th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, 7 days a week.

The Museum will open when our Provincial Phase 2 gets the go ahead on or about June 16th (TBD).  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, June 19th - TBD Pending Phase 2 of Provincial Plan

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, TBD, Beginners Workshop, Teachers: Suzanne Conrod and Sherry Chandler

Saturday, TBD,  Finishing Workshop, Teacher: Patsy Gorveatte

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, TBD,  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, September 10th, 11th & 12th, Annual Salty Socks Crank-In, (Circular Sock Machine Knitters) 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, 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!

 

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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