Museum & Archives Events

August 3

Needle Felted Creatures

August 3rd

1:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Artist, Beth Fisher, will be teaching the always fun and whimsical art of needle felting. Participants will be creating their own felted creature from wool and with the fleece from Beth’s herd of alpacas. This program is for children aged 11 and up, however a simultaneous felting craft will be available for younger children.

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August 4

Magical Tales from Canada with Deborah Dunleavy

August 4th

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Story spinner Deborah Dunleavy takes viewers on a fanciful journey with magical tales from our Canadian home. There are animals with special powers, canoes that can fly, and little people who use their magic to grant wishes. Deborah loves to have her young audience join in with clapping, chanting and moving along.

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August 9

Whimsical Hat Making

August 9th

1:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Step into “Wonderland” with local artist Andrea Malus who will be helping guests make hats fit for the Hatter himself. Using paint and adornments Andrea will help to spark imagination and creativity with her own art pieces as she demonstrates how to turn paper and common craft supplies into art.

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August 11

Creating Worlds on the Stage: Costume and Set Design

August 11th

7:00 pm

Virtual

Costume and Set designer, Karyn McCallum will be joining us for a virtual talk from Dalhousie University. In this talk, we will be inspired by Karyn’s process in creating a visual world from a world that exists in text. From the page to the stage.

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August 16

Fantastical Pottery

August 16th

1:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Join artist Linda Fraser for a free fantastical pottery workshop. Whether it be a castle on a hilltop, or a fairy’s home nestled among a tree, a toadstool or a magical narwhal. Use your imagination to create a perfect home for your imaginary creature. Squish, squeeze, role, score and manipulate the clay and watch these secret hideaways come to life.

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August 23

Nature Inspired Wood Chimes

August 23rd

1:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Using sticks, pinecones, and our favorite home craft supplies participants will be making one of a kind wind chimes. Join us for this outdoor program with artist Linda Fraser, and make sure to wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy as painting is an option.

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August 25

Meet the Artist: Carla Meidema

August 25th

1:00 pm

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Join for an artist talk with Carla Miedema as she walks you through her exhibit, Spiritual Echoes of Northern Lennox & Addington. With every brush stroke, Carla’s love of Northern Lennox and Addington, nature, and the environment are reflected.

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