Museum & Archives Events

July 5

The Painterly Print: Salmon River Studios 

July 5th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

On Thursday, July 5th at 2pm The Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee features The Painterly Print, a workshop led by Gabriel Deerman from Salmon River Studios.

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July 12

Felting Demo

July 12th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

On July 12th at 2pm Beth Fisher from Alpaca Stop will be leading a felting demonstration at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee. 

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July 19

Candle Making Demonstration

July 19th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Learn the basics of candle making 101 at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee. Learn how to measure and melt soy wax and add and blend fragrances. Find out about the differences in waxes, using fragrance oils as opposed to essential oils, and candle care best practices.

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July 24

Screen Printing

July 24th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

On July 24th at 2pm learn about Screen Printing with Spark Box Studios at the Allan Macpherson House in Napanee.

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August 2

Soap Felting Demonstration

August 2nd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Denise Frizelle from the Soap Shack visits the Allan Macpherson House & Park on August 2nd. Denise will be demonstrating the art of soap felting.  

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August 8

Shakespeare in the Park with Driftwood Theatre

August 8th

7:30 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Gather your friends Under the Stars outside at the Allan Macpherson House & Park and welcome the renowned Toronto based-theatre company Driftwood Theatre as they perform Rosalind of As you Like it.  

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August 9

Pottery Making Demonstration

August 9th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Try your hand at spinning clay with 4Cats studio at the Allan Macpherson House & Park. Have first-hand experience using a pottery wheel and making small clay sculptures.  Kits can be purchased to make at home and dried in your oven.

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August 16

Paper & Print Making

August 16th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Join Wendy Cain at the Macpherson House in Napanee for a hands-on demonstration of papermaking will introduce the participants to basic sheet forming with paper pulp and allow the participants to work with colored paper pulps and prepared stencils to create a unique paper work which they can take home.

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August 23

Stained Glass Demonstration

August 23rd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth Street, Napanee

Sue from Sage Leaf Whimsy will be at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee on August 23rd at 2pm. She'll demonstrate some non-traditional methods of using the materials of stained glass construction and the odd material that doesn't appear in traditional stained glass work.

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September 8

Dance, Art & Tattoos

September 8th

11:00 am

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

In conjunction with “My Story, My Tattoo” a featured travelling exhibit this summer, the L&A County Museum invites you to celebrate the culture of tattoos with a special program of art, dance, and tattoos.

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