Our Creative Space is host to a variety of awesome community events & workshops! Past events have included: Demo Days, Food Crawls & Nocturne. Workshops have included: Seaglass Art, Jewellery Design, Screen Printing, Calligraphy & Lino-Stamping.

Workshop registration now happens directly with the workshop instructors- details vary and are included in all posts below.Ā 

Every effort is made to keep listings accurate & up-to-date. As new events are added they will be posted on our social media accounts.

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April 2018

Macrame Wall Hanging with Shad Bay Weaving

21 April @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$80

At this workshop you will learn how to make your own macrame wall hanging!! You can use the design shown in the photo or create a beautiful design of your own šŸ˜Š What you will get: -instruction on basic macrame knots -all materials required, including untreated 3-ply natural cotton rope & your choice of dowel, copper pipe or driftwood -illustrated guide with extra tips and resources -healthy snacks -great vibes!! The cost is $80. Pre registration is required as space…

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Adult Finger Painting with The Om Arts Foundation

28 April @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE!

More details to come, follow @TheOmHalifax for updates! The Omā€™s Workshops are FREE of charge to attend, though registration is required to hold your space. Email theomhalifax@gmail.com to register.   A Little About The Om Arts Collective Our vision isĀ to supply multi-disciplinary art resourcesĀ to communities within HRM. The aim is teaching others how to use art and music as an outlet for self-expression and self-care. We understandĀ thatĀ having access toĀ andĀ being involved withĀ the arts is a luxury that not everybody has. Therefore,…

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May 2018

Seaglass Lighthouse Workshop With Apricity Designs

19 May @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$37.20

Heidi from Apricity is back & excited to host a few seaglass workshops during the month of May! In this workshop we'll be making Nova Scotia lighthouse scenes from seaglass, smooth beach stones and other materials!* Iā€™ll teach you the techniques of seaglass art and guide you through the creation of your own unique picture. Whether you are brand new to seaglass art or have some prior experience, this project will be lots of fun, and you can make your…

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Seaglass Flower Workshop With Apricity Designs

19 May @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$37.20

Heidi from Apricity Designs is back & excited to host a few seaglass workshops during the month of May! In this one hour workshop Iā€™ll teach you the techniques of seaglass art and guide you through the creation of your own unique 5 x 7 inch picture. Weā€™ll be creating a pretty bouquet of flowers with seaglass in white, pale turquoise, green and blue. The seaglass is genuine and comes from near and far (NS and England!) Whether you are…

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Introduction To Tapestry Weaving Workshop

26 May @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$95

Create your own one of a kind woven wall hanging in this 4 hour workshop that will introduce beginners to the wonderful world of tapestry weaving. All materials will be provided, including a beautiful array of natural fibres, yarns, and wool roving as well as a basic loom for you to take home and hone your newfound weaving skills. Topics covered in this workshop will include choosing mixed textures and fibres, warping your loom, weaving stitches (tabby weaving, rya knots,…

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Seaglass Fish Scene Workshop With Apricity Designs

27 May @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$37.20

Heidi of Apricity Designs is back & excited to host a few seaglass workshops during the month of May! In this seaglass art workshop we'll be making these sweet fish scenes using genuine seaglass, sand, stones and shells. Iā€™ll teach you the techniques of seaglass art and guide you through the creation of your own unique picture. Whether you are brand new to seaglass art or have some prior experience, this project will be lots of fun. All materials are…

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June 2018

Introduction To Brush Calligraphy With Calligraphy By Amy

9 June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$45

Popular Intro to Brush Calligraphy workshops are back! Learn the necessary techniques to get started with modern brush calligraphy! We will talk about supplies, learn the basic strokes, and work on the lower & uppercase alphabet. You will be provided worksheets and a brush pen that you can take home to continue your practice! Please Note: Registration takes place directly with Amy.Ā   

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Lunenburg Makery Needle Felted Sloth

9 June @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$50

Join The Lunenburg Makery for another great needle felting workshop! -- People just cannot get enough of our needle felted sloth! Not that we can blame you, it's our number one selling kit. šŸ™‚ If you're a total beginner felter don't let all the limbs intimidate you - our sloth comes together with easy shapes to help ensure success. You won't want to miss this class! All materials will be provided, no experience necessary. Ā Register In Shop:Ā 230 LincolnĀ Street, Old Town…

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Hand Lettering Basics With Janelle Letters

16 June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$55

Make a chalkboard sign with Janelle Letters! Want to learn how to make fun hand lettered quotes like the ones you see on Instagram? Come and join us for Hand Lettering Basics where we will go through every step to creating a chalkboard sign you get to take home! This workshop is for complete beginners - no experience needed. YOU'LL LEARN: - the anatomy of a letter - creative exercises to warm up - different lettering styles (including "faux calligraphy")…

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Introduction to Embroidery

16 June @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$60

Have you always wanted to create beautify embroidered goods? Come and learn the 10 most basic and beautiful embroidery stitches and leave with a fun sampler project to complete at home. No previous experience necessary, ages 16 to 116 welcome! Please emailĀ linnetbirddesigns@gmail.comĀ to register!

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