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. 

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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March 2018

Leather Jewelry Workshop with Rita Van Tassel

3 March @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$55

I've been working with leather and textiles to create bold, colourful statement accessories for years and this is your chance to work with some of my materials. You'll get to explore various shape and texture combos and leave with up to 3 completed pieces (earrings and/or pendant cord necklace). ALL of the tools and materials will be provided, including a collection of pre-cut shapes to get you started. You're encouraged to create your own shapes and w e'll talk about…

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Intro to Brush Calligraphy-SOLD OUT

10 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$40

Amy's 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.   *** tickets are final sale. They can not be transferred to another date, however you may…

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The Om Arts Collective Men’s Art Circle *FREE*

10 March @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE!

Details about this event to follow as confirmed. Visit @theomhalifax on instagram & facebook for up-to-date information! Though The Om’s Workshops are free of charge, registration is required to hold your space. Email theomhalifax@gmail.com to register.   A Little About The Om Arts Collective Our vision is to supply multi-disciplinary art resources 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 understand that having access to and being involved with the arts is…

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The Om Arts Collective Screen Printing Workshop *FREE*

17 March @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE!

More details about this screen printing self-care workshop will be available in the weeks to come. Follow @theomhalifax on Social Media for up to date information. Though The Om’s Workshops are free of charge, registration is required to hold your space. Email theomhalifax@gmail.com to register.   A Little About The Om Arts Collective Our vision is to supply multi-disciplinary art resources to communities within HRM. The aim is teaching others how to use art and music as an outlet for self-expression and…

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Intro to Brush Calligraphy with Calligraphy By Amy

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

These workshops sell out quickly- as that happens more dates are added. Follow @calligraphybyamy on instagram for up-to-date listings! 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!

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Woven Wall Hanging With Made By Erin Elizabeth

24 March @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$80

Spend an afternoon with Made By Erin Elizabeth creating your very own woven wall hanging. This workshop will focus on TEXTURE. We will be using wool roving, yarns, and other materials to create a woven wall hanging that packs a punch. Some of the techniques we will explore are: - Basic tabby stitch - Rya knots - Loops - Soumac - Weaving with roving All materials will be provided, including a basic loom that you can take home. Your final…

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Greeting Card Drop In with Kind Krafts

31 March @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE

Join volunteers from Kind Krafts to create fun, one of a kind greeting cards- perfect for Easter or any other occasion. All materials are provided, open to all ages  and free to participate. This is a drop in event, registration is not required, just stop by as part of your Saturday fun! Donations to support Kind Krafts community work are greatly appreciated. "kind krafts is a community-based non profit organization run by volunteers and community members. We facilitate art-based workshops…

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April 2018

Needle Felted Robin with The Lunenburg Makery

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

Spring is here, and the Robins are back! This needle felted robin includes a small wire armature, creating the base for his body and feet. You'll learn basic techniques for felting the body and adding distict colourful details. After this class you'll want to needle felt gifts for everyone! All materials will be provided, no experience necessary.

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Drawing Freedom with The Om Arts Foundation

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

Join The Om for a free workshop exploring ways to use drawing to support mental health, well being and self-care. More details to come, follow @TheOmHalifax for updates! The Om’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 is to supply multi-disciplinary art resources to communities within HRM. The aim is teaching others how to use art and music as an…

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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 😊 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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