Upcoming Programs

July 2021

Decoding Nature Through Sound: Close Listening and Bat Detecting

Bats use echolocation to move around in the darkness, navigating, hunting and identifying friends and enemies.This workshop will focus on close listening and bat detection and participants will have the chance to use specialized acoustic monitoring equipment and spend time listening for and detecting bats. ...
July 24
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MSVU campus
Halifax, NS
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Past Programs

April 2021

Inside References

This online talk features visual artist and writer Cinthia Arias Auz, who will discuss connections between her art practice and literary references that she has been revisiting for the past eleven years. ...
April 10
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
March 2021

Hand-Building Pottery Workshop

Using air-dry clay, participants will learn a variety of techniques (wedging, coiling, pinching, slab building, modelling, slip and scoring) to create small sculptures or vessels. Many different styles and possibilities of surface design will also be explored in this hands-on workshop facilitated by artist Lux Habrich. ...
March 27
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Archive Dive: The Graphics of Feminist Movements

On International Women's Day, join facilitators Emily Davidson and Genevieve Flavelle for a unique online workshop looking at archival materials from local feminist organizing and movements from the 1970s to 1990s. ...
March 8
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online

Cultural Dishes + Bytes: A Virtual Food Story & Dinner

Hosted by Gurneet Dhami, Safura Syed and featuring artist Stephanie Yee, this online gathering for BIPOC students in Applied Human Nutrition will focus on discussions about cultural foods, professional journeys and how to apply arts-based perspectives to share stories. ...
March 4
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
February 2021

Visual Narratives & Hand-Stitching

In this workshop, facilitated by artist Frances Dorsey, participants will learn several simple hand-stitching techniques and use textiles to carefully build a visual narrative, creating something meaningful from scraps ...
February 27
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Frottage & Monotype Workshop

Lead by artist Charley Young, participants will learn two printmaking techniques, frottage and monotype, to make a one-of-a-kind printed image. ...
February 6
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
December 2020

Connect to Protect

This workshop hosted by intermedia artist Sage Sidley strives to give participants the confidence and time to take small steps towards protecting their data online in an accessible and light-hearted manner. ...
December 5
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
November 2020

Queer Memoir Comics Workshop

In this workshop series, Fern Pellerin will give a short introductory course in queer memoir comics and technical skills in comic-making. Participants will then create short memoir comics about themselves, their lives, experiences and memories. ...
November 20
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Dream House

With an attentiveness to varied experiences of home and housing, this online series of drawing workshops with artist Tee Kundu asks participants to imagine how the concept of home manifests itself in reality and fantasy. ...
November 5
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online

Navigating Connections

Navigating Connections is a series of collaborative conversations with artists and facilitators, led by Camila Salcedo and denirée isabel, with a focus on identifying, naming, and exploring individual and collective responses to, and relationships with, emotions and feelings. ...
November 1
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online
October 2020

Attempting to create safer spaces in art institutions

Artist Carrie Allison invites BIPOC artists and arts administrators to come together and share their experiences and strategies for navigating and working within art institutions that are rooted in, and uphold, colonial systems and structures. ...
October 23
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online

Artistic Meditation

For this workshop, Lisette Sumbu will collaborate with and guide participating artists in identifying their creative inspiration and developing intention-setting skills, a practice that artists can continue to grow and share with others through their career. ...
October 10
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dickey Park
Amherst, NS
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