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Making Paper Craft Art
ADULT CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION!

At the Chester Art Centre, we give you the opportunity to make art, get messy, have fun and put some colour in your life! We provide opportunities to learn about art, art history, theory, and the practical application of various mediums.
  • The Winter Sessions with Kate Church
    The Winter Sessions with Kate Church
    Tue, Feb 27
    Chester Art Centre Gallery
    Feb 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – Mar 01, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Gallery , 60 Queen St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Working with polymer clay, cloth and wire we will combine the basic "how to" of building figurative characters with your desire to create. This class is open to those who have never worked with polymer clay and armature as well as returning students with a project in mind or in the works.
  • Sat, Mar 02
    Chester Art Centre Gallery
    Mar 02, 2024, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Gallery , 60 Queen St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Come join us for a paint night at the Gallery on March 2nd. Bronwyn MacFair will guide you through the process of creating your own cloudy sky painting, which will be finished and ready to take home at the end of the evening! All materials included, plus coffee, tea, or a glass of wine.
  • Creative Seniors Spring Session
    Creative Seniors Spring Session
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Mar 07
    Blandford Community Centre
    Mar 07, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Blandford Community Centre, 30 Firehall Rd, Blandford, NS B0J 1T0, Canada
  • Pysanky (Ukrainian Egg Decorating) with Lisa Hrabowsky
    Pysanky (Ukrainian Egg Decorating) with Lisa Hrabowsky
    Sat, Mar 09
    Chester Art Centre Gallery
    Mar 09, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – Mar 10, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Gallery , 60 Queen St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Learn how to make pysanky, Ukrainian decorated Easter eggs. Pysanky are made by drawing wax lines on a raw egg using a stylus called a kistka, then dipping the egg into a dye bath after each wax application. Pysanky kit to take home is included in the cost of this class.
  • Messy Mixed Media Explorations with Audrey Nicoll
    Messy Mixed Media Explorations with Audrey Nicoll
    Mon, Mar 25
    Chester Art Centre Studio
    Mar 25, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – Mar 28, 2024, 3:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Studio, 5 Pleasant St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Do you feel like your drawing practice has become stuck in a tight and controlled mode? Perhaps you’d like to break out into a little more creative chaos to bring some fresh ideas and approaches into your practice. Mix things up and rediscover the joy of making your mark!
  • Discover Art
    Discover Art
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Feb 25
    Chester
    Feb 25, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Chester, 5 Pleasant St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Join us weekly for an all-ages afternoon of art, creativity and fun! All materials are provided and projects are for all skill levels. No registration required, just drop by 5 Pleasant Street, Chester, anytime between 1 and 3pm.
  • Visible Mending with Amanda Williams
    Visible Mending with Amanda Williams
    Sun, Feb 25
    Chester Art Centre Gallery
    Feb 25, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Gallery , 60 Queen St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Frayed cuffs? Holes in knees? Rips and tears in obvious places? Inspired by the Japanese Sashiko mending style, learn how to bring new life to garments by mending them beautifully in a relaxed environment. No sewing experience required.
  • Discover Art
    Discover Art
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Feb 18
    Chester
    Feb 18, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Chester, 5 Pleasant St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Join us weekly for an all-ages afternoon of art, creativity and fun! All materials are provided and projects are for all skill levels. No registration required, just drop by 5 Pleasant Street, Chester, anytime between 1 and 3pm.
  • Adult Mini Clay Workshop
    Adult Mini Clay Workshop
    Sat, Feb 17
    Chester Art Centre Studio
    Feb 17, 2024, 2:00 p.m. – Feb 24, 2024, 4:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Studio, 5 Pleasant St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    In this two-day adult workshop, participants will be introduced to the basics of working with clay. As you hand-build your creations, you will learn about the process of clay, different techniques and surface design. A week later, you will learn how to decorate/glaze what you have made!
  • Felted Merino Wool and Silk Scarves
    Felted Merino Wool and Silk Scarves
    Sat, Feb 10
    Chester Art Centre Studio
    Feb 10, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Chester Art Centre Studio, 5 Pleasant St, Chester, NS B0J 1J0, Canada
    Make a wet felted scarf using only Merino wool and silk fiber. Elise Campbell, will guide participants to design, layout and felt their scarf, creating a beautiful, lightweight, two tone scarf, perfect for our chilly mornings. With a long taper there are many ways to wear your handmade piece.
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