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Family Workshop Series

July 1, 2015 - October 31, 2015

Experience the wonderful works of art at North Hills Museum and share unforgettable moments with your children as they discover their own creativity in the studio workshops. For budding artists 5 – 14 years of age accompanied by an adult.

Cost per child: $5.00 for each workshop: includes museum visit and all materials. Advance registration required.

July 19, 2015, Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 pm
“Beacon of Light”
Lighthouse Workshop
Nova Scotia has the largest number of lighthouses in Canada, with more than 160 to visit. Learn about the history and different styles found within our province and community. In our studio construct and paint your very own lighthouse.

August 16, 2015, Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 pm
“A Mixed Bag of Sculpture Part 1”
Clay Cast Cameo & Statuette Workshop
Find out the story behind the sets of travel souvenir cameos at North Hills and cast you very own set using soft paste clay. Afterwards, be inspired by the museum statuette collection and learn about structure and stability when creating movement in a figure; then, create a clay statuette reinforced with wire framework. (cameos and statuettes will require a few days to dry)

August 30, 2015, Sunday 1:00 -4:00 pm
“A Mixed Bag of Sculpture Part 2”
Clay Cast Cameo & Statuette Workshop
Make a travel souvenir box for your set of cameos, creating an edition. Paint your statuette to look like a bronze sculpture; ready for installation at our fall exhibition.

September 27 – October 3, 2015
5th Annual North Hills Revisited: Family Workshop Exhibition
, 396 St. George St. Annapolis Royal

The public is invited to attend an exhibition of art works created by the young participants in the Family Workshop Series at North Hills Museum.

For more information or to register, please contact us at 902 532-2168, or email

Birthday Workshops: Choose one of our workshop themes for an exciting and unique birthday party at the museum.


July 1, 2015
October 31, 2015


North Hills Museum
5065 Granville Road
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S 1K0 Canada
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