Open Studio

When: CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

There are two time slots to available to book on Open Studio Saturdays

  • Morning 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Afternoon 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Dates for the term:

 

 

*Open Studio days are close for long weekends

*Open Studio days coincide with the course schedule. The studios are closed to the public throughout July and August for our Summer Residency Program.

Studios Available:

Ceramics
Jewellery
(available on a first-book, first-served basis)

Costs: 

Current Stuent: $17.39 + $2.61(HST)= $20.00 (Students currently enrolled in a class will get ONE free half day Open Studio Saturday per semester).

Non-Student: $21.75 + $3.25 (HST) = $25.00

Book Now:

  • The link will be updated for the coming Saturday on Tuesday morning and stay up until Friday morning.
  • The first 4 people for each studio & each time slot will be contacted on Friday to confirm bookings. If you are not contacted please do not show up on Saturday.
  • You may be contacted if there is space in the alternative time slot if there is space.
  • Payment will be taken on Saturday morning at the desk. Credit cards or debit prefered but will also take cash if needed. 
  • fill out the form below to book

 

 

(link for coming Saturday will not be posted until 10am Monday morning)

Who Can Use Studios

We provide Open Studio Saturday as an opportunity for people with experience and capability to work independently in the studios - Ceramics & Jewellery only. It is also an option for students enrolled in our courses to gain more experience in the medium they are learning. For people using the studios for the first time, they must prove competency in technical ability, safety understanding and training in the studio that they would like to use.

We reserve the right to restrict access to the studios if the staff assesses a safety or security risk. During Open Studio, there will be a technician available for questions and advice. 

Health Protocols for Shared Spaces:

  • All students and instructors will be required to wear a non-medical mask. Please bring your own, we will have a supply on hand if needed at the front door.
  • Sanitizing station will be inside the front door.
  • Entrance through the front door of studios and exit through back doors in respective studios will be encouraged.
  • Students and staff are to social distance when possible
  • Each studio is stocked with Lysol, paper towels, and bins for disposal to clean tools and equipment
  • If you feel sick, please do not come to class and follow Public Health orders issued by the Chief Medical Officer of Health

 

Jewellery:

  • Designated bench
  • Must bring their own tool
  • Shared tools & equipment wiped down before putting away or next person uses.
  • 4 Open studio users

Ceramic:

  • Designated table, shelf, and wheel
  • Must bring their own tool kit and towel
  • Common tools and equipment must be cleaned after each use. *see ceramic studio cleanup check list for end of class
  • 4 Open studio users

For further information about our studios, equipment, tools and qualifications necessary for studio use, please contact our Studio Coordinator at 902.492.2524 or studio.coordinator@craftnovascotia.ca

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