March Meeting

This months meeting will be held on Friday the 28th of March from 7-9 PM at the NSCCD metal shop at 1096 Marginal Rd.

Arlene Driscoll will be providing a swap top demo to show how to flat lap stones.

Unfortunately there will be no workshop this month.

February Meeting(Date!)

Very sorry, the date for the Feb meeting was omitted from the previous post.

The meeting is on Friday the 21st of Feb.

Very sorry for the error.

 

New Mail System

We’re please to announce that out new mail out system is now up and running.

Instead of a handwritten notice regarding meetings and events, we will now be able to mail the information that is posted in the website directly to the members in a newsletter format.

If you have any questions regarding this new format please contact Graeme at graemejnross@gmail.com.

 

 

 

February Workshop

Wondrous Website Workshop!

The goal of the February workshop will be to give the participants a working website.

Participants will leave with a basic web portfolio site to showcase their work online.   Due to classroom size the workshop will be limited to 9 participants but if there is additional interest we will run a second session.

Location: Keshen Goodman Library(Clayton Park)

Date Thursday March 6th

Time: 5PM-9PM

Signup is required by Saturday March 1st, cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.

Fee:$30(Estimated, we’re still waiting for confirmation of the room rental fee)

 

February Meeting

The Meeting for February will be held at the NSCCD Studio at 1096 Marginal Rd from 7-9PM

*EDIT* Very sorry the date of the meeting was omitted.  The meeting is on Friday the 21st of Feb.

We will also be bringing back on old meeting tradition. The Loonie Challenge!

Everybody who attends the meeting is encouraged to bring a piece of their work and a loonie.  Everybody puts down their work, and you vote with your loonie.  The item with the most loonies wine bragging rights and the loonies are donated to the guild.

We will also feature a demonstration of Metal Clay by PAM Feindel

Meeting activities update

For those interested in what goes on at our monthly meetings … besides talk ;) … there are a couple of reports posted on the Meetings page.

Come on out and participate!

 

November workshop report

Check out report and pictures on Nathalie Pitre’s November workshop on Persian 4 in 1 chain here.

Guild Exhibition Opening and Awards Presentation

Please find below the details for the opening and awards presentation of this years exhibition “Light”

Exhibition Opening:
Date: Saturday, December 7
Location:  Zwicker’s Gallery,
5415 Doyle St, Halifax
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Awards Presentation
Date Saturday, December 7
Location: Fireside Restaurant
1500 Brunswick St, Halifax
Time: 5:00-5:30pm

FORTRESS LOUISBOURG

The Guild is in discussions with the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design and Parks Canada (Fortress Louisbourg) concerning encouraging public connection with jewellery artifacts discovered at the Fortress. Although no firm plans have been made, members may like to have a preliminary look at design themes and jewellery from the Fortress.

We’ll keep you informed on progress…

Documents:
Fortress designs and patterns ppt
Women’s Costume at Louisbourg1713-1758
Jewelry at Louisbourg

Show 2013: LIGHT

A preliminary draft of the page for this year’s show is now available here. As you will see, we are looking for pictures from the Cape Breton ceremony. Hope there will be some from the Halifax opening, too when that happens Dec. 7.