Exhibits, Shows and Demonstrations

We are excited to announce that a wide variety of free demonstrations, exhibits and shows will take place during the Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival!

Please join us at:

An exhibit of rug hooking art by Halina Bienkowski on Wednesday, August 3 from 6-9 pm at 158 Robert Angus Drive (Suite 100), Amherst. 


We Come Together:  A show of hooked rugs by studio staff from Wednesday,  August 3rd through Saturday August 6th. Come see the various hooked rugs by Deanne Fitzpatrick and also a variety of rugs created by her studio staff.   The shop is located at 33 Church Street Amherst, NS is open 9 - 5.   Drop by for an oatcake and a view.

The Cumberland Quilt Guild's Annual Quilt Show and Sale will take place on Friday August 5 from 10am - 5pm at the First Baptist Church, 90 Victoria St, Amherst. Admission is a goodwill offering.

Longarm Quilting Demonstrations at The Sunrise Quiltery on Friday, August 5th at 10am, 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Please call to book a free 30 minute demo at 902-694-2151. The Sunrise Quiltery is located at 1205 Highway 6, Warren.


Weaving with a floor loom on Saturday, August 6 at Maritime Mosaic, 129 Victoria St East, Amherst Time TBA


Needle Arts Exhibit August 1-6 at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, 21 Acadia Street


Rug Hooking Exhibit at Breakfast at Brittney’s, 45 Victoria St East. Date and Time TBA


“For the Birds: A Girl’s Eye View”. An exhibit of rug hooking, needle felting and wet felting at the Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery by artists Gwen Dixon, Carol McCall & Kate Sharpe from August 1-8. An Artists Reception will take place Wednesday, August 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gallery located at 3654 Hwy 366, Tidnish Bridge, N.S.  Contact: 902-667-8555