This Fall and Winter we are pleased to offer the following adult Heritage Arts programs:
- The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
- Cookie Cutter Workshop
- Indigenous Tea Making
- Story Sleuth Seminar
- Kitchen Classics
Calligraphy, or the art of writing, was the visual art form prized above all others in traditional China. Come explore the beauty of this ancient art and try your hand at creating your own Calligraphy master piece.
January 27, 9am – 12noon
Ages 16+, Non-members: $40.00, Members $36 #457083
Join us for an introduction to tinsmithing by making your very own cookie cutter. Each participant uses hand tools to make a silhouette cookie cutter out of copper or tin. Learn about the history of cookie cutters and tinsmithing from Brian Ross, a maker of copper cutters and creator of bespoke designs for bakers and caterers.
February 3, 12noon – 4pm
Ages 16+, Non-members: $45, Members $40.50 #457001
Nothing like a nice cup of tea to warm you up on a cold winters day. Join Cease Wyss, Indigenous ethnobotanist and educator, for an afternoon of tea making and learning. Get to know the plants that grow around us and make your very own tea to take home with you.
February 3,1 – 2:30pm
Ages 16+, Non-members: $25, Members: $22.50 #457053
Stories about the past are as plentiful as the number of storytellers! What stories can you tell about your family or neighbourhood? In this seminar we will look at how to gather information from historical sources and turn them into engaging stories that document the past.
February 10, 1 – 3:00pm
Ages 16+, Non-members: $25.00, Members: $22.50 #457115
Join us in the Love Farmhouse Kitchen for these hands-on Kitchen Classics workshops.
A sourdough is a treasured part of many bakers’ kitchens and the first step in baking delicious artisan bread. Learn how to create, grow, feed and bake with your sourdough starter.
February 17, 10 – 11:30am
Ages 16+, Non-members: $40, Members: $36 #457006
Avid fermenter Andrea Potter, of Rooted Nutrition, guides you through making your own batch of perfect pickles the old-fashioned way, without any heat or canning.
February 24 2018 10 – 11:30am
Ages 16 + $30, Members $27 #457009
Learn the art of ginger beer making. Andrea Potter guides you through making and bottling this one-of-a-kind soda. Take a bottle home with you and learn how to finish the fermentation process.
March 3, 10 – 11:30am
Ages 16+, Non-members: $30, Members: $27 #457011
Learn about and taste different types of sauerkraut, then make a batch to take home. Your “kraut” will be finished fermenting just in time for spring barbecues.
March 10, 10 – 11:30am
Ages 16+ Non-members: $30, Members: $27 #457012