Comin’ up! Culture Days at HSTA

September 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

Culture Days is a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. 

 The first annual Culture Days event was held in September 2010 in over 700 Canadian cities and towns and, by all accounts, was a great success. The 2011 Culture Days weekend will take place September 30 to October 2, 2011. Annual, Canada-wide Culture Days events feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind the scenes,” to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at work in their community.

On October 1st, from 10am-12pm, join instructor and Fibre Art grad Elisha Barlow for a free needle felting workshop in the Great Hall of the Haliburton Campus. Call to register at 705-457-1680. All required materials required will be supplied to registered participants.

Visit the Culture Days website for more information on events and activites happening across Canada!

Walkabout at HSTA – July 28 2011

July 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

This week at Walkabout, we encountered musical instruments – ready for playing!-, chainsaw sculptures, printmaking, monoprints, bangles, bracelets and arm armour…it is truly incredible to see what a week can do, and what years can do – some projects have been built over years of attending HSTA courses – now that is artistic commitment!

Walkabout at HSTA July 21

July 28, 2011 § Leave a comment

Walkabout at HSTA – July 14 2011

July 14, 2011 § Leave a comment

Walkabout! A chance to peek into classes of friends, family and expose yourself to new and old techniques, ideas and of course, some good old fashioned creativity. walkabout is also an excellent way to check out a course you are considering enrolling in for next year and meet our instructors.

Walkabout at HSTA – July 7 2011

July 14, 2011 § Leave a comment

A weekly tradition here at HSTA, the Thursday walkabout is an opportunity for fellow students, family, friends and the community to wander through the programs offered at HSTA in the months of July & August.


CREATE IT in Huntsville

March 14, 2011 § Leave a comment

Haliburton School of The Arts in Huntsville!

Create It in Huntsville this summer. The Haliburton School of The Arts, in partnership with Education Huntsville, Canada Summit Centre and the Town of Huntsville will offer weeklong art courses in July. We’re honoured to have been invited and very excited to be part of this dynamic and creative community. The three week program is a great balance of media and techniques being led by Haliburton School of The Arts faculty as well as new instructors from the Muskoka region. Below is a list of Huntsville offerings. Please contact us if you require assistance in viewing the program. For course details please visit and search for the course you’re interested in from the alphabetical summer school list. We hope to have a dedicated online page for the Huntsville program shortly. Call 1.866.353.6464 to register.

HSTA Huntsville Offerings 2011

HSTA Summer – Sneak Peak!

December 17, 2010 § Leave a comment

Sneak a peek!  It’s like an early gift…

We’re not quite finished but we wanted you to see the work in progress. The 2011 Haliburton School of The Arts summer program is shaping up beautifully with perennial favourites and exciting new additions.

From Aboriginal Art Explorations to Zentangle, with Shoe Making, Iron & Glass Collaborations, Metal Casting, Kilt Making, Educating Through Arts, Image Transfer on Clay, an Etsy Workshop, Home Decorating & Make Over, Upcycled Linens & Fabrics, Blogging & Social Media, and so much more in between.

 The final schedule will be ready mid-February and registration will begin March. 

Christmas Preview – HSTA

 We’d love to have you with us!

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