Arts and Crafts

The natural beauty and pace of life in Lunenburg Region has long inspired imaginative souls and creative hands. A visit to a local studio or gallery offers the unique chance to meet our artists and discover firsthand how they transform inspiration into art. Whether it’s folk art, fine art, hooked rugs, stained glass or pottery, there’s treasure waiting for you.
THE STONEIST

THE STONEIST

Location: Maple Syrup & Christmas Trees

Engravings, bas-reliefs & small carvings:
Unique gifts and souvenirs not only made in Nova Scotia, most are made from Nova Scotia.
some items available in the Gift Case at the Lunenburg Art Gallery

Items are available for sale on the website http://thestoneist.com/ or call for an appointment.

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The Maritime Painted Saltbox

The Maritime Painted Saltbox

Location: Beaches & Artisans

The Maritime Painted Saltbox Heritage Reproduction Furniture and Fine Art Gallery .

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Tancook Island

Tancook Island

Location: Coves & Inlets

Big Tancook and Little Tancook are 2 islands located 6 miles off the southern coast of Nova Scotia in Mahone Bay.  These two islands are accessible by passenger ferry - the William G. Ernst is stationed at Big Tancook and makes daily runs to and from the historic yachting community of Chester. Ferry tickets can be purchased on the ferry which docks on Water St in Chester. Take your bicycles and a packed lunch to explore the island for the day.  A ferry schedule can be found on the Tancook Island Tourism site. 

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Square Peg Gallery

Square Peg Gallery

Location: Beaches & Artisans

Merydie Fjarlie is a Canadian artist working in the specialized medium of Metal Threads. Provocative and dramatic, her symbolic messages in this unique embroidery form have developed both from her desire to stay grounded in her everyday life and a passion to soar among a myriad of themes and issues that pique her interest and evoke corresponding and introspective responses in her audiences. Merydie applies a confident technical hand to create a remarkable art form from this beautiful ancient craft.

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Spirit Speak Artist’s Studio

Spirit Speak Artist’s Studio

Location: Beaches & Artisans

Seaside studio of shale artist Cheryl Hassen. You will find framed and mounted pictures of her critically acclaimed shale photography, as well as other artwork made of shale. Aptly named “Spirit Speak,” you can feel the positive energy of the natural elements speak through her one-of-a-kind medicine sticks and shale stone sculptures.
Hours of Operation: Summer and Fall- Tues-Sun 10-5pm; Winter by appointment; Spring - Fri-Sun 10-5pm

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