Special Interest Workshops  

Special interest Workshop are in a variety of disciplines not covered by our main classes atThe Artisans Centre Peterborough


Please note that in order for instructors to prepare enough materials for students registration closes 3 days before the class date on some classes. You can now choose to register and pay for classes in the following ways:  

  • Register online
  • Pay Online
  • Register online but choose invoice and e-transfer payment to info@artisanscentre.ca
  • Register online but choose invoice and pay with cash or cheque in the studio
  • Register at the studio in Peterborough Square

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Upcoming Workshops

    • 31 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Peterborough Square
    • 3

    This beginners workshop will introduce participants to the wide array of block printing methods with a focus on soft block. We'll take a look at examples from the instructor's work; produced in various ways. Then we will carve and print our own block both individually, and as a group project.

    Taught by guest instructor Jeffrey Macklin

    Class Price: $60

    Member's Price: $45

    Additional: $15 materials fee paid to the instructor at the start of class

    • 4 Mar 2023
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Artisans Centre Peterborough
    • 8


    Fashion jewelry is talking about your personality, your characteristics and your beauty …

    Learning how to make jewelry for yourself is a way leading to one of your own lifestyles.  It is a step for you to become a fashion stylish iconic person among your friends.  It is wonderful to make your beauty dream become as true as possible.

    Using metal pins to link together components is a very basic technique to make jewelry, and while you know how to do it, then you are starting your happy journey to find out all kinds of different components to make jewelry and it will colour your daily life by your imagination and creation.

    In this class you will make one necklace with 2 pendants and two pairs of earrings by using glass pearls, metal pins and alloy caps.  You will also get knowledge about all other kinds of different materials for jewelry making.  Ning will supply all the needed tools and supplies.

    Teacher:  Ning Yu

    ACP Member Cost: $48, includes cost of materials

    Non-Member Cost: $55, includes cost of materials

    • 2 Jun 2023
    • 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Peterborough Square, Atrium

    Call for Submissions

    Artisans Centre Peterborough challenges our community’s artists and artisans to produce a visual art piece interpreting the theme of "Fire & Water".

    This challenge is open to all Peterborough and Kawartha artists. Let your creativity flow as you explore your own unique interpretation of this theme in the medium of your choice, from painters to potters, fibre, wood, metal, stone, jewellery, leather, gourd artists and more!  All entries will be adjudicated by a team of judges selected from a variety of fields. Our Judges will select one piece, based on the criteria of artistry, execution, and interpretation of the theme, to be awarded a cash prize of $200. In addition a People’s Choice Award, with a cash prize of $50, will be chosen by popular vote . 

    More information about registration is to follow...

    Email us at admin@artisanscentre.ca to receive further correspondence on this call for submissions going forward. 

    • 23 Sep 2023
    • Peterborough Square, Atrium

    • 14 Oct 2023
    • Peterborough Square, Atrium

    • 9 Dec 2023
    • Peterborough Square, Atrium

Past events

18 Jan 2023 Vision Board
17 Jan 2023 Introductory Bookbinding
14 Jan 2023 Vision Board
16 Nov 2022 Felted Critters - Festive Friend
29 Oct 2022 Introduction to Basketry
17 Oct 2022 Beginner Gourd Art
15 Oct 2022 Creating Space Drop-In Creative Adventures
24 Sep 2022 Ontario Culture Days
17 Sep 2022 Creating Space Drop-In Creative Adventures
13 Aug 2022 Creating Space Drop-In Creative Adventures
8 Aug 2022 Gourd Shekeree Making
25 Jul 2022 Decorative Eggs for Sunflower Festival
23 Jul 2022 Felted Vessel Workshop
16 Jul 2022 Creating Space Drop-In Creative Adventures
30 May 2022 Beginner Gourd Art
7 May 2022 Gourd Birdhouse Workshop
9 Apr 2022 Parent and Child Easter Egg Decorating
12 Mar 2022 Inspirational Fiber Art - Mini Prayer Flag (Angel Tags)
5 Mar 2022 Introduction to Kumihimo Workshop
7 Feb 2022 Washi Paper Gourd Workshop
1 Dec 2021 Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Member drop in
24 Nov 2021 Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Member drop in
17 Nov 2021 Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Member drop in
10 Nov 2021 Peterborough Handweavers and Spinners Member drop in
6 Nov 2021 Felted Critters - Festive Friend
18 Oct 2021 Leather Look
3 Oct 2021 Charming Doll Pins
2 Oct 2021 Tea Light Holder
20 Sep 2021 Huichol Style Beaded Gourd Shard
7 Sep 2021 Beginner Pyrography
9 Aug 2021 Wax Resist Technique
17 Jun 2021 ACP Board meeting by Zoom
26 Nov 2020 Photography for Online sales
7 Nov 2020 Wire and Granite Tree
3 Nov 2020 Felted Critters
31 Oct 2020 Wet-Felted Vessel Class
22 Oct 2020 Photography for Online sales
13 Oct 2020 Felted Critters
24 Sep 2020 Photography for Online sales
14 Sep 2020 Woven Gourd Necklace
27 Aug 2020 Photography for Online sales
17 Aug 2020 ACP COVID-19 update
19 Mar 2020 ACP Board Meeting
7 Mar 2020 Beginner Guide to Journaling
27 Feb 2020 Social Media for Community Groups
8 Feb 2020 Silk Paper Making Cards as Art
13 Jan 2020 Knotless Netting Dream Catcher
8 Dec 2019 Natural Dyeing for Spinners and Weavers
2 Nov 2019 ARTISANity Show & Sale
28 Oct 2019 ACP Annual General Meeting
26 Oct 2019 Carve Your Own Canoe Paddle
21 Oct 2019 Christmas Decorations
17 Oct 2019 ACP Board Meeting
10 Oct 2019 Eco-printing on Paper with Natural Dyes
25 Sep 2019 Needle-felted Bauble Necklace
21 Aug 2019 Felting for Teens in AUGUST 21
19 Aug 2019 Penguin
15 Aug 2019 Call for Entry "ARTISANity"
6 Aug 2019 Ocean Drum
4 Jul 2019 Beginners Tatting
24 Jun 2019 Rain Stick Making
20 Jun 2019 ACP Board Meeting
11 Jun 2019 Creative Hands On Festival Planning Meeting
3 Jun 2019 Cherry Blossoms
11 May 2019 Spring ARTISANity Show & Sale
6 May 2019 Yarn Painting on a Gourd
4 May 2019 ​Make a Necklace Mother and Daughter Day
28 Apr 2019 2019 Dye Classes Indigo Parent & Child
20 Apr 2019 Parent and Child Easter Egg Decorating Day
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