Over 50 years of art and craft education at Haliburton School of Art + Design

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019202 Views

Haliburton ON – (March 1, 2019) – A creative escape for individuals of all ages and skill levels is available in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands at Fleming College’s Haliburton School of Art + Design.

World-renowned artists arrive in Haliburton every summer to mentor and teach in weeklong and weekend courses in a wide variety of disciplines. Artists, vacationers and families can find an endless array of choices such as glassblowing, blacksmithing, pottery, painting, photography, textile arts, dry stone walling, timber framing, music, singing and much more.

There are over 50 new courses this year including:

  • Indigenous History, Symbolism & Art with David Beaucage Johnson
  • Art Making – Drawing, Painting & Collage with Helen McCusker
  • Music –An Introduction to Home Recording with Nicholas Russell
  • Painting & Yoga – Painting from the Inside Out with Sandee Ewasiuk
  • Pottery – Composite Construction & Complex Handles with Tony Clennell
  • Mark Making – Intuitive Explorations with Dagmar Kovar
  • Macramé Workshop with Hannah Strand
  • Knitting with Copper Wire Workshop with Sayward Johnson

Experience the:

  • Creative energy
  • Free entertainment, art talks and faculty exhibition
  • Self-guided walk-about exhibitions
  • Architecturally inspiring campus
  • Local galleries, shops and studios
  • The Haliburton Sculpture Forest, right outside the door

We invite you to view the full schedule of more than 300 art and craft courses. Accommodation assistance is available.

For more information, please contact Shelley Schell, Haliburton School of Art + Design at shelley.schell@flemingcollege.ca, or visit www.hsad.ca.

About Haliburton School of Art + Design

Haliburton School of Art + Design, Fleming College thinks differently about art education. We are known for the most comprehensive summer program in the country as well as a unique suite of full-time study options, taught by professionals who have shaped art, craft, design, and heritage studies in Canada. Our programs are integrated to provide innovative ways for students to experience the connection between art practices, and the disciplines of art and design. Students can attend for a day, a week, a semester, or years, creating art in a spectacular natural environment.

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.


Media, for more information please contact:
Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer


705.749.5530 x 1366


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