June’s ‘Cookie Concert’ at St. John’s Anglican Church

June 1, 2019

For Musique Royale’s last ‘Cookie Concert’ before its summer break, pianist Julien LeBlanc performs Arabesques and Pantomimes. This includes Children’s Corner by Debussy, which tells a musical tale of a… Read more

Lecture Series: “Objectified” a Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit

May 16, 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Nova Scotia Association of Architects, South Shore Chapter / Lunenburg School of the Arts, Lecture Series 2019 presents part 2 of a design trilogy, “Objectified”. Objectified is… Read more

Musique Royale ‘Cookie Concert’ with Hogtown Brass Quintet

May 4, 2019

Hogtown Brass Quintet Tristan Tye, trumpet; Ujjawal Madan, trumpet; Jason Austin, french horn;  Paul Tarussov, trombone and Ian Feenstra, tuba Saturday, May 4 at 2 pm Lunenburg School of the Arts $5 at the door (4… Read more

“Ramp It Up!” for Second Story Women’s Centre

May 9, 2019

“Ramp It Up!” for Second Story Women’s Centre Lunenburg School of the Arts is thrilled to announce the return of our biennial ‘Ramp It Up’ for Second Story Women’s Centre… Read more

Shandi Mitchell’s ‘the WAITING HOURS’ book launch

May 6, 2019

Lunenburg Bound Books, and Viking Canada are thrilled to announce the launch of Shandi Mitchell’s new book, the WAITING HOURS. Please join us at the Lunenburg School of the Arts… Read more

Lecture Series: Tradition and Modernity

April 18, 2019

Nova Scotia Association of Architects, South Shore Chapter / Lunenburg School of the Arts, Lecture Series 2019 with Brian MacKay-Lyons. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00 p.m. ABSTRACT Tradition and Modernity  Innovation… Read more

Musique Royale ‘Cookie Concert’ present Rissesco & Sampson

April 6, 2019

MUSIQUE ROYALE Cookie Concert Rissesco & Sampson Anthony Rissesco, fiddle/vocals Doug Sampson, guitar/vocals Saturday, April 6 at 2 pm Lunenburg School of the Arts $5 at the door (4 years and… Read more

Lecture Series: The Life and Times of Sir Sanford Fleming

March 21, 2019

Nova Scotia Association of Architects, South Shore Chapter / Lunenburg School of the Arts, Lecture Series 2019 with Syd Dumaresq. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:00 p.m. ABSTRACT The Life and Times… Read more

Cookie Concert

March 2, 2019

MUSIQUE ROYALE ‘Cookie Concert’ at Lunenburg School of the Arts. JUNCO Glenn Patscha, piano/vocals; Colin Nealis, bass; Geoff Arsenault, drums. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Pianist Glenn Patscha and Drummer… Read more

Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative presents: ‘LANGUAGES OF NOVA SCOTIA’ SCREENING

February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. FREE admission! Languages of Nova Scotia short films, is a film training initiative celebrating language diversity in Nova Scotia, presented by the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative… Read more

‘Helvetica’, Thursday, February 28th, 7:00 p.m.

February 28, 2019

‘Helvetica’ has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7:00 p.m.  FREE admission! Helvetica A documentary film by Gary Hustwit. Helvetica is a cinematic exploration of urban spaces in major cities… Read more

“A Plastic Ocean” Free Screening

November 1, 2018

“A Plastic Ocean” Free Screening November 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m. A documentary from Plastic Oceans that explores the problem of plastic in the ocean, highlighting current science and research as… Read more

Garrett Mason in Concert

October 26, 2018

Join us at LSA for JUNO award wining artist Garrett Mason in concert, October 26th, 2018.

Congratulations to all cultural advocates and leaders in Lunenburg!

November 5, 2016

On November 5th, the Town of Lunenburg received the “Communities Arts and Culture Recognition Award” at Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala in Halifax. The award carries a cash value of… Read more

Happy Summer! Classes Underway at LSA

July 18, 2016

When we say “The Town of Lunenburg is our Campus” we really mean it! Summer 2016 classes are underway at LSA and students in Hangama Amiri’s “Plein-air Painting in Lunenburg”… Read more

Thank you for The Lunenburg Symposium

June 1, 2016

What an amazing weekend at The Lunenburg Symposium: Mentorship in the Arts! The team at Visual Arts Nova Scotia would like to thank our partner, Lunenburg School of the Arts,… Read more

Art Makes Kids Awesome

March 14, 2016

March Break – Kids Explore the Arts (ages 9 -14)
Painting / Sculpture / Drawing
10am – 12pm, March 14 – 18
$75 (materials included)

“Kids & Clay” a Success at LSA!

December 4, 2015

Lunenburg School of the Arts’ introductory ceramics class, “Kids & Clay”, for students between the ages of 11 and 16, was enthusiastically attended. Classes were held on Wednesdays from 3:30… Read more

RBC Canadian Painting Competiton Results

November 19, 2015

Hangama Amiri, NSCAD graduate (B.F.A. 2012), a resident artist in the Lunenburg – NSCAD Residence Studios Program (2012-2013), and who was mentored at the Lunenburg School of the Arts, has… Read more

Hangama Amiri Receives Fulbright Award

November 12, 2015

Hangama Amiri, an Afghan-Canadian artist whose art practice addresses issues of gender equality, sexual oppression, and culture through personal and sociopolitical lives of women in Central and East Asian countries,… Read more

Congratulations to Alexandra McCurdy

October 27, 2015

Halifax ceramist Alexandra McCurdy was inducted into the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts as part of the academy’s annual general meeting in Montreal. The Royal Canadian Academy of Arts… Read more

Fall Workshops at Lunenburg School of the Arts

September 25, 2015

Painting with Watercolours, Press Molds for Potters and Digital Photography, are just a few of the Saturday workshops being offered at Lunenburg School of the Arts this fall.

Summer 2015 Classes Wrap Up at LSA

September 16, 2015

Lunenburg School of the Arts wrapped their inaugural summer 2015 schedule with ceramicist, Adero Willard, instructing “Colour, Layer, Pattern”, surface techniques for ceramics. LSA’s inaugural summer program of weekly classes… Read more

The Ladies of Screen-Printing, and the Titans of Tile!

September 1, 2015

Another busy week at Lunenburg School of the Arts with classes in both screen-printing on cloth and ceramic tile making. The ladies took over the Garage Studio creating their own… Read more

Double-duty at Lunenburg School of the Arts

August 24, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.713755732102133.1073741839.521433568001018&type=3   Lunenburg School of the Arts did double-duty in week 6 of programming with a printmaking course in the East Bay Studio on the street level, and a jewellery… Read more

LSA students out and about

August 7, 2015

With easels and sketchbooks in hand, Lunenburg School of the Arts’ students set out to capture the Town of Lunenburg at several locations…

Students get crackin’ at Lunenburg School of the Arts with painter Tom Forrestall

July 30, 2015

Lunenburg School of the Arts’ class of 15 students painted for their first time with egg tempera. Egg tempera is a painting medium dating back to at least the 12th century. It is a… Read more

Classes are Underway at LSA

July 17, 2015

The first week of classes finish to great success at Lunenburg School of the Arts.

2015 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Finalists

July 1, 2015

Lunenburg School of the Arts congratulates two outstanding artists and LSA alumni, Hangama Amiri (LSA Mentorship Program) and Andrew Maize (LSA Artist-In-Residence), upon being selected as finalists in the 2015… Read more

Our Grand Opening was a great success!

May 9, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.660783927399314.1073741833.521433568001018&type=1&l=5cccd3f0de

A Full Summer of Courses to Open the Lunenburg School of the Arts in July

March 24, 2015

While buried in snow, the Lunenburg School of the Arts is pleased to announce its summer 2015 program and instructors. Courses begin the first week of July and run through… Read more

Artist-in-Residence Kara Highfield

March 14, 2015

Kara Highfield is a Ceramic Artist from London, Ontario, now living in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She received her BFA from the Nova Scotia Collage of Art and Design University (NSCAD… Read more

Looking for a great Christmas gift?

December 16, 2014

Lunenburg School of the Arts’ inaugural Limited Edition poster, “At the Edge of the Shore”, by Hangama Amiri (2012 NSCAD grad and accepted in the Master of Fine Arts program at Columbia University)… Read more

A successful first round of workshops

November 26, 2014

Building a Drawing Our first workshop at Lunenburg School of the Arts was held on October 11th.  Building A Drawing, led by Assistant Professor of Architecture at Dalhousie University, Roger… Read more

Here we come

August 30, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Lunenburg School of the Arts is progressing through its development phase. The School was incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act in 2013, and… Read more

Our first artists in residence

August 12, 2014

Enrique Ferreol Enrique Ferreol is a visual artist originally from Mexico, where he attended the National School of Fine Arts. His work has been exhibited, and collected internationally.  Based in… Read more

Building History

July 1, 2014

The School is located in a two storey building in the Centre of Historic Lunenburg. It originally housed Lunenburg Motors, which was a full service car dealership, and gas station…. Read more

Laura Forrester wins RBC art competition

June 26, 2014

Laura Forrester, of Hunter River, P.E.I. is with us at Lunenburg School Of The Arts in its capacity as a nurturing and mentoring arts institution. Laura is currently a student… Read more

Teto builds a boat

December 7, 2013

Teto Elsiddique Accepted at Yale School of Art This NSCAD Fine Arts graduate, who grew up in Vancouver and Toronto, is heading to Yale School of Art this September to… Read more