CALL for Artisans in Action ~ 2020 Schedule

Presented by Avon River Arts, our Artisans in Action series of pop-up markets showcase Nova Scotian artists and artisans who focus on historical trades, crafts, and art forms done in both traditional and contemporary manners.

This series is an opportunity for artists and artisans to engage an audience by demonstrating their creative process and techniques, while also offering their products for sale.

Artisans in Action takes place the first Sunday of the month, June – October, Noon until 4pm at the Avon River Heritage Museum, 17 Belmont Road, Avondale/Newport Landing in Hants County.

The cost for artists & artisans to participate is $25 per person/per event. As always artists and artisans are accepted on a first come, first served basis. Tables, chairs and refreshments are provided.

To book a space in one of our pop-up markets email the following info to

– Artist Name/ Business/Brand Name

– Website/Social Media

– Email Address

– Medium

Please select from the following dates:

June 7th – Wood / Leather / Stone
July 5th – Metal / Glass / Jewellery
August 2nd – Fibre / Pottery / Textiles
September 6th – Paint Avondale (Open to all mediums, not just painting!)
October 4th – Traditional Nova Scotian Crafts and Techniques (Mi’kmaq, Acadian and Planters)

Payments may be made out to the Avon River Arts Society and sent to PO Box 905 Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0

Please email a biography or description of your business and photographs of your work/products, or of you creating, that we may use in our promotional material (posters, social media, arts map etc).

To see photos from past events visit

Avon River Heritage Society

Get off the beaten path… explore the Avon River!