Patio Tuesdays explores ‘Craftism’

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The summer theme for Patio Tuesdays, a free public demo series held Tuesdays from noon until 3 p.m., was Craftivism - social activism + craft.

Textile artist Sandra Clarke introduced a range of zero-waste concepts from natural sun-dying to beeswax wraps and slow-mending. Haliburton Farmer’s Market being on Tuesdays as well is a great asset.

Gallery and program attendance continued strong all summer.

Other programs this summer included three drum-making workshops, weekly community drum circles, and Rails End Ukuladies Jams, Craft Circle meet-ups, and an afternoon concert.

The Gallery was open six days a week, but will return to being open Wednesday to Saturday in September.

James Matthews, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Haliburton County Echo