News Release Archive

The Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, 1683 Barrington
Street, Halifax, is hosting a craft display entitled "A.C.T.S. 1,
Seen 1" from April 9 to May 7, 1997. This display is a showing of
the latest products from new exhibitors featured at the Atlantic
Craft Trade Show in September 1996 and February 1997.

The display is part of the centre's ongoing Production Crafts
Display Program. This allows the public to look at the work of
Nova Scotian producers without the pressure to buy. Information
is made available for people who wish to know where the products
can be purchased. It also provides good samples of the range and
quality of crafts available in this province.

"A.C.T.S. 1, Seen 1" promotes a variety of products, such as
traditional teddy bears, picture frames, handmade paper, wood
wimbles, silk scarves, fish pottery, and much more.

This display includes work from craftspeople located throughout
Nova Scotia: Buck's Bucktails & Streamers, Annapolis Royal; Cameo
Frames, Stewiacke; Casey's Handycraft, Antigonish; Donna Jones
Designs, Bridgewater; East Meets East Design, East Bay; Frank X
Phillips, Walton; Hillfolk Design, Lunenburg County; Hollowood
Studio, Dartmouth; Jo Beale, Peggy's Cove; Lighthouse Art Studio,
Advocate Harbour; Longmire Flowers & Crafts, Annapolis County; ME
Design Studios, Halifax; Miniature Heartbeats, Halifax County;
Nicholson Photographic Inc., Hatchet Lake; Ocean Sculpture,
Bridgewater; Pat Foote Pottery, Dartmouth; Saltwater Boxworks,
Louisbourg; Scott Sinclair, Halifax; Shady Lady, Lunenburg
County; Taste Of Nova Scotia Quality Food Council, Halifax; The
Nitch For All Occasions, Pictou; The Rug Lady, Halifax; The
Woodwright, Glace Bay; Tole Notions, Guysborough; Tole Strokes,
Enfield; Touched By Grace, Yarmouth; Turnings For Tole, Sydney;
and Windsor Bears, Windsor.

The Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design is dedicated to
developing and promoting the craft and design sectors of Nova
Scotia. The centre is part of the Cultural Affairs Division of
the Department of Education and Culture. "A.C.T.S.1, Seen 1" may
be viewed Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There is no charge for


Contact: Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design  902-424-4062

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