Upcoming dates!

by admin on January 26, 2018

Friday 26 January: Early closing at 5pm (apologies)
Friday 2 February: First Friday “Fan the flame” Learn how to paint or draw FIRE! $2/person drop-in 4:30-7:30.
Saturday 17 February: Free watercolour day! Try it 10am to 4pm. (Frazzlefest Weekend)


Christmas hours

by admin on December 24, 2017

Dear art-friends,

As we celebrate the beauty of Christmas, we will have slightly altered hours:

December 25, 26 and 27, closed

December 28, 29 (Thurs-Fri) normal hours: 10 to 5:30

December 30, 10 to 4.

Resume normal hours on Jan. 2, 2018.


Analog is the new red

November 30, 2017

Our newest arrival are these fabulous retro Silvine notebooks made in UK. You’ll be inspired to make inky lines in these well-proportioned pads. Some are lined, some are blank; every one for a particular occasion. Stop in to be inspired.

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Why organize your library?

September 27, 2017

By Brenda Lant-Humby, library organizer I’ve always maintained that “a person’s library speaks volumes about them.” Have you ever visited someone’s home who has an extensive book collection? What did their bookshelves look like? Was it impressive or were the shelves unorganized, books lying on top of books, no indication of what was on the […]

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It’s been TEN years!

April 8, 2017

Thanks to all you wonderful folks and a bit of hard work, we’ve survived in Durham: we are still chugging after ten years! What does it take? A willingness to accept challenges outside your zone, a load of experience, and some elbow grease. Please join us for our celebration, Monday May 15. We will serve […]

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RailQuest on display

October 5, 2016

Click on each image for a larger view. Ever since I was a kid, I drew comics. But this is the first time I’m going to finish one. Pages 1 through 16 are now on display at the Walkerton Branch Library, and the rest of the story will be published in the new year. The story […]

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Inktober: 31 days, 31 drawings.

September 24, 2016

Every October, artists around the world take up the Inktober challenge. Can you? Visit us for a great selection of inky inspiration. 15% off all ink-related supplies. See you soon! —Tim and Barb

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Summer events

June 21, 2016

Lots of opportunities to jump into art this summer! Free Painting Day: June 25, 2 – 4pm. Supplies provided. Space and supplies limited. All ages. Sidewalk chalk Day: July 2, all day. Join us on the shady side of Garafraxa St. for great times with chalk! Free. Comic Arts Day: July 2, 2 – 4pm. […]

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First Friday free painting session

March 2, 2016

Get your brushes moving this Friday (March 4) from 4 cialis pas cher to 8pm as we add some colour to main street Durham. We’ll work together on a large canvas, all ages encouraged (youngsters need accompaniment). It’s loads of fun. Just show up.

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New Holbein Heavy Body Artist Acrylic

January 23, 2016

In May 2013, Holbein introduced to the world market a completely re-engineered line of artist acrylic. The 113 carefully detailed color palette consists of colors derived from both Western and Eastern influences, specifically designed to add luster and brilliance to your paintings. Utilizing the best traditional organic pigments as well as the latest and the […]

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