VIDEO MIXER / Tuesday 6 August 6PM – 11PM

video art, vj meetup and demo / jam

Hosted by Marinko Jareb / Tuesday 6 August 6PM-11PM / PWYC

Meet other people interested in video art, check out gear and jam a bit. This is inspired by similar events in Portland, Oregon. Featured is a presentation by Philip Baljeu, designer of the LZX Fortress and Castle Series among other projects, will talk about video synthesis, the design process of his video modules, and demonstrate a modular video synthesizer system.

On hand will be boutique video gear by:
Tachyons + (psychenizer, textura+), LoFi Future, Dragon (Circuit bent wizardry) and some retro video gadgets.

The Book as Printed Space / Bernhard Cella

The Book as Printed Space
Workshop by Bernhard Cella
Friday 3 November 2017 10AM-3PM

Free lecture/performance at Rodman Hall Wednesday 1 November 6PM

Bernhard Cella will break down for audiences how to take a book from a vision to a finished product.

The Austrian artist, curator and creator of art books will present a lecture on the world of self-publishing Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Part of Brock’s Walker Cultural Leader Series, the event takes place at Rodman Hall Art Centre beginning at 6 p.m.

In addition to the lecture, Cella will host a bookmaking workshop at the Niagara Artists Centre in St. Catharines Friday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Both events are free, although donations to Rodman Hall are accepted.

Registration is required.

To reserve a spot, contact Catherine Parayre at


Full Day Camp from 8-12 August 2016

$300 for the week

Students ages 5-16
Learn the art of filmmaking through stop motion animation, music video and short film creations.

To register contact 905-736-2150


Summer Media Camp

Full Day Camp from 27-31 July 2015

$300 for the week

Students ages 5-16
Learn the art of filmmaking through stop motion animation, music video and short film creations.

To register contact 905-736-2150 or email



Fibre Art Week has been postponed due to the Polar Vortex!
We’ll try again in the spring!

Open Studio Sunday – FREE!
Sunday 2 February 2 – 6pm

Calling all fibre artists, fiberistas and istos, knitters, felters, spinners, weavers, quilters, stitchers, crazy crocheters! Calling all the creative curious future fibre addicts, come and play with us while we wool away the day. Join us as we kick off the Fabulous February Fibre Arts Week at NAC. Bring your spinning wheels, knitting and felting needles, bubble wrap (yes bubble wrap) quilting squares, and anything fibre related that you would like to play with at our first fibre art open studio. This is a spin in, a felt in, a knit in, so come on in! Meet and work with the experts in person and via webcast throughout the afternoon. Check out what all the fuss is about! This is a free afternoon with donations gladly accepted.

Knitting-in-the-round ($50)
Instructor: Cassie Leigh Clancy
Monday 3 February  6 – 10pm
If you’ve been knitting for a while, but can’t reach past the world of scarves and hats, why not attempt amigurumi, and really enjoy the fruits of your labor? I will guide you through the next step of knitting, with an emphasis on knitting-in-the-round with double-pointed needles, increasing and decreasing. Beyond the teaching of technique, I will be sharing my pattern to knit our very own apples, giving you the hands-on skills to take you into the future of tiny knitting. So dust off your needles and cast on that red yarn, because we are getting ready to knit tiny!

Embroidery for Beginners ($50)
Instructor: Debbie Arruda
Tuesday 4 February  6 – 10pm
In this beginner embroidery workshop you will learn a variety of embroidery stitches. From running stitch and French knot to chain and satin stitch, you will create a small stitch dictionary for yourself. We will also discuss projects you can work on with your new found embroidery skills.

Felting Basics for Beginners ($50)
Instructor: Tammy Jane Lepp
Wednesday 5 February 6 – 10pm
What the heck is this felting thing people keep talking about? This workshop will teach you the basics skills for creating your own wet and needle felted wool textiles. At the end of the workshop you will leave with a completed felted piece as well as the confidence and ability to continue to explore this amazing art form at home or in your studio.  All materials will be provided.

Intro to Drop Spindling ($50)
Instructor: Lisa Renee McKenzie
Thursday 6 February 6 – 10pm
Wish you could spin your own yarn? Its easier then you think. Before you take on the big wheel, learn how to use a handmade drop spindle and spin your own yarn. You get to take it home with you at the end of the night. This is the perfect introductory class to spinning, its fun, affordable, and addictive! All materials will be provided.


5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Are you a band or musician in Niagara? Do you have questions about the types of funding available to you through FACTOR or the Ontario Arts Council (OAC)?

IndoorShoes in association with MusicOntario & the City of St. Catharines will host a workshop with representatives from FACTOR & OAC. Learn more about the various funding programs offered by these two organizations, guidelines, and requirements straight from the source. These reps will also be joined by a grant writer and a local artist who has received funding for their music!

This workshop is open to all local artists and bands!


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Letterpress one-oh-one

Letterpress one-oh-one
Sunday 4 August 2013, from 10AM until 4PM (Civic Holiday Weekend)
Participants will be limited to six, first-come-first-served
Cost: $65, includes lunch!

This is a hands-on workshop that explores the fundamentals of letterpress printing. Participants will learn the history, the terminology, and the process of letterpress printing. They will gain a working knowledge of letterpress printing by hand-setting type, locking it up, manually operating a pilot letterpress, and printing with rubber-based inks.

The workshop will be lead by Robert Jackson, former printer at the historic Mackenzie House in Toronto.

To register email with something like, “sign me up for 101” in the body of the message. Fees will be collected in cash, by cheque, debit, or credit card transaction the morning of the workshop.