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National Craft Conference coming to Lunenburg

The Canadian Crafts Federation and Craft Nova Scotia will host Placemaking 2018: The Unique Connection Between Craft, Community + Tourism in Cape Breton, Halifax and Lunenburg from Oct. 10 to 15.

Members of the craft community from across Canada will gather in Lunenburg on Oct. 14. This conference explores the question, “What does craft look like in relation to community?,” highlighting the role of contemporary craft culture in strengthening and encouraging community development.

On this day, panel discussions will take place at the Lunenburg School of the Arts, featuring the honourable Patricia Bovey, independent senator for Manitoba, and a noted art curator.

“The Lunenburg School of the Arts has become a beacon for Lunenburg to attract the national craft community,” said the Lunenburg School of the Arts founder senator Wilfred Moore.

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