April 2024 Events

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You’re welcome to come play with your creativity at AAMP’s April events!

Our events are free but donations are always happily accepted.

Please email aampinfo@gmail.com for more information or to register.


Workshop: Polymer Clay with Sydney Mills

Sunday, April 7, 2-4PM,The Annex

Learn to make your own trinket dish with Mary Contrary Shop!

AAMP’s April Workshop will cover all you need to know to use polymer clay, including what supplies to use, conditioning clay to avoid bubbles and cracks, keeping clay clean of hairs and dust, hand-sculpting, sculpting with tools, utilizing clay cutters, baking instructions, and plenty of other tips and tricks that you can use to create just about anything from clay.

Space in this workshop is limited, so please email aampinfo@gmail.com to reserve your spot. Attendance is free, but donations to AAMP will be accepted. The Annex is located at 365 Old Placentia Road.

About the artist: Sydney Mills (she/they) is a self-taught artist born and raised in Newfoundland who works in a variety of mediums, including polymer clay, textiles, linocut printing, digital design, and paper craft. She creates art that reflects her love of history, queer identity, and early 2000’s toys. When not creating art under the oversight of their cat Mango, they work as a museum educator and teach arts and heritage-based workshops for all ages. Examples of her recent work can be found online under the Instagram handle @marycontraryshop.

Studio Time

Wednesday, April 10, 1-4PM, The Annex

Join us in the AAMP studio for a few hours of creativity! Bring a project, work in progress, or a craft from home – or use our art supplies to create something totally new! Get creatively focused with us, every Wednesday from 1PM to 4PM!

This event is free and no registration is necessary. 

Kids’ Stuff

Friday, April 12, 10:30AM – 12:30PM, The Annex

Get out your craft scissors and Elmer’s glue, it’s Kids’ Stuff! Bring your little ones to The Annex on Friday, April 12 from 10:30AM to 12:00PM to get messy and creative with our huge library of art supplies!

This event is free and no registration is necessary. 



Writing Session

Monday, April 15, 2-4PM, The Annex

Do the write thing and join us for our afternoon Writing Session hosted by Trudy Morgan-Cole

Newcomers and returning writers are welcome to come along and discuss their works in progress, brainstorm, and get some work done in a stress-free environment!

This event is free and no registration is necessary. 


Studio Time

Wednesday, April 17, 1-4PM, The Annex


Join us in the AAMP studio for a few hours of creativity! Bring a project, work in progress, or a craft from home – or use our art supplies to create something totally new! Get creatively focused with us, every Wednesday from 1PM to 4PM!This event is free and no registration is necessary. 


World Creativity and Innovation Day Events


1) Ageless Grace Seated Movement Class

Sunday, April 21, 2PM, The Annex

Elaine Dunphy from Ageless Grace on the Rock and the team at AAMP are partnering up for a brain health fitness class at The Annex in Mount Pearl for  (or anyone who is interested in exercising their brains) – this is a FREE class and it’s sure to get your creative gears turning!

2) Pocket Creativity

Sunday, April 21, 3PM, The Annex

Bring a group or go solo for this fun creativity challenge game with AAMP’s creative team.

You’ll be given a bag of craft supplies and doodads, a list of prompts, and plenty of time to do as many prompts as you can.

You don’t need ANY particular artistic skill for this game, it’s just about goofing  around with ideas.

Suitable for all ages!
 

Studio Time

Wednesday, April 24, 1-4PM, The Annex

Join us in the AAMP studio for a few hours of creativity! Bring a project, work in progress, or a craft from home – or use our art supplies to create something totally new! Get creatively focused with us, every Wednesday from 1PM to 4PM!This event is free and no registration is necessary. 


Seniors Art

Monday, April 29, 1:30-4PM, The Annex

All seniors are welcome to join us for an afternoon of creativity. 

Save the date! Fun details to follow!

Writing Session

Monday, April 29, 7-9PM, The Annex

Do the write thing (again!) and join us for our evening Writing Session hosted by Christine Hennebury.

Newcomers and returning writers are welcome to come along and discuss their works in progress, brainstorm, and get some work done in a stress-free environment.

This event is free and no registration is necessary. 

Author: Christine Hennebury