Category: General Creativity

May Events

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Welcome to a whole new month of creativity! Except for one of our Zine events, you’ll find us at the Library and at Admiralty House this month because the Annex after May 15th, the Annex is being prepped for the…

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Community Post: Selina Boland, Creative Adventures

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by Selina Boland This has been a fun new year for me ! Here are some of my creative highlights so far: New Solo Electronic Album I released my very first solo electronic album in January under the name Chalk….

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Spring/Easter Directed Drawings: A Community Post

Many thanks to AAMP volunteer Janet Bartlett for this great post about creating fun drawings for Easter or other Spring celebrations. If you like to do directed drawings (using step-by-step instructions), Janet has some great sites for you to explore….

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April 2022 Events

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Whenever possible, we want to offer an online version of our events. If you want to attend online, please let us know and we will figure it out! Sunday, April 10, 1:30PM at The Annex/Online – Mug Rug Sewing Project…

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Creativity – It’s for everyone!

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Here at AAMP, we are all about creativity – finding fun ways to play with the arts to help us express ourselves, to relax, and to enjoy the tactile experience of creating something. Sure, there are professional artists who have…

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Invitation to Create: World Creativity and Innovation Day 2021

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It’s the UN’s World Creativity and Innovation Day!  While everybody’s interested in creativity for the joy, peace, and relaxation that it can bring, practicing your creativity also makes you good at problem solving.  That’s the UN’s goal for Creativity and…

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Friday Fun (4 of 4): Drawing Games

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For four weeks in February and March, while everyone was staying safe at home, we teamed up with the City of Mount Pearl to bring you a little extra creative fun for your weekend. In this video, Lucy, Nicole, and…

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Friday Fun (3 of 4): Ice Crafts

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In this week’s video, Nicole is making ice decorations that you can put outside! She used all kinds of bits and pieces of craft supplies but you can use bird seed or pasta or anything else that makes interesting shapes…

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Friday Fun (2 of 4): Story Games

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This week, Christine and Lucy are creating story cards and using them as prompts to make up stories on the spot!Want to play along? You can make your own story cards with small pieces of paper. Draw a picture on…

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Friday Fun (1 of 4): Paper Puppets

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For the next 4 weeks, AAMP is teaming up with the City of Mount Pearl and giving you some ideas for creativity activities to do at home. In our first video, Christine shows you how to make some paper puppets.

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