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Arts House in Antigonish growing, accepting Registrations for Fall Classes

The Arts House in Antigonish is continuing to grow, months after opening its doors.  The facility, located in the former Antigonish Visitor Information Centre. began operations in July.  The Arts House is a project of the organizers of the Antigonish Art Fair each summer.
One of the instructors is visual artist Nancy Turniawan says the Arts House is a welcome addition to the community.
Registrations are now being accepted for fall classes.  More information can be found on the art fair web site at antigonishartfair.ca
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Former Antigonish Visitor Information Centre to Become an Arts House

The former Antigonish Visitor Information Centre has found a new life.  It is being converted

(from left) Art Instructor Nancy Turniawan, Arts House Manager Mike MacEachern and Beth Latwaitis of Antigonish Art Fair

into an Arts House, a project of the organizers of the Antigonish Art Fair every summer.  Beth Latwaitis  of the Art Fair says the arts community has been looking for a place to call home for quite some time.   Latwaitis says it is renting the building, with plans for classes to beginning this summer in art, painting and pottery.

Antigonish Town Councillor Andrew Murray welcomes the initiative.

You must be at the Arts House on Saturday to register for classes.  Latwaitis says dancers are also booking into the building.  As well, the Arts House will be renting space  when lessons are not being offered in the facility.