Anna Templeton Centre

Address: 278 Duckworth Street, St. John’s, NL, A1C 1H3

Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 10 am – 4 pm

Tel: (709) 739-7623                                    Email:
Fax: (709) 757-8173
Instagram: @annatempletoncentre        Facebook: @annatempletoncentre


To provide craft & art training & education; to promote an increased awareness of and appreciation for craft and art.

Target Population:

The general public; as well as professional craftspeople and artists.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • Classes: A wide range of evening classes including: sewing, quilting, embroidery, dye techniques, water colour, drawing, acrylic and more. Shorter weekend classes in silk painting, rug hooking, batik, paper making, etc.
    • Adult Classes: Classes in art, craft, sewing, stained glass, drawing, painting.
    • Youth Classes: Young artist program provides creative experiences for kids, with age groups ranging from 7-12, 10-14, and 13-17 years.  Class options include cartooning, drawing & painting, sewing, and textile arts.
    • Summer Camp: Fun Summer camp classes for kids and youth ages 8-17. Class options available are:
  • Full day art & craft summer camp for ages 8-12,
  • Half day summer camp painting & comic book classes for ages 9-12,
  • Full day summer camp print & sew classes for ages 10+, half day summer camp intro to sewing & sewing advanced level for ages 10+
  • Teen tuesday drawing, visible mending & weaving summer classes for ages 13-17
    • To review the Registration and Cancellation policies, click here.
  • Knitting Group: Join us for free weekly knitting group on Thursday evening from 6-8pm at the Quidi Vidi Village Artisan Studios 10 Maple View Road. Join our Facebook group to stay up to date on our knitting group. If a night is cancelled for any reason it will be posted on this group and our social media.
  • Events: Lectures, artist presentations, and other special events happen throughout the year, often availing of visiting artists and craftspeople.
  • Projects: A wide range of projects for all age groups.
    • The Keepers of Craft: Designed to give seniors the mentorship skills and connections to volunteer with youth in their communities to pass down craft skills and ensure they are not lost. More information on this project to come. To stay update follow their social media accounts and check out their website.
    • Quidi Vidi Village Artisan Studios: Craft Enterprise Program provides a vibrant focal point for visitors to the community through interaction with emerging craftspeople, and historical interpretation of the region; Emerging craftspeople may apply for a studio

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