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The Heart & Pocket Revue | Independent Craft Market

Updated: Nov 12, 2021

A digital illustration of a laptop with a DaVinci Resolve logo on the screen (a black circle with a cmyk border and three raindrop shapes, also in cmyk, with the points facing the centre of the circle. The background has diagonal yellow and white stripes. There is text above the laptop in a thick black font that says "ADHOC Workshop: Video Editing 101".

The Owens Art Gallery and Struts Gallery are pleased to present the Heart & Pocket Revue, an independent market featuring handmade wares by regional and national artists and artisans curated from an open call for proposals. Saturday 20 November 2021, 10 AM to 4 PM @ the Sackville Legion, 15 Lorne Street Featuring handmade wares by:

Ava Thomas

Melissa Morris

Traditionally, this event was held in conjunction with A Handmade Assembly, an interdisciplinary community event that explored the intersections of the handmade and contemporary art. While A Handmade Assembly came to a close in 2019, the Heart & Pocket lives on as a way to highlight and support the work of local, regional and national artists.

In keeping with the spirit of A Handmade Assembly, Sackville artist Alana Morouney will present a loom weaving demonstration during the event.

Alana Morouney is an interdisciplinary artist whose diverse practice includes textiles, fibres, sculpture and performance. Alana has led workshops at the Owens as part of the MAKER MAKER series (2018) and during A Handmade Assembly (2017). At the last A Handmade Assembly, in 2019, Alana presented a durational weaving performance titled, Tell Me Something Good. She recently received the BMO 1st! Art Award for New Brunswick (2021).

Masks are mandatory and proof of vaccination is required for all vendors and attendees.

Poster designed by Hannah Bridger

This event is free and presented as part of Bordertown Festival organized by the Town of Sackville, NB.

Venue Access

Level entry with a sloped sidewalk to the front door. The event is held on the second floor of the building. To use the wheelchair-accessible elevator to second floor, please speak to an organizer or volunteer. There is one flight of stairs to second floor with handrails on either side.

Aisles between vendor tables are wheelchair and mobility aid accessible.

Washrooms on second floor are gendered multi-stall (women’s and men’s) and a single occupancy gender neutral wheelchair accessible bathroom (along opposite wall).

Parking is available in front of the venue, across the street and downtown (a two-minute walk away).

We would like to acknowledge, honour, and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians—from all four directions—of the land on which we live. It is upon the unceded, ancestral lands of the L’nuk (the Mi’kmaq) that the Owens Art Gallery and Struts Gallery are built. While this area is known as Sackville, New Brunswick, it is part of Siknikt, a district of the greater territory of Mi’kma’ki. This territory is covered by the Treaties of Peace and Friendship, whichthe L’nuk, Wolastoqiyik, and Peskotomuhkati first signed with the British Crown in 1725.


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