Feeling the Heritage at Medalta
Sure, seeing the amazing pottery at Medalta is a given, but did you know that at Medalta you can tantalize all 5 senses? But beyond hearing, seeing, tasting, smelling, and touching, a sense of nostalgia can come from learning from the history and reconnecting with the roots of art and culture in Canada. It allows you a medium where you can actually feel your heritage. With a visit to Medalta, you aren’t just learning about art and history, you are discovering more about yourself.
Every Thursday connect with local vendors at the Market @ Medalta! Use your taste buds to experience culinary delights such as pulled pork, cabbage rolls, East Indian food and interact with local vendors at this year-round event.
Take in the unique scent of the Old Factory room at Medalta where clay was extracted from the earth to create the iconic pottery. Inhale the history as you walk through the old excavation floor and learn about the techniques used in the historic room.
Feel the wet clay beneath your fingers as you create your own masterpiece at an Adult Pottery Class! Get hands-on pottery experience that will fuel your artistic fire and create a further appreciation for the finished pottery on display at Medalta.
Hear the full bodied acoustics in the kilns as you tour the brick structures. For a special treat, take in live music at the Tongue On The Post Winter Music Festival every January. Performances take place within the kilns and really make them sing.
A full Medalta experience comes from connecting and seeing things through the eyes of the artists. Seeing a vision come to life in tangible form is what creating art is all about, and at Medalta you get that and more.
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