Instructional workshops on a variety of topics occur at MERA when the opportunity and interest coincide. Recent examples include workshops on Basketry, Facebook, Fused Glass, Felting Faces & Figures, Lino Cut Printing and Stained Glass. Most workshops are one day affairs and costs vary. Watch for upcoming workshops that may be of interest to you in our Newsletter, on our Facebook page, and on our Events Calendar.

Giving A Workshop

If you have an idea for a workshop that you would like to give, send an outline of your proposal to our administrator Trina Conboy at .

Cancellation and Refund Policy for Workshops


Fees for workshops must be pre-paid by the date provided in the correspondence regarding the event, generally 1 month before workshop. Fees can be paid via e-transfer to, a cheque made out to MERA, or in cash. Cheques and cash may be left in the locked slotted drawer in the MERA Schoolhouse kitchen. Participants must inform the administrator of method of payment upon registration/reservation. If fees have not been paid by the required date the registration is void.


If registration is cancelled by the participant one week prior to the workshop the fees will be returned via cheque. Please note, there will be a $3 administration fee deducted from the original amount paid.

If the registration is cancelled by MERA all participants will be paid in full and contacted as soon as possible prior to the event.

In case of inclement weather, the instructor must contact the administrator or designate by telephone a minimum of 2 hours prior to the event's start time (the appropriate telephone number will be provided as required). The administrator will then contact participants via e-mail to let them know the workshop has been postponed and that information about refunds or re-scheduling will follow when available.


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