HRMNA’s Rug Hooking Artists of the Year

The Hooked Rug Museum of North America/ HRMNA has announced their rug hooking Artists of the Year and also their lineup of special events & workshops.

2018 Rug Hooking Artists of the Year
Janet Boates, Nova Scotia
Gail Dufresne, New Jersey, USA

  Janet Boates, Nova Scotia. HRMNA Canadian rughooking artist of the year, 2018

Gail Dufresne, International rughooking artist of the year

2018 Hook-in/Fibre Dates
June 9 – Knitters Day (all things yarn)
Dye Demo Class with Lucy Richard
June 23 – Hook-in/Fibre
Aug. 30 – Alderney Needlearts Guild Stitch-In (embroidery, needlepoint, cross stitch, etc)
Sept. 29 – Hook-in/Fibre with guest Janet Boates, (Canadian Rug Hooking Artist of the year)

Apr. 25-27 Mixed & Fancy Fibre–Gail Dufresne
May 26-27 Beginners-Suzanne Conrod & Sherry Chandler
July 6-8 Celtic–Gail Lambert
Aug. 11 or 12 Punch Hooking-Diann MacDonald
Sept 8-9 Geometric–Celia Charlton

Hooked on Music Concert
Thursday Evenings at 7:30 to 9pm

Pre-registration is required for workshops/hook-ins; forms are on our website,
or at the Museum during open season.

Please email the Museum to arrange group tours


Gail Dufresne, with hooked rugs & proddy flowers



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