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Due to COVID I only teach 1-2 students at a time. Students and I are masked and sanitize our hands prior to beginning. All students have their personal art tool kits so there is no cross contamination.

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Winter Session at Studio Rath

Jan 11, 2021 – Mar 5, 2021

Winter session (8 weeks) will start in January! (Assuming COVID allows this) Private and semi-private classes for adults and children. Pick your class and your time! See for details!

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Some availability for Art Classes
(2 students max at a time) Monday or Wednesday.
See for details and contact me to register. Starts next week!

Classes are suspended. Drawing and Art Explorer classes will begin in September 2020. In the meantime, check for art activities you can do at home! Take care!


2 months ago
The private class allows me to receive the perfect instructions for my needs. The classes are varied and interesting with new challenges each timer. The instruction are communicated in a positive constructive manner. The studio is comfortable with good light and space for working.
- Marilyn H
2 months ago
My nine year old daughter has been taking drawing classes at studio Rath and enjoys is so much! We find Laurel to be professional, communicative and she provides a wonderful environment for her students to get creative! 100% recommend.
- Gillian A
2 months ago
- Brittany M

Laurel Rath, Sharing a Passion for Art

Since completing my Bachelor of Fine Art (Interdisciplinary, Minor Art History) at NSCAD University I have been sharing my passion for art through teaching at Studio Rath, as well as for the Art Gallery and for the City of Halifax. I spent several years as a Guide at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS). I also have a teaching degree and have a BSc and MSc in biology (Yes, I like to learn!). I have taught all levels from children to seniors.

Art classes not only teach principles, processes and history of art but teach self-confidence, respect for others, sharing, manual dexterity, decision making, problem solving, among other skills!

Give yourself, or your child a gift. Open the world of art. 

I'd love to answer any questions you may have. Please contact me by email or phone at your convenience.

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84 Shore Rd
Dartmouth, NS B3A 1A4

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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