Adults

Design and Paint on Glass!

  December 15, 2018  | Saturday, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, single session

From wine glasses, to mugs, mason jars or plates, each participant will choose a design and personalize their own set of 4 pieces, just in time for Christmas!

Unfortunately this program is currently FULL, but Waiting List registration is open.

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Unorthodox Rug Hooking

  January 12, 2019, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  | Saturday

Creative and unorthodox rug hooking! Inspired by her exhibition, Oil is My Albatross, fibre artist Adele Schatschneider uses inventive materials to help you create small works of textile art.

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Intro to Songwriting

  January 14, 2019 — February 11, 2019  | Mondays, 7:45 – 9 pm (4 weeks – no class on Jan. 28)

Both seasoned songwriters and first time composers will be challenged to learn new processes to craft melodies and lyrics.

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Independent Studio: Ceramics

  January 14, 2019 — March 25, 2019  | Mondays 9 am – 5:30 pm (10 weeks – closed on Feb. 18)

Independent Studio is an opportunity for developed potters to access the artsPlace ceramics studio and storage space.

Unfortunately this program is currently FULL, but Waiting List registration is open.

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Ceramics for Beginners
Class A: Tuesday Evenings

  January 15, 2019 — March 19, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 weeks)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay. Participants will learn about basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as processes for decorating, glazing, and firing.

Unfortunately this program is currently FULL, but Waiting List registration is open.

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Beginner Drawing

  January 16, 2019 — March 6, 2019  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (8 weeks)

Through instruction and guidance, this class will take you through steps A, B, C of drawing with charcoal.

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Ceramics for Beginners
Class B: Wednesday Evenings

  January 16, 2019 — March 20, 2019  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 weeks)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay. Participants will learn about basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as processes for decorating, glazing, and firing.

Unfortunately this program is currently FULL, but Waiting List registration is open.

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Maximize Your Clay

  January 18, 2019 — March 22, 2019  | Fridays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 weeks)

Join this self-paced clay class with weekly demos to build, expand and hone your skills. Instructor support and exploration encouraged in hand-building, wheel work, decorating and sculpture.

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Ceramics Nights
Workshop I

  January 19, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Pick up some clay, even if it’s your very first time! These social and welcoming evenings are designed for all skill levels.

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Ceramics for Beginners
Class C: Saturday Mornings *NEW!*

  January 19, 2019 — March 30, 2019  | Saturdays, 10 am – 12:30 pm (10 weeks – no class on Feb. 9)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay. Participants will learn about basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as processes for decorating, glazing, and firing.

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Intro to Printmaking

  January 21, 2019 — February 11, 2019  | Mondays, 6:30 – 9 pm (4 weeks)

Delve into the art of printmaking - processes that involve transferring ink onto paper to create stunning 2D images.

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Ceramics for Beginners
Class D: Monday Evenings *NEW!*

  January 21, 2019 — April 1, 2019  | Mondays, 6:30 – 9 pm (10 weeks – no class on Feb. 18)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay. Participants will learn about basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as processes for decorating, glazing, and firing.

Unfortunately this program is currently FULL, but Waiting List registration is open.

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Form and Figure Drawing

  January 22, 2019 — March 12, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (8 weeks)

Learn how to accurately draw the human form!

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Intermediate Painting: The Painter’s Clinic

  January 23, 2019 — March 6, 2019  | Wednesdays, 9 am – 1 pm (6 weeks – no class on Feb. 20)

Are you an experienced painter but feel a little rusty? Do you have a painting just waiting for the finishing touch? Need to get back into a routine? Alternating weeks and joining their set of skills, Pascale and Barb will help bring your oil or acrylic paintings to completion.

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Djembe Drumming Circle (18+)

  January 23, 2019 — March 27, 2019  | Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9 pm (10 weeks)

In this class, you will learn basics of Djembe drumming techniques and rhythms. Included in each session will be the opportunity to improvise and jam!

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing

  January 23, 2019 — April 3, 2019  | Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 12 pm (10 weeks – no class Feb. 20)

Take your ceramic work to the next level! Evolve your throwing, surface decorating and glazing skills through instruction, demonstration and time spent on the wheel.

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Beginner Acrylic Painting

  January 24, 2019 — March 21, 2019  | Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (8 weeks – no class on Feb. 21)

Come develop the fundamentals of a well designed painting while exploring the technical aspects and creative techniques of this exciting medium.

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Paint Nights
Workshop I

  January 25, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Friday

Join us for an evening of lighthearted socializing and let us guide you through the process of creating a painting.

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Beginner Wheel Throwing

  January 25, 2019 — March 29, 2019  | Fridays, 9:30 am – 12 pm (10 weeks)

Dress for a mess and hop on the wheel! This beginner class guides you through the process of using a pottery wheel to shape clay into basic forms, like mugs and bowls.

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Stylish Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps

  January 26, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

In this workshop, you will learn how to create your own reusable food wraps that will add style to your leftovers AND reduce your waste! You will go home with two wraps.

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Sunday Ceramics
Workshop I

  January 27, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Come join us for a day of hand building! Learn how to make and embellish beautiful works of art with step by step demos.

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Beginner Stained Glass

  January 29, 2019 — March 5, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (6 weeks)

Learn the basics of stained glass: how to select glass, design patterns, prepare and lay out your work, cut, shape and grind glass, and assemble your project using copper foiling and soldering techniques.

Unfortunately this program is currently FULL, but Waiting List registration is open.

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Stoney Language and Culture

  January 29, 2019 — March 26, 2019  | Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 pm (9 weeks)

Learn about the rich culture and history of the Stoney Nation and its people including the basics of Stoney language – from sounds and alphabet to words and short phrases, to the history and meaning behind many of the traditional ceremonies.

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Thrilling Words: Plot Your Thriller Novel

  January 30, 2019 — February 13, 2019  | Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm (3 weeks)

Mystery, murder, intrigue! Do you have a thrilling story to tell? This course will introduce you to the process of creating a novel from inception to submission.

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Leather Carving and Tooling

  February 2, 2019 — February 23, 2019  | Saturdays, 1 – 3 pm (4 weeks)

Learn basic leather-working techniques to finish a hand tooled and stitched journal cover. You will have the chance to practice with a variety of carving and stamping tools.

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Plaster Moulds for Hand-Building

  February 3, 2019, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Learn the basics of plaster mould making to add texture and form to your ceramic pieces! Participants will have the opportunity to make 2–4 moulds that can be used later for a variety of hand-building projects.

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Small Group Singing Lessons (18+)

  February 4, 2019 — April 1, 2019  | Mondays (8 weeks – no class on Feb. 18)

This course is designed for those who want to develop their singing ability for stage and theatre performance.

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Small Group Acting Lessons (18+)

  February 4, 2019 — April 1, 2019  | Mondays (8 weeks – no class on Feb. 18)

Explore performance, monologues, and work on character development. Participants will learn acting techniques that will allow them to audition and perform with more confidence!

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Sunday Ceramics
Workshop II

  February 10, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Come join us for a day of hand building! Learn how to make and embellish beautiful works of art with step by step demos.

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Watercolour & Ink Sketching

  February 16, 2019, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm  | Saturday

Learn to create lively watercolour and ink sketches anywhere, including the basics of what to bring in a sketching kit for the outdoors.

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Terrarium Workshop

  February 16, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Plant your own terrarium! Create a unique piece of living art with various materials such as sand, pebbles or marbles.

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Ceramics Nights
Workshop II

  February 16, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Pick up some clay, even if it’s your very first time! These social and welcoming evenings are designed for all skill levels.

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Woodcut Printmaking Workshop

  February 23, 2019 — February 24, 2019  | Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm (2 days)

Learn the fundamentals of woodcut printmaking! This course will guide you through designing, carving, inking and pressing. Participants will design and cut a wood block that they will then use to hand press a small edition of prints on paper.

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Beginner Digital Photography

  February 25, 2019 — March 25, 2019  | Mondays, 7 – 9 pm (5 weeks)

Get out of auto and learn how to take better pictures by exploring digital photography from the ground up.

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No Risk Improv!

  February 25, 2019 — March 25, 2019  | Mondays, 7 – 9 pm (5 weeks)

Join Canmore’s local improv troupe to learn the fundamentals of improvisational theatre!

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Mask Making

  March 1, 2019 — March 15, 2019  | Fridays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (3 weeks)

Create and paint your own unique mask in this three-part workshop. You will leave with your own spectacular wearable art piece!

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Simple Chains Jewellery Workshop

  March 2, 2019 — March 3, 2019  | Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 3 pm (2 days)

In this workshop participants will learn how to make wire links (jump rings) and to solder, shape and finish them to buiId a beautiful chain link piece of jewellery.

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Writing Workshop: Know Your Ancestors

  March 6, 2019 — March 27, 2019  | Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm (4 weeks)

Create stories to enrich future generations! Bring photos, letters, artefacts or stories to help you explore, reflect and write about you and your family’s place in history.

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Kokedama Workshop

  March 8, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Friday (single session)

Japanese for “mossball”, Kokedama is the latest trend in hanging plant design! You will transform plants into dangling sculptural objects for your home or office, and make a statement piece for yourself or as a gift.

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Landscape Fundamentals

  March 9, 2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  | Saturday

Explore how to create light and shadow in the landscape, as well as an illusion of atmosphere and distance. Includes demo and individual instruction.

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Intro to Contemporary Embroidery

  March 14, 2019, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Customize a beautiful piece that can be displayed as a work of art, while learning basic embroidery stitches.

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Being IN the Body
Dance Workshop

  March 16, 2019, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

This workshop is for anyone who wants to learn simple movement techniques, to access their vital body energy.

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Cast Your Own Silver Ring

  March 16, 2019 — March 17, 2019  | Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm (2 days)

Learn the ancient technique of lost wax casting to make a silver ring of your very own.

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Beginner Quilting: Zig-Zag Table Runner

  March 19, 2019 — April 2, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (3 weeks)

Table runners are an easy way to learn some basic quilting skills!

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Intro to Calligraphy

  March 20, 2019 — April 3, 2019  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm (3 weeks)

Learn the basic elements to beautiful calligraphy. This class will explore both classic and contemporary styles of handwriting.

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Paint Nights
Workshop II

  March 22, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Friday

Join us for an evening of lighthearted socializing and let us guide you through the process of creating a painting.

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Ceramics Nights
Workshop III

  March 27, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

Pick up some clay, even if it’s your very first time! These social and welcoming evenings are designed for all skill levels.

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Night Photography

  April 1, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Monday (single session)

Gain knowledge on how to capture the images you want in varying lighting conditions!

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Backstage with Ariole
Dance Demo/Workshop

  April 3, 2019, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

This unique opportunity gives you an intimate understanding of a professional dancer’s choreographic process.

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Sunday Ceramics
Workshop III

  April 7, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Come join us for a day of hand building! Learn how to make and embellish beautiful works of art with step by step demos.

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