Adults

Independent Studio: Ceramics

  April 16, 2018 — June 25, 2018  | Mondays 9am-5:30pm; Thursdays 9:30am-9pm

Are you an advanced potter looking to develop your skills? Independent Open Studio is an opportunity for developed potters to access the artsPlace ceramics studio and storage space.

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Beginner Stained Glass

  April 17, 2018 — May 22, 2018  | 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.

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Form and Figure Drawing

  April 17, 2018 — May 22, 2018  | Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm (6 weeks)

Learn how to draw the human form! Each week, you’ll draw a model, and explore gesture, simple and complex poses.

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Ceramics for Beginners
Class A: Tuesday Evenings

  April 17, 2018 — June 19, 2018  | Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm

In this class, you’ll learn all the foundational skills for working in clay, including basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as decorating, glazing, and firing!

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Djembe Drumming Circle (18 years+)

  April 18, 2018 — June 13, 2018  | Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9 pm (9 weeks)

In this 9-week course, you’ll learn the basics of Djembe drumming techniques and rhythms, be part of a few ensembles, and most importantly, get to improvise and jam!

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Ceramics for Beginners
Class B: Wednesday Evenings

  April 18, 2018 — June 20, 2018  | Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm (10 weeks)

In this class, you’ll learn all the foundational skills for working in clay, including basic hand-building and wheel techniques, as well as decorating, glazing, and firing!

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Beginner Wheel-Throwing

  April 18, 2018 — June 20, 2018  | Wednesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm (10 weeks)

Dress for a mess and hop on the wheel! This beginner class will get you using a pottery wheel and shaping clay into mugs, bowls or other basic forms. You’ll then glaze your pieces to complete your own works of art!

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You deserve it! Pampering Sessions - Workshop I
DIY Pampering

  April 22, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  | Sunday

Pamper yourself by learning how to make personal care items using essential oils. Body butter, hand/foot scrubs, lip balm, room sprays – all fair game in this class!

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Beginner Digital Photography

  April 23, 2018 — May 14, 2018  | Mondays, 7-9pm (4 weeks)

Get out of auto and learn how to take better pictures by exploring digital photography from the ground up. Starting with essential camera controls, you will put these lessons into practice with in-class exercises.

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Throw Like a Pro

  April 23, 2018 — June 4, 2018  | Mondays 6:30-9pm, (6 weeks – no class May 21)

Looking to move to more complex throwing techniques? This class will improve your technical skill and confidence on the wheel, until you’re throwing taller, bigger pieces with nuance, and creating pots of your own design and aesthetic!

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The Painter’s Clinic

  April 24, 2018 — May 29, 2018  | Tuesdays, 9:30am-12pm (6 weeks)

Dust off your unfinished art projects and get back to work! No matter the medium or subject, we’ll offer an encouraging space for you to explore your art interests again!

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Adult Theatre - Workshop I
Mask design and construction

  April 28, 2018 — April 29, 2018  | Saturday, 10am-2pm; Sunday, 1-5pm

Learn new skills and see your work on stage! Topics include costume-making, mask-making, and set construction!

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Knit & Wine: Make a Slouchy Hat

  May 1, 2018 — May 22, 2018  | Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm (4 weeks)

Already know the knitting basics and looking for another project? Try a knitted hat – it’s an easy way to learn new stitches, and you can use different colours to personalize this simple pattern.

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Digital Photography: The Next Step

  May 3, 2018 — May 24, 2018  | Thursdays 7-9pm (4 weeks)

Learn how to get amazing shots outdoors! We’ll take you out to various locations (weather permitting), mix in a couple of indoor classes as well, and cover all the basics of composition, lighting and different techniques of shooting.

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Fish Scale Art

  May 5, 2018, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  | Saturday

Learn how to produce fish scale art, originating from northern Alberta with the Northern Cree and Dene nations.

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Beginner Sewing: Pajamas Pants

  May 5, 2018 — May 6, 2018  | Saturday and Sunday, 2:30-6pm (weekend workshop)

Whether you’ve never used a sewing machine before, or just need a little reminder, this course is for you!

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Cast Your Own Silver Ring!

  May 5, 2018 — May 6, 2018  | Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm

Take on the ancient technique of lost wax casting to make a silver ring of your very own! Learn how to carve waxes, make moulds, cast molten metal into the mould, plus the final finish and polish!

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Adult Theatre - Workshop II
Set design and construction

  May 12, 2018, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  | Day 2: June 2, 10am-2pm, Saturdays

Learn new skills and see your work on stage! Topics include costume-making, mask-making, and set construction!

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Decorative Yarn Bowl

  May 13, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  | Sunday

Know any knitters who are using the dog bowl as a yarn bowl? In this course, you can learn how to create your very own usable yarn bowls!

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Adult Theatre - Workshop III
Costume design and construction

  May 13, 2018, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm  | Day 2: June 3, 1-5pm, Sundays

Learn new skills and see your work on stage! Topics include costume-making, mask-making, and set construction.

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Ceramics Night!  Workshop I
Age 18+

  May 18, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Friday

Get your hands dirty and let your imagination run wild, as you craft ceramic works of art!

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Paint Night! - Workshop I

  May 18, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Even if it's for your first time holding a paint brush, we’ll guide you through the process of creating a painting!

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Watercolour and Ink Sketching

  May 20, 2018, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  | Sunday

Learn how to create quick and lively sketches with this fun technique. Includes demonstrations, individual instruction and useful tips on creating your own travel sketch kit!

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Authentic Impressionism Intensive

  May 24, 2018 — June 28, 2018  | Thursdays, 9:30am-3pm (6 weeks)

In this class, we'll focus on your senses, which form the heart of impressionist painting, as well as the skills, such as colour mixing theory, that allow you to express yourself effectively.

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Drink and Draw

  May 25, 2018, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm  | Friday

Join us for a self-guided life drawing session! We provide the model and simple drawing supplies, and you supply the creative drive!

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Maximize Your Clay
Class B: Friday Evenings

  May 25, 2018 — June 29, 2018  | Fridays, 6:30-9pm

A self-paced class with weekly demos to build, expand and hone your skills with clay – including hand-building, wheel work, decorating, and sculpture.

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Wire Jewellery: The Next Step

  May 26, 2018, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  | Saturday

Looking to take that next step in wire jewellery-making? Learn more link variations, integrating beads into your designs, wire wrapping, forging, finishing, and composition.

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Jewellery Makeover - Workshop I

  May 26, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Saturday

Transform your old earrings, necklaces, and gifts from the ex into exciting new jewellery! With simple tools and some alchemy, we can deconstruct the old and make it new again!

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Measure and Sew a Fitted Skirt

  May 26, 2018 — June 10, 2018  | Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30-5:30 pm (3 weekends)

Ever wonder how to get that perfect fit with your sewing projects? Using a custom "muslin" pattern, we’ll work with you to make adjustments until it’s just right – including the lining and invisible zipper!

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Surrealist Ceramics Workshop 1
- Faces in the Clay

  May 27, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A new take on a classic – join us as we mold facial expressions into a clay piece of your choosing, be it a dish, cup, vase, necklace piece, or lantern!

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Stoney Language and Culture

  May 30, 2018 — June 20, 2018  | Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm (4 weeks)

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

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Beginner Drawing

  May 31, 2018 — June 28, 2018  | Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm (5 weeks)

Every artist needs to have basic drawing skills, regardless of skill level.

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Romantic Words
– Writing your own Romance Story

  May 31, 2018 — June 28, 2018  | Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (5 weeks)

This course will walk you through the steps of writing your own romance story. From character and plot development, to how and when to follow a formula, and when to break it.

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You deserve it! Pampering Sessions - Workshop II
Make It and Take It

  June 1, 2018, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Friday

Pamper yourself by learning how to make personal care items using essential oils. Body butter, hand/foot scrubs, lip balm, room sprays – all fair game in this class!

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Introduction to Painting with Oils

  June 4, 2018 — June 25, 2018  | Mondays, 10 am-2 pm (4 weeks)

Oil painting is simpler than you think! Take these four classes, and you’ll know the basics of this luscious medium – including colour mixing, blocking in, and brushwork for beautiful edges!

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Origami: The Art of Paper-Folding

  June 6, 2018 — June 27, 2018  | Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm (4 sessions)

Did you think origami was just for kids? This class will prove otherwise, while exposing you to the incredible possibilities within a sheet of paper!

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Surrealist Ceramics Workshop 2
– Faces in the Clay

  June 16, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A new take on a classic – join us as we mold facial expressions into a clay piece of your choosing, be it a dish, cup, vase, necklace piece, or lantern!

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Homemade Soap
Workshop I

  June 17, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  | Sunday

Ever worry about the chemicals in mass-produced soaps and beauty products? Take this class and worry no more – make your own healthy soap, infused with essential oils.

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Learn to Embroider a Funky Bee

  June 19, 2018, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm  | Tuesday

Embroidery is back! In this evening class, learn all the basic stitches and required materials you’ll need to customize your very own bee embroidery! Only the Bee will be produced, not the bag shown in the picture.

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Ceramic Portraits or Landscapes Sampler Course

  June 24, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  | Week 2: July 8, 1-4pm

A two-day course in painting with clay! You will try out basic processes of painting, collaging, and practice brushwork, colour mixing and using textures.

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Ceramics Night! Workshop II
Age 18+

  June 29, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Friday

Get your hands dirty and let your imagination run wild, as you craft ceramic works of art.

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Paint Night! - Workshop II

  June 29, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Even if it's for your first time holding a paint brush, we’ll guide you through the process of creating a painting!

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Beginner Guitar Circle
18 years+

  July 9, 2018 — August 20, 2018  | Mondays, 6:30-8 pm (6 weeks - no class August 6)

Still playing air guitar? It might be time to get into the real thing. This introduction to guitar will cover all the basics of open chords and strumming patterns.

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Ceramics Portraits or Landscapes

  July 11, 2018 — August 15, 2018  | Wednesdays 6-8:30pm (6 weeks)

Delve into the basic processes of painting, collages, and clay, while practicing your brushwork, texture methods, glazing, value contrasts, colour mixing, and colour theory.

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Ceramics Night! Workshop III
Age 18+

  July 13, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Friday

Get your hands dirty and let your imagination run wild, as you craft ceramic works of art.

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Paint Night! - Workshop III

  July 13, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Even if it's for your first time holding a paint brush, we’ll guide you through the process of creating a painting!

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Cast Your Own Silver Ring!

  July 14, 2018 — July 15, 2018  | Saturday and Sunday, 11am-4pm

Take on the ancient technique of lost wax casting to make a silver ring of your very own! Learn how to carve waxes, make moulds, cast molten metal into the mould, plus the final finish and polish!

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Homemade Soap
Workshop II

  July 15, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  | Sunday

Ever worry about the chemicals in mass-produced soaps and beauty products? Take this class and worry no more – make your own healthy soap, infused with essential oils.

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From the Page to the Stage
Workshop II (Age 16+)

  July 19, 2018 — August 16, 2018  | Thursdays, 7 - 9 pm (5 weeks)

This low-pressure workshop will take you through the exciting process of bringing a script to life!

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Origami with Handmade Paper

  July 31, 2018 — August 21, 2018  | Tuesdays, 6:30–8pm (4 sessions)

Although origami is traditionally done with colourful square sheets of paper, this session explores origami made from handmade paper using a sculptural technique that takes paperfolding to a whole new level.

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Paint Night! - Workshop IV

  August 10, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Even if it's for your first time holding a paint brush, we’ll guide you through the process of creating a painting!

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Jewellery Makeover - Workshop II

  August 25, 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  | Saturday

Transform your old earrings, necklaces, and gifts from the ex into exciting new jewellery! With simple tools and some alchemy, we can deconstruct the old and make it new again!

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