Adults

Pick three or five different single-session workshops that match your interests. Choose now and guarantee your spot or pick later as your schedule allows.

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Intro to Songwriting

  September 30, 2019 — November 4, 2019  | Mondays, 8 – 9:30 pm (4 weeks – no class Oct. 14 and Oct. 28)

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

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Joy of Bollywood Dance

  October 2, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

In this workshop, you will be guided through a series of simple dance steps that explore the pulsating, rhythmic, joyful dance moves of Bollywood dance from India.

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Circular Weaving

  October 3, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Make a circular rag rug or wall hanging using a hula-hoop.

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Maximize Your Clay
Intermediate ceramics

  October 4, 2019 — December 13, 2019  | Fridays, 6:30 - 9 pm (10 weeks - no class Oct. 11)

Join this self-paced clay class with weekly demos to build, expand and hone your skills.

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Beginner Wheel Throwing

  October 4, 2019 — December 13, 2019  | Fridays, 9:30 am - 12 pm (10 weeks - no class Oct. 11)

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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Flamenco Introductory workshop with Deborah “La Caramelita”

  October 5, 2019, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of this Spanish art form! This open level class covers basic flamenco dance technique. No experience necessary.

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Ceramics for Beginners: Saturday Mornings
Class D

  October 5, 2019 — December 14, 2019  | Saturdays, 10 am - 12:30 pm (10 weeks - no class Oct. 12)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay through wheel throwing and hand-building .

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Community Cross-Cultural Conversation
A Diversity and Inclusion Training Session

  October 7, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Monday (single session)

Join Jeanie Godfrey, a Cultural Coach, to learn more about the core values that affect how we communicate, how we interact, and how we work together.

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Drawing Fundamentals

  October 7, 2019 — November 4, 2019  | Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm (4 weeks – no class Oct. 14)

Texture, Line, Shape and Space: the elements of art come alive in this charcoal drawing class.

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Independent Studio: Ceramics

  October 7, 2019 — December 12, 2019  | Mondays, 9 am – 5:30 pm; Thursdays, 9:30 am – 9 pm (10 weeks – studio closed Oct. 14 and Nov. 11)

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

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Ceramics for Beginners: Monday Evenings
Class A

  October 7, 2019 — December 16, 2019  | Mondays 6:30 - 9 pm (9 weeks - no class Oct. 14 & Nov. 11)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay through wheel throwing and hand-building .

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Stoney Language and Culture

  October 8, 2019 — December 10, 2019  | Tuesdays, 7 – 8:30 pm (10 weeks)

Learn about the rich culture and history of the Stoney Nation and its people, including the basics of Stoney language.

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Colour Explosion
A mixed media painting and drawing class

  October 8, 2019 — December 10, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9 pm (10 weeks)

Dive deep into a multi-coloured learning experience.

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Ceramics for Beginners: Tuesday Evenings
Class B

  October 8, 2019 — December 10, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9 pm (10 weeks)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay through wheel throwing and hand-building .

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Beginner Wet Felting

  October 9, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

Layer pieces of wool together to create a beautiful colourscape of texture and softness.

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Djembe Drumming Circle

  October 9, 2019 — December 4, 2019  | Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9 pm (8 weeks – no class Oct. 30)

Learn basic Djembe drumming techniques and rhythms!

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing

  October 9, 2019 — December 11, 2019  | Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 12 pm (10 weeks)

Evolve your throwing, surface decorating and glazing skills through instruction, demonstration and time spent on the wheel.

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Ceramics for Beginners: Wednesday Evenings
Class C

  October 9, 2019 — December 11, 2019  | Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9 pm (10 weeks)

This class is designed to lay the foundational skills for working in clay through wheel throwing and hand-building .

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Write on the Wild Side

  October 10, 2019 — November 14, 2019  | Thursdays, 7 – 9 pm (5 weeks – no class Oct. 17)

Writing prompts and guided imagery will lead you to connect to nature and develop a deeper awareness

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Plant Hangers

  October 16, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

Make a beautiful macramé wall hanging to hold your plants or accessories!

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Visual Mending

  October 17, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Use Sashiko-based mending techniques to help your favorite clothes come back to life!

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Photography and Storytelling

  October 17, 2019 — November 28, 2019  | Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:30 pm (6 weeks – no class Nov. 7)

Develop your skill as BOTH a photographer and a storyteller!

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Coding for Adults

  October 21, 2019 — December 16, 2019  | Mondays, 6:15 – 7:45 pm (7 weeks – no class Oct. 28 and Nov. 11)

Join Innovate Canmore for this introductory course in computer programming for adults.

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Painting on Glass

  October 23, 2019, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

Colourful scenes or playful patterns; choose your own style as you experience painting on glass.

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Fire to Feast
Ceramics Workshop

  October 23, 2019 — November 27, 2019  | Wednesdays, 12:30 – 3 pm (5 weeks – no class Nov. 20)

Create pottery for a community feast! This program brings together new immigrant community members and long-term Canmore residents as we partner with Settlement Services in the Bow Valley.

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Ceramics Night - Oct. 26
Workshop I

  October 26, 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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Explore Your Painting Style

  October 30, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

Paint an apple like Picasso, like Chagall, like Basquiat, like Monet! Experiment with different styles and work towards finding your own.

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Learn to Knit Socks

  November 4, 2019 — November 18, 2019  | Mondays, 6:30 - 9 pm (2 weeks - no class Nov. 11)

Start with a pair of baby socks to learn the basic shape, and you will have the skills you need to start work on an adult pair!

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Beginner Stained Glass

  November 5, 2019 — December 10, 2019  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 pm (6 weeks)

Learn the basics of stained glass, participants will leave with a basic understanding of the process and a finished panel.

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Air Plant Art

  November 6, 2019, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Wednesday (single session)

Use your creativity to combine 3 air plants (Tillandsia) with materials such as wood, glass, moss, shells, magnets, stones and glassware.

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Poetry Play

  November 7, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Polish up two poems! Develop your style and find your voice.

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Public Speaking Through Comedy

  November 18, 2019 — December 16, 2019  | Mondays, 8 – 9:30 pm (5 weeks)

Learn how to make people laugh in this light-hearted course that teaches public speaking skills through comedy improv techniques.

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The Painter’s Clinic
Intermediate Level Painting Course

  November 18, 2019 — December 16, 2019  | Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm (5 weeks)

Come explore your creative interests in any colour medium in a helpful and supportive atmosphere.

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Form and Figure Drawing
Drawing with a live model

  November 20, 2019 — December 18, 2019  | Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm (5 weeks)

Learn how to accurately draw the human form!

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Ceramics Night - Nov. 30
Workshop II

  November 30, 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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Holiday Ornaments

  December 7, 2019, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Saturday

Make classic seasonal ornaments – work with embroidery, air dry clay, and more!

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