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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As we continue to adapt to the changes currently needed to respond to COVID-19 and the Health and Safety protocols as outlined by Alberta Health Services, we have decided to postpone the program launch and registration for adult multi-week ceramics classes for the winter term.

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Independent Studio: Ceramics
New Application Process for 2021!

  December 9, 2020 — December 31, 2021  | First placements for Winter 2021 term will be drawn on Jan. 14

Learn about the new application process for the 2021 year. In the new application you will indicate your first, second and third choices for which artsPlace term best suits your schedule. If artsPlace receives more applications than Independent Studio placements, registrants will be chosen for their placements by lottery.

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Stoney Language and Culture
*First few weeks of class will be delivered online

  January 12, 2021 — March 16, 2021  | Tuesdays, 5:15 – 6:45 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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Four Seasons: Acrylic Landscape Painting
*First few weeks of class will be delivered online

  January 17, 2021 — February 7, 2021  | Sundays, 1 - 3:30 pm (4 weeks)

Each week we will focus on one of the seasons as inspiration to create a small, stylized mountain landscape painting. We will be exploring composition and different color schemes as we work and play!

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

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Personal Photography Projects
Online Course

  January 18, 2021 — March 1, 2021  | Mondays, 6 – 7:30 pm (6 weeks – no class Feb. 15)

Are you interested in building on your photography skills while also learning how to tell a more cohesive visual story? This course is for you.

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Wild Watercolour Wonders *NEW*
*First few weeks of class will be delivered online

  January 20, 2021 — February 10, 2021  | Wednesdays, 6:45 - 8:45 pm (4 weeks)

Uncover watercolour wonders in this landscape painting class!

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

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Illustration: Design & Draw *NEW*
Online Course with Art Supplies!

  January 26, 2021 — March 2, 2021  | Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm (6 weeks)

Learn the fundamentals of creating beautiful illustrations.

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

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Discovering the Narrative in You: Novel Writing
Online Course

  January 26, 2021 — March 2, 2021  | Tuesdays, 6 – 7:30 pm (6 weeks)

Canmore author Stephen Legault will help you find YOUR best practice for telling the stories that you want to tell.

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

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Creative Colour
Online Course with Art Supplies!

  January 27, 2021 — March 3, 2021  | Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm (6 weeks)

Leap into full colour! This course will focus on several important aspects of understanding light, perception and colour in your art making.

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

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JoyMakers – Creative Self-Care
Online Course with Art Supplies!

  January 28, 2021 — March 4, 2021  | Thursdays, 6:30 – 8 pm (6 weeks)

Are you seeking a little joy? Join professional artist Barb Fyvie as she leads you in a journey of self-discovery through art making!

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

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Raven in Flight Painting *NEW*
In-Person Workshop - transitioned online

  January 30, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Receive the help and encouragement of professional painter Patti Dyment as she guides you through a step by step process to create a painting of a raven in flight.

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

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Interrupting Bias
Online Workshop

  February 3, 2021, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  | Wednesday, single session

This workshop will help you consider how your personal bias affects your perceptions and treatment of others and how to interrupt bias to create positive change.

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Raven in Flight Painting *NEW*
Online Workshop

  February 6, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Receive the help and encouragement of professional painter Patti Dyment as she guides you through a step by step process to create a painting of a raven in flight.

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Ceramic Sculptural Techniques *NEW*
In-Person Workshop

  February 7, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Learn how to create fascinating layers of ceramics texture!

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The Lede *NEW*
In-Person Wordsmith Workshop

  February 11, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Thursday, single session

Wordsmith Workshops - this series of one-session workshops by local author Lynn Martel will help you dive deep into your own creative writing process. Sign up for just one or take all three!

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Beginner Printmaking
In-Person Course

  February 13, 2021 — March 20, 2021  | Saturdays, 2 weeks, 10 am - 3.30 pm (with a one-hour lunch break)

Start with your own drawing and use it to create fabulous ink prints! Create a series of prints that can be used for art cards, or limited edition prints that can be displayed in your home.

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Mountain Bear Acrylics
In-Person Workshop I

  February 14, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Looking for a fun workshop to get your creativity flowing? Learn basic techniques for painting with acrylics as you are guided through the steps to create a mountain bear painting.

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Form and Figure Drawing
In-Person Course

  February 17, 2021 — March 24, 2021  | Wednesdays, 6:15 - 8.30 pm (6 weeks)

Learn how to accurately draw the human form!

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Writing the Seasons *NEW*
In-Person Course

  February 17, 2021 — March 24, 2021  | Wednesdays, 6:15 – 8:15 pm (6 weeks)

This course will develop our courage as writers and help us become more alert and vital human beings.

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Details Matter *NEW*
In-Person Wordsmith Workshop

  February 18, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Wordsmith Workshops - this series of one-session workshops by local author Lynn Martel will help you dive deep into your own creative writing process. Sign up for just one or take all three!

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Mountain Bear Acrylics
In-Person Workshop II

  February 20, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Looking for a fun workshop to get your creativity flowing? Learn basic techniques for painting with acrylics as you are guided through the steps to create a mountain bear painting.

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Stamps, Prints & Cards *NEW*
In-Person Creative Crafts Workshop

  February 21, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday, single session

Creative Crafts - Do you love to craft? Need some new ideas for fun projects? In each session of this crafting series you will take home a beautiful new creation. Sign up for just one or take all three!

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The Painter’s Clinic
Intermediate Painting In-Person Course

  February 22, 2021 — March 22, 2021  | Mondays, 6:15 - 8:15 pm (5 weeks)

Dust off your unfinished art projects or start some new works in any medium. Whatever the subject, explore your personal art interests.

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Wood Carving and Whittling
In-Person Course

  February 22, 2021 — March 22, 2021  | Mondays, 6:45 – 9:15 pm (5 weeks)

Learn basic carving skills, knife safety, and techniques to create a small project of your choice.

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The Art of the Interview *NEW*
In-Person Wordsmith Workshop

  February 25, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Wordsmith Workshops - this series of one-session workshops by local author Lynn Martel will help you dive deep into your own creative writing process. Sign up for just one or take all three!

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Art Journaling
In-Person Course

  February 25, 2021 — March 25, 2021  | Thursdays, 7 - 9 pm (5 weeks)

Explore the process of art journaling. We will start with a step-by-step process to create an art journal page, allowing you to develop the confidence and skills to create beautiful expressive pages that are unique to you.

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Fabric Wrap Bracelets *NEW*
In-Person Workshop

  February 28, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Create a beautiful work of art that you can wear!

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Focus on Azerbaijani Culture
Online Workshop in partnership with Settlement Services in the Bow Valley

  March 3, 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  | Wednesday, single session

Get to know your neighbours! Hear personal stories of Bow Valley community members as they describe their experience growing up in Azerbaijan. Learn about Novruz, the Azerbaijani Festival of Spring, and different ways to celebrate.

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Beginner Sewing Techniques – Make a Sample Book! *NEW*
In-Person Course

  March 6, 2021 — March 7, 2021  | Saturday & Sunday, 2 days, 10 am – 3 pm (with a one-hour lunch break)

Try out sewing techniques that you can use in all of your future sewing projects.

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Ceramic Coil Bowls *NEW*
In-Person Workshop

  March 7, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday, single session

Create a beautiful multi-purpose bowl following a simple step by step technique to coil together clay.

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Ceramic Sets *NEW*
In-Person Workshop

  March 14, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Cups and saucers, planters and trays, dip bowls and cheese platters – take your pick!

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

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Tassels, Pom-poms & Fringe *NEW*
In-Person Creative Crafts Workshop

  March 14, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday, single session

Creative Crafts - Do you love to craft? Need some new ideas for fun projects? In each session of this crafting series you will take home a beautiful new creation. Sign up for just one or take all three!

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Make Your Own Stickers *NEW*
In-Person Course

  March 16, 2021 — March 23, 2021  | Tuesdays, 6:45 – 8:45 pm (2 weeks)

Stickers for your bike, your water bottle, skis, laptop, car – the sky’s the limit!

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Spring Felt Wreaths *NEW*
In-Person Creative Crafts Workshop

  March 21, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  | Sunday, single session

Creative Crafts - Do you love to craft? Need some new ideas for fun projects? In each session of this crafting series you will take home a beautiful new creation. Sign up for just one or take all three!

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Spring Flower Arrangement
In-Person Workshop

  March 27, 2021, 1:00 pm — March 28, 2021, 3:30 pm  | Saturday, (single session)

Create and take home a luxurious spring floral arrangement!

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

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The Spirit and Intent of the Stoney Language
Online Workshop

  April 7, 2021, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  | Wednesday, single session

Guided by Tribal Historian Buddy Wesley, along with Stoney community member Travis Rider, gain insight into Stoney culture through the lens of the relationships inherent in the Stoney language.

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