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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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Canmore Festival of Art and Creatvitiy!
FREE arts programs for families, teens and adults

  September 18, 2020 — September 27, 2020  | Friday - Sunday

Join us for artsPlace's 5th annual Festival of Art and Creativity! We're overjoyed to share with you 10 days of FREE, fun and safe programming for everyone!

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Polymer Clay Jewelry
FREE Workshop, part of Canmore Festival of Arts and Creativity

  September 21, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  | Session 1

Polymer clay is a colourful, clay-like material that can be mixed and moulded to create vibrant jewelry and charms.

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Polymer Clay Jewelry
FREE Workshop, part of Canmore Festival of Arts and Creativity

  September 21, 2020, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Session 2

Polymer clay is a colourful, clay-like material that can be mixed and moulded to create vibrant jewelry and charms.

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GRATITUDE Art-Cards!
FREE Workshop, part of Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity

  September 23, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  | Session 1

Follow a fun step-by-step process to create a beautiful, handmade gift card.

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GRATITUDE Art-Cards!
FREE Workshop, part of Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity

  September 23, 2020, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Session 2

Follow a fun step-by-step process to create a beautiful, handmade gift card.

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Experiment with two different drawing techniques inspired by the same image.

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Experiment with two different drawing techniques inspired by the same image.

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Spiral Sunburst Weaving
FREE Workshop, part of Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity

  September 25, 2020, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  | Session 1

Fabric and yarn scraps are woven into a spiral sunburst, all ready to hang on your wall.

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Spiral Sunburst Weaving
FREE Workshop, part of Canmore Festival of Art and Creativity

  September 25, 2020, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm  | Session 2

Fabric and yarn scraps are woven into a spiral sunburst, all ready to hang on your wall.

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Live Sound Production
In-Person Course *NEW*

  October 1, 2020 — October 29, 2020  | Thursdays, 7:30 – 9 pm (5 weeks)

Want to learn how to produce and mix a live concert? Looking to improve your own audio skills? Discover the basics of mixing live audio from professional musician and audio technician Jon Frolick.

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Four Seasons: Acrylic Landscape Painting
In-Person Course

  October 5, 2020 — November 2, 2020  | Mondays, 7 - 9:30 pm (4 weeks - no class Oct. 12)

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
In-Person Course

  October 5, 2020 — November 16, 2020  | Mondays, 7:30 - 9 pm (6 weeks – no class Oct. 12)

Do you have a camera you would like to get to know a little better? Are you interested in building on your photography skills while also learning how to tell a visual story?

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Ceramics Fundamentals: Monday Evenings
Class A: In-Person

  October 5, 2020 — December 14, 2020  | Mondays, 6:30 - 9 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.

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

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Independent Studio: Ceramics
Advanced Ceramics: In-Person

  October 5, 2020 — December 17, 2020  | Mondays & Thursdays 9:30 am – 5 pm (11 weeks - studio closed on Oct. 12). Orientation: Mon. Oct 5 at 10 am

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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Craft Club
In-Person Course

  October 6, 2020 — November 3, 2020  | Tuesdays, 7 – 9 pm (5 weeks)

A new craft every week! Join us for simple, D.I.Y. art projects - follow along with the craft of the day or use the materials provided to make your own design.

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Write on the Wild Side
In-Person Course

  October 6, 2020 — November 3, 2020  | Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:15 pm (5 weeks)

Expand your creativity and courage, and reawaken a sense of wonder. Writing prompts and guided imagery will lead you to connect to nature and develop a deeper awareness that will help you generate stories that embrace the wild flow.

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Stoney Language and Culture
In-Person Course

  October 6, 2020 — December 8, 2020  | 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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Nature Jewelry Making
In-Person Course *NEW*

  October 7, 2020 — October 14, 2020  | Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm (2 weeks)

Create beautiful earrings and necklaces out of nature objects! Take a small piece of nature everywhere you go.

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Craft Club - Banff
In-Person Course

  October 7, 2020 — November 4, 2020  | Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7 pm (5 weeks)

A new craft every week! Join us for simple, D.I.Y. art projects.

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Intermediate Wheel Throwing
Intermediate Ceramics: In-Person

  October 7, 2020 — December 16, 2020  | Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9 pm (10 weeks - no class Nov. 11)

This class is for potters ready to move beyond making basic cylinders to creating a range of dynamic forms on the wheel.

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

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Beading and Stoney Culture
In-Person Course *NEW*

  October 8, 2020 — October 22, 2020  | Thursdays, 7 - 8:30 pm (3 weeks)

Make your own hand-beaded creation and learn about the history and significance of beading in the Stoney culture.

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Willow Wreath
In-Person Workshop *NEW*

  October 9, 2020  | Friday, 6 – 9 pm (single session)

Reconnect with nature in this workshop where you will learn to build your own whimsical fall floral wreath using sustainably foraged foliage and locally grown everlasting flowers.

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

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Maximize Your Clay
Intermediate Ceramics: In-Person

  October 9, 2020 — December 11, 2020  | Fridays, 6:30 - 9 pm (10 weeks)

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

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Ceramics Fundamentals: Tuesday Evenings
Class B: In-Person

  October 13, 2020 — December 15, 2020  | 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.

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

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Landscape Painting & Stoney Language
In-Person Workshop *NEW*

  October 17, 2020, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Loosen up your painting style and learn about the land with Stoney Nakoda Cultural Advisor Buddy Wesley and painter Dawn Saunders Dahl.

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Ceramics Fundamentals: Saturday Mornings
Class C: In-Person

  October 17, 2020 — December 19, 2020  | Saturdays, 10 am - 12:30 pm (10 weeks)

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

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

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Focus on Drawing
Online Course

  October 20, 2020 — November 24, 2020  | Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm (6 weeks)

Take your drawing to the next level! Play with a variety of drawing materials to produce various effects. Gain new skills taught live-online with your instructor every week.

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Colour Explosion!
Drawing and Painting Course: In-Person

  October 21, 2020 — December 16, 2020  | Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9 pm (8 weeks - no class Nov. 11)

Dive deep into a multi-coloured learning experience. Explore the complexities of colour mixing as you experiment with painting mediums such as acrylics and watercolours.

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JoyMakers - Creative Self-Care
Online Course

  October 22, 2020 — November 26, 2020  | Thursdays, 7 - 8:30 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!

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Beginner Sewing: Pajamas Pants
In-Person Course

  October 24, 2020 — October 25, 2020  | Saturday and Sunday, 1:30 – 5:30 pm (2 days)

Learn your way around a sewing machine and complete a pair of your very own homemade pajama pants!

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Coloured Slip on Clay
In-Person Workshop

  November 1, 2020, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  | Sunday (single session)

Have you ever wondered how to get beautiful painterly colours on pottery? In this workshop you will experiment with coloured slip – a paint used for decorating on clay.

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Mountain Bear Portrait in Acrylics
In-Person Workshop *NEW*

  November 7, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:30 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.

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

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Ceramics Afternoons
In-Person Workshop

  November 8, 2020, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  | Sunday (single session)

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

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

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Art Journaling
In-Person Course *NEW*

  November 9, 2020 — December 7, 2020  | Mondays, 7 – 9 pm (5 weeks)

Come have fun and explore new, creative ways to experiment with a variety of art mediums and techniques.

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Every Life is a Story: Memoir Writing
In-Person Course

  November 9, 2020 — December 14, 2020  | Mondays, 5:15 – 6:45 pm (6 weeks)

Learn the art of telling the most compelling story you can: your own.

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Form and Figure Drawing
In-Person Course

  November 10, 2020 — December 15, 2020  | Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9 pm (6 weeks)

Learn how to accurately draw the human form!

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Form and Figure Drawing - Banff
In-Person Course

  November 18, 2020 — December 16, 2020  | Wednesdays, 5 – 7 pm (5 weeks)

Each week you’ll have the opportunity to draw a model, exploring gesture and sketching simple and complex poses.

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Northern Lights in Acrylics
In-Person Workshop *NEW*

  November 21, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Paint alongside artist Patti Dyment as she demonstrates the colours and brushwork to create the brilliant glow of Northern Lights over the Rockies.

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Forest Scene Shadowboxes
In-Person Workshop *NEW*

  November 28, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Create a three-dimensional mixed media collage inspired by our mountain surroundings.

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Stoney Artists and their Stories
Online Workshop *NEW*

  December 3, 2020, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Meet Stoney artists with very different artist practices, learn about ways to be respectful of Stoney Culture, and consider together what it means to be a Stoney Artist.

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Preserved Plant Art
In-Person Workshop *NEW*

  December 5, 2020, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm  | Saturday (single session)

Create two unique 'green art' compositions with 100% natural Moss and Folia that are preserved to last for years with no need for soil, water or sunlight.

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Ceramics Afternoons
In-Person Workshop

  December 6, 2020, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  | Sunday (single session)

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

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

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Acrylic Pour Painting
In-Person Workshop

  December 10, 2020, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  | Thursday (single session)

Have you ever wanted to make fun abstract paintings? Use colourful fluid acrylics to create bold, eye-catching patterns!

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

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Holiday Arrangement
In-Person Workshop

  December 14, 2020  | Monday, 7 – 9 pm (single session)

Create a holiday-inspired flower and greenery arrangement to enliven your table. Learn the craft of flower arrangement from Dutch floral designer Ralph Dekker and take home an incredible display of winter-spirit.

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