Children

Family Sunday artsPlay!
Free Weekly Drop-in Workshops

  January 21, 2018 — March 18, 2018  | Sundays, Two Sessions Every Week!

Every Sunday at artsPlace is full of fun and family-friendly art-making activities inspired by the season, art history, artsPlace exhibitions, and the holidays. Use unique materials, get messy, and spend time together as a family!

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The Drama Club (Ages 5-8)

  January 22, 2018 — March 19, 2018  | Mondays, 4 - 5:30 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 19)

Let's create together as we explore the magical, imaginative worlds we've heard about in stories!

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Afternoon Clay (Ages 5-8)

  January 23, 2018 — March 20, 2018  | Tuesdays, 4 - 5:30 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 20)

In this hands-on studio program, young artists will develop and refine a variety of hand-building clay techniques, including pinching, coiling, slab construction, and modeling. Let your child’s imagination run wild!

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Drawing & Painting (Ages 9-13)

  January 23, 2018 — March 20, 2018  | Tuesdays, 4 - 5:30 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 20)

The works of famous artists will inspire participants as they develop their craft working with various mediums (acrylic, watercolours, and pencil) to create imaginative projects in drawing and painting.

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Tunes for Tots (Ages: walking to pre-school)

  January 23, 2018 — March 20, 2018  | Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:15 am (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 20)

Explore instruments, songs, games and dance in this fun and whimsical environment as we promote confidence, rhythm and cooperation!

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Afternoon Clay (Ages 9-13)

  January 24, 2018 — March 21, 2018  | Wednesdays, 4 - 5:30 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 21)

In this hands-on studio program, young artists will develop and refine a variety of hand-building clay techniques, including pinching, coiling, slab construction, and modeling. Let your child’s imagination run wild!

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Music and Movement (Ages: babes, pre-walking)

  January 25, 2018 — March 22, 2018  | Thursdays, 1:30 - 2:15 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 22)

Introduce the magic of music to your little one through nursery rhymes, songs, games, creative movement and music-making with instruments.

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Music Magic – Combo Class (Ages: mixed, birth to pre-school)

  January 25, 2018 — March 22, 2018  | Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:15 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 22)

Through songs, musical games, creative movement, dancing and instrument playing, your child will develop a deep-rooted appreciation for music!

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Beginner Ceramics (Ages 14-18)

  January 26, 2018 — March 23, 2018  | Fridays, 4 - 5:30 pm (8 sessions – no class on Feb. 23)

Get muddy and learn about working with clay! If you're interested in clay, this course will give you a taste of everything.

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Art-astic Half-Day Fridays (Ages 7-9)

  January 26, 2018 — March 23, 2018  | Fridays (4 sessions - Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Mar. 9, Mar. 23), 12:30 - 5 pm

Do you have a young Picasso at home? ARTastic HALF-DAY Friday workshops focus on a variety of outlets to help them spread their creative wings!

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Drama Half-Day Fridays (Ages 10-14)

  January 26, 2018 — March 23, 2018  | Fridays (4 sessions - Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Mar. 9, Mar. 23), 12:30 - 5 pm

The perfect class for your budding performer! Your child will learn a variety of drama games and exercises, developing skills in cooperation, teamwork, and active listening skills.

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Join in with family and friends! Using various types of textiles, you'll create a unique piece of wall art to hang. Leave with a unique woven design that can be abstract or realistic – you decide.

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The Art of Handmade Paper Making (Age 13+)
Workshop #1 (Mixed-Age Programs!)

  February 11, 2018, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm  | Sunday

Join in with family and friends! Local artisan Tessa Mendoza will introduce you to handmade paper-making techniques, as you’ll make your own stack of beautiful sheets ready for use as wrapping paper, celebration card, or that special letter.

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Tools for Tea and Coffee Lovers (Age 12+)
Mixed-Age Programs!

  February 11, 2018, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm  | Sunday

Join in with family and friends! Get outfitted to brew your own drink, by crafting a mug, saucer, spoon and your choice of tea infuser or coffee pour-over.

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FAMILY WEEK CAMP (AGES 5-8)
ALL-DAY

  February 20, 2018 — February 23, 2018  | Tuesday-Friday, 9 am - 4 pm

Campers ages 5-8 will have clay camps in the morning (9 am – 12 pm), followed by visual arts or music in the afternoon (1 – 4 pm).

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MORNING FAMILY WEEK CAMP (AGES 5-8)

  February 20, 2018 — February 23, 2018  | Tuesday-Friday, 9 am - 12 pm

Campers ages 5-8 will explore different clay projects throughout the Family Week!

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AFTERNOON FAMILY WEEK CAMP (AGES 5-8)

  February 20, 2018 — February 23, 2018  | Tuesday-Friday, 1 - 4 pm

Campers ages 5-8 will explore different visual arts or music projects throughout the Family Week!

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FAMILY WEEK CAMP (AGES 9-13)
ALL-DAY

  February 20, 2018 — February 23, 2018  | Tuesday-Friday, 9 am - 4 pm

Campers ages 9-13 will start their day with visual arts or music (9 am – 12 pm), followed by clay camps in the afternoon (1 – 4 pm).

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MORNING FAMILY WEEK CAMP (AGES 9-13)

  February 20, 2018 — February 23, 2018  | Tuesday-Friday, 9 am - 12 pm

Campers ages 9-13 will explore different visual arts or music projects throughout the Family Week!

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AFTERNOON FAMILY WEEK CAMP (AGES 9-13)

  February 20, 2018 — February 23, 2018  | Tuesday-Friday, 1 - 4 pm

Campers ages 9-13 will explore different clay projects throughout the Family Week!

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Textured Ceramic Hot Plates (Age 10+)
Mixed-Age Programs!

  March 10, 2018, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  | Saturday

Join in with your family and friends! Learn basic ceramic printmaking and creative texturing to turn a flat clay slab into a fun, shapely, textured hot plate (for cups or larger dishes)!

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Join in with family and friends! Using various types of textiles, you'll create a unique piece of wall art to hang. Leave with a unique woven design that can be abstract or realistic – you decide.

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Minosis is a nine-year-old Métis girl staying with her Cree grandparents, Kokum and Moosum. Having experienced the pain of racism and the challenge to find friendship, she discovers her own power to create hope when she travels the Four Directions of a Medicine Wheel in her grandparents’ yard and thereby initiates a friendship with one of the mystical Little People.

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The Art of Handmade Paper Making (Age 13+)
Workshop #2 (Mixed-Age Programs!)

  March 25, 2018, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm  | Sunday

Join in with family and friends! Local artisan Tessa Mendoza will introduce you to handmade paper-making techniques, as you’ll make your own stack of beautiful sheets ready for use as wrapping paper, celebration card, or that special letter.

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Quickdraw Animation Camp (AGES 5-8)
SPRING BREAK CAMP

  March 26, 2018 — March 29, 2018  | Afternoons, 1 pm - 4 pm

Campers will learn the basics of animation through hands-on problem solving and creative collaboration!

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Quickdraw Animation Camp (AGES 9-13)
SPRING BREAK CAMP

  March 26, 2018 — March 29, 2018  | Mornings, 9 am - 12 pm

Campers will learn the basics of animation through hands-on problem solving and creative collaboration!

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Create with Clay (AGES 5-8)
SPRING BREAK CAMP: WEEK 1

  March 26, 2018 — March 29, 2018  | Mornings, 9 am - 12 pm

Participants will expand their imaginations and explore the wonderful world of clay.

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Create with Clay (AGES 9-13)
SPRING BREAK CAMP: WEEK 1

  March 26, 2018 — March 29, 2018  | Afternoons, 1 pm – 4 pm

Participants will expand their imaginations and explore the wonderful world of clay.

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Campers will work through the full theatrical cycle from casting to performance!

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NEW! STEM Learning Lab (AGES 5-8)
SPRING BREAK CAMP

  April 2, 2018 — April 6, 2018  | Mornings, 9 am - 12 pm

STEM Learning Lab offers a hands-on, creative and educational environment, which integrates play with exploration and learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

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NEW! STEM Learning Lab (AGES 9-13)
SPRING BREAK CAMP

  April 2, 2018 — April 6, 2018  | Afternoons, 1 pm – 4 pm

STEM Learning Lab offers a hands-on, creative and educational environment, which integrates play with exploration and learning in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

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Create with Clay (AGES 5-8)
SPRING BREAK CAMP: WEEK 2

  April 2, 2018 — April 6, 2018  | Afternoons, 1 pm – 4 pm

Participants will expand their imaginations and explore the wonderful world of clay.

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Create with Clay (AGES 9-13)
SPRING BREAK CAMP: WEEK 2

  April 2, 2018 — April 6, 2018  | Mornings, 9 am - 12 pm

Participants will expand their imaginations and explore the wonderful world of clay.

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