Programs

Spring 2017 Program Brochure

Upcoming

Adult Classes

AS7 - Open Studio 5 weeks - All Levels

Apr 25 - May 23, 2017 Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join this local artist in this fun and encouraging environment while you work on your inspired art project...

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AS8 - Introduction to Pottery Techniques - Beginner

May 1 - Jun 19, 2017 Mondays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join instructor Kayla Benner in this introduction to pottery!...

NO CLASS MAY 22, 2017

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AS9 - Oil Painting - All Levels

May 2 - Jun 13, 2017 Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join artist Anne Reimer as you paint spring and summer landscapes with both palette knives and brushes...

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AS10 - Creative Mixed Media - Beginner+

May 3 - Jun 14, 2017 Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Unearth preferred colour combinations and use interesting patterns and textures in 2D and 3D to achieve complex and imaginative works with instructor Lenore Walker...

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AS12 - The Art of the Portrait - Advanced

May 5 - Jun 30, 2017 Fridays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A seven week course to explore the world of portraiture. This course will look at portraiture past and present in Western art, considerations when planning a portrait, methods for 'capturing' a sitter and achieving more than a likeness...

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AS14 - Views & Hues - All Levels

May 11 - Jun 29, 2017 Thursdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The natural world can reveal new, unexpected compositions that blend representational and abstract approaches. Experiment with a variety of techniques to seek out and play with unique shapes and motifs....
NO CLASS MAY 25 or JUNE 8

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AS13 - Plein-Air Painting - All Levels

May 12 - Jun 30, 2017 Fridays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn to paint in the plein-air (open air) style (weather permitting) and in-studio painting from plein-air studies and/or photographs. A class for students of all levels interested in painting outdoors at various locations in Niagara-on-the-Lake...

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Adult Workshops

WS7 - Homemade Bath Products - All Levels

Sat May 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The program teaches the basics of soap making using traditional methods and natural ingredients. History of soap making will be discussed. Instructor Lisa McBay will teach the importance and property of each ingredient and how it is used in the recipe demonstrating a batch from start to finish...

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WS8 - Zentangles: Beginner to Advanced - All Levels

Mon May 15, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

An Introduction to the fun, relaxing and easy to learn Zentangle Method. We will create an original Zentangle tile while learning about the history of the artform...

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WS9 - Flowers & Floralscapes - All Levels

Sun May 28, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Flowers have long captured artists’ imaginations. This 1-day workshop will walk you step-by-step through Julie Ponesse’s process of painting flowers...

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WS9b - Aboriginal Canadian Art History - All Levels

Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Details coming soon!

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WS10 - Painting Niagara's Architectural Past - Advanced

Jun 17 - Jun 18, 2017 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The depth of Niagara’s history is evident in its historic buildings. This workshop will guide you through the creation of a successful architectural painting from start to finish...

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WS12 - Art in the Vineyard - All Levels

Jun 19 - Jun 20, 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Join us for a fabulous experience of plein air painting in the beautiful setting of one of Niagara on the Lakes stunning vineyards with Win Henstock.

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WS9c - Aboriginal Canadian Art History - All Levels

Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Details coming soon!

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WS11 - Flying Bird Paverpol Sculpture - All Levels

Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Join certified Paverpol instructor Tamara Plugers to create a graceful bird to "fly" in your garden with this unique fabric hardening medium...

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Children & Youth Camps

YS1a - Summer Art Camp Half Day - Ages 5-12

Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sign up for a half-day camp week to make art, make new friends and have fun...

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YS1b - Summer Art Camp Full Day - Ages 5-12

Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sign up for a full-day camp week to make art, make new friends and have fun...

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YS1c - Summer Art Camp Half Day - Ages 5-12

Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sign up for a half-day camp week to make art, make new friends and have fun...

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YS1d - Summer Art Camp Full Day - Ages 5-12

Aug 7 - Aug 11, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sign up for a full-day camp week to make art, make new friends and have fun...

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YS1e - Summer Art Camp Half Day - Ages 5-12

Aug 14 - Aug 18, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sign up for a half-day camp week to make art, make new friends and have fun...

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YS1f - Summer Art Camp Full Day - Ages 5-12

Aug 21 - Aug 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sign up for a full-day camp week to make art, make new friends and have fun...

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Family Drop-In

DS4b - Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - All ages with parental supervision

Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative!

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DS4c - Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - All ages with parental supervision

Sun May 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative!

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DS4d - Family Friendly Drop-In Art Studio - All ages with parental supervision

Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in to our Family Friendly Art Studio, on select Sundays to make your own artwork. This is a great opportunity for the whole family to explore art and get creative!

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Current

Adult Drop-In

DS1 - Bone to Body Figure Drawing - All Levels

Mar 21 - Jun 27, 2017 Tuesdays 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Draw from a live model in an informal workshop atmosphere...

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DS2 - Members' Drawing & Painting Studio - All Levels

Mar 28 - Jun 13, 2017 Tuesdays 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Members are invited to draw or paint in our informal, drop-in studio. Bring your own materials and works in progress...

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Adult Workshops

WS2c - Oh Canada! Part 1: Early Canadian Art History - - All Levels

Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WS2a: Of Church and Land
WS2b: Tackling the Land
WS2c: Finding a Voice

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Children & Youth Classes

YS2 - Morning Mini-Masters - Ages 5 - 8

Apr 1 - Jun 3, 2017 Saturdays 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get creative and messy while learning how to paint, sculpt, draw and more! Our Saturday morning art classes encourage experimentation with a variety of art supplies and tools...

NO CLASS APRIL 15 & MAY 20

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