Ages 6 to 12
9 am-4 pm
Power your PA Day with energizing art activities and outdoor recreation! Program dates coincide with the Halton District School Board, Halton Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire Viamonde and Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud. Register now.
Halton District School Board
Halton Catholic District School Board
Offered in English.
5 October 2012
Participants will turn Oakville Galleries' studio into a monster's paradise using recycled materials and everyday household objects to build giant homes filled with weird furniture, alien pets, wacky decorations and strange toys.
23 November 2012
One Stop Skill Swap
Everyone has a talent to share! In this workshop, students will collect fun and creative skills and teach them to each other, then make drawings, paintings, and sculptures of the new things they've learned!
1 February 2013
Extra, Extra! Read All About It!
This day-long program will see children reporting top news stories from Gairloch Gardens and publishing them in their very own newspaper, made by experimenting with a variety of printmaking, painting and drawing techniques.
26 April 2013
Space is the Place
Experience outer space without leaving planet Earth! Students will embark upon intergalactic space travel using sculpture, drawing and painting to create rocket ships, constellations and glowing planets!
7 June 2013
Picnic at the Pond
Culinary creativity reaches its pinnacle in this tasty day-long art program! Participants will make edible sculptures, party favours and funky picnic baskets for a summery feast down at the pond.
Conseil scolaire Viamonde
Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud
Offered in French.
16 November 2012
Five Senses Fall
Capture the freshness of fall before winter arrives! After taking a walk through Gairloch Gardens to gather natural materials for sculpture-making, participants will create a five-senses time capsule featuring the elements of autumn: bright colours, crisp leafy smells, rattling acorn sounds, mossy textures, and more!
18 January 2013
So You Think You Can Rock?
Join the Rock 'n' Art Hall of Fame by creating your own band! Kids will transform the Galleries' studio into an incredible concert experience by exploring sculpture, performance and printmaking to make their own instruments, costumes and band memorabilia.
1 February 2013
Turn your town into a miniature model! Using sculpture, murals and projections, participants will create a tiny version of their home neighbourhood and document its transformation over time with stop-motion animation.
7 June 2013
Call of the Wild
Go wild for art by making living sculptures to place outdoors! Working with seeds, plants and other natural materials, participants will build works of art that support insect, bird and animal life in the garden.
Cost: $38 ($45 for non-members)
For more information and to register, please contact:
Elizabeth Underhill, Education Officer, 905.844.4402 extension 26
Explore the additional benefits of becoming a Member.
Art Classes and Camps are generously sponsored in-kind by:
2501 Hyde Park Gate