EVENTS

ARTbus: Exhibition tour

ARTbus: Exhibition tour
Mercer Union, the Art Gallery of Mississauga and Oakville Galleries

Saturday 6 May 2017

Ride the ARTbus and discover some of the spring's best exhibitions in the GTA!

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PROGRAMS

Lands End: Art on the Edge

After-School Art Break
Lands End: Art on the Edge

19 April – 7 June 2017 Classes & Workshops

Over eight weeks, kids will draw, design, paint, and sculpt new communities of their own imagination built at land's end.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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L’art au bout de la terre

Interlude artistique après-cours
L’art au bout de la terre

19 avril – 7 juin 2017 Classes & Workshops

Durant huit semaines, les enfants dessineront, concevront, peindront et sculpteront de nouvelles communautés sorties de leur imagination et construites au bout du monde.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Paper: This is Tear-able

Saturday Art Smarts
Paper: This is Tear-able

22 April – 10 June 2017 Classes & Workshops

Discover how artists use watercolour, acrylic and oil paint to create landscapes in motion, geometric forms and human figures unlike any you've ever seen before.

  • Ages 6 to 14
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Papier : une polyvalence qui fait craquer!

Les artistes futés du samedi
Papier : une polyvalence qui fait craquer!

22 avril – 10 juin 2017 Classes & Workshops

Découvre la polyvalence du papier comme moyen d'expression artistique avec des projets tels que des collages déchirés, des sculptures en relief pliées et plus encore. Les élèves s'aventureront aussi du côté de l'expérimentation en fabriquant leur propre papier, en préparant leurs propres encres naturelles et en explorant des techniques de marbrure.

  • De 6 à 14 ans
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New Ways of Seeing Abstraction

Adult Art Workshop
New Ways of Seeing Abstraction

22 April – 13 May 2017 Upcoming
  • Ages 18+
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Lemonade Stand

Power Art PA Day
Lemonade Stand

2 June 2017 Classes & Workshops

We are setting up shop in Gairloch Gardens! Kids will make fresh lemonades from scratch and craft keepsake treats using a range of sculpture materials.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Stand de limonade

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
Stand de limonade

16 juin 2017 Classes & Workshops

Nous nous installons dans les jardins Gairloch! Les enfants concocteront leur propre limonade et concevront des friandises souvenirs à l'aide de divers matériaux de sculpture.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Pavillon du ruisseau

Camps en français
Pavillon du ruisseau

Du 4 au 7 juillet 2017 Day camps

Les enfants passeront leurs journées près du ruisseau Morrison, dans les Gairloch Gardens, à construire et à décorer des aires de jeux, comme des forts, des pavillons et des tentes, à l'aide de matériaux de tous les jours, comme du carton et du tissu.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Creekside Clubhouse

Junior Summer Camps
Creekside Clubhouse

4 July – 7 July* (full) Day camps

Kids will spend their days along Morrison Creek in Gairloch Gardens, building and decorating play spaces such as forts, clubhouses and tents using everyday materials like cardboard and fabric.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Labels

Intermediate Summer Camps
Labels

10 July – 14 July 2017 Day camps

From clothes to costumes to embroidered patches, fibre-based objects help us imagine new stories for our lives and the world around us. Participants will create their own designer label, working on an assortment of textile- and fibre-based projects to be presented on the last day of camp.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Reverse Time Capsules

Junior Summer Camps
Reverse Time Capsules

10 July – 14 July 2017 Day camps

Campers will construct their own reverse time capsules, using sculpture, painting, video, and found objects to make the things they imagine will define life in 2117.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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The Top Secret Garden

Junior Summer Camps
The Top Secret Garden

17 July – 21 July 2017 Day camps

Participants will enjoy a slew of cloak-and-dagger projects, such as building miniature doorways and escape hatches, making padlocked treasure chests, sending spy messages written in invisible ink, and even growing their own top secret gardens to take home.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Under the Microscope

Intermediate Summer Camps
Under the Microscope

17 July – 21 July 2017 Day camps

This week, participants will create a series of artworks that celebrate being tiny. Whether model-building, making photographs or creating science-inspired sculptures, you might need a magnifying glass to see our finished projects!

  • Ages 10 to 14
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To the Moon or Bust

Junior Summer Camps
To the Moon or Bust

24 July – 28 July 2017 Day camps

Kids will make props, sets and costumes for an imaginary journey to space. We will film their cosmic adventure and share it at a space-themed screening complete with a bottle rocket launch!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Capsules temporelles inversées

Camps en français
Capsules temporelles inversées

Du 31 juillet au 4 août 2017 Day camps

Les campeurs confectionneront leur propre capsule temporelle en utilisant des objets trouvés et les techniques de la sculpture, de la peinture et de la vidéo pour créer des objets qui, selon eux, seront représentatifs de la vie en 2117.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Creekside Clubhouse

Junior Summer Camps
Creekside Clubhouse

31 July – 4 August 2017 Day camps

Kids will spend their days along Morrison Creek in Gairloch Gardens, building and decorating play spaces such as forts, clubhouses and tents using everyday materials like cardboard and fabric.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Painting Intensive

Intermediate Summer Camps
Painting Intensive

8 August – 11 August 2017 Day camps

A program for anyone who’s passionate about painting, this week will focus on essential techniques for working with paints of all kinds, including watercolours, acrylics and oils.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Reverse Time Capsules

Junior Summer Camps
Reverse Time Capsules

8 August – 11 August 2017* Day camps

Campers will construct their own reverse time capsules, using sculpture, painting, video, and found objects to make the things they imagine will define life in 2117.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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The Top Secret Garden

Camps for French Learners
The Top Secret Garden

14 August – 18 August 2017 Day camps

Discover the secrets hidden in Gairloch Gardens, while creating some mysteries of your own—all in French!

  • Ages 6 to 12
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The Top Secret Garden

Junior Summer Camps
The Top Secret Garden

14 August – 18 August 2017 Day camps

Participants will enjoy a slew of cloak-and-dagger projects, such as building miniature doorways and escape hatches, making padlocked treasure chests, sending spy messages written in invisible ink, and even growing their own top secret gardens to take home.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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To the Moon or Bust

Junior Summer Camps
To the Moon or Bust

21 August – 25 August 2017 Day camps

Kids will make props, sets and costumes for an imaginary journey to space. We will film their cosmic adventure and share it at a space-themed screening complete with a bottle rocket launch!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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To the Moon or Bust

Camps for French Learners
To the Moon or Bust

21 August – 25 August 2017 Day camps

Film your own adventure into outer space! Kids will make props, sets and costumes for an imaginary journey to space. During the course of the program campers will have the opportunity to improve their French vocabulary and grammar as they plan out the narrative for their film.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Treat Yo Self

Junior Summer Camps
Treat Yo Self

28 August – 1 September 2017 Day camps

The last week of summer should be spent treating yourself: making marshmallow treat pizzas, tie-dying t-shirts, sipping homemade lemonade by the lake, and flying handmade kites are just a few of the special activities we’ll enjoy.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Crash Pad

Intermediate Summer Camps
Crash Pad

28 August – 1 September 2017 Day camps

Spend the week at Oakville Galleries making our studio into a super-chill crash pad. Our instructors will lead participants through making whatever they need to kit out their space, whether sewing bean bag chairs, screenprinting posters, filming new YouTube videos or making scented candles.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Treat Yo Self

Camps for French Learners
Treat Yo Self

28 August – 1 September 2017 Day camps

The last week of summer should be spent treating yourself! Adapted from our program in English, activities such as making tie-dye t-shirts and flying handmade kites will be merged with language lessons designed to build participants’ written and spoken French skills.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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