PROGRAMS

Fresh Prints: Stamps and Silkscreens

After-School Art Break
Fresh Prints: Stamps and Silkscreens

Thursdays, 19 April – 7 June 2018 (8 weeks) Classes & Workshops

Get fresh with prints! Kids will learn how to design and print bold and funky pictures onto postcards, zines, patches, and T-shirts.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Estampes : tampons et sérigraphie

Pause artistique après-cours
Estampes : tampons et sérigraphie

19 avril – 7 juin 2018 Classes & Workshops

Familiarise-toi avec l'estampe! Les enfants apprendront à dessiner et à imprimer des images audacieuses et délirantes sur des cartes postales, des zines, des écussons et des t-shirts.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Textiles: Weave It Through

Saturday Art Smarts
Textiles: Weave It Through

Saturdays, 21 April – 9 June 2018 (8 weeks) Classes & Workshops

Silky, fuzzy, smooth and rough—discover the wonderfully tactile world of textile art!

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Textiles : le tissage

Les artistes futés du samedi
Textiles : le tissage

21 avril – 9 juin 2018 Classes & Workshops

Soyeux, pelucheux, doux et rugueux... Découvre le merveilleux monde tactile de l'art textile. Grâce à diverses techniques textiles, les participants apprendront à créer du papier et des motifs cousus, à fabriquer une œuvre d'art à porter, à tisser une tenture, à coudre des collages et plus encore.

  • De 6 à 14 ans
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Get Your Glue On

Power Art PA Day
Get Your Glue On

27 April 2018 Classes & Workshops

Discover the many different uses for this art room staple: glue! Often invisible, participants will learn clever ways of making glue the most exciting part of an art project.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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On Paper: The Creativity of Collage

On Paper: The Creativity of Collage
On Paper: The Creativity of Collage

Saturdays, 28 April – 26 May 2018 Courses & Workshops

Led by Oakville-based collage artist Joanna Turlej, this course will explore the many ways paper can be used to make images. Working closely with Turlej, participants will dive into the history of collage and hone their creative expression through a series of collage-making exercises.

  • Ages 18+
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Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Friday 11 May 2018, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and tots will tour Sara Cwynar: Tracy at Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square, followed by storytelling, a song and craft time.

  • Parents/guardians and children (0 to 4 years)
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Trip to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Trip to the Albright-Knox
Trip to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Saturday 26 May 2018, 9:30 am–4:00 pm Talks & Events
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Art Floats

Power Art PA Day
Art Floats

1 June 2018 Classes & Workshops

In this classic Oakville Galleries workshop, participants will learn how to assemble buoyant and waterproof materials into artworks that float in water.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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L’art qui flotte

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
L’art qui flotte

15 juin 2018 Classes & Workshops

Au cours de cet atelier classique des Oakville Galleries, les participants apprendront à assembler des matériaux flottants et résistants à l’eau pour en faire des œuvres flottantes.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Paint-tastic

Junior Summer Camps
Paint-tastic

3 July – 6 July 2018* Day camps

Inspired by our summer exhibition, campers will experiment with an assortment of watercolour, tempera and acrylic paints on specialty papers and canvases, creating a suite of paintings in both abstract and realistic styles.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Vaisseau de rêves

Camps en français
Vaisseau de rêves

Du 9 au 13 juillet 2018 Day camps

Voyagez sur un océan de magie et de merveilles à bord de votre propre vaisseau de rêves! Tant à l'intérieur du studio qu'aux abords des bassins des Gairloch Gardens, les participants construiront des minivaisseaux, dessineront des cartes au trésor, concevront une garde-robe digne d'un explorateur et créeront une panoplie d'œuvres sur le thème de la navigation en recourant à la peinture, à la sculpture et au collage.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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A Clay-Date with Friends

Junior Summer Camps
A Clay-Date with Friends

9 July – 13 July 2018 Day camps

Working with clay, campers will create a crew of friendly figures borne straight from their imagination—people, animals, aliens: the sky's the limit!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Rendez-vous avec des amis d’argile

Camps en français
Rendez-vous avec des amis d’argile

Du 16 au 20 juillet 2018 Day camps

Apprends diverses techniques qui te permettront de créer à la main un groupe de personnages sympathiques à partir d'argile autodurcissante. À toi de décider si tu veux modeler des êtres humains, des animaux ou des extraterrestres. Les possibilités sont infinies.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Ship of Dreams

Junior Summer Camps
Ship of Dreams

16 July – 20 July 2018 Day camps

Travel away on a sea of magic and wonder in your very own ship of dreams! With workshops taking place both in the studio and out by the ponds in Gairloch Gardens, campers will construct small sea-worthy vessels, make sunken-ship maps, design a wardrobe fit for an explorer, and create a gaggle of other nautical-themed artworks in painting, sculpture and collage.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Friday 20 July 2018, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and babies will tour our summer exhibition at Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square, followed by storytelling, a song and craft time.

  • Parents/guardians and children (0 to 4 years)
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Painting Intensive

Intermediate Summer Camps
Painting Intensive

23 July – 27 July 2018 Day camps

This week will focus on learning abstract and realistic techniques and colour theory. Working with watercolours, acrylics and oils, youth will spend each day creating a painting in a different medium.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Stop-Motion Madness

Junior Summer Camps
Stop-Motion Madness

23 July – 27 July 2018 Day camps

Spend the week making your own animated movie. Participants will build characters and props out of modeling clay, fabric and other bits and bobs, then hand-build miniature sets for them.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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MeTube

Intermediate Summer Camps
MeTube

30 July – 3 August 2018 Day camps

Back by popular demand! Participants will script, shoot and edit videos of their own design, then learn how to add sound and special effects using iMovie.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Paint-tastic

Junior Summer Camps
Paint-tastic

30 July – 3 August 2018 Day camps

Inspired by our summer exhibition, campers will experiment with an assortment of watercolour, tempera and acrylic paints on specialty papers and canvases, creating a suite of paintings in both abstract and realistic styles.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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A Clay-Date with Friends

Junior Summer Camps
A Clay-Date with Friends

7 August – 10 August 2018* Day camps

Working with clay, campers will create a crew of friendly figures borne straight from their imagination—people, animals, aliens: the sky's the limit!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Mobile Art Cart

Intermediate Summer Camps
Mobile Art Cart

7 August – 10 August 2018 Day camps

Picture this: a cart on wheels, overflowing with all the art supplies you could ever want—and it's yours for the taking. This week, youth will have a chance to dig into their art fantasies and make the creative projects they've been dreaming of with the support of our skilled staff.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Ship of Dreams

Junior Summer Camps
Ship of Dreams

13 August – 17 August 2018 Day camps

Travel away on a sea of magic and wonder in your very own ship of dreams! With workshops taking place both in the studio and out by the ponds in Gairloch Gardens, campers will construct small sea-worthy vessels, make sunken-ship maps, design a wardrobe fit for an explorer, and create a gaggle of other nautical-themed artworks in painting, sculpture and collage.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Ship of Dreams

Camps for French Learners
Ship of Dreams

13 August– 17 August 2018 Day camps

With workshops taking place both in the studio and out by the ponds in Gairloch Gardens, campers will construct small sea-worthy vessels, make sunken-ship maps and design a wardrobe fit for an explorer.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Book City

Intermediate Summer Camps
Book City

13 August – 17 August 2018 Day camps

Escape to Book City, a world where art and the written word collide! Participants will learn a variety of techniques to elevate stories with illustrations, to make art with comics and scrapbooks and to otherwise combine images and text.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Friday 17 August 2018, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and tots will tour our summer exhibition at Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square, followed by storytelling, a song and craft time.

  • Parents/guardians and children (0 to 4 years)
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Stop-Motion Madness

Junior Summer Camps
Stop-Motion Madness

20 August – 24 August 2018 Day camps

Spend the week making your own animated movie. Participants will build characters and props out of modeling clay, fabric and other bits and bobs, then hand-build miniature sets for them.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Paint-tastic

Camps for French Learners
Paint-tastic

20 August – 24 August 2018 Day camps

Paint to your heart's delight! Inspired by our summer exhibition, campers will experiment with an assortment of watercolour, tempera and acrylic paints on specialty papers and canvases, creating a suite of paintings in both abstract and realistic styles.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Crystal Carousels

Junior Summer Camps
Crystal Carousels

27 August – 31 August 2018 Day camps

Step right up! Inspired by the excitement of amusement parks, campers will create an indoor midway, replete with games, prizes and carnival treats, all while building their skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, and more!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Crystal Carousels

Camps for French Learners
Crystal Carousels

27 August – 31 August 2018 Day camps

Inspired by the excitement of amusement parks, campers will create an indoor midway replete with games, prizes and carnival treats. In this program, adapted from our Crystal Carousels camp in English, activities in drawing, painting and sculpture will be merged with language lessons designed to build participants' French writing and speaking skills.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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