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Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Friday 26 October 2018, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and babies will tour Gabriel Kuri: spending static to save gas 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 Party

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Painting Party

Friday 26 October 2018 Classes & Workshops

Spend the day with friends doing what you love best—painting! The Education Centre will be bumping with upbeat tunes for kids to paint along to and an art buffet set up with everything they’ll need to make painting magic.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Authors on Art with Alissa York

Free Talk with Alissa York

Thursday 1 November 2018, 7:00 pm Talks & Events

Join us for our Authors on Art series with acclaimed writer Alissa York in parallel with our fall exhibition David Hartt: in the forest. Alissa York is the award-winning author of the novels The Naturalist, Fauna, Effigy and Mercy, and the short fiction collection, Any Given Power.

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Treasure Hunt

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Treasure Hunt

Friday 2 November 2018 Classes & Workshops

Kids will build their own hiding places using sculpting materials such as clay, and fill them with art treasures. At the end of the day, we’ll hunt for the treasures using painted maps.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Friday 16 November 2018, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and tots will tour Gabriel Kuri: spending static to save gas 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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Laboratoire d’animation

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
Laboratoire d’animation

vendredi 16 novembre 2018 Classes & Workshops

Donne vie à ton monde imaginaire au cours de cet atelier d'animation de pâte à modeler! Les participants fabriqueront des personnages avec de la pâte à modeler, puis prendront une photo de chacun des mouvements qu'ils leur feront faire.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

Sunday 18 November 2018, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm At the Galleries

Bring the whole family to Oakville Galleries for a free art workshop inspired by David Hartt's exhibition. Take in a brief tour of the show, then drop by the Education Centre to help us make a stop motion animation!

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Painting Party

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Painting Party

Friday 23 November 2018 Classes & Workshops

Spend the day with friends doing what you love best—painting! The Education Centre will be bumping with upbeat tunes for kids to paint along to and an art buffet set up with everything they'll need to make painting magic.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Big Thinkers with Mark and Ben Cullen

Free Talk with Mark and Ben Cullen

Tuesday 11 December 2018, 7:00 pm Talks & Events

Join us for our Big Thinkers speakers series with Canada's top horticulture expert Mark Cullen and his son Ben Cullen. Sharing excerpts from his newest book, Escape to Reality, Cullen will discuss topics ranging from garden and nature as therapy to practical tips for cultivating and coexisting with your garden.

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Fête de la peinture

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
Fête de la peinture

vendredi 18 janvier 2019 Classes & Workshops

Passe la journée en compagnie d'amis à faire ce que tu préfères: de la peinture! Les enfants feront de la peinture au rythme de la musique du centre éducatif en pigeant dans un buffet artistique tout ce qu'il leur faut pour rendre le moment magique.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Painting: Beyond the Basics

Intermediate Saturday Art Smarts
Painting: Beyond the Basics

Saturdays, 19 January – 9 March 2019 Classes & Workshops

Take your paintings to a new level as we push the limits of making art with watercolours, acrylics and oil paints. Staff will work with students to develop painting projects that are targeted to their individual interests and abilities.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Painting: Beyond the Basics

Junior Saturday Art Smarts
Painting: Beyond the Basics

Saturdays, 19 January – 9 March 2019 Classes & Workshops

Take your paintings to a new level as we push the limits of making art with watercolours, acrylics and oil paints. Each participant will produce a large completed canvas, along with other surprise projects.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Chasse au trésor

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
Chasse au trésor

vendredi 1 février 2019 Classes & Workshops

Les enfants fabriqueront leurs propres cachettes au moyen de divers matériaux, comme l'argile. ls y cacheront leurs trésors artistiques. À la fin de la journée, nous irons à la chasse aux trésors à l'aide de cartes peintes.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Treasure Hunt

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Treasure Hunt

Friday 1 February 2019 Classes & Workshops

When hunting for treasure, there are many places to look—the end of a rainbow, deep within a wishing well or stowed away in a wooden chest. Kids will build their own hiding places using sculpting materials such as clay, and fill them with art treasures.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Friday 8 February 2019, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and babies will tour Valérie Blass' 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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Art Ecosystem

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Art Ecosystem

Friday 15 February 2019 Classes & Workshops

Attention nature lovers! Combine your love of art and the environment by building miniature greenhouses that will grow native seeds indoors. We'll also make sculptures that double as bird feeders to help support wildlife in the cold winter months.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Wild, Wild Life

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Wild, Wild Life

Friday 22 February 2019 Classes & Workshops

Kids will invent worlds overtaken by nature through drawing and painting activities, including animal self-portraits and sketching scenes of our favourite places transformed by wilderness.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Friday 1 March 2019, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and tots will tour Valérie Blass' 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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Écosystème de l'art

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
Écosystème de l'art

vendredi 8 mars 2019 Classes & Workshops

Attention aux amoureux de la nature! Assouvis ta passion pour l'art et l'environnement en construisant des serres miniatures où pousseront des graines de chez nous.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Musée du bricolage

Camps artistiques de la relâche de mars

Du 11 au 15 mars 2019 Day camps

Destinés à la création artistique et au plein air dans Gairloch Gardens, nos camps de mars sont conçus de façon à garder les enfants actifs et inspires durant le conge scolaire!

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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DIY Museum

Junior March Break Art Camps
DIY Museum

11 – 15 March 2019 Day camps

Make your own museum this March Break! Participants will create objects that tell their life stories, whether real or imagined. Kids will make self-portraits, costumes, maps, video diaries and other historical accoutrements to tell any life story using drawing, painting and sculpture.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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DIY Museum

Intermediate March Break Art Camps
DIY Museum

11 – 15 March 2019 Day camps

Make your own museum this March Break! Participants will create objects that tell their life stories, whether real or imagined. Fancy yourself to be a space explorer or unicorn whisperer? Kids will make self-portraits, costumes, maps, video diaries and other historical accoutrements to tell any life story using drawing, painting and sculpture.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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The Future Belongs to the Curious

Junior March Break Art Camps
The Future Belongs to the Curious

18 – 22 March 2019 Day camps

Participants will mine the depths of their curiosity to imagine what lies ahead. Through painting, sculpture and animation activities, kids will create artworks such as crystal balls, time travel books, maps, models of our planet (and any other intergalactic colonies), and short stop-motion movies.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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The Future Belongs to the Curious

Intermediate March Break Art Camps
The Future Belongs to the Curious

18 – 22 March 2019 Day camps

Ever wanted to see into the future? Through painting, sculpture and animation activities, kids will create artworks such as crystal balls, time travel books, maps, models of our planet (and any other intergalactic colonies), and short stop-motion movies.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Monster Homes

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Monster Homes

Friday 12 April 2019 Classes & Workshops

Build a monster's paradise in our Education Centre, complete with life-sized homes and painted scenery to accommodate all sorts of creatures, including feathered serpents, werewolves and sasquatches.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Sculpture: The Greatest Hits

Intermediate Saturday Art Smarts
Sculpture: The Greatest Hits

Saturdays, 13 April – 1 June 2019 Classes & Workshops

We're bringing back the hits! For this program, participants will get to explore some of the best-loved ways of working in three dimensions by making their own series of sculptures.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Sculpture: The Greatest Hits

Junior Saturday Art Smarts
Sculpture: The Greatest Hits

Saturdays, 13 April – 1 June 2019 Classes & Workshops

For this program, participants will get to explore some of the best-loved ways of working in three dimensions by making their own series of sculptures.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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It’s Your Turn

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It’s Your Turn

Friday 7 June 2019 Classes & Workshops

We love putting together days full of new and unusual art-making activities—but now it's your turn! Come for a day of unfettered access to Oakville Galleries' art supplies and create the projects you've been dreaming of.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Maisons de monstres

Journées pédagogiques artistiques
Maisons de monstres

vendredi 14 juin 2019 Classes & Workshops

Construis le paradis d'un monstre dans le centre éducatif, en l'agrémentant de maisons grandeur nature et de décors peints pour accueillir toutes sortes de créatures, comme des serpents à plumes, des loups-garous et des sasquatchs.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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