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ARTbus: Exhibition Tour

ARTbus: Exhibition Tour

Sunday 26 January 2020, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Talks & Events

Ride the ARTbus and discover some of the season's best exhibitions in the GTA! Visit the Ryerson Image Centre, the Art Gallery of Burlington and Oakville Galleries.

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Mad Science

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Mad Science

Friday 31 January 2020 Classes & Workshops

Transforming our Education Centre into a laboratory, we will spend the day mixing science and art to make all kinds of exciting discoveries.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Paint Party

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Paint Party

Friday 14 February 2020 Classes & Workshops

Spend the day with friends doing what you love best—painting! The Education Centre will be bumping with upbeat tunes for participants to paint along to and an art buffet set up with all the supplies one could ever dream of.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Poetry Workshop: The Creative Muse

Poetry Workshop: The Creative Muse

Saturdays, 15 February – 29 February 2020 Courses & Workshops

Led by Oakville-based poet and author Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews, this course will introduce participants to a variety of approaches for tapping into one's creative writing capacity. Various contemporary poetic forms will be introduced and considered, with participants learning how to critique and edit their own work for maximum word power, clarity and brevity of expression.

  • Ages 18+
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Family Workshop with Tau Lewis

Family Workshop with Tau Lewis

Monday 17 February 2020, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Upcoming

Bring the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of artmaking this Family Day with exhibiting artist Tau Lewis. Following a brief walkthrough of her show, Lewis will lead participants in a hands-on patchwork workshop, using found and foraged fabrics to explore how recycled materials can be readily transformed into terrific artworks.

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One On One: Artist Feedback Sessions

One On One: Artist Feedback Sessions

Saturday 7 March 2020, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Talks & Events

One On One is a resource for local artists interested in professional input into their practice. Three times a year, artists in the Halton region are invited to book a 30-minute visit with one of Oakville Galleries' curators, in which they can present their work; discuss ideas in development; request feedback on their portfolios, CVs or artist statements; or otherwise seek input into their artistic or career development.

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Over the Moon (Ages 6 to 10)

March Break Art Camps
Over the Moon (Ages 6 to 10)

9 – 13 March 2020 Day camps

Experience outer space without leaving the neighbourhood! Come to Oakville Galleries and embark upon intergalactic space travel through sculpture, drawing and painting projects that will see participants create rocket ships, constellations and glowing planets.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Over the Moon (Ages 10 to 14)

March Break Art Camps
Over the Moon (Ages 10 to 14)

9 – 13 March 2020 Day camps

Experience outer space without leaving the neighbourhood! Come to Oakville Galleries and embark upon intergalactic space travel through sculpture, drawing and painting projects that will see participants create rocket ships, constellations and glowing planets.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Les mythes, légendes et héros

Congé de mars

Du 16 au 20 mars 2020 Day camps

Ce camp est fait de légendes ! Les participants vont apprendre à propos de plusieurs mythes et fables legendaires et après ils vont explorer leurs imaginations pour créer leur propre création.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Myths, Legends & Heroes (Ages 6 to 10)

March Break Art Camps
Myths, Legends & Heroes (Ages 6 to 10)

16 – 20 March 2020 Day camps

This camp is the stuff of legends! Participants will learn about an array of storied myths and fables and then explore the furthest reaches of their imaginations to create their own.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Myths, Legends & Heroes (Ages 10 to 14)

March Break Art Camps
Myths, Legends & Heroes (Ages 10 to 14)

16 – 20 March 2020 Day camps

This camp is the stuff of legends! Participants will learn about an array of storied myths and fables and then explore the furthest reaches of their imaginations to create their own.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Printmaking: Out of Print (Ages 10 to 14)

Saturday Art Smarts
Printmaking: Out of Print (Ages 10 to 14)

Saturdays, 11 April – 30 May 2020 Classes & Workshops

Discover the world of prints! Participants will explore a wide variety of printmaking strategies to make—and remake—images of their own creation. Techniques covered will include carving, block printing and silkscreening.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Printmaking: Out of Print (Ages 6 to 10)

Saturday Art Smarts
Printmaking: Out of Print (Ages 6 to 10)

Saturdays, 11 April – 30 May 2020 Classes & Workshops

Discover the world of prints! Participants will explore a wide variety of printmaking strategies to make—and remake—images of their own creation. Techniques covered will include carving, block printing and silkscreening.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Coming to Life

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Coming to Life

Monday 27 April 2020 Classes & Workshops

Bring your imagination to life with this stop-motion workshop! Participants will build characters out of modeling clay, then pose and photograph them one small movement at a time.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Making Waves

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Making Waves

Friday 5 June 2020 Classes & Workshops

Spend the day down by the lake! Learning how to create floating sculptures, boats and other water-friendly crafts, participants will venture out to the ponds of Gairloch Gardens to test their creations (weather permitting!).

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Fête de peinture

Journées pédagogiques pouvoir de l'art
Fête de peinture

vendredi 12 juin 2020 Classes & Workshops

Le centre d'éducation va avoir de la musique entrainante pour que les participants puissent peinturer au rythme de la musique.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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