PROGRAMS

Animal Kingdom

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Animal Kingdom

Monday 16 September 2019 Classes & Workshops

Do you love animals? Imagine what your home would look like if wildlife started moving in! Participants will invent worlds overtaken by nature through creating artworks such as animal self-portraits, creature sculptures and more!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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ARTbus: Exhibition Tour

ARTbus: Exhibition Tour

Sunday 6 October 2019, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Talks & Events

Ride the ARTbus and discover some of the season's best exhibitions in the GTA! Visit Gallery TPW, the Small Arms Inspection Building and Oakville Galleries.

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Time Travellers

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Time Travellers

Friday 11 October 2019 Classes & Workshops

Travel through time and space by making art! Draw, paint and sculpt your way to the time and place of your dreams!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Baby

Friday 18 October 2019, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and babies will tour Georgia Dickie: Agouti Sky 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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Drawing: Crossing the Line (Ages 10 to 14)

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Drawing: Crossing the Line (Ages 10 to 14)

Saturdays, 19 October – 7 December 2019 Classes & Workshops

For beginners and novices alike, this program explores a range of drawing techniques and mediums.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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One On One: Artist Feedback Sessions

One On One: Artist Feedback Sessions

Saturday 19 October 2019, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Talks & Events

One On One is a resource for local artists interested in professional input into their practice. 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; or otherwise seek input into their artistic or career development.

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Drawing: Crossing the Line  (Ages 6 to 10)

Saturday Art Smarts
Drawing: Crossing the Line (Ages 6 to 10)

Saturdays, 19 October – 7 December 2019 Classes & Workshops

For beginners and novices alike, this program explores a range of drawing techniques and mediums.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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The Art of Upcycling

The Art of Upcycling

Sunday 20 October 2019, 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Courses & Workshops

Led by Rebecca Saha, Founder of the Tiny Toy Co., this two-hour workshop will guide participants through the process of creating their own assemblage terrariums using both toys and objects provided by the Tiny Toy Co., as well as those brought from home.

  • Ages 14+
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Le royaume des animaux

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Le royaume des animaux

vendredi 25 octobre 2019 Classes & Workshops

Les participants vont inventer des mondes dépassés par la nature en créant des œuvres d'arts, par exemple des autoportraits animaux, des sculptures de créatures et des scènes peinturées de leurs places favorites transformées par la faune.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Behind the Surface: Experimenting with Photograms

Behind the Surface: Experimenting with Photograms

Saturdays, 9 November – 23 November 2019 Courses & Workshops

Led by artist Robert Caspary, this three-week course will introduce participants to varied techniques and strategies of photogramming, a form of cameraless photography. Participants will explore a variety of different practices, including solar printing, gel transferring, collaging, and stitching to create images of their own making.

  • Ages 18+
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Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Giggles & Galleries
Giggles & Galleries: Toddler

Friday 15 November 2019, 10:00 am–11:00 am In the Community

Parents and tots will tour Georgia Dickie: Agouti Sky 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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Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

Sunday 17 November 2019, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm At the Galleries

Bring the whole family to Oakville Galleries for a free drop-in art workshop inspired by the work of exhibiting artist Georgia Dickie! Head to the Education Centre where participants will repurpose found materials, fabric, wire, and more to make works such as mobiles, models and collages.

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Family Art Workshop

Family Art Workshop

Sunday 17 November 2019, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm At the Galleries

Bring the whole family to Oakville Galleries for a free drop-in art workshop inspired by the work of exhibiting artist Georgia Dickie! Head to our Education Centre where participants will repurpose found materials, fabric, wire, and more to make works such as mobiles, models and collages.

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Les voyageurs temporels

Journées pédagogiques pouvoir de l'art
Les voyageurs temporels

vendredi 22 novembre 2019 Classes & Workshops

Voyager dans le temps et l'espace avec l'art ! Est-ce que vous rêvez d'explorer un autre siècle ? Un univers différent ? L'autre bout du monde ? Dessiner, peinturer et sculpter votre chemin au temps et à la place de vos rêves !

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Fabric Frenzy

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Fabric Frenzy

Friday 22 November 2019 Classes & Workshops

They say we're living in a material world—might as well use it to make our art! Participants will explore a variety of ways to use textiles in art, including silk screening, fabric painting and more.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Les tissus fous

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Les tissus fous

vendredi 17 janvier 2020 Classes & Workshops

Les participants vont explorer une variété de manières d'utiliser les textiles dans l'art, incluant ; la sérigraphie, la peinture du tissu et la création de leur propre sculpture rembourrée.

  • De 6 à 10 ans
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Painting: A Splash of Colour (Ages 10 to 14)

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Painting: A Splash of Colour (Ages 10 to 14)

Saturdays, 18 January – 7 March 2020 Classes & Workshops

Take your painting skills to the next level as we push the limits of artmaking with watercolours, acrylics and oil paints.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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 Painting: A Splash of Colour (Ages 6 to 10)

Saturday Art Smarts
Painting: A Splash of Colour (Ages 6 to 10)

Saturdays, 18 January – 7 March 2020 Classes & Workshops

Take your painting skills to the next level as we push the limits of artmaking with watercolours, acrylics and oil paints.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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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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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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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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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 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

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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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