PROGRAMS

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 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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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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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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Colour Your World

Junior Summer Camps
Colour Your World

29 June – 3 July 2020 Day camps

This week's art projects will bring a splash of colour to your days! Campers will explore all things technicolour, creating artworks through a wide variety of materials and techniques, including painting, collage and tie-dye.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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A Curious Collection

Junior Summer Camps
A Curious Collection

6 – 10 July 2020 Day camps

Join us to explore the weird wonders that can be contained in your very own cabinet of curiosities. Working with clay, painting and sculpture, campers will create their own collection of strange artworks and wondrously obscure objects—from rare trinkets and ancient artifacts to magical creatures.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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The Painter’s Studio

Intermediate Summer Camps
The Painter’s Studio

6 – 10 July 2020 Day camps

The world is truly your canvas! In this week-long painting workshop, campers will discover the inspiration of master painters old and new while creating a magnum opus of their own.

  • Ages 9 to 12
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Colorier ton monde

Camps en français
Colorier ton monde

Du 13 au 17 juillet 2020 Day camps

Les projets d'art de cette semaine vont surement ajouter de la couleur à vos jours. Les campeurs vont explorer toutes choses technicolor et créons des œuvres utilisant une grande variété de matériaux et techniques comme la peinture, le collage et le tie-dye.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Art in Bloom

Intermediate Summer Camps
Art in Bloom

13 – 17 July 2020 Day camps

Come bask in the splendour of Gairloch Gardens and let nature awaken your creativity. This week-long program will see campers draw inspiration from the natural world, mining Gairloch Gardens and its surroundings—taking photos, drawing the landscape and collecting natural materials that inspire art projects of all kinds—some to take home, others to live on in the garden for years to come.

  • Ages 9 to 12
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Up in the Clouds

Junior Summer Camps
Up in the Clouds

13 – 17 July 2020 Day camps

Campers' imaginations will soar up, up and away as we journey to the sky! Join us as we create hot air balloons, flying machines and fluffy clouds.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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Une collection curieuse

Camps en français
Une collection curieuse

Du 20 au 24 juillet 2020 Day camps

Joignez-nous dans notre enquête de notre cabinet de curiosité plein de choses obscure et étrange.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Colour Your World

Junior Summer Camps
Colour Your World

20 – 24 July 2020 Day camps

This week's art projects will bring a splash of colour to your days! Campers will explore all things technicolour, creating artworks through a wide variety of materials and techniques, including painting, collage and tie-dye.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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In Your Dreams

Intermediate Summer Camps
In Your Dreams

20 – 24 July 2020 Day camps

Want to bring your wildest dreams to life? Inspired by the stunning strangeness of Surrealism, this week of workshops will introduce participants to a variety of time-tested techniques to make their own masterful mash-ups of dreams and reality.

  • Ages 9 to 12
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A Curious Collection

Junior Summer Camps
A Curious Collection

27 – 31 July 2020 Day camps

Join us to explore the weird wonders that can be contained in your very own cabinet of curiosities.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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Colour Your World

Camps for Mandarin Learners
Colour Your World

3 – 7 August 2020 Day camps

This week's art projects will bring a splash of colour to your days! Campers will explore all things technicolour, creating artworks that experiment with a kaleidoscope of pigments through a wide variety of materials and techniques.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Up in the Clouds

Junior Summer Camps
Up in the Clouds

4 – 7 August 2020 Day camps

Campers' imaginations will soar up, up and away as we journey to the sky! Join us as we create hot air balloons, flying machines and fluffy clouds.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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A Curious Collection

Camps for Mandarin Learners
A Curious Collection

10 – 14 August 2020 Day camps

Join us to explore the weird wonders that can be contained in your very own cabinet of curiosities.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Colour Your World

Camps for French Learners
Colour Your World

10 – 14 August 2020 Day camps

This week's art projects will surely bring a splash of colour to your days! Campers will explore all things technicolour, experimenting with a broad spectrum of colours through techniques such as painting, collage and tie-dye.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Colour Your World

Junior Summer Camps
Colour Your World

10 – 14 August 2020 Day camps

This week's art projects will bring a splash of colour to your days! Campers will explore all things technicolour, creating artworks through a wide variety of materials and techniques, including painting, collage and tie-dye.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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A Curious Collection

Camps for French Learners
A Curious Collection

17 – 21 August 2020 Day camps

Explore the weird wonders that can be contained in your very own cabinet of curiosities! Working with clay, painting and sculpture, campers will create their own collection of strange artworks and wondrously obscure objects, while improving their French speaking and vocabulary skills through hands-on language activities.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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A Curious Collection

Junior Summer Camps
A Curious Collection

17 – 21 August 2020 Day camps

Join us to explore the weird wonders that can be contained in your very own cabinet of curiosities.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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Up in the Clouds

Junior Summer Camps
Up in the Clouds

24 – 28 August 2020 Day camps

Campers' imaginations will soar up, up and away as we journey to the sky! Join us as we create hot air balloons, flying machines and fluffy clouds.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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Up in the Clouds

Camps for French Learners
Up in the Clouds

24 – 28 August 2020 Day camps

Campers' imaginations will soar up, up and away as we journey to the sky! Join us as we create hot air balloons, flying machines, fluffy clouds and all the trappings of life in the wild blue yonder.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Colour Your World

Junior Summer Camps
Colour Your World

31 August – 4 September 2020 Day camps

This week's art projects will bring a splash of colour to your days! Campers will explore all things technicolour, creating artworks through a wide variety of materials and techniques, including painting, collage and tie-dye.

  • Ages 6 to 8
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