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Wild, Wild Life

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Wild, Wild Life

Monday 17 September 2018 Classes & Workshops

Hatch an escape plan with a range of imaginative art activities inspired by the work of exhibiting artist Tamara Henderson.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Claymation Station

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Claymation Station

Friday 5 October 2018 Classes & Workshops

Bring your imaginary world to life with this claymation workshop!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Drawing: Foundations to New Frontiers

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Drawing: Foundations to New Frontiers

Saturdays, 13 October – 1 December 2018 (8 weeks) Classes & Workshops

With an emphasis on drawing projects made with traditional and unusual tools, participants will take inspiration from the Galleries' FASTWÜRMS exhibition to expand into projects that embrace texture, collage and sculpture.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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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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Painting: Beyond the Basics

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Painting: Beyond the Basics

Saturdays, 19 January – 9 March 2019 (8 weeks) 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 and 10 to 14
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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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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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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

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Sculpture: The Greatest Hits

Saturdays, 13 April – 1 June 2019 (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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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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