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Taught by artists and arts educators in our lakeside studios, Oakville Galleries' art classes and camps encourage children to explore the furthest reaches of their imaginations while building creative and cooperative skills alike. Check out what participants got up to in past years in our
Sign up for classes before 21 September 2012 and save 10% on program fees!
Summer Art Camps
Make Gairloch Gardens your child's canvas for creativity! Oakville Galleries' week-long day camps run in rotation all summer long, and offer unique art-making experiences alongside active outdoor recreation.
After-School Art Break
Looking for some end-of-the-day creative stimulation for your kids? Come to Oakville Galleries! Over eight sessions, participants will explore a range of techniques and materials to create art projects that reflect their own unique interests.
Saturday Art Smarts
Start the weekend off right-with a hands-on art workshop! Each eight-week program introduces burgeoning artists to the fundamentals of a different art technique.
March Break Art Camps
Dedicated to art-making and outdoor recreation in Gairloch Gardens, our March Break camps are designed to keep kids active and inspired while school's out!
Power Art PA Day
Power your PA Day with energizing art activities and outdoor recreation! Program dates coincide with the Halton District School Board, Halton Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire Viamonde and Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud.
Birthday Art Party (Ages 6+ )
Bring your party to Oakville Galleries for an unforgettable birthday celebration! Rent our beautiful lakeside studio and one of our instructors will lead your group in a festive hour-long art activity of your choice.
All full-day programs have optional before- and after-care available from 8 am-9 am ($5/day per child) and 4 pm-5:30 pm ($7/day per child).
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Our dynamic team of instructors is made up of university-trained artists and arts educators. Their art practices range from printmaking, painting, drawing and bookbinding to photography, video, performance, sculpture and installation.
Register for one of our Summer Camp, March Break Camp, Saturday Art Smarts or After-School Art Break programs and your family is eligible to claim the Children's Art Tax Credit. Offered to encourage the development of children's creative abilities and help parents with the costs associated with children's arts activities, the 15% credit can be claimed on up to $500 of qualifying expenses.
Unless otherwise indicated, classes and camps are held at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, 1306 Lakeshore Road East, located 2 km east of downtown Oakville.
For detailed program information and to register for art classes and camps, please contact:
Elizabeth Underhill, Education Officer, 905.844.4402 extension 26.
Become a member and save!
Take out a family membership and receive 15% off all art classes and camps for a year!
Benefits of membership also include free admission to over 70 museums and art galleries in Ontario, including the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery.
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Art Classes and Camps are generously sponsored in-kind by:
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All dates, times and program descriptions are subject to change.