After-School Art Break


Change up the pace of your kids' week with a Thursday afternoon art break at Oakville Galleries! Through hands-on explorations of different materials each class, children will discover the magic of contemporary art and create their own inspired collection of artworks. Pour les descriptions des programmes en français, cliquez ici.

  • Ages 6 to 10
  • $149 ($175 for non-members)

Pocket Full of Sunshine: Sculpture and Mixed Media

  • Thursdays, 12 October – 30 November 2017 (8 weeks)

What's hiding in your pockets? Using highly tactile materials such as clay, fabric and wood, participants will design and make their very own pocket-sized sculptures and keepsakes to take with them everywhere.

Registration closed.

Sew Random: Threads, Textiles & More!

  • Thursdays, 18 January – 8 March 2018 (8 weeks)

Inspired by artists who elevate textile projects from simple craft to sophisticated artwork, kids will learn how to sew, quilt, paint on and embroider their own textile works by hand.

Registration closed.

Fresh Prints: Stamps and Silkscreens

  • Thursdays, 19 April – 7 June 2018 (8 weeks)

Get fresh with prints! Kids will learn how to design and print bold and funky pictures onto postcards, zines, patches, and T-shirts. Discover your personal aesthetic while learning how to engrave softoleum blocks, assemble collographs and design and cut stencils for silkscreens.

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Thursdays, 4:30 pm–6:00 pm


All classes are held at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, 1306 Lakeshore Road East, located 2 km east of downtown Oakville.

What to bring

Campers are welcome to bring snacks and drinks for each class (no nuts, please). Refillable water bottles are highly recommended. Indoor and outdoor clothing and footwear that can endure both messy fun and outdoor play are encouraged. Please bring a change of clean shoes to wear indoors in bad weather. Smocks are not provided. All art materials are supplied by Oakville Galleries

Cancellation policy

Cancellation with a refund must be applied for at least 7 days before your child's program begins. Refunds are subject to a $15 administrative fee. There are no refunds for cancellations requested less than 7 days before the program begins, or for extended care. Please allow 2-4 weeks for refunds by cheque.