After-School Art Break


Change up the pace of your kids' busy school week with an art break at Oakville Galleries! Exploring a different theme every week, children will discover a range of art-making activities inspired by contemporary art. Made using a variety of materials and techniques, participants' creations will be shared in a group exhibition on our last class. Pour les descriptions des programmes en français, cliquez ici.

  • Ages 6 to 12
  • $149 ($175 for non-members)

Sew Random: Threads, Textiles & More!

  • 12 October – 30 November 2016

Kids will learn how to sew, quilt and embroider small pieces by hand. Following this, they will make projects created by wrapping with thread, painting on fabric and collaging textiles.

It’s a Wild, Wild Life: Animals in Art

  • 1 February – 22 March 2017

Have you ever painted a portrait of your puppy, or collaged couture for your cat? In this program, participants will learn how to draw, paint and sculpt their favourite animals—and animate them with accessories!

Lands End: Art on the Edge

  • 19 April – 7 June 2017

Overlooking Lake Ontario, Oakville Galleries feels like it is set on the edge of the world. Over eight weeks, kids will draw, design, paint, and sculpt new communities of their own imagination built at land's end.



Wednesdays, 3:30 pm–5:00 pm or 6:00 pm–7:30 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.