kids programs

What better environment for creative learning than your local contemporary art museum? Taught by professional artists and arts educators at our lakeside studios in Gairloch Gardens, Oakville Galleries' art classes and camps encourage children to explore the furthest reaches of their imaginations and maximize their creativity. Programs offer one-of-a-kind art making experiences, interactive tours of the Galleries' exhibitions, and outdoor recreation activities. Small classes guided by qualified art instructors ensure an inspiring setting for your children to express themselves through art.

Junior Summer Camps

July to August 2018

Our junior camps offer hands-on instruction in key art-making techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture, then build on these fundamentals with fun-filled projects, such as animations, performances and large-scale installations.

  • Ages 6 to 10

Intermediate Summer Camps

July to August 2018

Designed for youth, these camps offer advanced techniques, tools and materials to develop participants' creativity and take their artistic skills to the next level.

  • Ages 10 to 14

Camps en français

Juillet 2018

Les camps de jour des Oakville Galleries offrent les instructions pratiques sur des techniques artistiques de base, comme le dessin, la peinture et la sculpture, puis développer ces notions élémentaires avec des projets amusants comme des animations, des performances et des installations à grand échelle.

  • De 6 à 12 ans

Camps for French Learners

August 2018

Designed for children with a basic to intermediate understanding of French, Camps for French Learners are a great way to strengthen your child's French speaking skills before returning to school in September.

  • Ages 6 to 12

Saturday Art Smarts

21 April – 9 June 2018

Get smart about art with hands-on workshops at your local art museum! Lessons put a kid-friendly twist on pieces from our permanent collection, offering an inspiring starting point to build an impressive portfolio of artworks.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14

Power Art PA Day

1 June 2018

Power your children's PA Day with energizing art activities and outdoor recreation! These full-day workshops are great for active kids curious about art, creativity and culture.

  • Ages 6 to 10

Les artistes futés du samedi

Ces cours d'introduction rendent des œuvres de la collection permanente des Galeries Oakville plus attrayantes aux enfants et les inspire à créer leurs propres œuvres ainsi qu'à développer leur créativité et leurs habilités techniques.

  • De 6 à 14 ans

Journées pédagogiques artistiques

Ces ateliers d'une journée sont parfaits pour les enfants actifs qui aiment l'art, la création et la culture.

  • De 6 à 10 ans

Summer Art Camps

July & August 2018

The perfect way for kids with active imaginations to spend their summer break, Oakville Galleries' day camps run throughout July and August at our lakeside studios.

  • Ages 6 to 14