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.

Online Youth Watercolour Workshop

2 May 2021

In collaboration with the Town of Oakville's National Youth Week initiative, Oakville Galleries is excited to offer a free virtual watercolour workshop! Come join us on Zoom as we learn new watercolour skills and celebrate the colours of Spring. Participants will explore techniques to create beautiful landscape paintings, or still life masterpieces of blossoms.

  • Ages 11+

Saturday Art Smarts

Saturdays, 7 – 24 October 2020

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

  • Ages 6 to 10

Art Class by the Lake

Thursdays, 30 July – 20 August 2020

Come join us in Oakville Galleries' Gairloch Gardens to create art outside by the lake! Classes will include instruction in creating artworks inspired by nature and the beautiful surroundings of Gairloch Gardens and Lake Ontario.

  • Ages 6 to 12

Power Art PA Day

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

Journées pédagogiques pouvoir de l'art

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