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 September 2017

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 2017

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

  • Ages 10 to 14

Camps for French Learners

August to September 2017

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.

  • Ages 6 to 12

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.

  • Ages 6 to 10

Saturday Art Smarts

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 14

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

March Break Art Camps

12 March – 23 March 2018

Dedicated to art-making and outdoor recreation in Gairloch Gardens, our March Break Art Camps are designed to keep kids active and inspired while school's out!

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14

Birthday Art Party

Retreat to our lakeside studio and one of our educators will lead your group in a festive art activity.

  • Ages 6+

Summer Art Camps

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.