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.

March Break Art Camps

12 – 16 April 2021

This week-long, online camp is designed to keep kids inspired while school's out! Participants will be introduced to different art movements and make a number of varied artworks allowing them to explore new techniques and their creativity.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Oakville Public Library Little Artists Series

Wednesdays, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Create, engage and share! In partnership with the Oakville Public Library, join us for an artistic journey through different art movements and styles each week with an art tutorial and added story.

  • Ages 4 to 7
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Oakville Galleries Online: Home Studio

Fridays, 10 April – 12 June 2020

Create, engage, share! Come join our very own educator Erica every Friday at 3:00pm in her Home Studio. You can follow our step-by-step videos to create your own at-home masterpieces!


  • Ages 6 to 12
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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
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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
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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
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Junior Summer Camps

July to August 2020

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 8
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Intermediate Summer Camps

July to August 2020

Designed for youth keen to take their art-making skills to the next level, these camps offer advanced instruction that develops participants' creativity and confidence alike.

  • Ages 9 to 12
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Camps for French Learners

August 2020

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
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Camps for Mandarin Learners

August 2020

Designed for children with a basic understanding of Mandarin, Camps for Mandarin Learners are a great way to strengthen your child's Mandarin speaking skills.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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