Adult Art Classes

May 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm
$265 + HST/$238.50 + HST Gallery Members; Materials not included

April 4 to June 13, 2017 (no class May 2)
Tuesdays: 7:00 – 10:00 pm, 10 workshops; Live model
$265.00 + HST/$238.50 + HST Gallery Member; Materials not included    

From Life utilizes a live model to explore the human figure from different points of view. Benefit from the experience of regional artist Lois Green and explore traditional life drawing using various media. Intermediate and advanced levels of experience are welcome. Easels provided for up to 16 participants.

June 1, 2017 - 9:00 am

Flex your creative muscles and spend an engaging afternoon or evening at the Art Gallery. Enjoy a hands-on, artist-led workshop in a fully-equipped studio space. Explore the principles of design and colour. Learn about landscape painting, printmaking and contemporary art. Share in a guided tour of the Gallery’s exhibitions and collections. Perfect for adult birthday parties and celebrations of all kinds, as well as corporate retreats. A fun way to foster creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration and team building.

Choose from two different art programmes:
Vibrant Vistas: Learn about painting techniques and materials! Create an exceptional abstract painting representing your idea of the Canadian landscape.
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June 3, 2017 - 10:30 am
$140 + HST/$126 + HST Gallery Members; Materials not included

May 27 to June 24, 2017
Saturdays: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm, 5 workshops
$140.00 + HST/$126.00 + HST Gallery Member; Materials not included               

Under the guidance of regional artist André Beneteau, further your knowledge of camera techniques, features and operation with a series of engaging workshops and field trips. Participants will explore the many aspects of photography from portraits to landscapes while exercising their creativity and eye for dynamic composition. Participants must provide their own camera.

June 26, 2017 - 10:00 am
$195 + HST/$175 + HST Gallery Members; Some materials provided

June 26 to 28, 2017
Monday to Wednesday, 10 am – 3:00 pm, 3 workshops
$195.00 + HST/$175.50 + HST Gallery Member; Some materials provided

Extend your possibilities with acrylic painting! Benefit from the experience of regional artist Claudia Mandler McKnight and learn how to use colour and gesture with a variety of specialized media designed to enhance the texture and flow of acrylic paint. Emphasis will be on the technical use of additives for acrylics and creating mood through layered paint application. Participants must supply their own acrylic paints and canvas. The MacLaren will provide a variety of media for...