Youth Programmes

August 22, 2017 - 9:00 am

Are you interested in art, community and volunteering? Spots are now available for new MacLaren Youth Council members! Dedicated youth from across Simcoe County with an interest in the visual arts are encouraged to apply.

This year-long volunteer programme for highschool students, 14 to 18 years of age allows youth to share their thoughts on how to engage their peers in understanding the visual arts and the role of art galleries in their community. Please view the attached poster for more details!

For more information contact:
Christina Mancuso
Education Officer,
(705) 720-1044 ext. 234

September 6, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Free; Materials provided
Share Your Story: The Story of "I" for Carnegie Days
The MacLaren Art Centre is excited to host three free workshops at the Gallery for children, youth and families to enjoy! At these workshops, participants will create vibrant illustrations inspired by illuminated manuscripts, depicting letters, words and initials that have meaning to them. 
Families will have the opportunity to submit their artwork for an online community exhibition, The Story of “I” as a featured part of Carnegie Days. This annual festival of art and language includes exhibitions, public art projects, lectures, readings, screenings, workshops and other public programmes at the Gallery and in the city of...