Youth Programmes

May 2, 2017 - 9:00 am
Free

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 
christina@maclarenart.com
 

April 29, 2017 - 10:00 am
Free; Materials provided.

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
CANADA 150th YOUTH INITIATIVE: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ART

WORKSHOP IS FULL. CALL GALLERY FOR WAITING LIST 705-721-9696

In partnership with the Barrie Native Friendship Centre and the Beausoleil First Nation Springwater Park, with support from the Barrie Community Foundation, the MacLaren Art Centre is pleased to offer an innovative programme for youth focusing on contemporary Indigenous art. The objectives of this special initiative are to foster the artistic development of youth in Simcoe County and to nurture their understanding of contemporary Indigenous visual culture through discussions, workshops and exhibition programming.

Youth ages 14 to 18 are invited to join professional Indigenous artists...

May 29, 2017 - 6:30 pm
$110/$99 + HST Gallery Members; Materials included

NEW! MASTERPIECE ME: PORTRAITS (ages 14 to 18)
May 29 to June 26, 2017
Mondays: 6:30 – 8:00 pm, 5 workshops
$110.00/$99.00 + HST Gallery Members; Materials included

Create art that represents you! Inspired by the vibrant paintings in Arthur Shilling: The Final Works, participants will be guided by regional artist Lois Green to create portraits using water-soluble oil painting techniques. Whether working in realistic, abstract or expressionistic styles, participants will find unique ways to represent themselves!