Art Classes for All!

Art classes with Sean George!
Art Classes for Adults in Barrie, Ontario, MacLaren Art Centre
Art Camps are offered at Winter Break, March Break and throughout the summer months
Art Classes and Camps for kids, Barrie, Ontario, MacLaren Art Centre,
Plein Air classes for adults

Now is the perfect time to START THINKING ART

Treat yourself or someone you love to art classes at the MacLaren. What makes art classes and camps here so special? We have a beautiful, sunlit studio and all of our art classes and camps are led by regional artists. We have options for all ages (children, youth, adults) and all levels of experience. See the sidebar (left) to help you find the best class for you!

Spend a Creative March Break at the MacLaren

Register now for Art Escape: March Break Camp for ages 6 to 11 years old! Led by regional artist Julie Wilson, campers will be introduced to a variety of professional art materials and techniques exploring, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Jump into five full-days of artful escape, and make new art and new friends!

Spring Programmes for Children and Youth

Inspired by exhibitions, the focus is all about drawing this spring! Children and youth will explore an exciting range of traditional and contemporary drawing materials and techniques in a series of engaging workshops. Register now for Junior DrawingLab, DrawingLab and Get Animated!

Jump into an Exciting Summer at the MacLaren!

The MacLaren offers up to thirteen summer camps for children ages 6 to 13 years! Campers will have fun exploring a range of art media and innovative techniques in full-week camps throughout July and August. Register today!

New Programmes for Adults

Adults are invited to take part in art-making too! Join us for full-day workshops led by a roster of professional artists, exploring a variety of contemporary studio techniques and materials. Register now for master classes Expressive Portraits with regional artist Marlene Hilton-Moore and Figure Painting with regional artist Sadko Hadzihasanovic. Adults can participate in summer camps too! Boost your creativity with two exciting three-day programmes in June and August such as Vibrant Vistas with regional artist Rod Prouse and Drawing on the Edge with regional artist Jill Price.

Gallery Members receive a 10% discount on class or camp registration.