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!

Join Us This Fall

Jump into a creative fall at the MacLaren! Our new roster of classes for children and youth includes classes on drawing, sculpture, textile art, imaginative portraiture and more! For children ages 6 to 9 who are interested in the Modern art of Andy Warhol, Art that Pops!  is a perfect choice! Youth ages 10 to 13 can have fun exploring their superhero alter-ego in Comic-Con Workshop: Super Self-Portrait and learn traditional and contemporary drawing techniques in On Your MarkWant to create a successful portfolio for your art school application? Register for Portfolio Development Adults can also take part in art-making fun with new programmes exploring a range of engaging media including watercolour paintingegg tempera painting,grisaille painting and more. All classes are taught by professional practicing artists from the region, who are experienced teachers. Start thinking art and reserve your spot today.

Get Ready For An Exciting Winter Break At The MacLaren!
The MacLaren is offering two full-day camps for ages 6 to 11 years old! Inspired by current exhibitions, join us for Winter Break Painting Camp, where campers explore a variety of engaging traditional and contemporary painting techniques! Start the New Year right with Sci-Fi Art Camp and let your creative imagination run free! Register today!

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

Gallery Tours
The MacLaren will arrange gallery tours for groups of all interests and sizes, including Camp, School, Community, special interest and family groups. These are available year round (except on statutory holidays) and should be booked in advance. Contact us for more information at 705-721-9696 or email