Dates: April 1-June 26, 2022 (no class on Easter Sunday, April 17)
Times: Sundays: 1:30 – 3:00 pm, 12 workshops
Fees: $5/Child or Free for MacLaren Members; Materials included
Location: Education Centre
Every Sunday is Family Sunday at the MacLaren. Regional artists Shauna Umney-Grey, Janine Wheeler and Kim Brett will lead creative projects that families can complete together. From painting, to drawing, to sculpture and more, these short workshops are the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Program is ideal for school-aged children.
Fee is $5 per child/free for MacLaren Family membership holders (maximum of four children and two adults).
As of April 3, 2022, we will be running two sessions of Family Sunday back-to-back every Sunday with the same activity.
Registration begins in person at 1:00pm for Session 1 and 2:00 for Session 2.
- Session 1 will run 1:15 – 2:15pm (Max 25 participants)
Session 2 will run 2:30 – 3:30pm (Max 25 participants)
Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to having you join us for more Family Sundays!
Sunday, April 3
Using household objects to create patterns and designs, families will work together to create an original art print.
Sunday, April 10
Families will use tear paper and use collage to create unique landscapes featuring the mountains!
Sunday, April 17
Easter Sunday - NO FAMILY SUNDAY
Sunday, April 24
Gorgeous Paper Flowers
In this program, families will learn how to create giant paper flowers to celebrate the beauty of spring!
Sunday, May 1
Rain, Rain, Go Away
Using watercolour techniques, and collage, participants will depict a rainy-day scene in this mixed media piece.
Sunday, May 8
Creative Clay Pots
Using air-dry clay, families will explore clay sculpting to hand-build and decorate pinch pots that can hold a special surprise
Sunday, May 15
Fun with Foil Monoprinting
Families will learn and experiment with monoprinting! Using foil, water-based mediums, resists and reductive techniques, families will create one-of-a-kind prints!
Sunday, May 22
Using collage, families will learn about animal habitats and create unique artworks about their favourite animals and their homes.
Sunday, May 29
Putting Down Roots
Using different textured papers and other materials, families will “plant” their own gardens.
Sunday, June 5
Families will use acrylic paint to create an underwater scene and add silhouette cut-outs of marine life.
Sunday, June 12
Thirsty for Summer
In this mixed media work, participants will, looking forward to summer, create a picnic scene complete with their choice of refreshing drink!
Sunday, June 19
Peg Doll Self Portraits
Participants will creating miniature versions of themselves using peg dolls, to be given to friends and family as a gift.
Sunday, June 26
Fascination and Fluidity
Explore the fascinating effects when dish soap and watercolour paint are combined, families will collaborate together to create an original painting inspired by the summer.
Note: This programme outline is accurate at the time of publication but may be subject to change.