Summer Sundays

Dates: July 10-August 28, 2022
Times: Sundays: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Fees: Free & Materials included. Donations appreciated. 
Location: Education Centre

Discover, create and get curious!

Every Sunday there is something new happening in the MacLaren Art Studio! Drop by and get creative with a fun and simple art activity the whole family can enjoy, or grab some of our “DETAIL – seek & find” clues at the front reception then explore the gallery & exhibitions to match them up!

Summer Sundays are drop-in anytime between 11:00am and 3:00pm. Studio Volunteers Peyton Keeler-Cox and Rayne Hennessey will be in the Studio ready to assist.

Summer Sundays


Activity

Sunday, July 10


COLLABORATIVE MURAL

Drop in and have fun painting together on a collaborative mural illustrated by local artist Kezza Lewis! 

Sunday, July 17

GALLERY TOURS with Rayne
11:00am to 3:00pm

Drop in and enjoy a tour of the gallery with Rayne Hennessey … followed by “DETAILS-seek & find” up close clues that you get to find somewhere in the gallery! 

Sunday, July 24

COMMUNITY POLLINATOR GARDEN


Drop in to paint colourful flowers & plants with acrylic paint on cardboard – inspired by images of local native pollinator plants in Simcoe County - add your creation to our collaborative community garden that will grow at the MacLaren! 

Sunday, July 31

BIRD COLLAGE 




Drop in to rip … cut … layer … repeat! Choose the bird you love from our pre-printed selection, then use colourful & textured papers to collage and make it your own to bring home! 

Sunday, August 7

GALLERY TOURS with Rayne

11:00am to 3:00pm

Drop in and enjoy a tour of the gallery with Rayne Hennessey … followed by “DETAILS-seek & find” up close clues that you get to find somewhere in the gallery!

Sunday, August 14

EGG CARTON MUSHROOMS 

Drop in to paint & glue some fabulous fungi sculptures! Be inspired by colourful images & reusing egg cartons. Create your sculptures & take them home your when you are done! 

Sunday, August 21

ABSTRACT SCRAPER PAINTING 

Drop in to enjoy a simple carefree painting project! Choose your favourite colour palette, then use a scraper to move those colours around, creating a colourful abstract painting for you to bring home! 

Sunday, August 28

MINI WATERCOLOURS 

Drop in & paint some mini watercolour paintings! Use colours that inspired you all summer long! Hang one of your wonderful paintings in our mini gallery and take a couple home! 

Note: This program outline is accurate at the time of publication but may be subject to change.