Classes and Workshops

MakerLab

Monthly craft nights with local makers and artists. Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian. Registration required. Sign up at wag.ca/diy

MakerLab: Paper Flower Crowns

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Join Candace Fempel of Department of Floristry to create beautiful paper blooms and design a unique paper flower crown, perfect for festival season. Instruction and demonstration of design basics and techniques will be provided.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

Follow Department of Floristry on Instagram @deptof

For more information email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here

$50/single ticket
$45/WAG members or two or more tickets

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Paint Party @ WAG Studio

Paint Party: Block Print Tote Bags

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Learn basic block printing techniques and make some matching prints to practice your skills. Then design and print your own custom canvas tote bag that will turn heads at the farmers’ market this summer!

18+ event • Cash bar available

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here

$45/person
$40/person for WAG Members or when purchasing 2 or more tickets

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Paint Party: Mix+Match Mini Paintings

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Try out a bunch of different painting styles! Create 3-4 different artworks on 9x12” canvas boards. Works inspired by Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Gabby O’Connor.

18+ event • Cash bar available

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here

$50/person
$45/person for WAG Members or when purchasing 2 or more tickets

Thursday 7-9:30 Aug 3
U7A-PP-H1 Instructor: Cara Mason & Marybeth Dirks

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Summer Art Camp

Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm (early drop-off from 8:30am and pick up until 5pm)
Campers will explore gallery exhibitions, create art, go on exciting field trips, and stage their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week.

For programming questions please contact Allison at 204.789.1762 or youth-programs@wag.ca

For registration inquiries please contact Cara at 204.789.1766 or studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

(Ages 6-8) Downtown!

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Listen to the music of the traffic in the city and linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty! Join us for a multi-media exploration of our city to discover that art is all around. Once back in the studio with sketches and ideas campers will create their own city using a multitude of art materials.

Members $180 / Non-members $200

Tuesday-Friday 9-4pm Aug 8 - Aug 11
U7C-DT-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 6-8) Oh Canada!

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Oh Canada! celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with artmaking and games focused on the wonders of Canada’s luscious landscapes, many of which can be seen in the Gallery. This session is topped off with a big birthday party that the campers plan for friends and family to enjoy.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 10 - Jul 14
U7C-OC-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 6-8) Painting with the Master

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This summer, Picasso is in the house! Campers will create their own masterpieces inspired by one of the greatest artists of all time, Pablo Picasso.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 24 - Jul 28
U7C-PP-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 9-12) Downtown!

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Listen to the music of the traffic in the city and linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty! Join us for a multi-media exploration of our city to discover that art is all around. Once back in the studio with sketches and ideas campers will create their own city using a multitude of art materials.

Members $180 / Non-members $200

Tuesday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 4 - Jul 7
U7C-DT-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 9-12) Oh Canada!

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Oh Canada! celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with artmaking and games focused on the wonders of Canada’s luscious landscapes, many of which can be seen in the Gallery. This session is topped off with a big birthday party that the campers plan for friends and family to enjoy.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 17 - Jul 21
U7C-OC-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
register

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(Ages 9-12) Painting with the Master

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This summer, Picasso is in the house! Campers will create their own masterpieces inspired by one of the greatest artists of all time, Pablo Picasso.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 31 - Aug 4
U7C-PP-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
register

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Workshops

5 day summer workshop for adults or teens

Workshops are designed in conjunction with current exhibitions or to present media and techniques not covered in our regular classes. Students will view the work on display and work hands on with an instructor in the studio. This is a great opportunity to to stimulate ideas, explore a medium and deepen understanding of artists and their art.

(Ages 13-14) Summer Studio for Teens

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This workshop runs for five afternoons (Mon-Fri 12-4pm). Immerse yourself in creative activities for a full week and use a variety of drawing and painting media, and work on a 3D project. The week-long format will allow for projects to develop over more than one class. All supplies are included.

Members $150 / Non-members $165

Monday-Friday 12-4pm Aug 14 - Aug 18
U7C-SS-M1 Instructor: Leah Fontaine
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(Ages 15-17) Summer Studio for Teens

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This workshop runs for five afternoons (Mon-Fri 12-4pm). Immerse yourself in creative activities for a full week and use a variety of drawing and painting media, and work on a 3D project. The week-long format will allow for projects to develop over more than one class. All supplies are included.

Members $150 / Non-members $165

Monday-Friday 12-4pm Aug 21 - Aug 25
U7C-SS-M2 Instructor: Leah Fontaine
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(Adult) Weeklong Workshop in Drawing Basics

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These workshops run five full days (Mon to Fri). Each course consists of 25 hours (5 hours each day) of class time. You’ll immerse yourself in your creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment. Supply lists will be forwarded to registrants in advance of the workshops (classes run from 10am to 4pm with a 1 hour lunch break). Students make their own lunch arrangements. Storm Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.

Drawing Basics

By focusing on colour while using media such as oil pastels, chalk pastels, art sticks and other materials, you will develop your ability to depict multiple aspects of nature. Individual interpretations of the subject matter is encouraged. Weather permitting, we will work outside as much as possible!

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday-Friday 10-4pm Aug 14 - Aug 18
U7A-DB-M1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk
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(Adult) Weeklong Workshop in Painting Basics

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These workshops run five full days (Mon to Fri). Each course consists of 25 hours (5 hours each day) of class time. You’ll immerse yourself in your creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment. Supply lists will be forwarded to registrants in advance of the workshops (classes run from 10am to 4pm with a 1 hour lunch break). Students make their own lunch arrangements. Storm Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.

Painting

Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience
This beginners’ course will introduce you to basic colour theory and handling of your choice of either acrylic or water soluable oil paints. You’ll work from still life arrangements, do colour exercises, and learn about basic elements such as compotision and shape, and how colour is used to create a sense of depth. Critiques will help you gain an understanding of what is involved in making a well-compsed painting.

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday-Friday 10-4pm Aug 21 - Aug 25
U7A-PA-M1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk
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Adult Intermediate

10 week session

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed. Intermediate Studio students should bring their own selection of supplies to the first class. For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

Figure in Art

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

Using a variety of drawing materials, you will work from a model and learn about proportion, foreshortening, and other fundamental techniques for drawing the human form.

Members $205 / Non-members $230

Monday 7-9:30pm Apr 10 - Jun 26
S7A-FA-M2 Instructor: Jeanine Saurette

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Painting Basics

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

Working in acrylic or water soluble oil paint, receive an introduction to colour theory, and learn to use various brushes and media, such as thinners and thickeners. Painting from still life, learn to enhance your composition, decision making, and editing skills. As you progress through the course,your confidence as a painter will grow..

Members $194 / Non-members $220

Monday 7-9:30pm Apr 10 - Jun 26
S7A-PA-M2 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

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Spring/Summer Registration
Now Open

Register by March 23 & Save Money • Prices in effect from March 7–March 23.
After March 23, add $10 per course. Registration closes March 30.


Access to the WAG studio outside of class hours is by appointment only.  Please call to book your appointment.

contact:
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204.789.1766
F: 204.772.6841

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