Family Programs

Group Tours for Kids
Choose from an array of interactive tours and workshops, perfect for daycares, sports teams, scouts, guides, home schoolers, or groups of friends! Tours available Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm. Visit wag.ca/bookatour to reserve your spot.

 

 

Family Stroller Tours

Thursday, March 8 to Thursday, June 14

Monthly stroller-friendly tours that allow you to engage in conversations on art with other adults while being mindful of your little ones.

Mar 13 • Music and Art
April 17 • WAG’s Inuit Art Collection
May 10 • Families and Children in Art
June 21 • SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut

11am-12pm • Included with Gallery admission; FREE for WAG members. Children 5 and under are free.
 

 

Franco-WAG

Sunday, March 18 from 1pm to 3pm

Célébration de la semaine national de la francophonie
National Francophone Week Celebration

All levels of French welcome.
Tous les niveaux de français sont bienvenue.

20$ par famille, gratuit pour les membres (entrée au musée incluse)
$20 per family, free for members (Includes Gallery admission)

18 mars, 13h à 15h – Créez votre propre macaron qui célèbre votre francophonie, participez à des jeux dans le musée, et anticipez une visite spéciale des danseurs francophones. Amusons-nous en français.

March 18, 1-3pm – Create your own pin that celebrates French culture, participate in fun games in the Gallery, and anticipate a special visit from francophone dancers. Franco-FUN for the whole family.

 

Spring Break Art Camp

Monday, March 26 to Thursday, March 29

March 26-29, 2018
Ages 6-12 • $50 for non-members/$45 for members, per day
Registration on now, sign up, click here.

Camp from 9am-4pm • Early drop-off/late pick-up from 8:30am-5pm

Get creative with a new theme every day! Campers will have fun experimenting with new art forms, playing active games, and seeing art in the galleries.

Monday • Sold out! • A Day of Clay: Learn everything you ever wanted to know about clay in this one-day clay camp. A tour through the Gallery will inspire your imagination to create a masterpiece out of clay.
 
Tuesday • What can I Paint? Explore the Gallery looking for new techniques and exciting subject matter to paint and then head to WAG Studio and get creative and paint crazy!
 
Wednesday • Super Art Heroes:  Who are your heroes and what are their super powers? Search through the Gallery collecting interesting ideas and turn them into your very own Super Art Hero.
 
Thursday • I didn’t know I could make art with this! Take a tour though the Gallery and find out what interesting things artists use to make art. Back at WAG Studio you will use unconventional materials to create your own masterpiece.

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

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

 

Family Fusion

Tuesday, March 27 to Sunday, June 17

Family Fusion is a monthly DIY arts and crafts event – stop by the WAG with your family and spend some creative time together!

Drop-in between 1pm and 3pm • $20 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18) • FREE for WAG members

Spring break edition

Tuesday, March 27 • Soap Stone Carving - Have you ever wanted to try your hand at carving stone? This is your chance! Using some simple tools, create a small carving out of stone.

Thursday, March 29 • Tape Cities - Create a cityscape using a variety of recycled materials, including colourful tape!

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Sunday, April 22 • Blooming with Art

Sunday, May 13 • Mother’s Day Hooray

Sunday, June 17 • Father’s Day Fun

*Includes entry to all galleries

Watch for more dates!

 

Summer Art Camp

Tuesday, July 3 to Friday, August 17

Ages 6-8 and 9-12 • Week-long sessions • July 3-Aug 17
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm • Early drop-off from 8:30am and late pick up until 5pm

Registration for Summer Art Camp opens March 6!

Campers will explore the gallery exhibitions, create art, go on exciting field trips, and stage their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week. Friday is pizza day!

$225/week • $200/week for WAG members

Short weeks July 3-6 & Aug 7-10: $200 /week • $180/week for WAG members

Choose from three exciting themes:
A Week in Paris
Wander through the streets of Paris and explore the art and architecture of this mesmerizing city. This multi-media exploration will have campers building and painting Parisian style.


Art in the Air
Celebrate the French masters of Impressionism from Monet to Matisse. Head up to the WAG rooftop and paint en plein air just like the impressionists did, and make a masterpiece!


Dancing with Degas
Meet the dancing sculptures of the famous Impressionist artist, Edgar Degas, and make a mixed-media artwork through movement, music, games, and active fun. 

Week 1, July 3-6 • Ages: 9-12 • Theme: A Week in Paris
Week 2, July 9-13 • Ages: 6-8 • Theme: A Week in Paris
Week 3, July 16-20 • Ages: 9-12 • Theme: Art in the Air
Week 4, July 23-27 • Ages: 6-8 • Theme: Art in the Air
Week 5, July 30-Aug 3 • Ages: 9-12 • Theme: Dancing with Degas
Week 6, Aug 7-10 • Ages: 6-8 • Theme: Dancing with Degas


Semaine 7, du 13 au 17 août, Âges 6 à 12 ans • Thème: Une semaine à Paris*
Week 7, August 13-17, ages 6 to 12 • Theme: A Week in Paris*

*Tous les niveaux de français bienvenue
/All levels of French are welcome


For programming questions please contact Aline at 204.789.1763 or ahalischak@wag.ca
For registration inquiries please contact Katryna at 204.789.1766 or studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

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