Friday, December 02, 2011

Upcoming Winter Courses & Workshops

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

Arts Club Junior
With Katia Perez-Turgeon
From ages 5 - 8 years
Saturdays January 28 – March 3, 2012 (6 sessions) from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Students will learn the basics of fundamental art practices and media while creating exciting works of art.
$80 members / $96 non–members


Art Club
With Katia Perez-Turgeon
From ages 8 – 12 years
Saturdays January 28 – March 3, 2012 (6 sessions) from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Students will further develop existing skills and improve creative thinking as they experiment with a variety of media and techniques in the creation of challenging projects.
$80 members / $96 non–members


Art Tots
With Brigitte Huard
From ages 3+ years with a parent
Fridays January 20 – February 10, 2012 (4 sessions) from 10:00 – 10:30 am

Learn new art techniques and craft ideas that parents and young children can do together. Child friendly materials and a hands–on approach will allow junior artists to express themselves in a fun & safe way.
$27 members / $32 non–members


Fantasy Drawing
With Brigitte Huard
From ages 12+ years
Sundays February 5– March 11, 2012 (6 sessions) from 1 – 3pm

For young artists who are serious about drawing and would like to improve their skills this course provides technical lessons that will help you draw creatures and characters from classic mythology to pop culture with your own unique style.
$80 members / $96 non–members


ART CONTEST

Heritage Art Competition Workshop
With Andrea Eby
From ages 5-8 years
Sunday January 29, 2012 (1 session) from 1:30-3:30 pm

Once Upon A Time... in 1812
The 8th Annual Grimsby Heritage Art Contest is coming up! The theme this year is The War Of 1812 here in Grimsby. This art class will start with a simple history lesson through story telling geared to 5 - 8 year olds. What happened here 200 years ago? Students will use their imaginations to illustrate a story told by the instructor about a time they may know little about but is a very important part of our country's and more specifically, Grimsby's history. The works created during class will be photographed and reproduced to illustrate the story (with parents' permission). Every student will receive one free copy of the book for themselves. Extra copies will be available (price to be determined).
Learning about art and history.
Grimsby 1812 - Create works that are submission ready for the Heritage Art Contest
$15 members / $20 non–members


Drawing from the Costumed Model   
With Chris O’Hoski
Wednesdays January 11, 25, Feb 8, 22, 2012 (4 sessions) from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

This course offers artists the opportunity to work from costumed models with the guidance of an instructor. Perfect for the absolute beginner or the for those artists looking to sharpen their skills. Quick studies to extended poses will be explored. A materials list with suggestions will be provided but artists are free to choose their own media (no oils please). No materials are provided by the gallery.www.chrisohoski.com
$65 members / $75 non–members

ADULT CLASSES

Colour Theory for Beginners
With Brigitte Huard
Fridays January 20– February 10, 2012 (4 sessions) from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

For beginners who would like to explore the physical properties of colour through paint, this course will cover a spectrum of basic color mixing techniques and tricks of the trade.       Watercolor and acrylic are welcome, no oils please. Students will mix paint to explore hue, value, intensity and temperature. The workshop will cover color relativity and optical color       mixing. Utilize the color wheel to maximize the visual impact of your paintings by selecting the perfect color scheme to suit your compositions. A materials list will be provided.www.brigittehuard.com
$55 members / $65 non–members

KIDS BITHDAY PARTIES

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is pleased to offer this opportunity to members with a family    membership. Birthday Parties can be booked for groups of up to 15 children. You provide the cake, decorations and refreshments, we provide an artist to instruct the children in a craft or art project.
We are happy to customize the activity to fit a theme if you have one in mind!
Parties are 3 hours, with the art class lasting  approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours. The          remaining time can be used for refreshments, games, gifts and cake. Parties must be organized during regular gallery hours and around Studio availability so we may not be able to accommodate your preferred time. It is a good idea to book your party early.
Fees for a 3 hour party are $175. A $50 security deposit is required on all room rentals.
Media available: Painting, drawing, collage and/ or printmaking.

Remember ~ The Grimsby Public Art Gallery offers a wide range of programming for students at both the Elementary and Secondary School levels, including exhibition tours, and virtual exhibitions that bring the art to the classroom! Our Education Guide is available at the gallery for further information. Make sure your child’s teacher is aware of this great opportunity to enrich their students’ art education!

**All gallery programs are subject to minimum and maximum registration. Payment is required 7 days after the date of registration to ensure a spot. Classes are subject to change. Cancellations require 7 days notice to receive a full refund. The gallery is not responsible for missed classes, and does not pro-rate classes without prior arrangements. 

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