Classes

SUMMER CAMPS!


Painting, printmaking, clay, collage, sculpture, book arts, mixed media, found object art and so much more! Children will learn important skills while exploring a new fun and educational theme each week. These exciting projects are sure to challenge and entertain students all Summer long! 


Mini Makers Mornings

For ages 5-8 years:   9:30 am-12:00 pm

Avid Artists Afternoons

For ages 8-12 years: 1:30 pm- 4:00 pm

*please note the All Day Arts & Letters camp has different times


Week 1: July 14 - 18

Circus Week: Under The Big Top!
Regular 1/2 day: 
Members $80 / Non-members $96
Calling all little ringmasters! Clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, tightrope walkers, jugglers, unicyclists and stunt artists are all waiting to come to life through a variety of spectacular art projects you will make during this fun-filled-week! 

Week 2:July 21 – 26

Space Invaders!
Regular 1/2 day: 
Members $80 / Non-members $96

Kids in spaaace! This is the week for all the little space cadets out there who love looking up at the night sky, counting stars, finding constellations and dreaming about the Milky Way. Learn about the cosmos through art, and maybe run into an alien or two along the way!


Week 3: July 28 – August 1

Wild Animal Safari
Regular 1/2 day: 
Members $80 / Non-members $96
What kid doesn’t love animals? For those students with an equal love of wildlife and the Arts, this week will explore the captivating world of zoology through works of art inspired by their favourite beasts!




*Week 4: August 5 - 8 (no class Monday)
Arts & Letters 
For Ages 5 - 8 years 
ALL DAY CAMP: $160 
9:00am - 3:30pm
Extended care is available for an additional $30  
Extended care begins at 8:30am and ends at 5:00pm
The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Grimsby Public Library invite your little Book Worms to come explore the wonderful world of books and book-related arts. Through an exciting combination of literacy and creativity, students will create artworks and stories to share!



Week 5: August 11- 15 
Earth Week: Recycle, Reduce, Reuse!
Regular 1/2 day: 
Members $80 / Non-members $96
Don’t throw it out, make it into Art! Students will be amazed to discover the infinite creative possibilities of every day objects, all you need is imagination and a love of nature! Be Green and grow through the Arts!


Week 6: August 18 - 22
Fantasy Art Week
Regular 1/2 day: 
Members $80 / Non-members $96
In a land far, far away, on a street named Carnegie Lane, brave heroes and crafty villains will gather to  create wondrous works inspired by legends and myths of old. This is the perfect week for Fantasy-loving students!


Week 7: August 25– 29
Deep Sea Adventures
Regular 1/2 day: 
Members $80 / Non-members $96
Yarrr mateys! What fascinating creatures and lost treasures lie at the bottom of the ocean? Students will explore the watery depths through art projects inspired by sea life, ship wrecks, mythological creatures and much more!



KIDS CLASSES



Art Club Junior (ages 5-8)
With Kendra Spurgeon
Thursdays,  July 3 - Aug 7, 2014
4:30pm - 6pm
6 Sessions
$30 Members/ $40 non-members

Each week , students will create a project in a different theme or media, make friends and learn valuable skills in a creative and fun environment. 
Students will learn the basics of fundamental art  practices and media while creating exciting works of art.

Arts Club Senior (ages 9-12)
With Kendra Spurgeon
Thursdays,  July 3 - Aug 7, 2014
6:30pm - 8pm
6 Sessions
$30 Members/ $40 non-members

As a continuation to ArtsClub Jr., each week , students will continue to enhance existing skills and be introduced to new ones (open to all levels)
Emphasis will be placed on weekly projects, drawing & painting techniques and 3 dimensional art projects. Topics including Art History, linear perspective, colour theory, and form will be introduced in a relaxed, stress-free environment.



TEEN CLASSES



Fundamentals of Art (ages 13-16)
With Tabitha Stephens
Saturdays: June 28 - Aug 2, 2014
2pm - 4pm
6 Sessions
$40 Members/ $50 non-members

Open to all experience levels, the Fundamentals of Art will take students through traditional aspects of drawing, painting, composition, perspective and creativity.  Each week will present a different project utilizing traditional and modern techniques in art.
All materials are included!


ADULT CLASSES




Introduction to Landscape Photography (Artist Talk)
With Thomas Stirr
Thursday,  June 26, 2014
7pm – 8:30pm
1 Session
$5 members/$8 non-members

Whether you’re someone looking to improve your holiday snapshots or an amateur wanting to learn more about landscape photography, you’ll enjoy spending time with Grimsby photographer Tom Stirr and his Introduction to Landscape Photography presentation. You’ll have a chance to view a selection of Tom’s images and get some insights on three key areas that can help you improve your landscape photography.



Life Drawing
(no instructor)
Tuesdays, July 8 -  July 29, 2014 
From 6:00pm - 8pm
4 Sessions
$30 members/$40 non-members

This Open Studio format allows each artist to determine their own needs ~ quick studies to extended poses. There is no instructor and each   participant chooses their own media. No materials are provided by the gallery.




TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY:

(905) 945-3246

gpag@grimsby.ca