Classes



KIDS/ALL AGES



HALLOWEEN MONSTER BASH!
Ages 5-12
Thursday, October 29
3:30pm-5pm
1 Session
FREE!

Put some hair scream in your hair on Thursday, October 29th for the Grimsby Public Library and Art Gallery's annual Halloween Bash! Don’t forget to wear your costume while we create some ghoulish creations! We’ll be showing an eeeeeerie movie while you make decorations to take home!  All the art materials, plus tasty Halloween treats will be provided. This free, drop-in program is recommended for kids 5-12 years old, and will be held in the Studio.







COMMUNITY CHRONICLES
With Jan Yates, S.C.A.
All Ages
Tuesday, September 22
6pm-8pm
1 Session
$10 Individual/$18 Family

Join exhibiting artist & educator Jan Yates in creating a large scale collage reflecting Grimsby’s history.  Through the use of old documents, photos, this Art of 40 workshop will unveil our rich culture and history in a community setting.






PERSONAL GEOGRAPHIES
With Alisa Cunnington
All Ages
Tuesday, October 6
6pm-8pm
1 Session
$10 Individual/$18 Family

This exiting all ages workshop will explore the connections between maps, history, and stories. Participants will create Personal Geographies that illustrate their own history, while learning about the stories of others! 



ADULT



LIFE DRAWING
no instructor
Tuesdays: October 13-November 17
6pm-8pm
4 Sessions
$45 Members/$55 Non-Members


This Open Studio format allows each artist/student to determine their own needs; quick studies,  gestures and extended poses. There is no instructor and each  participant chooses their own media. No materials are provided by the gallery.  *Please note that all materials must be non-toxic; oils, solvents and sprays are NOT permitted at the GPAG.



A TALENT TO AMUSE (ARTIST TALK)
with Tim Storey
Sunday, October 18
2pm-4pm
1 Session
$35 Members/$45 Non-Members

Join us Sunday, October 18 as exhibiting artist Tim Storey gives his own insight on A Talent to Amuse.
Storey's work is well known, being held in private and public collections, primarily for its whimsical nature, and its incredible technicality.
Admission is free, RSVP to the Gallery! 






INTRODUCTION TO RUGHOOKING
(Christmas Ornaments)
with Ruth Emerson
Sunday, October 25
2pm-4pm
1 Session
$30 Members/$40 Non-Members**

Ruth Emerson has a fun way to introduce rug-hooking. Since beginning teaching, Ruth has created some wonderful work in such a diverse medium.  Using basic techniques & a choice of subject, students will have the chance to use cut up wool and flannel on burlap canvases - with their choice of design!  
*Class maximum of 9 students
**$10 Material kit payable to the 
Instructor at the beginning of class






DEPTH DECEPTION
with George Wale
Saturday, November 7
9:30pm-3:30pm
1 Session
$35 Members/$45 Non-Members

Join Artist and Educator George Wale for this can’t miss workshop! Explore drawing with tricks on Eye level, vanishing points, and creating the illusion of depth in your drawings.   Improve your drawing skills in this one day workshop open to beginners and seasoned artists.






HOW TO APPLY FOR AN EXHIBITION
with George Wale
Saturday, November 8
2pm-4pm
1 Session
$35 Members/$45 Non-Members

Applying for an Exhibition can be intimidating and confusing. Educator George Wale aims to change that.  Join us November 7 and learn about preparing your portfolio, shortlisting galleries, what to send them and when in this exclusive workshop!




INTRODUCTION TO WASHI
with Tracey-Mae Chambers
Sunday, November 15
1:30pm-4:30pm
1 Session
$35 Members/$45 Non-Members

Learn how to transform flat pieces of Japanese Paper in to lightweight, malleable, translucent sculptural material. Using konnyaku (traditional starch paste), you will play with manipulating this beautiful paper into your own creations!
**$15 Material Kit payable to the instructor at the beginning of
class










TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT THE GALLERY:


(905) 945-3246

gpag@grimsby.ca



*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.