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The Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12 noon - 5:00 p.m. We are closed on holiday weekends. Please note that the Gallery will close early at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 for a private event.
Winter 2018: After School Art Programs Registration

​​​Artists for Kids offers After School Art classes for students each Fall, Winter and Spring term. All art supplies and materials are included in the course fee. Taught by art specialist teachers and assisted by a secondary art students, our classes provide students with the opportunity to further their artistic ability and foster positive attitudes towards the visual arts. Our classes run in various schools across the North Shore, and we proudly host an end-of-term student exhibition at the Gordon Smith Gallery.  

Thank you to North Vancouver Recreation and Culture for their support.

Registration for Winter After School Art Classes is now open. 

**Cancellation Policy: Full refund for cancellations before the first class, $25 processing fee for cancellation after the first class, no refund after the second class.

Class

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Instructor

Grades

Location

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Art for Small Hands

Students will experiment with drawing and painting processes. Through fun art projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of art.

$140

Colette DoanK – 1Lynn Valley Elementary, Room 205, 3207 Institute Rd8 Tuesdays,
Jan 16 - Mar 6


3:45 - 5:00
Class full - call the office for wait list

Primarily Painting

It's Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as printmaking and drawing that increase the artmaking fun.

$140

Kory Bogen1 – 3Handsworth Secondary, Room 104, 1044 Edgewood Rd.8 Thursdays,
Jan 18 - Mar 8

3:45 - 5:15
Register

Zentangle: Pattern Play

Zentangle is easy to learn, calming, and a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.  Students will develop their creativity and artistic skills while playing with tangles in various mediums.

$140

Natasha Dash​1 - 3
Capilano Elementary, Room 1, 1230 West 20th St.8 Tuesdays,
Jan 16 - Mar 6


3:45 - 5:15
Register

Artful Adventures

Inspired by Canadian Artists, students will create a variety of 2D and 3D works in response to what they see.

​Paul Best
​2 - 5
​Lynnmour Elementary School, Mulit-purpose Room, 800 Forsman Ave.
8 Tuesdays,
Jan 16 - Mar 6


3:45 - 5:15
Register

Positively Picasso

Students will explore the art of Pablo Picasso, one of the 20th Century's finest artists. Using paint, pastels, clay and collage, students will discover new ways of creating images inspired by Picasso.

$140

Catherine Schechter2 – 4Lynn Valley Elementary, Room 206, 3207 Institute Rd.8 Tuesdays,
Jan 16 - Mar 6


3:45 - 5:15

Register

Masterful Mixed Media

Join us for an exciting exploration of a variety of art mediums that will include drawing materials, paint, collage and printmaking.

$140

Suzanne Brumec2 – 6Braemar Elementary, Multi-purpose Room, 3600 Mahon Ave.8 Tuesdays,
Jan 16 - Mar 6



3:45 - 5:15
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​Jennifer Butterfield
​2 - 4
​Cove Cliff Elementary, Room 9, 1818 Banbury Rd.8 Tuesdays,
Jan 16 - Mar 6



3:45 - 5:15
Register

Clay Creations

Students will use many techniques to create decorative or functional ceramic-ware. Every session brings new projects, so enroll again to learn more.

$140

Diane Fairey4 – 7Carson Graham Secondary, Room D102, 2145 Jones Ave.8 Wednesdays, Jan 17 - Mar 7



3:45 - 5:15

Register

Adventures in Drawing

Students will create exciting works of art using a variety of drawing tools and processes while  exploring the work of prominent artists.

$140

Veis Dokhani4 – 7Artists for Kids Shadbolt Studio, 2121 Lonsdale Ave. 8 Wednesdays, Jan 17 - Mar 7



3:45 - 5:15
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Watercolour Exploration

Explore the exciting world of watercolour painting. Students will learn to create artworks with washes of colour and build up surfaces with brilliant paint.

$140

Caroline Falconer4 – 7Boundary Elementary, Room 207, 750 East 26th8 Wednesdays, Jan 17 - Mar 7



3:45 - 5:15

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The Art of Architecture

This program explores the built environment. Working with a teacher and architects from RAIC, students explore architecture through art and design games.

$140

Nathalie Desfosses4 – 7Artists for Kids Shadbolt Studio, 2121 Lonsdale Ave. 8 Thursdays, Jan 18 - Mar 8



3:45 - 5:15
Register

Jewellery Making

Make your own bling! Students will learn how to work various metals to craft pieces such as rings, earrings, bracelets and pendants.

$145

Bryan Taylor4 – 7Argyle Secondary, Metalwork Room, 1131 Frederick Rd.8 Thursdays, Jan 18 - Mar 8



3:45 - 5:15
Class full - call the office for wait list
Class full - call the office for wait list



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