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Visit the Artists for Kids Teaching Exhibition AB-STRAK-SHUH N. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, Noon to 5:00pm. The Gallery is closed on holiday weekends.
Winter 2016: 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 student, 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 now open

A limited number of bursaries are available for those in need of financial support. 
* Cancellation policy:

  • if student withdraws prior to start of class - refund full amount

  • if student withdraws after attending first class only - refund full amount minus $25.00 processing fee

  • if student withdraws after attending second class - no refunds


Parents Please Note: You are responsible for your child’s supervision before class and you will be charged a $25 supervision fee if you are more than 15 minutes late for pickup.

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Program​Instructor​Grade​Location​Date/Time

Art for Small Hands

Students will experiment with drawing and painting processes and will be introduced to the elements and principles of art and design.

$140

Colette Doan
K - 2
Class size: 16

Capilano Elementary, 

Room 17

1230 20th St. W.

 

 

8 Tuesdays, 

Jan 10 - Feb 28

 

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Class Full - call the office for waitlist

Primarily Painting

It's Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as Printmaking and Drawing.

$140

Kathy Garford
1 - 3
Class size: 16

Queensbury Elementary,

Room 7 

2020 Moody Ave.

8 Tuesdays, 

Jan 10 - Feb 28

 

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Register Now

Primarily Painting

It's Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as Printmaking and Drawing.

$140

Kory Bogen
1 - 3
Class size: 16

Artists for Kids,

Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Thursdays, 

Jan 12 - Mar 2

 

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Class Full - call the office for waitlist
Artful Adventures
Students will explore the techniques and i mages of famous Canadian artists in order to make their own work in a variety of both 2D and 3D mediums.

$140
Paul Best
1- 3
Class size: 18

Artists for Kids,

Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Wednesdays, 

Jan 11 - Mar 1

3:45 - 5:15 pm

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Mostly MatisseExplore a world of exuberant colours, exciting patterns and excellent design inspired by the work of the French painter and sculptor, Henri Matisse.

$140

Catherine Schechter
2 - 4
Class size: 18

Lynn Valley Elementary,

Room 206,

3207 Institute Rd

8 Tuesdays, 

Jan 10 - Feb 28

 

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Register Now

Masterful Mixed Media

Join us for an exciting exploration of a variety of art mediums that will include drawing materials, paint, collage, clay and printmaking.  Students will produce an exciting portfolio of artwork!

$140

Suzanne Brumec
2  - 5
Class size: 18

Braemar Elementary,

Multi-purpose Room,

3600 Mahon Ave.

8 Tuesdays, 

Jan 10 - Feb 28

 

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Register Now

Clay Creations 

Students will use hand building, decorating and glazing techniques to create decorative or functional ceramic-ware. Students may have an introduction to the potter's wheel depending on the needs and skills of the class. Every session is different, so come again!

$140

Diane Fairey
4 - 7
Class size: 18
Carson Graham,
Room D102, 2145 Jones Ave

8 Wednesdays,

Jan 11 - Mar 1

 

3:45 - 5:15 pm

 

Register Now

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 Dokhani
4 - 7
Class size: 18
Artists for Kids,
Sh adbolt Studio,
2121 Lonsdale Ave.
8 Tuesdays, 
Jan 10 - Feb 28


3:45 - 5:15 pm

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Wonderful Watercolour

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

$140.00

​4 - 7
Class size: 18

Boundary Elementary

Room 207,

750 East 26th St.

8 Wednesdays,

Jan 11 - Mar 1

 

3:45 – 5:15
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Architecture

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

$140.00

​4 - 7
Class size: 18

Artists for Kids

Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

6 Fridays*,

Jan 13 - Mar 3

*No classes

Jan 20 or Feb 24

3:45 – 5:45
Register Now

Jewellery Making

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

$145.00

​4 - 7
Class size: 18

Argyle Secondary

Metalwork Room

1131 Frederick Rd.

8 Thursdays,

Jan 12 - Mar 2


3:45 – 5:15
Class Full - call the office for waitlist


Woodworking

Students will be introduced to the magic of working with wood in this dynamic workshop. Over the eight weeks, your child will be taught safe work habits while building cool projects.

$145.00

4 - 7
Class size: 18

Carson Graham Secondary

Woodwork Room

2145 Jones Ave.

8 Wednesdays,

Jan 11 - Mar 1

 

3:45 – 5:15


Register Now

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