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The Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday from 12 noon - 5:00 p.m. We are closed on holiday weekends.
Fall 2017: 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 Fall After School Art Classes is closed

**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

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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,
Oct 10 - Nov 28


3:45 - 5:00
Registration Closed

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, Oct 12 - Nov 30


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

Canadian Creations

Students will work in a variety of media to make beautiful images inspired by Artists For Kids artist patrons, the Group of Seven , and other great Canadian artists.

$140

Catherine Schechter2 – 4Lynn Valley Elementary, Room 206, 3207 Institute Rd.8 Tuesdays,
Oct 10 - Nov 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

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,
Oct 10 - Nov 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

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 Dash4 – 7Capilano Elementary, Room 1, 1230 West 20th St.8 Tuesdays,
Oct 10 - Nov 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

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, Oct 11 - Nov 29


3:45 - 5:00
Registration Closed

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, Oct 11 - Nov 29


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

Photography

Students will learn camera care, composition guidelines including rule of thirds, viewpoint, balance and depth.  There will be an introduction to shutter speed, aperture and some basic editing techniques.

$140

Caroline Falconer4 – 7Boundary Elementary, Room 011, 750 East 26th8 Wednesdays, Oct 11 - Nov 29


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

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, Oct 12 - Nov 30


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

Jewellery Making

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

$140

Mr. Bryan Taylor4 – 7Argyle Secondary, Metalwork Room, 1131 Frederick Rd.8 Thursdays, Oct 12 - Nov 30


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed

Woodworking

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

$145

Mr. Bob Miraftab5 - 7Carson Graham Secondary, Woodshop, 2145 Jones Ave.8 Wednesdays, Oct 11 - Nov 29


3:45 - 5:15
Registration Closed



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