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The Gallery is open Wednesdays - Saturdays from noon to 5:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on the weekends of Statutory Holidays.
Winter 2019: 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 secondary art students, our classes provide students 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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InstructorGradesLocationDatesRegister

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

$150

Colette Doan ​K – 1 ​

Lynn Valley Elementary, Room 205

3207 Institute Rd

8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5

3:45 - 5:00
Register

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

$150

Kory Bogen1 – 3Handsworth Secondary, Room 104

1044 Edgewood Rd.
8 Thursdays,
Jan. 17 - Mar. 7

3:45 - 5:15
Register
Amelia Epp
1 - 3

Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio,

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5


3:45 - 5:15
Register

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

$150
Kate Arkiletian
1 - 3

Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio,

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Thursdays,
Jan. 17 - Mar. 7

3:45 - 5:15
Register

Into ​Impressionism Students will be inspired by the work of the Impressionsists and work in a variety of media to make beautiful images. Students will learn about artists of the period such as Monet, Renoir, Pissaro, Sisley and Degas.

$150

​Catherine Schechter
​2 - 4
Lynn Valley Elementary, Room 206

3207 Institute Rd
8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5

3:45 - 5:15
Register

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

$150

Paul Best1 - 5Lynnmour Elementary School, Mulit-purpose Room

800 Forsman Ave.
8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5


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.

$150

Suzanne Brumec2 – 6Braemar Elementary, Multi-purpose Room

3600 Mahon Ave.
8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5


3:45 - 5:15
Register
​Jennifer Butterfield
​2 - 4​Cove Cliff Elementary School, Room 9

1818 Banbury Rd.,
8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5


3:45 - 5:15
Register

Éducation Artistique (conducted in french)

Students will become more familiar and comfortable exploring different mediums through an artist study all while extending their French language learning. This class will be conducted in French and is suitable for French Immersion students grade 4 through 7 (both early and late immersion)..

$150
Laura Hall4 – 7Boundary Elementary, Room 010

750 East 26th.
8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5

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.

$150

Nadya Bowcott
4 – 7Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.
8 Wednesdays, Jan. 16 - Mar. 6

3:45 - 5:15
Register
​Art in Architecture

This program explores the built environment. Working with a teacher and architects from RAIC, students explore architecture through art and design games. Experimenting with different mediums, students will create two- & three- dimensional projects while learning about the power of architecture. Each session will be different, so sign up again!

$150

​Nathalie Desfosses
​4 - 7
​Handsworth Secondary 
​Wednesday
Jan. 16 - Mar. 6

3:45 - 5:15
Register

WatercolourIn this introduction to watercolour painting students will learn a variety of techniques so that they can produce beautiful works of art. Skills such as brush technique, mixing colours, and paper preparation will all be taught. In addition to these skills students will learn how to use and care for all materials.

$150

Caroline Falconer4 – 7Boundary Elementary, Room 011

750 East 26th
8 Tuesdays,
Jan. 15 - Mar. 5


3:45 - 5:15


Register

 




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