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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.
Spring 2020: After School Art Programs Registration

Due to Covid 19, all Spring After School Art classes are cancelled.

We are currently processing refunds for those who have already registered.



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.

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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.

All classes K - 7 are $165 and include all student supplies, except the Art Oh-K, 1, 2, 3 which is $90.00

​Art Oh-K,1,2,3

Welcome to the world of art! An introduction to a variety of mediums including painting, printmaking and drawing for our youngest students.

Yolande Martinello​​K - gr. 3

Class size: 16

Fee: $90.00
​Eastview School,
Room TBD
1801 Mountain Hwy
4 Wednesdays,
April 8,15, 22 & 29

3:30 - 5:00 pm
Registration closed

Art For Small Hands - Tues

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

Colette Doan
K - gr. 1

Class size: 16

Fee $165.00

Lynn Valley Elementary,

Room 205,

3207 Institute Rd

8 Tuesdays,

Apr. 7 - May 26

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Registration closed


Art For Small Hands - Wed

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

Colette Doan
K - gr. 1

Class size: 16

Fee $165.00

Lynn Valley Elementary,

Room 205,

3207 Institute Rd

8 Wednesdays,

Apr. 8 - May 27

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Registration closed

Primarily Painting

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

Amelia Epp
gr. 1 - 3

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Artists for Kids,

Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Tuesdays,

Apr. 7 - May 26

 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Registration closed
 

Clay Creations

Students will learn different techniques to create decorative or functional ceramic-ware. Every session is different, so come again!

Tanja Macek
​gr. 1 - 3

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Artists for Kids,

Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Thursdays,

Apr. 9 - May 28

 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Registration closed

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.

Paul Best
gr. 1- 5

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Lynnmour Elementary,

800 Forsman Ave

 

8 Tuesdays,

Apr. 7 - May 26

3:45 - 5:15 pm

Registration closed

Eco Explorers

From Gordon Smith’s tangles and Jack Shadbolt’s life force to Emily Carr’s forests, be inspired as you create your own images based on the natural environment. Lessons will be outdoors as weather permits.

Catherine Schechter
gr. 2 - 4

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Lynn Valley Elementary,

Room 206,

3207 Institute Rd

8 Tuesdays,

Apr. 7 - May 26

 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Registration closed

Adventures in Drawing and Painting

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

Parvin Peivandi

gr. 4 - 7

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Artists for Kids,

Shadbolt Studio,

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Wednesdays,

Apr. 8 - May 27

 3:45 - 5:15 pm



Registration closed

Digital Art

This class incorporates modern technology as a tool for creative expression. Using a variety of graphic programs and techniques, students will develop their artistic skills to create digital artwork.

Nathalie Desfossesgr. 4 - 7

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Handsworth Secondary,

Room 106,

1044 Edgewood Rd

8 Thursdays,

Apr. 9 - May 28

 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Registration closed

Éducation Artistique

Students will explore a variety of painting and drawing mediums inspired by artists throughout history - all the while extending their French language learning. This class will be conducted in French and is suitable for French Immersion students in grades 4 through 7.
​Laura Hall
​gr. 4 - 7

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Boundary Elementary,

Room 010,

750 East 26th

​8 Tuesdays,

Apr 7 - May 26

 3:45 - 5:15 pm


Registration closed
 

Jewelry Making

Students will learn how to work various metals to craft pieces such as rings, earrings, bracelets and pendants.
​Brianna Craver
​gr. 4 - 7

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Sutherland Secondary,

Metal Room,

1860 Sutherland Ave


8 Thursdays,

Apr. 9 - May 28

 3:45 - 5:15 pm


Registration closed

Teen Ceramics and Sculpture

Students will create functional and sculptural ceramic artworks, and use professional, food-safe glazes on them.  Students will learn how to create objects for use in the home and exciting and experimental sculptures with materials like wire, balsa wood, and fabric.

Kory Bogen
Ages 13 - 15

Class size: 18

Fee $165.00

Handsworth Secondary,

Room 104,

1044 Edgewood Rd

6 Wednesdays,

Apr. 15 - May 20

 4 – 6:00 pm

Registration closed

 



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