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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.

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Registration for Spring Classes Opens Soon!

**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,
April 9 - May 28

3:45 - 5:00
Registration opens soon!

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,
April 11 - May 30

3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!
Amelia Epp
1 - 3

Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio,

2121 Lonsdale Ave.

8 Tuesdays,
April 9 - May 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!

Eco ExplorersFrom 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 nature. Lessons will be outdoors as weather permits.

$150

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

3207 Institute Rd
8 Tuesdays,
April 9 - May 28

3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!

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,
April 9 - May 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!

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,
April 9 - May 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!

Clay CreationsStudents will focus on multiple hand building methods and use a variety of tools and equipment such as slab roller and pug mill. Both functional and decorative pieces will be created. Participants will also experiment with a number of exciting glaze and finishing techniques.

$150

Cindy Ryan
​4 - 7​Eastview Elementary School, Multipurpose Room

1801 Mountain Hwy.,
8 Wednesdays,
April 10 - May 29

3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!

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, April 10 - May 29

3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!
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 
8 ​Wednesdays,
April 10 - May 29

3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!

Photography

Explore the world of digital photography! Have fun learning the fundamentals of digital photography. Students will learn camera basics, while experimenting with composition and personal expression.

$150

Caroline Falconer4 – 7Boundary Elementary, Room 011

750 East 26th
8 Tuesdays,
April 9 - May 28


3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!
Education Artistique

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).
​Laura Hall
​4 - 7
​Boundary Elementary, Room 010

750 East 26th
​8 Tuesdays,
April 9 - May 28

3:45 - 5:15
Registration opens soon!
Painting Studio

New this spring!
Painting studio course for youth. Explore a variety of painting styles, techniques and methods in this studio course. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of acrylic and watercolor painting as well as other multimedia techniques.
​Meghan Parker
​Ages 13 - 15
​Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Ave.
​4 Mondays: April 8, 15, 29 & May 13,  4 – 6:30 pmRegistration opens soon!

 




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