Art Camp

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Summer Art Camps  for ages 6-10 and 11-14

Week-long art camps in July and August based on Olympus.

 

Build Crew (ages 6-10)

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Go on an art quest looking for hidden LEGO creations throughout the gallery. Head outside to check out some of Winnipeg's finest architecture on field trips and get inspired to build your own creation using LEGO and other construction materials.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Jul 13 - Jul 17
U5C-LA-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants class full

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Build Crew (ages 6-10) 4 day camp

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Attention young builders! Go on an art quest looking for hidden LEGO* creations throughout the Gallery. Head outside to check out some of Winnipeg’s finest architecture on exciting field trips and get inspired to build your own creation using LEGO* and other unique construction materials.

*LEGO is a trademark of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this program.

Members $180 / Non-members $200

Monday - Thursday 9am-4pm Aug 4 - Aug 7
U5C-LA-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Claytastic! (ages 6-10)

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Do you have busy hands that just can’t stop touching and feeling everything? Keep them busy by molding your very own clay creations. Go on unique fieldtrips to lean all about clay - where it comes from, how it’s made, and what you can do with it. Go ahead, make your mark in clay.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Jul 20 - Jul 24
U5C-CT-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Fire It Up! (ages 11-14)

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Discover incredible clay creations made in antiquity. Get inspired by Greek and Roman works of art and create your own masterpiece with the help of a professional clay artist. Go on unique fieldtrips to lean all about clay - where it comes from, how it’s made and what you can do with it.  Go ahead, make your mark in clay

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Aug 17 - Aug 21
U5C-CT-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Myth Making Madness (ages 6-10)

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Do you have a favorite character, hero or heroine? Have you ever explored ancient legends and mythical creatures? Discover the bizarre and often surprising stories behind fascinating works of art. Fabricate your own imaginative new character and wow your friends with its spellbinding story!

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Aug 10 - Aug 14
U5C-MM-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Jul 6 - Jul 10
U5C-MM-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Mythbusters (ages 11-14)

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Immerse yourself in the mythology of ancient Greece and explore the heroes, beasts, and mortals through legends that have transcended time. Discover how the characters you know from books and movies have links to ancient Greek culture and create your own tale through drama and art.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Jul 27 - Jul 31
U5C-MB-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Children & Teens

10 week session spring 2015

Registration starts March 10

Children’s and teens’ classes are structured to accommodate the abilities of different age levels. These classes develop skills in various media, fostering creativity, and imagination. Artist instructors are paired with classes based on their understanding of materials used and sensitivity to the ages of the children. The Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions consist of 10 classes each on Saturdays or weekdays in the early evening.

Drawing and Painting 1 (5-6 years)

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Ages 5-6 • You will be introduced to basic techniques and concepts involved in drawing. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your observation and imagination skills while exploring a variety of drawing materials and visiting exhibitions in the Gallery.

Members $99 / Non-members $115

Saturday 12-1pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-D1-S2 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk
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Mixed Media 1 (5-6 years)

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Ages 5-6• You will work with a variety of materials which can include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete. Instructors teach an understanding of many materials, unusual ideas, and great creativity.

Members $99 / Non-members $115

Saturday 2:30-3:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-M1-S2 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson
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Saturday 12:30-1:30 Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-M1-S1 Instructor: Rose Montgomery-Whicher
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Drawing and Painting 2 (7-9 years)

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Ages  7-9• You will be introduced to basic techniques and fundamental concepts that artists use to create great drawings and paintings. You will have the opportunity to develop observational skills and expand your imagination while working in black and white and colour. Some of the ideas explored may develop as a result of viewing Gallery exhibitions.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 12-1:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-D2-S2 Instructor: Bree Bergen sold out

Saturday 12-1:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-D2-S1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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Clayworks 2 (7-9 years)

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Ages 7–9• You will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects using a variety of techniques to develop clay hand-building skills and exercise your imaginations. Students in Clayworks 3 are introduced to the potter’s wheel. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 2:00-3:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-C2-S2 Instructor: Colleen Leduc sold out

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Mixed Media 2 (7-9 years)

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Ages 7-9• You will work with a variety of materials which can include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete. Instructors teach an understanding of many materials, unusual ideas, and great creativity.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Tuesday 6-7:30pm Apr 14 - Jun 16
S5C-M2-T1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson
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Saturday 2:30-4pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-M2-S2 Instructor: Michelle Wilson
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Saturday 12:30-2pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-M2-S1 Instructor: Michelle Wilson class full

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Drawing 3 (10-12 years)

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Ages 10–12 •  You will be introduced to basic techniques and concepts involved in drawing. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your observation and imagination skills while exploring a variety of drawing materials and visiting exhibitions in the Gallery.
 

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 2:00-3:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-D3-S1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk
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Painting 3 (10-12 years)

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Ages 10–12 • Explore the exciting world of colour, using a variety of painting materials. Projects focus on getting the most out of colour choices, while enhancing creativity and perception, by using both traditional and innovative techniques.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 2:00-3:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-P3-S1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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Mixed Media 3 (10-12 years)

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Ages 10-12 • You will work with a variety of materials which can include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete. Instructors teach an understanding of many materials, unusual ideas, and great creativity.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 2:00-3:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-M3-S1 Instructor: Jayne Cormack
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Clayworks 3 (10-14 years)

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Ages  10–14 • You will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects using a variety of techniques to develop clay hand-building skills and exercise your imaginations. Students in Clayworks 3 are introduced to the potter’s wheel. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 12-1:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-C3-S2 Instructor: Colleen Leduc class full

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Animation (10-12 years)

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Ages 10–12 • This course will provide you with a general understanding of the animation process and techniques. You will explore different traditional styles of animation such as drawing, cell animation, cut out, and claymation and develop your own stories, characters, and designs to complete basic animation projects on CD. This program is presented with the assistance of the Manitoba Society for Independent Animators (MSIA).

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 2:00-3:30pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-A3-S1 Instructor: Chris Angus
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Cartoon Art (10-14 years)

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Ages 10–14 • Explore the idea of the cartoon and create you own using a variety of drawing materials and clay.

Members $130 / Non-members $155

Saturday 12:30-2pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-T3-S1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson
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Drawing 4 (13-17 years)

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Ages 13-17 • You will be introduced to basic techniques and concepts involved in drawing. You’ll have the opportunity to develop your observation and imagination skills while exploring a variety of drawing materials and visiting exhibitions in the Gallery.

Members $155 / Non-members $180

Saturday 2-4pm Apr 11 - Jun 20
S5C-D4-S1 Instructor: Megan Krause We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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Mixed Media 4 (13-17 years)

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Ages  13–17 • You will work with a variety of materials which can include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete. Instructors teach an understanding of many materials, unusual ideas, and great creativity.

Members $155 / Non-members $180

Thursday 7-9pm Apr 16 - Jun 18
S5C-M4-H1 Instructor: Jayne Cormack We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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Painting 4 (13-17 years)

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Ages  13–17 • Explore the exciting world of colour using a variety of painting media.  Projects focus on getting the most out of colour choices, while enhancing creativity and perception, by using both traditional and innovative techniques.

Members $155 / Non-members $180

Monday 7-9pm Apr 13 - Jun 22
S5C-P4-M1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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