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.

 

(Ages 6-10) Myth Making Madness

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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 class full

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(Ages 6-10) Build Crew - 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 class full

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(Ages 6-10) Claytastic!

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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

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(Ages 11-14) Mythbusters

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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

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(Ages 11-14) Fire It Up!

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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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Children & Teens

Fall 2015 10 week session

Registration starts August 18

Child and teen classes are structured to accommodate the abilities of different age levels. These fun-filled classes develop skills in various media, fostering creativity and imagination. Artist instructors are paired with classes based on experience and area of specialization. Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions each consist of 10 classes on Saturdays or weekdays in the early evening.

(Ages 5-6) Drawing and Painting 1

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This course gives an introduction to basic techniques and fundamental concepts that artists use to create succcessful drawings and paintings. Students will develop observational skills, use their imaginations, and visit WAG exhibitions.

Members $105 / Non-members $120

Sat 12-1pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-D1–S1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk

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(Ages 5-6) Mixed Media 1

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Students will work with a variety of material that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $105 / Non-members $120

Sat 12:30-1:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-M1-S1 Instructor: Rose Montgomery-Whicher

Sat 2:30-3:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-M1-S2 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

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(Ages 7-9) Clayworks 2

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Students will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects, using a variety of techniques to develop clay hand-building skills. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Wed 6-7:30pm Sep 23 - Dec 2
F5C-C2–S1 Instructor: Colleen Leduc

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(Ages 7-9) Drawing and Painting 2

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This course gives an introduction to basic techniques and fundamental concepts that artists use to create succcessful drawings and paintings. Students will develop observational skills, use their imaginations, and visit WAG exhibitions.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 12-1:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-D2–S2 Instructor: Bree Bergen

Sat 12-1:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-D2–S1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson

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(Ages 7-9) Mixed Media 2

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Students will work with a variety of material that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 12:30-2pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-M2–S1 Instructor: Michelle Wilson

Sat 2:30-4pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-M2–S2 Instructor: Michelle Wilson

Tues 6-7:30pm Sep 22 - Nov 24
F5C-M2–T1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson

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(Ages 10-12) Animation

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This course provides a general understanding of animation process and techniques. Students will discover different styles of animation such as drawing, cell animation, cut out, and claymation, while developing their own stories, characters, and designs. A DVD of completed projects will be provided at the end of the session.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 2-3:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-A3–S1 Instructor: Chris Angus

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(Ages 10-12) Drawing 3

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With a focus on basic drawing techniques and concepts, this course enhances observation and imagination skills, explores a variety of drawing materials, and includes visits to Gallery exibitions.
 

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 2-3:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-D3-S1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk

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(Ages 10-12) Mixed Media 3

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Students will work with a variety of material that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 2-3:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-M3–S1 Instructor: Rose Montgomery-Whicher

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(Ages 10-12) Painting 3

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This course explores the exciting world of colour through paint. Projects focus on colour choice, while enhancing imagination and perception by using both traditional and new techniques.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 2-3:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-P3–S1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson

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(Ages 10-14) Cartoon Art

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Using a variety of drawing materials and clay, students will take a closer look at cartooning.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 12:30-2pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-T3–S1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

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(Ages 10-14) Clayworks 3

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Students will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects, using a variety of techniques to develop clay hand-building skills. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sat 12-1:30pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-C3–S1 Instructor: Colleen Leduc

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(Ages 13-17) NEW! Clayworks 4

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In this course, students will enhance their previous skills in functional and sculptural projects, further explore hand-building techniques, and be introduced to throwing on a potter’s wheel. Clay and related firing costs are included in the class fee.

Members $160 / Non-members $185

Sat 2-4pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C–C4 –S1 Instructor: Colleen Leduc

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(Ages 13-17) Drawing 4

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With a focus on basic drawing techniques and concepts, this course enhances observation and imagination skills, explores a variety of drawing materials, and includes visits to Gallery exibitions.

Members $160 / Non-members $185

Sat 2-4pm Sep 26 - Dec 5
F5C-D4 –S1 Instructor: Megan Krause

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(Ages 13-17) Mixed Media 4

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Students will work with a variety of material that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects may be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $160 / Non-members $185

Thurs 7-9pm Sep 24 - Nov 26
F5C-M4 –H1 Instructor: Jayne Cormack

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(Ages 13-17) Painting 4

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This course explores the exciting world of colour through paint. Projects focus on colour choice, while enhancing imagination and perception by using both traditional and new techniques.

Members $160 / Non-members $185

Mon 7-9pm Sep 21 - Nov 30
F5C-P4 –M1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson

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