Summer Art Camp

Weeklong, Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm (early drop-off from 8:30am and pick up until 5pm)
Campers will explore the gallery exhibitions, create art with professional artists, go on exciting field trips, and stage their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week. Free pizza on Friday.

(Ages 6-10) Flying with Chagall

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Up up and away!  Get inspired by the works of Chagall and create your own magnificent dreamscape.  Children can be inspired by two spectacular and colourful exhibitions at the WAG featuring the works of the famous artist Marc Chagall.  Children will use similar techniques as Chagall to create their own artwork inspired by Chagall.  Chagall’s work is often based on surrealism and so the children will explore this concept through fun and interactive games and art activities.  The field trip is to the Children’s Museum and to the WAG shop/workshop space at the Forks.  They will be bussed there and back on a private charter bus.  Every camp gets free pizza on Friday and a mini-exhibition of their artwork will be displayed to parents on Friday afternoon.  All camps go into WAG galleries at least twice during the week.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Aug 8 - Aug 12
U6C-FC-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 11 - Jul 15
U6C-FC-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 6-10) Kicking it with Clay

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Sculptures sculptures everywhere.  Take it all in and experiment with clay to make a fired work of art. Art class is run by Erika Hanneson a known professional clay artist.  They will be making a fired sculpture that they will also paint with true professional glazes.  They will have time on the clay wheel to experience that.  The field trip is to the Children’s Museum and to the new WAG shop/workshop space at the Forks. They will be bussed there and back with a charter school bus.  As with all camps, they have free pizza on Friday and a mini-exhibition of their work on Friday afternoon. All camps go into the WAG galleries at least twice to see sculptures and get inspired by the art.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Aug 15 - Aug 19
U6C-KC-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 18 - Jul 22
U6C-KC-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 6-10) The Painted Selfie

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Take a selfie like you never thought you could… and discover who you really are.  The selfie is really a contemporary portrait.  Kids will take a look at portraits in Gallery for inspiration and think about how selfies and portraiture is used today compared to the past.  They will think of their own personal attributes to include in their painting.  The kids will plan and execute a painting that will take them all week to make during their 2 hour daily art class.  Photography activities will be included outdoors and will be used to help inspire their selfie painting.  The field trip is to the Children’s Museum and to the WAG shop/workshop space at the Forks.  They will be bussed there and back on a private charter bus.  Every camp gets free pizza on Friday and a mini-exhibition of their artwork will be displayed to parents on Friday afternoon.  All camps go into WAG galleries at least twice during the week.

Members $180 / Non-members $200

Tuesday-Friday 9-4pm Aug 2 - Aug 5
U6C-PS-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 11-15) Teen Mural Camp

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Create a collaborative mural at the WAG Studio and make new friends.  Art class will be run by professional mural artist Michel St.Hilaire (Bilingual). The teens will create a mural on one of the interior walls of the WAG Studio building.  The teens will visit WAG exhibition to gain inspiration for their collaborative mural and they will also see slide shows of murals and visit murals in areas surrounding the WAG.  They will be involved in each step of creating the mural.  The field trip is a behind the scenes look at the Manitoba Theatre Centre back stage where they create the sets for the plays.  They will take the Free Spirit Downtown shuttle bus to go there and back.  They will visit the WAG exhibitions at least twice.  Free pizza on Friday and a reveal of their artwork will happen on Friday afternoon.  The teens will document the creation of their work as they make it.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 25 - Jul 29
U6C-TM-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 11-15) Teen Daydreaming with Chagall

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Discover Surrealism and make art that transcends reality.  Get inspired by the works of Chagall and create your own magnificent dreamscape.  Teens can be inspired by two spectacular and colourful exhibitions at the WAG featuring the works of the famous artist Marc Chagall.  Teens will use similar techniques as Chagall to create their own artwork inspired by Chagall.  Chagall’s work is often based on surrealism and so the children will explore this concept and learn how to make surreal art.  Every camp gets free pizza on Friday and a mini-exhibition of their artwork will be displayed to parents on Friday afternoon.  All camps go into WAG galleries at least twice during the week.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Aug 22 - Aug 26
U6C-DC-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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  • Tuesday 11am-5pm
  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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