Art Camp for Kids

Get creative with our Summer and Spring Break Art Camps!

Register online or by phone at 204.789.1766

 

Spring Break Art Camp

Monday, March 30 to Thursday, April 2

Get creative with a new theme every day. Have fun making a masterpiece with a professional artist, experimenting with new art forms, playing active games, and seeing art in the galleries, including Through the Eyes of a Child, an exhibit featuring work by young WAG Studio students.

Sign up for individual days or the full week! 

Ages 6 to 12 • 9am-4pm (early drop off and late pick up from 8:30am-5pm)
Non-Members $50 per day • Members $45 per day

Monday • Sense-sational • Discover how artists use a whole range of colours, lines, and textures to appeal to our five senses.

Tuesday • Who Am I • Find picture in the Gallery to inspire your own self-portrait.

Wednesday • Fin, Fur, and Feathers • Hunt for animal art in the Gallery and go wild in the Studio creating an untamed work of your own.

Thursday • Myths, Heroes, and Monsters • In anticipation of the upcoming exhibition Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, have a go creating your own mythological work of art. 

Register online or by phone at 204.789.1766

 

Family Tours

Tuesday March 31 at 1pm
Thursday April 2 at 1pm

Bring your family and friends to an interactive tour at the WAG. Have fun with hands-on activities and learn about art in a way that’s engaging for all ages. Included with Gallery admission.

 

Summer Art Camp

Monday, July 6 to Friday, August 21

Sign up today! 

This year’s camps are inspired by the historic exhibition Olympus: The Greco-Roman Collections of Berlin, bringing to Winnipeg ancient art from one of the best collections in the world! Campers will see and learn about the art, create art with professional artists, go on exciting field trips, and stage their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week.

Week-long • 9am-4pm (early drop off and late pick up from 8:30am-5pm)
Ages 6-10 and 11-14
Full week • $200 for members/$225 for non-members
Short week of August 4 • $180 for members/$200 non-members

Choose from five weekly themes:
    
Myth Making Madness (ages 6-10) • Weeks of July 6 and August 10 • Do you have a favorite character, hero, or heroine? Have you ever explored ancient legends and mythical creatures? Discover the fascinating stories behind ancient works of art. Fabricate your own imaginative new character and wow your friends with its spellbinding story!

Build Crew (ages 6-10) • Weeks of July 13 and August 4 (short week) • Go on an art quest looking for hidden LEGO* creations throughout the Gallery. Head outside to check out some of Winnipeg’s finest architecture, and get inspired to build your own creation using LEGO and other construction materials.

Claytastic! (ages 6-10) • Week of July 20 • Get busy molding clay creations of your very own! Go on unique field trips to learn 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.

Mythbusters (ages 11-14) • Week of July 27 • Immerse yourself in the mythology of ancient Greece and Rome, exploring the heroes, beasts, and mortals through legends that transcend 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.

Fire It Up! (ages 11-14) • Week of August 17 • Check out incredible clay creations made in antiquity. Get inspired by Greek and Roman works of art and create your own masterpiece. Go on fieldtrips to learn all about the wonderful world of clay!

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

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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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