Art Camp

Spring Break Art Camp 

for ages 6-12

 

Registration starts January 13

 

Campers will gather inspiration from the exhibition Through the Eyes of a Child featuring the artworks of  children who took art classes at the WAG Studio over the winter session.  Create a new masterpiece with the help of a professional artist, meet guest artists, experiment with new art forms, play active games, and grow your creativity with a different theme each day.

Sense-ational! (Monday)

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Discover how artists use a whole range of colours, lines and texturesto appeal to our five senses. Taste the flavours, touch the textures, hear the sounds, smell the odours and see it all in the exhibitions at the WAG.Discover how artists use a whole range of colours, lines and texturesto appeal to our five senses. Taste the flavours, touch the textures, hear the sounds, smell the odours and see it all in the exhibitions at the WAG.

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Monday 8:30am-5pm Mar 30
S5C-SB-M1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants

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Who am I? (Tuesday)

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You can learn a lot about yourself when you make a self portrait. Go looking for a ll the portraits in the Gallery for inspiration to make a work of art  that represents who you art!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Tuesday 8:30am-5pm Mar 31
S5C-SB-T1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants

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Fin, Fur and Feathers (Wednesday)

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Children are naturally “drawn” to animals.  If you could transform yourself into an animal for a day, what animal would it be?  Hunt for the animal art in the Gallery and go wild in the Studio to make your own untamed work of art!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Wednesday 8:30am-5pm Apr 1
S5C-SB-W1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants

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Myths, Heros and Monsters (Thursday)

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 Check out children’s art created in anticipation of the upcoming exhibition Olympus. Create your own mythological work of art and connect with the gods like never before.Myths, Heroes and Monsters – Check out children’s art created in anticipation of the upcoming exhibition Olympus. Create your own mythological work of art and connect with the gods like never before.

 

 

 

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Thursday 8:30am-5pm Apr 2
S5C-SB-H1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants

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Children & Teens

10  week sessions winter 2015

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 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-M1-S1 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 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-M1-S2 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson
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Saturday 12:30-1:30pm Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-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 12-1:30 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-D2-S2 Instructor: Bree Bergen
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Saturday 12-1:30 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-D2-S1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson
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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 2-3:30pm Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-C2-S2 Instructor: Colleen Leduc
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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 2-3:30 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-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 2-3:30 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-P3-S2 Instructor: Valerie Dewson
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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 2-3:30 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-M3-S1 Instructor: Rose Montgomery-Whicher
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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 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-C3-S2 Instructor: Colleen Leduc
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Beginning 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 2-3:30 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-A3-S1 Instructor: Chris Angus
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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 Jan 13 - Mar 17
W5C-M2-T2 Instructor: Jayne Cormack
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Saturday 12:30-2pm Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-M2-S1 Instructor: To be announced
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Saturday 2:30-4pm Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-M2-S2 Instructor: To be announced
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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 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-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 Jan 10 - Mar 21
W5C-D4-S1 Instructor: Megan Krause
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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 Jan 15 - Mar 19
W5C-M4-H1 Instructor: Jayne Cormack
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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

Wednesday 7-9pm Jan 14 - Mar 18
W5C-P4-W2 Instructor: Valerie Dewson
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