Art Camp for Kids

Get creative with our Summer and Spring Break Art Camps!

Register online or by phone at 204.789.1766

 

Summer Art Camp

Monday, July 11 to Friday, August 26

full weeks • $225 for non-members/$200 for members
short week • $200 for non-members/$180 for members

Camp from 9am-4pm • Early drop-off/late pick-up from 8:30am-5pm

Campers will explore Gallery exhibitions, create art with professional artists, go on exciting field trips, and host their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week. Free pizza on Friday!

Learn more about Summer Art Camps, watch the interviews with WAG Art Educator, Aline Fréchette. CTV & Global.

Ages 6-10
July 11-15 or August 8-12 • SOLD OUT • Flying with Chagall • Up, up and away! Get inspired by the works of Chagall and create your own magnificent dreamscape.

July 18-22 or August 15-19 • SOLD OUT • Kicking it with Clay • Sculptures, sculptures everywhere. Get inspiration from sculptures in the Gallery and experiment with clay to make your own fired work of art.

August 2-5 (Short Week) - The Painted Selfie • Take a selfie like you never thought you could… and discover who you really are. Kids will take a look at portraits in the Gallery, including the Karel Funk exhibition, and explore how selfies and portraiture are used today compared to the past. Photography activities, inside and outside, will be included and inspire selfie paintings. Campers will also take a field trip to the Children’s Museum and WAG@The Forks. 

Ages 11-15
July 25-29 • Mural Madness • Create a collaborative mural at WAG Studio and make new friends! Teens will create a mural on one of the interior walls of the WAG Studio building with professional mural artist Michel St.Hilaire (bilingual). Campers will visit WAG exhibitions to gain inspiration for their collaborative mural, see slide shows of Michel’s murals, and visit murals in areas surrounding the WAG. A field trip to Manitoba Theatre Centre will take participants on a behind-the-scenes tour of where sets are created. 

August 22-26 - Daydreaming with Chagall • Discover Surrealism and make art that transcends reality. Teens will use similar techniques as Chagall to create their own Chagall-inspired artwork. Chagall’s work is often based on Surrealism and so campers will explore this concept through fun and interactive games and art-making activities. During their fieldtrip to The Forks, teens will learn about more surreal concepts such as juxtaposition, dislocation, and scale, and use these concepts within sketches while drawing en pleine air.  

To register, click here or call 204.789.1766.

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Gallery Hours

  • Tuesday 11am-5pm
  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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