Classes and Workshops

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.

 

Build Crew (ages 6-10)

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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 field trips and get inspired to build your own creation using LEGO and other construction materials.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Jul 13 - Jul 17
U5C-LA-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants class full

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Build Crew (ages 6-10) 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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Claytastic! (ages 6-10)

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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

Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Jul 20 - Jul 24
U5C-CT-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants class full

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Fire It Up! (ages 11-14)

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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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Myth Making Madness (ages 6-10)

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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
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Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Jul 6 - Jul 10
U5C-MM-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Mythbusters (ages 11-14)

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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

Monday- Friday 9am-4pm Jul 27 - Jul 31
U5C-MB-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Workshops

5 day summer workshop for adults or teens

Workshops are designed in conjunction with current exhibitions or to present media and techniques not covered in our regular classes. Students will view the work on display and work hands on with an instructor in the studio. This is a great opportunity to to stimulate ideas, explore a medium and deepen understanding of artists and their art.

Summer Studio for Teens (ages 13-17)

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 Immerse yourself in creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment using a variety of drawing and painting media as well as working on a 3D project. The weeklong format will allow for projects to develop over more than one class. All supplies are included.

Members $149 / Non-members $164

Monday-Friday 12-4pm Aug 10 - Aug 14
U5C-SS-M1 Instructor: Valerie Dewson
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Weeklong Workshop in Painting (for adults)

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Summer workshops run 5 full days. Immerse yourself in your creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment. Supply lists will be forwarded to registrants in advance of the workshops.  Students make their own lunch arrangements. (TABLE Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.)

Painting (oil or acrylic)

Prerequisite: Drawing 1 or equivalent experience
In your choice of  acrylic or oil work from still life arrangements, do colour exercises and learn about basic elements such as  composition and shape, and how colour is used to create a sense of depth.   Critiques will help you enhance your skills.
               

Members $179 / Non-members $205 / Senior Non-members $192

Monday- Friday 10am-4pm Aug 17 - Aug 21
U5A-PA-M1 Instructor: Racheal Tycoles
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Weeklong Workshop in Drawing (for adults)

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Summer workshops run 5 full days. You’ll immerse yourself in your creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment. Supply lists will be forwarded to registrants in advance of the workshops.  Students make their own lunch arrangements. (TABLE Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.)

Drawing

By focusing on colour while using media such as oil pastels, chalk pastels, art sticks and other materials, you will develop your ability to depict multiple aspects of nature. Individual interpretations of the subject matter will be encouraged. Weather permitting, we will work outside as much as possible.

 

Members $179 / Non-members $205 / Senior Non-members $192

Monday- Friday 10am-4pm Aug 10 - Aug 14
U5A-DW-M1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson
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Weeklong Workshop in Handmade Books (for adults)

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Summer workshops run 5 full days. Immerse yourself in your creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment. Supply lists will be forwarded to registrants in advance of the workshops.  Students make their own lunch arrangements. (TABLE Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.)

 

You will be making several styles of handmade books using a variety of methods for binding them together. Embelish your creation using collage, cut paper work, handwritten text, fabric and other found objects.

Members $179 / Non-members $205 / Senior Non-members $192

Monday- Friday 10am-4pm Aug 17 - Aug 21
U5A-HB-M1 Instructor: Doug Melnyk
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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.

Drawing and Painting 1 (5-6 years)

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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

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

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Mixed Media 1 (5-6 years)

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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

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

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

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Clayworks 2 (7-9 years)

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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

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

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We are currently taking registrations for:

  • Summer art camp
  • Summer art workshops

Registration begins on August 18 for:

  • Fall art classes (10 week session)


WAG Studio office hours:
Tuesday-Friday: 12-4pm

contact:
P: 204.789.1766
F: 204.772.6841

 

 

 

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