Classes and Workshops

Paint Party @ WAG Studio

Paint Party: Block Print Tote Bags

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Learn basic block printing techniques and make some matching prints to practice your skills. Then design and print your own custom canvas tote bag that will turn heads at the farmers’ market this summer!

18+ event • Cash bar available

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here

$45/person
$40/person for WAG Members or when purchasing 2 or more tickets

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Paint Party: Mix+Match Mini Paintings

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Try out a bunch of different painting styles! Create 3-4 different artworks on 9x12” canvas boards. Works inspired by Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Gabby O’Connor.

18+ event • Cash bar available

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here

$50/person
$45/person for WAG Members or when purchasing 2 or more tickets

Thursday 7-9:30 Aug 3
U7A-PP-H1 Instructor: Cara Mason & Marybeth Dirks

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Summer Art Camp

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

For programming questions please contact Allison at 204.789.1762 or youth-programs@wag.ca

For registration inquiries please contact Cara at 204.789.1766 or studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

(Ages 6-8) Downtown!

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Listen to the music of the traffic in the city and linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty! Join us for a multi-media exploration of our city to discover that art is all around. Once back in the studio with sketches and ideas campers will create their own city using a multitude of art materials.

Members $180 / Non-members $200

Tuesday-Friday 9-4pm Aug 8 - Aug 11
U7C-DT-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 6-8) Oh Canada!

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Oh Canada! celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with artmaking and games focused on the wonders of Canada’s luscious landscapes, many of which can be seen in the Gallery. This session is topped off with a big birthday party that the campers plan for friends and family to enjoy.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 10 - Jul 14
U7C-OC-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 6-8) Painting with the Master

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This summer, Picasso is in the house! Campers will create their own masterpieces inspired by one of the greatest artists of all time, Pablo Picasso.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 24 - Jul 28
U7C-PP-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants sold out

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(Ages 9-12) Downtown!

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Listen to the music of the traffic in the city and linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty! Join us for a multi-media exploration of our city to discover that art is all around. Once back in the studio with sketches and ideas campers will create their own city using a multitude of art materials.

Members $180 / Non-members $200

Tuesday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 4 - Jul 7
U7C-DT-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
register

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(Ages 9-12) Oh Canada!

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Oh Canada! celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with artmaking and games focused on the wonders of Canada’s luscious landscapes, many of which can be seen in the Gallery. This session is topped off with a big birthday party that the campers plan for friends and family to enjoy.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 17 - Jul 21
U7C-OC-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
register

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(Ages 9-12) Painting with the Master

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This summer, Picasso is in the house! Campers will create their own masterpieces inspired by one of the greatest artists of all time, Pablo Picasso.

Members $200 / Non-members $225

Monday-Friday 9-4pm Jul 31 - Aug 4
U7C-PP-C2 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
register

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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.

(Ages 13-14) Summer Studio for Teens

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This workshop runs for five afternoons (Mon-Fri 12-4pm). Immerse yourself in creative activities for a full week and use a variety of drawing and painting media, and work on a 3D project. The week-long format will allow for projects to develop over more than one class. All supplies are included.

Members $150 / Non-members $165

Monday-Friday 12-4pm Aug 14 - Aug 18
U7C-SS-M1 Instructor: Leah Fontaine
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(Ages 15-17) Summer Studio for Teens

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This workshop runs for five afternoons (Mon-Fri 12-4pm). Immerse yourself in creative activities for a full week and use a variety of drawing and painting media, and work on a 3D project. The week-long format will allow for projects to develop over more than one class. All supplies are included.

Members $150 / Non-members $165

Monday-Friday 12-4pm Aug 21 - Aug 25
U7C-SS-M2 Instructor: Leah Fontaine
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(Adult) Weeklong Workshop in Drawing Basics

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These workshops run five full days (Mon to Fri). Each course consists of 25 hours (5 hours each day) of class time. 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 (classes run from 10am to 4pm with a 1 hour lunch break). Students make their own lunch arrangements. Storm Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.

Drawing Basics

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 is encouraged. Weather permitting, we will work outside as much as possible!

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday-Friday 10-4pm Aug 14 - Aug 18
U7A-DB-M1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk
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(Adult) Weeklong Workshop in Painting Basics

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These workshops run five full days (Mon to Fri). Each course consists of 25 hours (5 hours each day) of class time. 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 (classes run from 10am to 4pm with a 1 hour lunch break). Students make their own lunch arrangements. Storm Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.

Painting

Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience
This beginners’ course will introduce you to basic colour theory and handling of your choice of either acrylic or water soluable oil paints. You’ll 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 gain an understanding of what is involved in making a well-composed painting.

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday-Friday 10-4pm Aug 21 - Aug 25
U7A-PA-M1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk
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WAG Studio
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Winnipeg Art Gallery!
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Spring/Summer Registration
Now Open

Register by March 23 & Save Money • Prices in effect from March 7–March 23.
After March 23, add $10 per course. Registration closes March 30.


Access to the WAG studio outside of class hours is by appointment only.  Please call to book your appointment.

contact:
P:
204.789.1766
F: 204.772.6841

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