Classes and Workshops

MakerLab

Monthly craft nights with local makers and artists. Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian. Registration required. Sign up at wag.ca/diy

MakerLab: Born of the Anvil with Sebastian Hodder

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Make a simple, versatile, and stylish vegetable-tanned belt from a piece of 9-10oz leather. This natural toned belt measures 1 1/4” in width and features an antique brass buckle with two rivets.  No dyeing or drying time required.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

Follow Born of the Anvil on Instagram @bornoftheanvil

For more information email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here
 

$70 / Single
$130 / For Two

Wednesday 7-9pm Feb 15
W7A-SH-W1 Instructor: Sebastian Hodder

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MakerLab: Department of Floristry with Candace Fempel

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Learn step-by-step how to create your own succulent and cacti habitat. Create a terrarium, approximately 5 ½” tall and 6” diameter.  Featuring three plants, one granite stone, one quartz stone, moss, sand, soil, charcoal, and drainage stones. All materials and instructions provided.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

Follow Department of Floristry on Instagram @deptof

For more information email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here
 

Members $70 / Non-members $75

Wednesday 7-9pm Mar 15
W7A-CF-W1 Instructor: Candace Fempel

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MakerLab: Le Petit Point with Chantal Alary

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Using  a lap loom frame, you’ll create your own hand-woven wall hanging. Using various textures of wool and roving, you’ll learn how to warp your loom and weave using several techniques. The end result is a beautiful woven piece of art to hang in your home that plays with geometry, colour, and texture.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

Follow Le Petit Point on Instagram @lepetitpoint.ywg

For more information email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here

*Includes all weaving material and a lap loom frame.

Members $95 / Non-members $100

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Jan 18
W7A-CA-W1 Instructor: Chantal Alary

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Paint Party @ WAG Studio

Paint Party: Black & White Geometric Patterns

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Inspired by the world of textile design, these unique eye-catching works on canvas can be created using basic geometric shapes and patterns. Our animated and experienced artist-instructors will guide you through each step. Let the simplicity of the process take over. Enjoy music, a glass of wine, the company of friends, and some creative time for yourself!

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/single ticket
$40/WAG members or for two or more tickets

Thursday 7-9:30 Mar 23
W7A-PP-H1 Instructor: Cara Mason & Marybeth Dirks

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Spring Art Camp

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

Get creative with a new theme every day! Campers will have fun experimenting with new art forms, playing active games, and seeing art in the galleries.

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 6-12) Monday: Animation Nation

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Come to the Wag and explore some animation basics. Top off the day by watching mini movies you make!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Monday 9am-4pm Mar 27
W7C-M1-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 6-12) Tuesday: Birds, Bees and Buds

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The signs of spring are all around! Let’s celebrate with some nature inspired art making!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Tuesday 9am-4pm Mar 28
W7C-T1-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 6-12) Wednesday: Clay Day Yay!

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Do you like getting your hands dirty? Then this is the camp for you. Come and make stuff out of self-hardening clay and take it home the same day!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Wednesday 9am-4pm Mar 29
W7C-W1-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 6-12) Thursday: Gallery Zoo

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Did you know there are animals in the gallery? Come and see for yourself and capture your favorites in a piece of art you make!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Thursday 9am-4pm Mar 30
W7C-H1-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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(Ages 6-12) Friday: Oodles of Doodles!

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Get down and get funky like a drawing monkey! Zany drawing activities ALL DAY LONG!

Members $45 / Non-members $50

Friday 9am-4pm Mar 31
W7C-F1-C1 Instructor: Art camp director and assistants
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Children & Teens

10 week session*

Child and teen classes are structured to accommodate the abilities of different age levels. These fun-filled classes develop skills in various media, sparkling creativity and imagination. Artist instructors are paired with classes based on experience and area of specialization. Winter sessions each consist of 10 classes, with the exception of Clayworks.

*Clayworks classes are 8 weeks long

(Ages 5-6) Drawing and Painting 1

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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 $115 / Non-members $130

Saturday 12-1pm Jan 7 - Mar 18
W7C-D1-S1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk

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(Ages 5-6) Mixed Media 1

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Students will work with in a variety of media that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects can be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $115 / Non-members $130

Sunday 11:30-12:30pm Jan 8 - Mar 19
W7C-M1-U1 Instructor: Bree Bergen

Saturday 2:30-3:30pm Jan 7 - Mar 18
W7C-M1-S1 Instructor: Leah Fontaine

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(Ages 7-9) Clayworks 2

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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 $155 / Non-members $180

Saturday 2-4pm Jan 7 - Mar 4
W7C-C2-S1 Instructor: Colleen Leduc

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(Ages 7-9) Drawing and Painting 2

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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 $145 / Non-members $170

Sunday 11-12:30pm Jan 8 - Mar 19
W7C-D2-U1 Instructor: Lyndsay Ladobruk

Saturday 2:30-4pm Jan 7 - Mar 18
W7C-D2-S1 Instructor: Jayne Cormack

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(Ages 7-9) Mixed Media 2

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Students will work with in a variety of media that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects can be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Sunday 11-12:30pm Jan 8 - Mar 19
W7C-M2-U1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

Saturday 12-1:30pm Jan 7 - Mar 18
W7C-M2-S1 Instructor: Jayne Cormack

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(Ages 10-14) Mixed Media 3

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Students will work with in a variety of media that may include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, or printmaking. Encouraging creativity, projects can be layered, mixed, and occasionally take more than one class to complete.

Members $135 / Non-members $160

Saturday 12-1:30pm Jan 7 - Mar 18
W7C-M3-S1 Instructor: Leah Fontaine

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(Ages 10-14) Clayworks 3

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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 $145 / Non-members $170

Saturday 11:30-1:30pm Jan 7 - Mar 4
W7C-C3-S1 Instructor: Colleen Leduc

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(Ages 10-14) Fashion Arts

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Develop drawing skills as you create your own fashion designs. Create one-of-a-kind jewellery, handbags, or sneakers. Re-work clothes with DIY flare, using fabric paint, printmaking, hand-sewn embellishments, or creative re-structuring. This course may require the students to provide their own sneakers and cast-off clothing to experiment with as they explore the world of fashion art.

Members $145 / Non-members $170

Saturday 2-3:30pm Jan 7 - Mar 18
W7C-F3-S1 Instructor: Marianne Jonasson

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Adult Beginner

10 week session*

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed.  For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

*Pottery classes are 8 weeks long

Drawing Basics

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Retrain your brain! For students with little or no drawing experience, this introduction to the fundamental techniques and concepts of drawing will sharpen observational skills and build confidence. You will learn to translate what you see into what you want to draw. Work with a variety of subjects, including still life studies and the human form.

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Wednesday 7-9:30pm Jan 11 - Mar 15
W7A-DB-W1 Instructor: Racheal Tycoles
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Tuesday 7-9:30pm Jan 10 - Mar 14
W7A-DB-T1 Instructor: Racheal Tycoles
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Pottery

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Discover hand building, which includes slab building, slump molded forms, and throwing on the potter’s wheel. From basic thrown or hand-built forms you will produce mugs, bowls, and platters. You will also learn glazing and decorating techniques to finish your work and develop your own ideas related to functional and non-functional forms.

Members $235 / Non-members $260

Wednesday 7-10pm Jan 11 - Mar 1
W7A-OB-W1 Instructor: Dave Krindle sold out

Tuesday 7-10pm Jan 10 - Feb 28
W7A-OB-T1 Instructor: Colleen Chamberlin sold out

Monday 7-10pm Jan 9 - Mar 6
W7A-OB-M1 Instructor: Alan Lacovetsky

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Adult Intermediate

10 week session

Adults provide their own tools and supplies for classes unless otherwise indicated. Basic drawing and painting materials are provided for the first class, at which time supply lists are distributed. Intermediate Studio students should bring their own selection of supplies to the first class. For special workshops, pottery, and sculpture, supplies are generally included in the class cost. Students must provide their own tools for clay classes.

Figure in Art

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

Using a variety of drawing materials, you will work from a model and learn about proportion, foreshortening, and other fundamental techniques for drawing people.

Members $205 / Non-members $230

Monday 7-9:30pm Jan 9 - Mar 20
W7A-FA-M2 Instructor: To be announced

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Acrylic Painting

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

This course focuses on monochromatic and colour theory, form, shading, various ways to describe space, use of light,compositional arrangements, and the particularities of painting with acrylics. Learn how to create a 3-D object on a 2-D surface(canvas) and work with mediums involving acrylic paint.

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday 7-9:30pm Jan 9 - Mar 20
W7A-AP-M2 Instructor: Racheal Tycoles

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Painting Basics

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Prerequisite: Drawing Basics or equivalent experience

Through your choice of acrylic or oil paint, you will be introduced to basic colour theory, and learn to use various brushes and media, such as thinners and thickeners. Painting from still life, enhance your composition, decision making, and editing skills. As you progress through the course,your confidence as a painter will grow.

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Tuesday 7-9:30pm Jan 10 - Mar 14
W7A-PA-T2 Instructor: Racheal Tycoles We are sorry, but this class has been cancelled.

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WAG Studio
has moved into the
Winnipeg Art Gallery!
Click here for more information

Winter Registration
Now Open!

Winter class prices in effect from Nov 22–Dec 15.
After Dec 15, add $10 per course.
Register early and save!
Winter registration closes Dec 29.

Spring/Summer Registration
Opens March 7

 

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

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204.789.1766
F: 204.772.6841

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