Family Saturdays

Family Saturday takes place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike, at a minimal cost to participants.  The workshop starts promptly at 1 p.m each month with instruction and a project demonstration.  Parents are encouraged to participate and create their own piece of art as well.  Families are welcome to stay the entire session from 1 p.m to 3:30 p.m, or leave earlier. Our VPAG Family Saturday instructors are experienced working with children, and all have post-secondary art education. All materials for the workshops are supplied.  Suggested ages 5 years old and up • $5/members • $7/non-members.  Call 250-545-3173 to pre-register or sign up online below.  Click here to download the Spring/Summer 2017 Family Saturday schedule.

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Family Saturday  | SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 25th at 1 p.m.
Painted Galaxies Inspired by Shinsuke Minegishi

Join us this month for a tour of Shinsuke Minegishi’s exhibition, Recurring Cycles.  Learn how to create a watercolour galaxy orb using wax to resist the pigment.  These mini galaxies are inspired by Minegishi’s desire to communicate the vastness of the cosmic space through his artwork.

 Click here to download the Spring/Summer 2017 Family Saturday schedule.

Family Saturday | SOLD OUT
Saturday, April 29th at 1 p.m. 

Mixed Media Flowers Inspired by Andy Warhol

Join us this month to learn about Andy Warhol and his artistic process.  We will be creating mixed media psychedelic artworks inspired by Warhol’s 1960’s hibiscus flower series.  Create your own masterpiece to take home using acrylic paint, white glue and vibrant tissue paper flowers on a mini canvas.

 Click here to download the Spring/Summer 2017 Family Saturday schedule.

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Saturday, May 27 at 1 p.m. 

The Arctic in Bloom Inspired by Arctic Sojourn

Join us this month for a tour of Nicola Tibbetts exhibition Arctic Sojourn and create mixed media art inspired by her paintings. We will use hot-melt glue stencils and tissue paper colour transferring to create artwork inspired by the Arctic wildflowers of Canada and the colours of the Northern sky.

Click here to download the Spring/Summer 2017 Family Saturday schedule.

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