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covid-19 UPDATE

Join us on the last Saturday of each month, Family Saturdays take place with an art project suitable for both little kids and big kids. Parents/guardians are also encouraged to participate and create their own works of art. The workshop begins promptly at 1 p.m., and families are welcome to stay for the whole session, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., or to depart sooner. All materials required for the workshops are provided. To ensure a space, please pre-register online.


• $5/members • $9/non-members.


Sierra, our Learning and Community Engagement Curator, will begin the workshop by touring the current exhibition that is on display. Afterward, she will lead you through a hands-on art activity inspired by the artwork.




April 29 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Drawing with scissors

Our session will begin with a tour of Art and Soul, a collection of artworks by local high school students. We will then learn about Henri Matisse, and make collages and prints inspired by his work.

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May 27 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Emergence Printmaking

We will begin our session by touring the UBCO: Emergence exhibition. This exhibition highlights the work of graduating UBCO visual arts students. We will then be making prints inspired by the works.

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June 24 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Painting with Oil Pastels

We will begin our session by touring an exhibition of new oil paintings by Jim Kalnin. Kalnin contemplates life, nature, the ordinary, and the extraordinary in his works. Inspired by the exhibition, we will make our own Jim Kalnin inspired paintings.

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July 29 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Lino-cut Printmaking

Our session will begin with a tour of the exhibition Infinitesimal by Lisa Matthias. Matthias explores bird ecology through her wood-cut prints. Inspired by the exhibition, we will be making our own lino-cut prints.

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August 26 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Collage Landscapes

Our session will begin with a tour of Emerging From The Ashes of an Okanagan Genocide. by Bernadette Gregoire. Inspired by the exhibition, we will make Okanagan landscapes using collage. 

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