The Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre is pleased to offer its adult and youth arts education programs for Spring/Summer 2013 (April to August 2013), and invites all artistic levels to register for our outstanding classes and workshops. Courses are delivered from our Arts Education Centre, a fully-equipped accessible facility situated in a unique heritage setting on the site of the Williams Mill.
We are pleased to introduce many new classes and workshops and invite you to register now for art programs starting in September.
Introducing New Programs for Adults - Spring & Summer 2013
Register now for the adult arts classes (Adults aged 18+) and workshops planned for the Spring/Summer including:
Life Drawing Sessions - Daytime on Mondays
Metal Clay Workshop - One-of-a-Kind Jewellery
Make A Plate - Fused Glass
Art Fundamentals for Adults
Oil Painting: Foundations Part II
Texture Paintings Using Tissue & Collage with Fluid Acrylics
Introductory Fingerstyle Guitar
From Maker to Making a Living - Business Workshop for Artists & Craftspeople
The Figure in Context
Oil Painting: Plein Air
Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop
Master Non-Objective Acrylic Painting
Mastering the Escarpment
iPad Art Workshop
Introducing New Programs for Youth - Spring & Summer 2013
"My children are LOVING the classes - what a wonderful opportunity - thank you so much for offering them!"
- Susan Detmers, Parent of Emerging Artists
Art Education programs for youth 6 years and older
Registration is now available for the arts education classes and workshops for youth for Spring & Summer 2013 at the Williams Mill Visual Arts Centre. Register by month or for a series of classes over the next 3 months that are offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 to 6 pm.
Each month will challenge the emerging artist to experience artistic development in a different medium. The following is a list of the themes for each month:
April 2013 Hand Casting & Paper Mache
In this session, the young artist will have the opportunity to work on three dimensional projects including hand casting and paper mache.
May 2013 Printmaking
Through the exploration of texture and colour, discover a variety of techniques used in printmaking. The young artist will create works in fabric art, sun prints and printmaking.
June 2013 Glass Art
The young artist will have the opportunity to work with glass in creating pieces that will be fused into beautiful masterpieces.
Camp One: July 15 to 19, 2013 - Monday to Friday - Ages 6 to 12 Creative Creatures
In this camp for the young artist, explore and try out different materials and techniques to make all kinds of amazing art! It is time to be inspired and enjoy art, the remarkable world of nature and being all things creative.
Camp Two: August 19 to 23 - Monday to Friday - Ages 6 to 12 Cartooning Curiosity
In this camp for the young artist, you and your friends will use curiosity to create amazing artwork and stories caturing cartoon images using imagination and different kinds of mediums, from painting, to printmaking, to carving, to illustration. Join us for a week of cartoon curiosity.
Our line-up of arts programs including after school classes, specialty workshops and seasonal arts experiences are now available online. Check out the "Register for a Class - Youth" for more details and to register online.