Arts Alive Summer Program| 2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Arts Alive, Ages 4-14

  • The Arts Alive program takes place at Avon Public School, 31 Huntingdon St., Stratford
  • Original content and art activities led by adult Art Educators and Artists
  • Supervised time outdoors during lunch breaks, plus two health/play breaks
  • Small classes – a maximum of 16 students per program
  • A safe, creative & rewarding atmosphere for your child with a focus on art skills, encouragement and individual creativity
  • Classes run HALF DAYS: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 4pm, or FULL DAYS: 9am to 4pm  *we are not currently able to offer before and aftercare
  • Once again the Vanessa Howarth Arts Alive Summer Art Camp Bursary is available for a deserving young artist requiring financial assistance.  Nominations can be made by a Teacher or Mentor using the Application found here and which can be picked up at the Gallery.  All submissions must be received by Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
  • Additional information for parents/guardians signing their kids up for Arts Alive, can be found here. 
  • All prices are listed on the Registration form.  Prices vary by program.

To Register for Arts Alive

Please fill out and submit the Registration form (one per child). Completed forms may be scanned/emailed, mailed, faxed or dropped off in person at Gallery Stratford.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Cheque, E-Transfers or Cash. 

Space is limited - Registration is conducted on a first-come, first served basis.  Payment secures your registration.

Contact: Melissa Quinn, Curator of Education   mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca  

519.271.5271 x223

On-line payment is NOT currently available through our website.


Making Art

With Meaning

Dimensions:

2D & 3D

Art of the

Past & Future

Water Worlds:

Above & Below

Week 1: July 8-12

Week 2: July 15-19

Week 3: July 22-26

Week 4: July 29-Aug. 2

4-6 Budding Artists: Budding Artists will use a wide range of playful artist materials while capturing their natural creativity. From painting and drawing to mixed-media and sculpture – Budding Artists will nourish self-expression, further develop motor skills, and create striking works of art with Art Educator Hayley Flanagan!

4-6 Budding Artists: Budding Artists will use a wide range of playful artist materials while capturing their natural creativity. From painting and drawing to mixed-media and sculpture – Budding Artists will nourish self-expression, further develop motor skills, and create striking works of art with Art Educator Jacqueline Lee!

4-6 Budding Artists: Budding Artists will use a wide range of playful artist materials while capturing their natural creativity. From painting and drawing to mixed-media and sculpture – Budding Artists will nourish self-expression, further develop motor skills, and create striking works of art with Art Educator Jacqueline Lee!

4-6 Budding Artists: (Little Fish) Budding Artists will use a wide range of playful artist materials while capturing their natural creativity. From painting and drawing to mixed-media and sculpture – Budding Artists will nourish self-expression, further develop motor skills, and create striking works of art with Art Educator Jacqueline Lee!

 

6-12 Green Art: Reuse & Upcycle! Explore different approaches to making art, while thinking of the ways that we impact our environment. By reusing and repurposing objects and materials, you will create your own original artworks that will get you thinking about sustainability and our environment.  Join Art Educator Sonia Wing as she shares her love of green art making!

6-12 Sculpture Workshop:  Join Art Educator Avery Boersen to explore how to turn 2D ideas into 3D creations.  Using a variety of mediums, young artists will explore various forms of sculpture. Learn new techniques and have fun with clay, tape, wire, paper, and found objects, in both additive and subtractive projects.

6-12 Mini-Masters:  Join Art Educator Avery Boersen to explore works and artists from the past.  Referencing a variety of different movements and time periods, including Canadian and Indigenous artists, you will be ready to create your own works in a variety of mediums inspired by those that came before! 

6-12 On the Water:  Join our Art Educator in a dynamic program exploring life on the water!  Boats and islands, beaches and shells, creatures and characters, treasure hunters and pirates will all inspire projects using a variety of mediums. Create maps of imaginary islands, imagine yourself as an artist out at sea – together we’ll catch something big!

6-12 Art & Ideas:  Linking the “what” with the “why” – we will explore art making with a purpose in mind.  Do you want to make art with a positive message?  Do you think murals and cooperative art sounds like fun? Together we will explore a variety of projects and mediums to create art that makes a difference.   Join Art Educator Avery Boersen in answering the question - What matters to you? 

 

6-12 Painting Studio:  Join Art Educator Hayley Flanagan to explore the exciting and almost limitless world of painting!  Try your hand at watercolour, acrylics, inks (and even some surprise mediums).  Explore various painting techniques working on a variety of surfaces.  Paint can be used to create both 2D and 3D effects as you will discover in this fun and messy program!

6-12 Tomorrowland:  Join Art Educator Cree Toner looking forward to the world of tomorrow!  What will the world look like? Where will we live?  Will we drive to school or fly?  Have fun and get creative thinking about futuristic visions in both two and three dimensions in this mixed media program.  What will these artists of tomorrow imagine?  We can’t wait to see!

6-12 Atlantis: Underwater World:  Join Art Educator Cree Toner diving under the waves to a creative world of art-making inspired by the Lost City of Atlantis.  Giant fish, mermaids and mermen, octopus, sharks and crabs – who do you imagine lives in the lost city of Atlantis?   Explore painting, sculpture, mixed media and drawing in this fun program that is intended to complement our other half day offering!  

10-14 Printmaking & Poster Design: Join Art Educator Cree Toner and explore a variety of printmaking techniques to create a portfolio of images.  Work with natural textures, try mono-printing, and carve into lino blocks to create both individual and layered works.  Explore the art of the poster and get to know how text and graphic design work together to get a message across.  Get ready to make art with an impact!  

*Full days only

10-14 Film Camp: In this hands-on film production program run by Art Educator Dan Wettlaufer we will explore different cinematic genres creating our own film sequence inspired by various styles, directors and ideas. Learn how to storyboard and shoot from collaborated concepts. Try your hand at writing, directing, production design, cinematography, sound, lighting and even acting!    *Full days only

10-14 Art & Yoga: We are pleased to welcome back Art Educator and Yoga instructor Joan Chapple.  Join her on a fun and exploratory journey of creativity, connection and yoga in this popular program.  Enjoy daily art, yoga, and mindfulness interwoven through a variety of projects and mediums.  Bring your yoga mat along for the week, or we can lend you one of ours!   No yoga experience necessary. *Full days only

10-14 Adventure in Drawing: Learn to draw or improve your drawing skills in a fun yet educational atmosphere. Explore a variety of skills from representational drawing to cartooning with activities that include drawing what is seen in the class and en plein air (outside).  Using a variety of surfaces and drawing materials (such as graphite, coloured pencils, ink, pastel, charcoal and tape) Stratford Artist Denise Nonomura presents an adventure in drawing!   *Full days only

 

Art & Tennis, Ages 6-12

  • A popular joint program between Gallery Stratford and the Stratford Tennis Club that combines the best of both worlds
  • Full day programs excepting July 1st, which is a half day of tennis only.
  • Daily drop off is at the Stratford Tennis Club at 9 am.  After lunch students get picked up, have some time to be outside and then return for the afternoon at Gallery Stratford.  There is an additional health/play break in the afternoon.
  • Pickup is at 4 pm at Gallery Stratford.  
  • *Please note: Week 1 - July 1st ½ day only, pick up at the Stratford Tennis Club
Week 1 - July 1-5: Canadian & Indigenous Art  
$200 (Member), $220 (Non-Member)   

Week 2 - July 8-12: Breaking Boundaries 

$220 (Member), $240 (Non-Member)

Week 3 - July 15-19: 2D & 3D Art   

$220 (Member), $240 (Non-Member)

Week 4 - July 22-26: Elements & Principles SOLD OUT

$220 (Member), $240 (Non-Member)

Week 5 - Jul 29-Aug 2: Characters & Creatures SOLD OUT

$220 (Member), $240 (Non-Member)


To Register for Art & Tennis

Please fill out this form along with the Registration Profile form (one per child). Completed forms may be scanned/emailed, mailed, faxed or dropped off at Gallery Stratford.  Payment secures your registration.  We accept all major credit cards, debit, cheques, e-transfers or cash. 

Space is limited - Registration is conducted on a first-come, first served basis.  

Contact: Melissa Quinn, Curator of Education   mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca  

519.271.5271 x223

On-line payment is NOT currently available through our website.

 

Art & Golf, Ages 8-14

  • A popular joint program between Gallery Stratford and the Stratford Country Club. 
  • Full Day program:  $280 (Gallery Member) or $299 (Non-Member)
  • Daily drop off is at the Stratford Country Club at 9 am.  After lunch students get picked up, have some time to be outside and then return for the afternoon at Gallery Stratford.  There is an additional health/play break in the afternoon. Pickup is at 4 pm at Gallery Stratford. 
  • A delicious catered lunch is included in the price of this program and prepared by the chefs at the SCC
  • Check out what to wear/ bring for Art & Golf HERE.

Week 1, Aug.12-16:  Ages 8-11    Festival Inspired: The Art of the Theatre  2 spots left

Week 2, Aug.19-23:  Ages 11-14  Festival Inspired: Breaking Boundaries

 

To Register for Art & Golf

Please fill out this form along with the Profile Registration form (one per child). Completed forms may be scanned/emailed, mailed, faxed or dropped off at Gallery Stratford.  Payment secures your registration.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, debit, cheques, e-transfers or cash.

Space is limited - Registration is conducted on a first-come, first served basis.  

Contact: Melissa Quinn, Curator of Education   mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca  

519.271.5271 x223

On-line payment is NOT currently available through our website.


Summer Studio, Mornings - Ages 5-10 

  • Daily drop off is at Gallery Stratford between 8:50-9:00 am.  Participants should pack snacks and water bottle, as well as appropriate seasonal clothing, hats and sunscreen as needed.  We will go outside for a health/play break in the morning.
  • Pickup is at 12 pm at Gallery Stratford.  Please note: We are not currently able to offer before or aftercare.
  • $105 (Gallery Member) or $115 (Non-Member)

Week 1 - Ages 5-10   August 12 - 16: Festival Inspired, The Art of the Theatre

Week 2 - Ages 5-10   August 19 - 23: Festival Inspired, Breaking Boundaries


To Register for Summer Studio 

Please fill out the Registration Profile form (one per child). Completed forms may be scanned/emailed, mailed, faxed or dropped off in person at Gallery Stratford.  Payment secures your registration.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, debit, cheques, e-transfers or cash.

Space is limited - Registration is conducted on a first-come, first served basis.  

Contact: Melissa Quinn, Curator of Education   mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca  

519.271.5271 x223

On-line payment is NOT currently available through our website.

 

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