Children's Classes for Ages 2-14

Thank you for your interest in Gallery Stratford education programs.  Here are answers to frequently-asked questions: All programs, unless otherwise stated,  require pre-registration and payment.  Payment may be made using online registration, by phone (with Visa, Mastercard), or in person at the Gallery (credit card, cheque, debit or cash).  The Gallery cannot hold a spot in a class without payment.  Participants are responsible for knowing the schedule of their registered class.  Access to the Gallery and the classroom will be provided 10 minutes prior to the start of each session. Class sizes are set to ensure an optimal experience for each participant.  For sold out programs, you may wish to contact the Education Officer to be added to a waiting list, or to the Gallery email list for future classes.

Children's Classes

  • Ages 5-10

    Join us for a full week of creative art making during the March Break. Explore a variety of materials such as paint, oil pastels, watercolour, mixed media, and sculpture making. Bring your lunch, snacks, and weather appropriate clothing. All art materials will be provided. Please wear clothes that can get "arty" and be prepared to have a great day with Art Educator Melissa Quinn.  Please note: all children's programs are nut-free

    March 11 - 15 | 9 am - 4 pm

    To register, please fill out THIS FORM, and return to Gallery Stratford (54 Romeo Street), or scan and send in to mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca

    $200 Gallery Member | $210 Non Member 

    Our online payment system is currently down.  To register, or with any questions please contact Melissa Quinn: 519.271.5271 ext.223, or via email at mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca  

  • Ages 6-10

    Join us for a full day of art projects. Be prepared to get creative and have fun exploring painting, drawing and mixed media. All materials will be supplied. Wear something that can get "arty" and be sure to bring outdoor clothes, as well as lunch and snacks. Please note: all children's programs are nut-free

    Friday, April 5th | 9am - 4pm

    $40 Gallery Member | $45 Non Member

    *We are currently unable to process payments through our website. Please contact Melissa Quinn at mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca or 519.271.5271 to register.

  • Ages 4-8

    Join us to celebrate art and literature. Read and explore the illustrations of a new book each week. Then create your own artwork inspired by these books. Various media will be explored throughout this four week course taught by Educator, Ann Marie Stasiuk.

    4 weeks:

    Thursdays, May 9 - 30 | 4 - 5:30pm

    Gallery Member $60 | Non Members $65

    *We are currently unable to process payments on our website. Please contact Melissa Quinn at mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca or 519.271.5271 to register.

  • Ages 10 - 15

    This Introduction to Drawing is designed for students new to drawing. Artist Denise Nonomura will teach the essential elements required for representational drawing including topics such as observation, shape, proportion, perspective, light and shadow, shading and texture. Group instruction and individual guidance will be provided as students work through the various fundamental elements and learn to incorporate these elements into their own drawings. 

    8 Weeks: Tuesdays, January 15 - March 5 | 4 - 6pm

    Gallery Member $150 | Non Members $160

    *We are currently unable to process payments through our website. Please contact Melissa Quinn at mquinn@gallerystratford.on.ca or 519.271.5271 to register.

  • Ages 4-14

    Once again Gallery Stratford will be offering exciting summer art programs.  Details will be coming out soon, and registration for all programs will begin March 1st, 2019

    To help get your summer planning started;

    • Arts Alive will run for four weeks;  July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug.02
    • Tennis & Art will run throughout July, ending on August 2nd
    • Golf & Art will run for three weeks in August, ending on August 23rd