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 8-12

    Learn the basic techniques of exploring and playing with watercolour paint. Create your own compositions and interesting watercolour effects, in this class taught by Art Educator, Alishia Ellis

    6 weeks:

    Tuesdays, March 27 - May 1 | 4:15 - 5:30pm

    Gallery Member $85 | Non Members $95 

  • Ages 8-12

    Translated, the French term 'plein air' means 'in the open air'. Held primarily outisde, this course offers and chance to develop your drawing skills, while taking inspiration from the world outdoors. All materials are provided in this class taught by Art Educator, Alishia Ellis.

    6 weeks:

    Tuesdays, May 8 - June 12 | 4:15 – 5:30pm

    Gallery Member $85 | Non Members $95 

  • Ages 6-11

    Join us for a full day of art projects. Be prepared to get creative and explore painting, drawing and mixed media. All materials are supplied. Bring your outdoor clothes, as well as lunch and snacks.

    Friday, June 8 | 9am - 4pm

    $38 Gallery Member | $42 Non Member

     

  • Ages 11-14

    We've teamed up with our friends at Stratford Country Club to present a dynamic program of playing golf and creating art. Participants will begin their day at the SCC developing their golf game, followed by a delicious lunch* (catered by the SCC) and finally, to the Gallery for an afternoon of art activities; including - painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, mixed-media and more. 

    *Please contact SCC if your child has any dietary restrictions

    Monday - Friday, August 13-17  | 9am - 4pm

    $265 Gallery Member | $275 Non Member

  • Ages 4-6 

    Create art inspired by beloved children's books in a fun, engaging environment. We will begin our mornings by reading together and then create art inspired by the worlds, characters and themes from our stories. All materials are included.

    August 6 - 10 |  9 am - 12 pm

    $100 Gallery Member | $95 Non Member

  • Ages 4-6 

    Create art inspired by beloved children's books in a fun, engaging environment. We will begin our mornings by reading together and then create art inspired by the worlds, characters and themes from our stories. All materials are included.

    August 13 - 17 |  9 am - 12 pm

    $100 Gallery Member | $95 Non Member

  • Ages 4-6

    Play with lines, shapes, colours, patterns, and textures using a variety of materials, such as paper, paints and clay. At the same time, develop creativity, motor skills, and self-expression in this exciting and adventurous week.

    August 20 - 24 | 9 am - 4 pm

    $190 Gallery Member | $200 Non Member