Young Makers Classes
SUMMER ART CAMPS 2024!
December 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am - April 30, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
SUMMER ART CAMPS ARE COMING YOUR WAY!
REGISTRATION OPENS | WEDNESDAY, JANURARY 31!
This Summer, we will have 9 weeks of Summer Art Making Awesomeness for ages 5-12 led by ECFTA Arts Educators in our two cheery maker-spaces!
We will have 36 spaces for young artists each week between July 2 & August 30. Camps will run from 9 am – 4 pm each, Monday – Friday, excluding holidays.
If you would like to be put on a waitlist for families in need of assistance to cover camp costs, please email Judy at email@example.com.
See you this SUMMER!
HOLIDAY MAKERS! | KIDS SATURDAY MAKE & TAKE SERIES | WITH ALEXA COLLETTE
December 2 @ 1:00 pm - December 16 @ 3:00 pm
HOLIDAY MAKERS! | SATURDAY MAKE & TAKE FOR KIDS! | 3 WEEK SERIES with Alexa Collette
Saturdays. December 2, 9, 16, 2023 | 1-3 pm
Ages 7-12 | Max 15
$90 no hst for all 3 weeks
Join Guelph artist Alexa Collette for some Saturday afternoon artful making in our cheery classroom full of inspiring ideas!
This 3-week series will be all about holiday creativity. Young artists will be encouraged to think about gifting and giving as a way to share their amazing imaginations with loved ones!
Projects will include; making and decorating your own ornaments, designing and carving lino blocks to make hand-printed cards, and building mini cold-weather creature sculptures!
All materials included.
MIXED MEDIA ADVENTURES FOR KIDS! | WITH EMMI BOYLE
January 7, 2024 @ 10:00 am - February 11, 2024 @ 12:00 pm
MIXED-MEDIA ADVENTURES FOR KIDS!
with Emmi Boyle | 6-week Media Collage SUNDAY Series
January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 2024
10 am – 12 pm
Ages 6-12 | Max 12
$180 for all 6 weeks, no hst
Guelph artist EMMI BOYLE brings her love for mixing-it-up with materials and hi-5 kid-energy to the Elora Centre for the Arts this winter for 6 weeks of massive imagin-ating in our MIXED MEDIA SUNDAY ADVENTURE collage series!
Let your junior artist loose with Emmi to explore Magical Printed Forests, Clare Young-inspired Animal Collages, architectural Cardboard Cities, Collaged Star Garlands, and experiment with Stamp-Printing Fabric!
All materials provided. (more…)
WINTERSLEEP! JANUARY PA DAY FOR KIDS!
January 26, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WinterSLEEP! | PA Day for Kids!
Friday, January 26, 2024 | 9 am – 4 pm
$70 no hst
Burrowing, nesting, hibernating. Let’s explore how our animal-neighbours spend the coldest months of the year through art in a creative and cozy day designed to celebrate the Canadian winter in us! (more…)
DRAWING 201’s FOR KIDS! | WITH DONNA HULL
February 17, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - March 9, 2024 @ 3:00 pm
DRAWING 201’s FOR KIDS! | with Donna Hull
4-WEEK SATURDAY AFTERNOON DRAWING BASICS
February 17, February 24, March 2, March 9, 2024
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Ages 7+ | Max. 15
$100 for all 4 weeks, no hst
Warm up your winter SATURDAY AFTERNOONS with artist DONNA HULL for 4 fun-filled weeks designed for kids who love to draw!
This series invites back our young artists from our Drawing 101 series and is also open to new junior-artists who wish to spread their wings and expand their drawing experience!
FLYING DRAGON! ACRYLICS FOR KIDS
March 3, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FLYING DRAGON! | Acrylics for Kids
with Katherine Olenic
Sunday March 3, 2024 | 10 AM -12 PM
Ages 8 + | Max. 12
$40 no hst
Back by popular dragon-demand! Let artist Katherine Olenic lead your junior artist in a fantasy- filled, vibrant DRAGON 11″x14″ landscape on canvas. Katherine will discuss colour theory, composition, and guide artists in the use of acrylics. A great way to start a fire-breathing Sunday morning!
All materials included.
DEER IN THE FOREST! OIL PASTEL FOR FAMILIES!
March 3, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DEER IN THE FOREST for FAMILIES!
OIL PASTEL for KIDS & ADULTS with Katherine Olenic
Sunday March 3, 2024 | 2 PM – 4 PM
Ages 6 +| Max. 8
$60 for 2 | Ticket price includes one child and one adult
Join artist Katherine Olenic for some together-time for the artist in YOU and your YOUNG ARTIST. This class is designed to bring kids and a parent, grandparent, or caregiver TOGETHER!
Each big and little will work on their own DEER IN THE FOREST oil pastel on 11″x15″ paper. Learn some great techniques and take home your work to hang them side by side to share your Sunday afternoon memories!
MARCH BREAK ART CAMP | ART HISTORY TIME MACHINE!
March 11, 2024 @ 9:00 am - March 15, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
MARCH BREAK ART CAMP | Art History Time Machine!
Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15, 2024
9 am – 4 pm
Ages 5-12 | Max 36
$350 no hst | All materials provided
Let’s time-warp our way through Art History with artists Rae, Alexa and Stephanie for a week of time-travelling ART Exploration!
The old masters will meet their match when our young makers mix it up and learn some classic artmaking techniques! Try your hand at Mesopotamian Bas-Relief Prints. Byzantium Mosaics. Egg Tempera Animal Portraits. A Van Gogh Pop-Up. A Mixed Media canvas inspired by the Group of 7’s Lawren Harris!
Get ready for a multi-media-mash-up week of creativity, fresh air play & friendship!
SPRING AWAKENING! APRIL PA DAY FOR KIDS!
April 19, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SPRING AWAKENING! | PA Day for Kids!
Friday, April 19, 2024 | 9 am – 4 pm
$70 no hst
April SHOWERS bring May FLOWERS in this creative-play-day featuring expressive watercolour painting and paper. Let’s spread our arms wide and welcome April as we explore all the things that Spring brings us and let our creativity shine in our cheery Art Classroom and Maker Space! (more…)
THE MIRROR ROOM IN JUNE! JUNE PA DAY FOR KIDS!
June 7, 2024 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The MIRROR ROOM in June! | PA Day for Kids!
Friday, June 7, 2024 | 9 am – 4 pm
$70 no hst
Join us for a colourful and cheery day discovering Yayoi Kusama’s magical world of PA Day POLKADOTS and MIRRORS! We’ll be focusing on pattern, repetition, and bending & shaping space & time, so get your noggin’ ready! http://www.yayoi-kusama.jp/
The Nest! Thursday after-school maker space: Spring 2023
December 17, 2024 @ 3:30 pm - December 19, 2024 @ 5:30 pm
THE NEST! THURSDAY AFTER-SCHOOL MAKER SPACE
FOR AGES 10+ | Maximum 20 spots
SPRING PROGRAM | APRIL 6– JUNE 15, 2023
$5 PER SESSION | $55 for the entire session
Register for all 10 weeks (no single date sign-ups or drop in).
If you would like to sign up for The Nest after the start date, please contact us to arrange details! Payment will be prorated.