A four-day exploration of arts, heritage, creativity and learning for children ages 8–12. Participants will spend each morning exploring their creativity and art skills at Art Gallery of St. Albert and St. Albert Place (SAP) Visual Arts Studios. Then, everyone will walk to the nearby St. Albert Grain Elevator Park (SAGE) and have fun learning about gardening, grain elevators and local history in the afternoon. Be sure to pack a lunch and weather-suitable clothing for your child each day! Some programs will be outdoors as weather permits.

Art supplies included.

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

FEE

TUE-FRI

JUL 26–29

10 am–2:30 pm

SAP & SAGE

$130

FULL SCHEDULE

Mornings at St. Albert Place Visual Arts Studios

DAY

DATES

TIME

STUDIO

TUE

JUL 26

10–11:45 Am

MULTI

WED

JUL 27

10–11:45 Am

PAINTING

THU

JUL 28

10–11:45 Am

PAINTING

FRI

JUL 29

10–11:45 Am

MULTI

Art Projects:

  • July 26 – Needle Felted Animals: Learn how to needle felt detailed, three-dimensional creatures using colourful wool roving. Our instructor will provide reference material about local bird and animal species for inspiration!
  • July 27 – Mixed Media Creations: Create an intricate mixed-media artwork on a wood panel using wire, collage, fabric, and other materials! This project is all about exploring different materials and being creative!
  • July 28 – Grain Elevator Painting on Canvas: Create an acrylic painting on canvas inspired by our beautiful St Albert Grain Elevator Park.  Participants will be provided with reference photos of our grain elevators and will learn about basic colour-mixing and painting techniques.
  • July 29 – Printmaking Studio: Explore the basics of printmaking on the final day of Arts and Heritage Camp. Participants will learn to carve an image into a block of linoleum and then print their image onto paper or fabric using a variety of coloured inks.  

Daily supervised lunch break and walking to St. Albert Grain Elevator Park: 11:45 am–12:45 pm


Afternoons at St. Albert Grain Elevator Park

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

TUE

JUL 26

12:45–2:30 Pm

Grain Elevator

WED

JUL 27

12:45–2:30 Pm

Grain Elevator

THU

JUL 28

12:45–2:30 Pm

Grain Elevator

FRI

JUL 29

12:45–2:30 Pm

Grain Elevator


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Health & Safety:

We strive to keep staff, volunteers, visitors and program participants safe in our programming spaces and we will continue to follow all provincial government regulations.

Our programs include the following safety protocols:

  • All staff and instructors are fully vaccinated
  • Those experiencing illness should not attend class (refunds/transfers available on a case by case basis)
  • Individual supplies for each student
  • Increased cleaning of high-touch surfaces
  • Individual supplies for each student
  • Masking is encouraged

Please note, there may be an occasion where we are unable to safely offer regular classes consistently due to the unpredictability of COVID-19. This could result in classes being interrupted, canceled, or moved to online, depending on the program.

*Please note that a small Eventbrite fee is applied to all bookings.

Secure your spot early, and help ensure your class runs. Ticket sales for most programs close 7 days prior to the class, and refunds will be granted up to 7 days prior to the start of the class. View our community class cancellation and withdrawal policies.

 

Total Time

4.5 hours

Age

8 - 12

Medium

Mixed

Location

Vaires

Instructor

Heather Shepherd, Varies