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You can now register online for both Adult and Children's art programs at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery!  Just click the Online Registration button on the front page of www.grimsby.ca

You can still register in person at the Gallery or at the Peach King Centre, though you will need an online account.  We can help you set one up if you require assistance.  Gallery members should contact the Gallery before paying online so that we can apply your membership discount!  905-945-3246


Kids Classes


Creator Studios
ages 5-8

Tuesdays Sept 25 - Oct 23
Tuesdays Nov 6 - Dec 4
Tuesdays Jan 22 - Feb 19 
4 - 5:15 pm
Fees:  $63 per session
Draw, Paint, Sculpt and Craft creator projects that are fun opportunities to make and take art that will build confidence, expand curiosity and critical thinking.  Make room for the masterpieces!

ages 7+

Instructor:  Hannah Bronowicki
Saturdays Sept 29 - Oct 27 
Saturdays Feb. 2 - Mar 9*   (*no class Feb 16)
10:30am - 12:00pm
Fee:  $75 per session 
Make a series of cartoons, build cartoon sculptures, craft cartoon scenes, make cartoon games. It’s non-stop cartoon action with weekly theme tags and speech balloon jokes!

ages 7+

Instructor:  Hannah Bronowicki
Saturdays Nov 3 - Dec 1
10:30-12:00 pm
Fee:  $75
Draw, Sculpt & Paint Imagination Creations in this multi-media exploration. Work from imagination and a few of your favourite things to discover how to build creative ideas into masterpieces!

Cartoon Bonanza!
ages 7+

Saturday Sept 22 
10:30 - 12:00 pm   
Fee:  $19  
Start your doodle book today. Use cartoons to capture moments of life, learn some of the simple and solid foundation skills to practice, explore and create with daily projects.

Master Art Makers
ages 8-14

Thursdays Sept 20 - Oct 25
Thursdays  Nov  8 - Dec 6
Thursdays Jan 24 - Feb  21 
4:00 -5:15 pm
Fees:  $63 per session
Build skills, learn techniques in sculpting with clay, sketching with dry and wet media. Make and take something new each week!

Creative Drawing & Painting
ages 8+

Instructor: Lindsay Liboiron
Saturdays Oct. 20 - Nov 17
Saturdays Feb 2 - Mar 9*  (*no class Feb 16)    
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Fee:  $75  per session 
Learn new tips and strategies used by artists and work out your ideas with a variety of wet and dry media. Inspiring projects and resources to help young artists get self-directed to make and express ideas.

Sketching Creators Workshops
ages 9+

Saturday Jan 19 & 26
1:30 - 3:00 pm 
Fee:  $39 (for both days)
Become part of the GPAG art club. People, playful objects, imagination and techniques will be combined to create imaginative works to inspire continued sketching.

Teen Development Program
ages 11+

Saturdays Oct. 20-Nov 17
Saturdays Feb 2-Mar 9*  (*no class Feb 16)
3:00-5:00 pm
Fee:  $75 per session  
Begin creating a small portfolio of your new work. Learn how to use sketches to develop ideas, practice working through a series of related works and how to present the finished work.  Project scopes will blend student’s themes with the media techniques presented each day.  Techniques include drawing, printmaking, collage & wet media.


Holiday and PA Day Programs

PA Day Maker!  
ages 5+

Friday October 5 
Friday November 16
Friday January 18
10:30 - 11:30 am
Fee: $5  per day
Max. 15 students
Join the Magical Creators in this hour of Crafty fun! Learn & Make new art projects each session. Sign up at the gallery desk - space is limited!

Holiday Elf Workshop!  
ages 5+

Saturday December 8   
1:30 - 3:30 pm
Fee: $26 
Christmas Cheer and Jolly Elf creations will be made to decorate your tree, gifts or to cherish. Projects on display this fall at GPAG!

Adult Art Classes

Mindfulness Through Making Workshops

Instructors: Laura Noble Wohlgemut & Leanne Tuck
Thurs. Oct. 11 - Yoga & Mandala Making 
Thurs. Oct. 18 - Hand Stitching Astrology
Thurs. Oct. 25 - Intuitive Painting
Thurs. Nov. 1 - Collage Cards
6 - 8 pm
Fee:  $28 per class  OR  $100 for all 4
** Please note - there is a $5 material fee per class, to be paid in cash to instructors ** 
Pick one or do them all… but you are sure to want to keep coming back to your playful creativity space!

Free & Loose Watercolours
Instructor: Flora Hutterer
Tuesdays Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9
6 - 8pm
Fee:  $100 
Get connected to your intuitive side with techniques that help push and pull creative options with these wet-on-wet approaches.

Autumn Bouquet of Watercolours Techniques
Instructor: Julie Snider
Fridays Sept 28, Oct 5,12,19, 26
1-4 pm
Fee:  $150   
This still life class will focus on skill building through techniques that will expand your range. Some experience with watercolours is needed, but the process will help both beginner and intermediate level students.

Autumn Still Life Watercolour Workshop
Instructor:  Julie Snider
Sunday Oct 28,
1:00 - 5:00 pm (4 hrs)
Fee:  $56
Explore colour, texture and depth with a range of watercolour techniques that will expand your artistic range in this still life session that celebrates autumn.

Watercolour Holiday Card Paintings Workshop
Instructor:  Flora Hutterer
Sunday Nov. 4
1:00 - 4:30 pm (3.5hrs)
Fee:  $49 
Explore the beauty of watercolour magic and create hand-made gifts to send to friends and family.

Drawing from Scratch - Beginners Start Here!
Instructor: Sandra Mercuri
Tuesdays  Oct 30,  Nov 6, 13, 20, 27
6 - 8pm
Fee: $100 
You will learn to draw with confidence, curiosity and develop personal style. Learn to see and read space, translate information to paper with easy logical approaches, then merge these skills with your personality for life long creating.

Life & Costume Drawing with Starter Instruction
Instructor: Sandra Mercuri
Thursdays Nov 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6 
6 - 8 pm
Fee: $120 
3 weeks of instruction, 2 weeks open studio style.
If you are looking to begin drawing in open studios but need to know where to start, how to work through timed poses, and develop a range of stylistic approaches – this is for you. Experienced studio sketchers can continue to go at their own pace with a refresher review.

Open Studio Fridays
Fridays* Sept 28, Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 16, 23, 30
* not open Oct 5, Nov 9 due to children’s programs
10 am -  12pm
Fee: $3 per day
No Instructor - just sharing, creating, connecting!  Registration not required, just drop in.


Meditation and Qi-Gong
Guided by: Christopher Cole MA, AC
Thursdays August 30, Sept 6, 13,20, 27, Oct 4. 
Fee: Optional donations to GPAG. 
Suggested $3/day or $18 for all 6 dates. 
Come drop into the gallery studio to explore the practice of traditional Chinese energy work for health and well-being.

Please note...

 All gallery programs are subject to minimum and maximum registration. Payment is required 7 days after the date of registration to ensure a spot. Classes are subject to change. Cancellations require 7 days notice to receive a full refund. The gallery is not responsible for missed classes, and does not pro-rate classes. 

Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ont. L3M 1Y1
Ph: (905) 945-3246  Fx: (905) 945-1789
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School Programming


The Grimsby Public Art Gallery offers a wide range of programming for students at both the Elementary and Secondary School levels, including exhibition tours, and virtual exhibitions that bring the art to the classroom! Our Education Guide is available at the gallery for further information. Make sure your child’s teacher is aware of this great opportunity to enrich their students’ art education!

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