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Adult Classes & Workshops - starting April 2017

Art Gallery of Burlington

Adult Classes & Workshops - starting April 2017

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Registration Type Price    
W74 - More Mosaics
6 classes

Sun April 2 - May 14 (no class April 16)

Time: 1 - 4 pm

Learn the ancient art of mosaic in a fun welcoming environment. In this more in-depth course students will learn the basic skills of mosaic techniques with a twist of modern expression. Students will begin by transferring a design of their own choice on a 12''x12'' base. After learning about the variety of materials, choice of adhesive, design and composition as well as the cutting and laying out of tiles and the grouting process, they will begin the process of creating their own piece. The goal is that in the course of 6 weeks students will have all the knowledge and skills needed to tackle larger and more complicated projects on their own. (No artistic experience required). Price of class includes all materials.

Instructor: Noha Fahmy
from $225.00
Full price
$250.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
W51 - Foundational Felting: How to make beautiful objects
4 classes

Thurs April 6 - 27

Time: 7 - 10 pm

Fueled by its vibrant colours, unique look, and immediacy of process, felting has seen a recent resurgence in the fibre arts. An incredibly versatile medium, felting offers new and playful ways of working with fibres. This class is best suited to beginner or intermediate level felters. Emphasis will be on the technical skills needed to produce useful high quality objects of art. An additional material fee of $15 for the basic tools and materials is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Instructor: Chandra Rice
from $100.00
Full price
$125.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$100.00 +$0.00 Fee
W53 - Stencil It!
1 class

Sun April 23

Time: 1 - 4 pm

Explore the exciting world of stenciling and discover for yourself why this time-honoured technique is taking the do-it-yourself market by storm. Have you wanted to create your own home number plaque, an inspiring wall saying on canvas or add a monogram to a piece of furniture? Let decorative artisan Michael Wiens walk you through each step. Through the use of laser-cut mylar stencils, students will create their own sample projects using custom botanical and monogram stencils. At the end of this workshop students will be provided with a sample pack of stencils for practice at home. Price of class includes all materials and stencils.

Instructor: Michael Wiens
from $55.00
Full price
$55.00 +$0.00 Fee
W20 - Buttons and Beads with Egyptian Paste
2 classes

Sat April 29 & May 6

Time: 1 - 4 pm

An ancient technique for a modern world. The Egyptians in the time of the Pharaoh’s used this self-glazing clay to make beads and small trinkets in beautiful turquoise shades. In this workshop we will work on making custom buttons, beads and pendants using the same ancient recipe with a wider colour palette. The second day we will make pieces with milliflore designs with Egyptian paste. No clay experience required! Come explore this amazing medium! Price of class includes all materials and shared use of tools.

Instructor: Barbara Taylor
from $100.00
Full price
$125.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$100.00 +$0.00 Fee

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then select 'WINTER - SPRING 2017'


ART SUPPLIES: Adult students must supply their own materials unless noted otherwise. Course outlines containing the supply lists will be available on the AGB website under Education registration page.

If you are not able to view or obtain the course outlines from the website, please contact Heather Borsellino through the contact information listed below. 

ATTIRE: Please dress in clothing that reflects the nature of the activity.  Your clothing may get messy from the materials and mediums utilized in your class.  Also, closed-toe shoes are mandatory. 

ALLERGIES OR SPECIAL NEEDS? Important - Notify us on your regsitration if the student has an allergy, health concerns, or a learning disability that could impact participation in the class.  We would like to remind you that we are a nut-free facility.  Please ensure that any food or drink items that you bring into the AGB are free of nut products.  We appreciate your cooperation.

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY Refunds are cheques payable to registrants, subject to the following:

1.     The AGB reserves the right to cancel or combine classes if minimum enrollment is not met.

2..   If a course is cancelled, registrants will be notified up to a week prior to the start date of the class.

3.     Requests for refunds must be made in writing to Studio Education Coordinator:

4.     No refunds will be given after the 2nd week of a course.

5.    Except for courses canceled by the gallery, all refunds will be subject to a twenty-five dollar administration charge and a pro-rated deduction for classes up to AND including the date of the refund request.

6.    Refunds will be issued within six weeks of the cancellation. 

7.   Save your receipt for tax purposes.


Have a Question?

Contact Heather Borsellino


 or 905-632-7796 x307

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Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9


Art Gallery of Burlington

The AGB is an award winning gallery located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario.  We stage as many as 12 exhibitions a year and are home to an acclaimed collection of Canadian contemporary ceramics and seven arts and craft guilds.

An interactive and creative space, we provide art education programs and public tours for people of all ages. Spanning over 44,000 square feet, our space boasts eight studios, three galleries, a one of a kind gift shop, an exhibition courtyard and year-round conservatory.


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