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Adult Classes & Workshops - Starting April 2018

Art Gallery of Burlington

Adult Classes & Workshops - Starting April 2018

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Registration Type Price    
No Word for Art: Exploring First Nations Creative Traditions - W30
1 class

FRIDAY April 6

10 am – 4 pm

Facilitator: Naomi Smith

Naomi Smith is a Native artisan and educator. Her work embraces ancestral designs in the form of beaded bags, adornment and accessories. She is actively involved in educating others about the ways of the First Nations people of the Woodlands and Northeastern area from a historical and contemporary perspective often through the story of beads. Indigenous stories and traditional teachings will be part of the learning process. Cost of the workshop includes all required materials. Lunch is not provided.
from $75.00
Full price
$75.00 +$0.00 Fee
Rug Hooking Hit & Miss - W17
4 classes

SUNDAYS April 8 - May 6 (no class Apr 22)

1 - 4pm

Instructor: Lisa Meecham

Hit & Miss is a design technique for using up bits and pieces- either new or reclaimed in an organized, yet random fashion. Each of the cast-off strips of wool from earlier projects tells a story of the tradition of this Canadian heritage craft. During this 4-week session you will make an 8” x 8” wool trivet and learn the finishing technique of “whipping” - suitable for beginners and advanced rug hookers alike. There is an additional $25 material fee payable to the instructor at the first class for all materials. A traditional rug hook (optional) is also available for $10.
from $100.00
Full price
$125.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$100.00 +$0.00 Fee
Painting From Your Photos - A79
10 classes

WEDNESDAYS April 11 - June 13

7 - 10 pm

Instructor: Sandee Ewasiuk

Bring your own photos to class and let your creativity and imagination transform them into unique paintings. We will work from personal as well as found imagery, and learn how to paint either a convincing or fantastical narrative space – the choice will be yours. The instructor will help broaden your understanding of the principals of paint handling, colour theory, tonality, composition, perspective, human anatomy and proper use of materials. Students will work in acrylic paint. This is a course for all levels, and a sense of adventure is encouraged.
from $200.00
Full price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$200.00 +$0.00 Fee
The Foundations of Painting - A20
10 classes

THURSDAYS April 12 - June 21 (no class on April 19)

9:30am - 12:30pm

Instructor: Kevin Willson

If you've always longed to paint but don't know where to start, this gentle introduction to basic art skills is for you. See a dramatic improvement in painting and creative skills. Includes a study of historical and contemporary paintings as reference. Develop the ability to think and see as an artist. For beginners and those with experience.
from $200.00
Full price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$200.00 +$0.00 Fee
The Foundations of Drawing - A24
10 classes

THURSDAYS April 12 - June 21 (no class on April 19)

7 - 9pm

Instructor: Kevin Willson

If you are intimidated by drawing, this course increases confidence through a progressive and varied selection of exercises and activities. Traditional materials such as pencil, pen, and charcoal on paper will be used to study core ideas and skills: tone, form and proportion, perspective and artistry. Demonstrations and individual instruction included. All welcome, no prior experience necessary.
from $150.00
Full price
$175.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$150.00 +$0.00 Fee
Painting the Canadian Landscape - A25
10 classes

THURSDAYS April 12 - June 21 (no class on April 19)

1:30 - 4:30pm

Instructor: Kevin Willson

Proudly paint in the manner of some of our favourite Canadian artists by taking inspiration from their techniques, ideas and stories. We will discuss historical and contemporary paintings as reference. Plenty of support and guidance will be available as you express your interests in acrylic paint. All levels welcome.
from $200.00
Full price
$225.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$200.00 +$0.00 Fee
Fun and Functional Pottery - A52
Please call in for available spaces

10 classes

THURSDAYS April 12 - June 21 (no class on April 19)

7 - 10 pm

Instructor: Barbara Taylor

Explore the many ways to create functional pieces for home and garden using handbuilding and the wheel. All levels welcome as each student will develop their own pieces with individual guidance and demos from the instructor on form, surface, finishing and glazing. Let's get creative!
from $250.00
Full price
$275.00 +$0.00 Fee
AGB Member Price
$250.00 +$0.00 Fee
Friends and Couples Clay Date - W65
1 class

FRIDAY April 13

7 - 9:30 pm

Instructor: Michelle Lynn

Looking for something different to do with your friends or on date night? Enjoy a night of creativity and fun -You'll learn to shape an object (mug, bowl, etc.) out of clay and decorate it with coloured slips.
from $50.00
Full price
$50.00 +$0.00 Fee
Sip and Paint Social (Ages 19+) W19
1 class

FRIDAY April 13

7 - 9:30 pm

Instructor: Kevin Willson

Uncork your creativity with a painting class that includes an evening of light hearted socializing. Follow the host (a AGB studio instructor and practicing artist) as you are guided with entertaining demonstrations to recreate a selected painting. Come join us for a drink and a few laughs; bring a friend or come to meet new friends. No artistic background is necessary and all are welcome.
from $60.00
Full price
$60.00 +$0.00 Fee
Intro to Stained Glass - W68
2 classes

WEDNESDAYS April 25 -May 2

7 - 9:30 pm

Instructor: Teresa Seaton

Learn to cut, grind, foil, solder and finish a 9-piece feather in two sessions. This 5-hour course is a basic introduction to stained glass and copper foiling. There is an additional material fee of $40 for all required materials and shared use of tools payable to the instructor at the first class.
from $55.00
Full price
$55.00 +$0.00 Fee
Encaustic Painting Techniques. The Whole Ball of Wax (2 classes) W16
2 classes

SUNDAYS April 29 - May 6

1 - 4 pm

Instructor: Robbin Pulver-Andrews

In two sessions students will learn the ancient techniques of painting with melted beeswax and resin. This course will offer not only the basics of encaustic painting, but also explore some of the other creative possibilities of working with this medium. Layering, incising, collage, and image transfer techniques, as well as including other found objects such as stones and shells will be demonstrated. An additional materials fee of $40.00 is payable to instructor at first class for use of shared tools, wax and other items.
from $55.00
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$55.00 +$0.00 Fee

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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 the Education Coordinator: Heather@AGB.life

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.

 

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

Welcome to the Art Gallery of Burlington. AGB is an award winning, public gallery located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario.  We stage as many as 20 exhibitions a year and are home to an acclaimed collection of Canadian contemporary ceramics and seven fine craft guilds.

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

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