Visual Arts

  • Introduction to Book Arts

    This six-week course is designed for beginners interested in learning basic book binding and bookmaking skills. Participants will explore different ways to make a book by hand including bound, glued, cut and folded. The class will look at nontraditional forms of bookmaking using sound and found materials. Tools and materials to complete the various projects will be supplied and participants will learn the importance of archival materials.
    Instructor: Sandi Hartling
    Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm, April 18-May 23
    Cost is $130
    For ages 18+
    Pre-registration is required as space is limited.

    Introduction to Book Arts.pdf

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  • Saturday Art Classes

    These fun-filled classes explore art and craft history to introduce drawing, painting, sculpture and more. With an emphasis on visual literacy, creative thinking and art processes, these courses will give a solid foundation into the world of visual arts.

    Spring session begins April 22, 2017

    KinderART for ages 4-5, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $90
    Exploring Visual Arts 1, for ages 6-8, 11:00 a.m.-noon, $110
    Exploring Visual Arts 2, for ages 9-12, 1:00-2:00 p.m., $110

    Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
    To register contact Tamara Steele at 628-6111 or

    Saturday Art Classes.pdf

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  • Community Service Bursary Program

    Did you know that students in Grade 11 or 12 who plan to attend a post-secondary institution and who volunteer at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery are eligible for a bursary? They will receive $5 for every hour volunteered with a minimum of 30 hours required and up to a maximum of 100 hours. Volunteer opportunities include the Gallery's Saturday art classes, PD Day art camps, mARTch Break and summer art camps. For more information contact Tamara Steele at 902-628-6111.

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