All upcoming programs are below.
Painting 101
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Next Date:
March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ages:
16+
Admission:
$25 members / $30 public (class)
Learn the basics of acrylic painting with local artist and educator Anyssa Gill.
Beginning with an introduction to colour theory and mixing on February 25, participants will create a still-life painting on March 4, paint a landscape on March 11, explore portrait painting on March 18 and experiment with abstract painting on March 25. Interested participants can enroll in all five workshops or select the days that interest them.
No experience is necessary and all supplies are provided. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited. Contact the Gallery 250-377-2400 to register or for more information.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL.
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Spring Art Camp (Ages 4-12)
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Next Date:
March 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Following Dates:
March 28
March 29
March 30
March 31
Admission:
$24/half day | $44/full day
Ages:
4 to 12
Inspired by our current exhibitions, KAG day camps engage children in a variety of artistic media using high quality materials. Led by our art instructors, KAG tours and interactive activities take place in our gallery spaces, while our studios provide a space for creation, expression and discovery. We provide a variety of fine art materials for experimentation, enabling participants to create art projects using varied techniques and media, including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture.

Ages 4 to 6
9:00 to 12:00 pm
$20 members / $24 public (half day)

Ages 7 to 12
9:00 to 3:00 pm
$38 members / $44 public (full day)

Extended care is available 8:30 to 9:00 and 3:00 to 3:30 pm.
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Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club
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Next Date:
April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Following Dates:
April 18
April 25
May 2
May 9
May 16
May 23
May 30
June 6
June 13
June 20
June 27
Ages:
16+
Admission:
FREE
Based on the hugely successful Ladies’ Drawing Nights started in New York City by
artists Leah Goren, Julia Rothman and Rachel Cole, the Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club is for women who want to drink tea (and coffee), make friends and develop their art-making skills. Each week, KAG Art Instructor Anyssa Gill and Teen Intern Kiranna Wouters will lead a workshop exploring a selected topic, ranging from pencil shading techniques to gouache painting methods. In addition to learning new art-making techniques, we will also explore the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire our own artwork.
No registration required. All supplies provided.
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Logograph
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Next Date:
April 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Following Dates:
April 19
April 26
May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24
May 31
June 7
June 14
June 21
June 28
Admission:
FREE
Ages:
12 to 24
Previously known as The Graphic Novel Club, this program began as a joint initiative with the Kamloops Art Gallery and the Kamloops Library to create a collaborative public art project. Out of this has developed Logograph, a youth-directed club that meets weekly at the Gallery and Library. Led by our Teen Intern, this program offers space for creative youth to make art and generate ideas for future projects. New members are always welcome. All supplies provided.
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Drink & Draw
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Next Date:
April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Following Dates:
May 10
June 14
Location:
Red Collar Brewing Co., 355 Lansdowne Street
Ages:
All
Admission:
FREE
Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of every month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee and beer. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.
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Art & Coffee Klatch
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Next Date:
April 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Following Dates:
May 3
May 17
May 31
June 14
June 28
Ages:
60+
Admission:
FREE
Join us in our studios on select Wednesdays for coffee and conversation followed by a hands-on art workshop led by KAG Art Instructor Anyssa Gill. Coffee (and tea) is served at 10:00; the workshop begins at 10:30. Art can be messy—please wear something that you won’t mind getting a bit of paint on. This program is offered in collaboration with the Kamloops Adult Learners’ Society. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. Please visit Kamloops Adult Learners' Society for registration forms and office hours to register in person.
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Kitchen Conversations: Teen Talks
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Next Date:
April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Following Dates:
May 18
June 15
Ages:
12+
Admission:
FREE
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Drink & Draw
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Next Date:
April 24 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Following Dates:
May 29
June 26
Location:
Zack's Coffee, 377 Victoria Street
Ages:
All Welcome
Admission:
FREE
Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of every month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee and beer. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.
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PD Day Art Camp (Ages 4-12)
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Next Date:
April 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Following Dates:
May 15
Ages:
4 to 12
Admission:
$24/half day | $44/full day
Inspired by our current exhibitions, KAG day camps engage children in a variety of artistic media using high quality materials. Led by our art instructors, KAG tours and interactive activities take place in our gallery spaces, while our studios provide a space for creation, expression and discovery. We provide a variety of fine art materials for experimentation, enabling participants to create art projects using varied techniques and media, including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture.

Ages 4 to 6
9:00 to 12:00 pm
$20 members / $24 public (half day)

Ages 7 to 12
9:00 to 3:00 pm
$38 members / $44 public (full day)

Extended care is available 8:30 to 9:00 and 3:00 to 3:30 pm.
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Family Storytime + Baby & Me Art Exploration
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Next Date:
April 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Following Dates:
May 25
Admission:
FREE (older siblings welcome)
Children three and under with their parents or guardians, FREE (older siblings welcome)

Join us in our studios for songs, stories and puppets with Kathy from the Kamloops Library, followed by baby-friendly art making at 11:00. All of our art materials are safe for small children who want to put everything in their mouths. Art can be messy! Dress your child in something you won’t mind getting dirty. No registration required. All supplies provided.
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Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops
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Next Date:
May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Following Dates:
June 1
Admission:
FREE
Ages:
12+
Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. By supporting work that confronts and challenges stereotypes, hidden histories and stolen voices, the Arbour Collective seeks to inspire and empower through creativity. Collective member Chris Bose and KAG Art Instructor Marisa Drayton will be working in the studios on the first Thursday of the month, February through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate. All supplies are provided. No experience is necessary.
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Art History Happy Hour
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Next Date:
May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
To coincide with the Kamloops Wine Fest, join us on May 11 for a special Art History Happy Hour in which Interim Curator Adrienne Fast will present on the rich histories of artistic intoxication from around the world. Enjoy a glass of your favourite wine or beer as we learn about such topics as the wild baccanales of ancient Greece, the consumption of bhang in Hindu art and religion, and even Van Gogh’s tempestuous relationship with absinthe: just some of the many ways that human creativity has been inspired and fueled by intoxicating substances throughout history.
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DIY Thursdays
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Next Date:
May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Following Dates:
June 8
Admission:
FREE
Ages:
16+
Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. No experience is necessary; all materials are provided (and some snacks).
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