All upcoming programs are below.
PD Day Art Camp // Show & Tell
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Next Date:
June 28 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Ages:
5 to 8 and 9 to 12
Admission:
$50 // $45 for members
What feels special to you, and why? For this camp, we invite your young artists to bring a special treasure with them (a toy, book, blanket, or other favourite object) and join us on an exploration of how any why certain objects become precious to us.

Extended care is available.

Call the Gallery at 250.377.2400 to register.
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Raven Steals the Light
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Next Date:
June 30 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location:
Gallery Store
Raven Steals the Light is a limited edition print by Kamloops-based Haida artist Erik Prytula. The ancient Haida story of the creation of the sun, moon and stars is depicted in this 8”x10” print and is available framed or unframed. Visit the Gallery Store to see more of Prytula’s work. Members receive a 10% discount. Consider joining today!
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Art & Wilderness: Outdoor Art-Making Camp
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Next Date:
July 15 to July 19 - 9:00 am until 3:00 pm
Following Dates:
July 22 to July 26
,
August 12 to August 16
Ages:
5 to 8 & 9 to 12
Admission:
$193 // $160 for members
Join us in exploring the wilderness in our community! Each day includes a walk through downtown and a hike in a local “wilderness” area. Young artists will be encouraged to use their eyes, sketchbooks and cameras to capture ideas and inspiration from our adventures to bring back to the studio and create new artworks.

This program has space for 5 children aged 5 to 8 and 5 children aged 9 to 12.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Register online or by phone at 250.377.2400

DAILY SCHEDULE
8:30 am – 9:00 am Early care
9:00 am – 9:15 am Drop off
9:15 am – 9:30 am Welcome and Review Shape of the Day
9:30 am – 12:00 pm Wilderness Adventure (includes first snack*)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch* and Recreation time
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Gallery and Studio Activities
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Snack* and Break
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Clean up and Games
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Pick up
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Aftercare

*nut free, please.
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Summer School
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Next Date:
July 29 to August 9 - 9:00 am until 3:00 pm
Ages :
5 to 8 & 9 to 12
Admission:
$386 // $320 for members
We invite your young artists to join us for this new two-week summer school intensive. Designed to be student-led and inquiry-based, this program encourages young artists to find their voice and share their experience. Over the course of the program, we will tackle the fundamentals of art and design, and dig deep into the materials and ideas being explored by the artists in our current exhibitions.

Program runs July 29, 30, 31 // August 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9 (Monday, August 5 is a Civic Holiday)

This program has space for 10 children aged 5 to 8 and 10 children aged 9 to 12.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Register online or by phone at 250.377.2400

DAILY SCHEDULE
8:30 am – 9:00 am Early care
9:00 am – 9:15 am Drop off
9:15 am – 9:30 am Welcome and Review Shape of the Day
9:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery and Studio Activities
10:00 am – 10:30 am Snack* and Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Gallery and Studio Activities
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch* and Recreation time
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Gallery and Studio Activities
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Snack* and Break
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Clean up and Games
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Pick up
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Aftercare

*nut free, please.

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The Club Where We Talk About Art (and Make Some, Too)
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Next Date:
September 9 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Following Dates:
September 16
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October 21
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October 28
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November 4
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November 18
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November 25
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December 9
,
December 16
Ages:
14+
Admission:
FREE
Join us on Monday afternoons for engaging conversation in our galleries followed by guided art-making activities in our studios. Each week we select one to two artworks from our current exhibitions or our collection to explore in depth.

Guided by our art instructors, participants will be encouraged to become comfortable with sharing what they see, feel and think about art and to experiment with different ways of creating artwork.

Participants of all skill levels are welcome and no previous experience is necessary. The content of this program is designed for participants aged 14+ but you are welcome to bring your younger friends and children with you.
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Young Interpreters
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Next Date:
October 22 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Following Dates:
November 5
,
December 3
Ages:
5+ (younger siblings welcome)
Admission:
$5 per child // $7 per family // FREE for members
Join us as we explore the exhibitions, engage with interactive activities in the Gallery and create artwork inspired by the exhibitions in our studios. This spring, we explore our relationships to “things” and investigate how certain objects become special to us.

Young Interpreters is offered as one of our new School Programs for Homeschoolers and Alternative Learners. These programs are informed by the new BC Curriculum and encourage student-led, inquiry-based learning.

Parents, guardians and younger siblings are welcome to join in, too!

Does your child enjoy teaching? Encourage them to sign up as a Special Helper! Every month, we invite one of our Special Helpers to join our instructor to assist in leading the group.

Contact our School Programs Coordinator, Finn Modder, for details // 250.377.2405 // fmodder [at] kag.bc.ca.

Please be sure to indicate which program your child is interested in when signing up.

Special Helpers of all skill levels and abilities are welcome.
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Young Peoples' Drawing Club
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Next Date:
October 29 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Following Dates:
November 19
,
December 17
Ages:
5+ (younger siblings welcome)
Admission:
$5 per child // $7 per family // FREE for members
Join us in our studios for a lively student-centered adventure in art-making. Each month, our instructor will guide the group through an exploration of a new theme and technique using storytelling, music and mark-making and then give your young artists time and support to work on their own. Shortly before the end of class, we will all gather to share our artwork and talk about what we learned.

All materials are provided.
No registration required.

Generously supported by the Jann LM Bailey Legacy Fund.

Young Peoples' Drawing Club is offered as one of our new School Programs for Homeschoolers and Alternative Learners. These programs are informed by the new BC Curriculum and encourage student-led, inquiry-based learning.

Parents, guardians and younger siblings are welcome to join in, too!

Does your child enjoy teaching? Encourage them to sign up as a Special Helper! Every month, we invite one of our Special Helpers to join our instructor to assist in leading the group.

Contact our School Programs Coordinator, Finn Modder, for details // 250.377.2405 // fmodder [at] kag.bc.ca.

Please be sure to indicate which program your child is interested in when signing up.

Special Helpers of all skill levels and abilities are welcome.
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Art Duel
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Next Date:
November 14 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages:
All
Admission:
FREE
Are you up to the challenge of creating a brilliant masterpiece in 60 seconds or less – while blindfolded and in costume? You could be our next Art Duel champion! Participants will be judged on their costumes, performances and their completed drawing. The winner will be awarded a solo exhibition on our Open Gallery, and has the honour of taking home a magnificent trophy to display on their mantle.

Not interested in participating? Join the Art Duel Peanut Gallery! Heckle contestants as they fumble through their performance, cheer for your friends and dance to the live DJ set. Free snacks and a cash bar will be open throughout the event.

Art Duel has space for 8 competitors. Register early to ensure your place in the competition. Visit the Gallery or call 250.377.2400.

Image: Our 2018 Champion, Frog Prom!
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