Our programs offer opportunities for people of all ages to learn how art connects us with our daily lives. Focusing on the KAG’s current exhibitions, programs include art camps, interactive tours, activities and workshops that encourage self-expression and experimentation while learning about art techniques, basic design concepts and a variety of media.
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This course incorporates sketching in the landscape at locations such as Cooney Bay, Riverside Park, Barnhartvale and Six Mile Point and may include sitting on the ground or standing for prolonged periods. Most of the walking will be on level terrain, but may include some low to moderate hills. Participants are encouraged to bring their own assistive devices, chairs or portable easels if desired.
This course comes with a complete travel sketch kit including a sketchbook, pens, pencils and more for you to keep.
No experience is necessary.
This course has space for 12 participants. Registration fee is for all 4 classes and includes supplies.
Generously supported by the Jann LM Bailey Legacy Fund.
All materials are provided (and some popcorn). No experience is necessary. No registration is required.
August 15 // Night of the Living Dead
August 29 // Plan 9 from Outer Space
October 24 // The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
November 28 // Babes in Toyland
December 19 // 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
will lead a short workshop exploring a particular technique and look at the work of contemporary and historical female artists to inspire your own artwork.
All materials are provided. No experience is necessary. No registration is required.
Generously sponsored by Wilson M. Beck Insurance Services.
A cash bar is available.
September 6 // Dion Fortie
September 13 // Ed Archie NoiseCat
Donald Lawrence teaches in the Visual Arts program at TRU. Perspective drawing is a regular part of his practice, including in elaborate travel journals, and his current research is about the history of perspective in relation to visual perception.
This course incorporates sketching in the landscape and may include sitting on the ground or standing for prolonged periods. Most of the walking will be on level terrain, but may include some low to moderate hills. Participants are encouraged to bring their own assistive devices, chairs or portable easels if desired.
This course comes with a complete travel sketch kit for you to keep.
No experience is necessary.
This course has space for 10 participants. Registration fee is for all 3 classes and includes supplies
All materials provided (and some snacks). No experience is necessary. No registration is required.
This program is generously sponsored by Forward Law LLP.
August 16 // Up Close in the Gallery
Spend a couple of hours contemplating, talking about and sketching art works from our permanent collection on display in the exhibition Through the Memory Atlas: 40 Years of Collecting. Discover how the artworks change through close and extended observation and learn new ways to draw what you see.
October 25 // Accordion Books
Make your own journal, diary, sketchbook or ledger using a simple and clever accordion book technique that allows you to add more pages as the book fills up.
November 15 // Block Printing on Fabric
Create beautiful fabric through simple, geometric block printing techniques. Some fabric will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own if they have something special in mind.
December 13 // E-Textiles
Learn how to sew with conductive thread, and incorporate LEDs, batteries, switches and microcontrollers to create a soft sculpture that lights up! This workshop only has space for 12 participants.
November 3, 10, 17 // December 1, 8
We are delighted to announce the KAG is now offering introductory ceramics courses in our studios. Participants will learn the basics of hand building and wheel throwing to create small vessels and a mug. All materials are provided. No experience is necessary.
This course has space for 10 participants.
Generously supported by Thompson Rivers University Department of Visual and Performing Arts.
Extended care is available.
We thank parents for staying with their children throughout tours and art-making activities.
No experience is necessary. All materials are provided. No registration is required. Exhibition admission is included.
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