Programs

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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All upcoming programs are below.
Luminocity
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Next Date:
October 20 - 8:00 pm to 1:00 am
Visit KAG Events for a full listing of Luminocity related events.
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Ladies' Afternoon Drawing Club
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Next Date:
October 23 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Following Dates:
October 30
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November 6
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November 13
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November 20
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November 27
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December 4
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December 11
Age:
16+
Admission:
$5 // FREE for members
Join us in our studios to drink coffee and tea, meet new friends and develop your art-making skills. Each week, we
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.
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ARTBOUND
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Next Date:
October 24 - 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Following Dates:
October 31
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November 7
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November 14
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November 21
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November 28
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December 5
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December 12
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December 19
Ages:
14-21
Admission:
FREE
Join us in our studios on (almost) every Wednesday for weekly thematic workshops. No experience is required, only an open mind and the willingness to create!

OCTOBER // ERIN
unconventional drawing games, figure drawing and portraiture

NOVEMBER // OLIVE
still life drawing & acrylic painting

DECEMBER // CHARLIE
portfolio preparation

ARTBOUND was designed during THE LAB, our paid summer internship, by Echo, Erin, Olive, Charlie, Layla, Phoenix, Olivia, Hannah, Sophia and Eric, and is generously sponsored by the Edwina and Paul Heller Memorial Fund with the Vancouver Foundation.
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Drawing and a Movie
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Next Date:
October 24 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Following Dates:
November 28
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December 19
Ages:
16+
Admission:
$5 // FREE for members
Join us in our studios for an evening of hilarity that brings together an unlikely pairing: figure drawing and B-movies. We begin with a short introduction to figure drawing techniques and then we watch the movie and draw the figures—aliens, sea monsters, mad scientists and the like—in motion on the screen.

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
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Family Storytime + Baby & Me Art Exploration
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Next Date:
October 25 - 10:30 am to 11:45 am
Following Dates:
November 29
Age:
3 and under with parent/guardian (older siblings welcome)
Admission:
FREE
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.

This program is generously sponsored by Forward Law LLP.
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Adult Open Studio
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Next Date:
October 25 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Following Dates:
November 15
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December 13
Age:
16+
Admission:
$5 // FREE for members
Learn new skills from local and visiting artists in our Adult Open Studio workshops. All materials are provided. No experience is necessary. Each workshop has space for 20 participants, unless otherwise noted. Register by calling the Gallery 250-377-2400.

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.
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Drink & Draw at Zack's Coffee
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Next Date:
October 29 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Following Dates:
November 26
Age:
All ages
Admission:
FREE
Location:
Zack's Coffee, 377 Victoria Street
Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.
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Ladies' Drawing Nights
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Next Date:
November 7 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Following Dates:
December 5
Location:
The Art We Are, 246 Victoria Street
Admission:
FREE
Age:
16+
All the same fun, friends and art-making you’ve come to love with our Ladies’ Afternoon Drawing Club, but at night. Join us to drink coffee and tea, meet new friends and develop your art-making skills. No experience is necessary. All materials are provided. No registration is required.
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Drink & Draw at Red Collar
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Next Date:
November 14 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Following Dates:
December 12
Age:
All ages
Admission:
FREE
Location:
Red Collar Brewing, 355 Lansdowne Street
Join us 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 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
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Next Date:
December 3 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Ages:
6+
Admission:
$50 // $45 for members
Come draw on our walls! Taking inspiration from the giant wall paintings in Eleanor King: Inverted Pyramids and Roads to Nowhere, participants will collaborate to create their own design for a chalk mural that covers every wall in our studios.

Extended care is available.

REGISTER ONLINE
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Family Art Saturday
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Next Date:
December 15 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Age:
All
Admission:
$5 per family // FREE for members
Join us for a fun afternoon of family-friendly mini-tours and hands-on art-making activities inspired by our exhibitions.
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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