MakerLab

Monthly craft nights with local makers and artists. Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian. Registration required. Sign up at wag.ca/diy

MakerLab: Minimalist Necklaces

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Learn how to assemble two necklaces with Monique Espino of Lovely Moons, a Winnipeg-based jewellery line, using either geometric beads or crystal pendants. Customize both necklaces for yourself or give one as a gift.

Includes all jewellery materials and a tool kit.

Ages 14 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Revenue from MakerLab is used to fund programming for children, teens, and adults at WAG Studio.

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Tickets Available Here!

$80/single ticket
$75/WAG members or two or more tickets

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Paint Party @ WAG Studio

Paint Party: Abstract Watercolour

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Is it a mountain range or crashing waves? It’s nature in all its abstracted glory. Choose a theme and learn basic watercolour techniques that will help you to create your own nature based 18x24” watercolour.


$50/person; $45 for WAG members or 2+ tickets

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here!

 

Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Aug 30
U8A-PP-H1 Instructor: Cara Mason & Marybeth Dirks

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Paint Party: Block Print Tote Bags

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Learn basic block printing techniques and make some matching prints to practice your skills. Then design and print your own custom canvas tote bag that will turn heads at the farmers’ market this summer!

18+ event • Cash bar available

Your ticket to Paint Party helps support programming for children, teens, and adults.

For more information, email studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

Tickets Available Here!

$45/person
$40/person for WAG Members or when purchasing 2 or more tickets

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Workshops

NEW! (Ages 7-9) Kid's Design Lab 2

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Ever wondered what it’s like to design a building?  Explore the built environment and learn about architectural design elements - scale, proportion, function and materials - through model making, drawing, and photography. Be inspired by simple shelters and monumental museums; learn about the design of the Winnipeg Art Gallery and take a look behind the scenes at the upcoming Inuit Art Centre building addition!

Members $155 / Non-members $175

Monday - Friday 12-4pm Aug 27 - Aug 31
U8C-K2-U1 Instructor: Bree Bergen
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NEW! (Ages 7-9) Clay And More 2

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Students will work on a series of functional and sculptural projects using a variety of techniques to develop clay hand-building skills. Students will incorporate their clay pieces with mixed media sculptural projects.

Members $155 / Non-members $175

Monday - Friday 12-4pm Aug 20 - Aug 24
U8C-C2-U1 Instructor: Colleen Leduc
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(Ages 10-14) Clayworks 3

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Students will learn hand-building skills and work on the potter’s wheel to produce functional and sculptural projects.

Members $150 / Non-members $175

Monday - Friday 12-4pm Aug 27 - Aug 31
U8C-C3-U1 Instructor: PJ Anderson
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NEW! (Ages 10-14) Summer Studio 3

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This immersive art making experience covers several drawing, painting and sculptural activites in a variety of media. Develop your 2D and 3D projects over the course of the week and visit the gallery to experience French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950. All supplies are included.

Members $155 / Non-members $175

Monday - Friday 12-4pm Aug 20 - Aug 24
U8C-S3-U1 Instructor: Jessica Canard
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(Adult) Week Long Workshop En Plein Air

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Summer is a great time to take in the fresh air and sunshine and get outdoors to draw and paint! Observe how light affects colour and learn colour theory, composition, drawing and  painting techniques while exploring the styles of French Modernist painters Henri Matisse, Claude Monet , Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Jean-François Millet. Students will meet in the studio on the first day, and go to other locations during the course of the week.

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday - Friday 10-4pm Aug 27 - Aug 31
U8A-PA-U1 Instructor: To be announced
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(Adult) Weeklong Workshop in Drawing Basics

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These workshops run five full days (Mon to Fri). Each course consists of 25 hours (5 hours each day) of class time. You’ll immerse yourself in your creative activities for a full week in a stimulating environment. Supply lists will be forwarded to registrants in advance of the workshops (classes run from 10am to 4pm with a 1 hour lunch break). Students make their own lunch arrangements. Storm Restaurant is conveniently located in the Gallery’s penthouse.

Drawing Basics

By focusing on colour while using media such as oil pastels, chalk pastels, art sticks and other materials, you will develop your ability to depict multiple aspects of nature. Individual interpretations of the subject matter is encouraged. Weather permitting, we will work outside as much as possible!

Members $184 / Non-members $210

Monday - Friday 10-4pm Aug 20 - Aug 24
U8A-DB-U1 Instructor: Jen Moyes
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  • Wednesday 11am-5pm
  • Thursday 11am-5pm
  • Friday 11am-9pm
  • Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Closed Monday

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