Family Programs


Group Tours for Kids: Customize an interactive tour or workshop that's perfect for your group. Fridays (5-9pm), Saturdays and Sundays (11am-5pm). Visit wag.ca/bookatour to book. 

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Spring Break Art Camp for Kids

Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29

Come for a day or enroll for the entire week! Exciting themes change daily as campers explore the Gallery, play games, and of course, make art! Ages 6-12.

$55 per day; $50 for WAG members

9am-4pm (early drop off from 8:30am and pick up until 5:00pm)

Monday, March 25Clay Creations: Tour the galleries for inspiration, then let your imagination go as you model and transform your own clay creature using self-drying clay.

Tuesday, March 26Pop-up Painting: Explore the Gallery looking for new techniques and exciting subject matter to paint and get ready to create your own colourful masterpiece in the studio!

Wednesday, March 27 • Stamp & Print: Learn how to carve a super cool stamp that you can use over and over again.  Get inspired by the prints in the Gallery to create your own unique personalized design.

Thursday, March 28 • Up-cycled Creations: Take a tour through the gallery to explore a wide variety of materials that artists use to make their work. Then choose from a collection of materials and objects to make your own one-of-a-kind mixed media artwork!

Friday, March 29 • Wonderful Wall-Hangings: Take a tour of the Inuit art galleries to inspire your work and then create your own personalized wall-hanging.

 

Registration on now at wag.ca/studio

 

Family Fusion

Tuesday, March 26 to Wednesday, October 30

Family Fusion is a monthly DIY arts and crafts event – stop by the WAG with your family and spend some creative time together.

Drop-in between 1pm and 3pm • $20 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18) Includes entry to all galleries • FREE for WAG members.

Spring Break Family Fusion

Tuesday, Mar 26 • Dioramas: Design a custom room from your imagination. 

Thursday. Mar 28 • Wonderful Wall-Hangings: Check out the Baker Lake wall-hanging exhibition and try your hand at creating your own felt masterpiece

Saturday & Sunday, Apr 13-14 • Paper Calla Lilies: Spend some creative time together at this special Art in Bloom edition of Family Fusion. Get inspired by the floral interpretations of the artwork on display in the gallery, and come make your own colourful Calla Lily with professional floral design materials in our DIY workshop. This special Family Fusion is FREE with Gallery admission or for WAG members!

Sunday, May 12 • Mother's Day Crafternoon: Make flowers for your mom.

Sunday, Jun 16 • Father's Day Fun: Decorate a chocolate bar like a superhero for your dad.

Sunday, Oct 27 • Halloween Decor: Make some spiderrific decorations.

Sunday, Nov 10 • Remembrance Day Creations • Make your own hand made poppy.

 

Family Stroller Tours

Wednesday May 22

Monthly stroller-friendly tours that allow you to engage in conversations on art with other adults while being mindful of your little ones.

Wednesday, May 22, 11am • Vision Exchange

Tour included with Gallery admission; FREE for WAG members. Children 5 and under are free.
 

 

Summer Art Camp

Monday, July 8 to Friday, August 16

Ages 6-8 and 9-12 • Week-long sessions • July 8-Aug 16
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm • Early drop-off from 8:30am and late pick up until 5pm

Registration for Summer Art Camp on now!

Campers will explore gallery exhibitions, create art, go on exciting field trips, and stage their own mini-exhibition at the end of the week. Free pizza on Friday.

$225/week • $200/week for WAG members
Short week Aug 6-9:
$200/week • $180/week for WAG members

Choose from four exciting themes:
Natural Creations: Take in the wonders of the natural world with outdoor treasure hunting and gathering. Explore the Gallery to see how artists use nature in their artwork, and then create your own natural masterpiece.

Visions of the World: Travel the world through art - from India to Europe and beyond! Then, create your own collection of art that highlights your favourite places in the world. 

Art of Code: Design your own sculptural and functional moving robot in this tech-based camp that melds art and coding, offered in partnership with Canada Can Code.

The Art of Gaming: Develop a unique video game and put your characters in motion in this technology camp that combines art and gaming thanks to a partnership with Canada Can Code.

Week 1, July 8-12 • Ages: 6-8 • Theme: Natural Creations
Week 2, July 15-19 • Ages: 9-12 • Theme: Natural Creations
Week 3, July 22-26 • Ages: 6-8 • Theme: Visions of the World
Week 4, July 29-Aug 2 • Ages: 9-12 • Theme: Visions of the World
Week 5, Aug 6-9 • Ages: 6-8 • Theme: Art of Code
Week 6, Aug 12-16 • Ages: 9-12 • Theme: The Art of Gaming

 

Registration on now at wag.ca/studio


For programming questions please contact Aline at 204.789.1763 or programmes-scolaires@wag.ca

For registration inquiries please contact Annick at 204.789.1766 or studioprograms-assistant@wag.ca

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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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