FAMILY FUN Keep busy all winter long with art programs designed for kids and families. For details, visit wag.ca/family.
Family Sunday: Arctic Chill $20 per family, (2 adults & up to 4 kids under 18); FREE for WAG members Jan 27, 1-4pm • Celebrate Inuit culture with rooftop outdoor fun, soapstone carving, Arctic games, fascinating displays, and more.
Family Fusion Drop-in, 1-3pm • $20 per family (2 adults & up to 4 kids under 18); FREE for WAG members Spend some creative time together making art as a family. Feb 10 • Valentines: Make some special prints for your loved ones.
Spring Break Mar 26 • Dioramas: Design a custom room from your imagination. Mar 28 • Soapstone Carving: Experience shaping and polishing
a piece of soapstone into a work of art you’ll cherish.
Then create your own collage wall hanging to take home.
Apr 14 • Flower Power: Make tissue paper flowers in celebration of Art in Bloom.
Campers explore the galleries, create art, play games, spend time outdoors on the WAG rooftop, and stage their own mini-exhibition.
Jan 3 • Super Soapstone (ages 9-12): Check out carvings on display and make your own version in our ever-popular soapstone-carving workshop!
NEW! Winter Art Camp
Spring Break Art Camp
Dec 27-Jan 3, 9am-4pm, extended care available • $55/day; $50/day for WAG members
Mar 25-29 (ages 6-12) • Come for one day or the entire week. See website for this year’s themes and to register.
Stroller Tours Included with Gallery admission (kids 5 and under are FREE); FREE for WAG members Stroller-friendly tours that allow you to engage in conversations on art with other adults while being mindful of your little ones. Feb 21, 11am • Behind Closed Doors
80’s Family Night Mar 22, 6-8pm • $20 per family (2 adults & up to 4 kids under 18); FREE for WAG members Kick off your Spring Break in 80’s style. Dress up in your best 80’s attire and pump it up at our makeover station. Rock out to the tunes of the decade on our dance floor and refuel at the snack bar.
Dec 27 • Perfect Printmaking (ages 6-8): Take inspiration from artworks on display in the Gallery and learn simple printmaking techniques to make your own. Dec 28 • Power in the Poster (ages 9-12): See The 80s Image exhibition and take part in an activist poster-making workshop. Jan 2 • Wonderful Wall Hangings (ages 6-8): Explore pieces from the WAG Inuit art collection, including fascinating wall hangings from Baker Lake.
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP For only $95, your entire household can become WAG members. Membership includes FREE Gallery admission as well as entry to Family Fusion, Stroller Tours, and Family Sunday events. PLUS great discounts on Art Camps, Birthday pARTies, art classes, and more! Visit wag.ca/membership to sign up.
DIY@WAG Learn more and sign up at wag.ca/diy. PAINT PARTY
Thursdays, 7-9:30pm • $45; $40 for WAG members or 2+ tickets (18+); cash bar
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 guardian. All supplies and tools are provided.
Music, painting, and fun!
WINTER ART CLASSES Registration is on now for winter art classes! Choose from classes for children, teens, and adults in drawing, painting, pottery, and more. Check out our new advanced drawing course for kids and photorealistic drawing for adults. Sign up at wag.ca/studio.
Feb 21 • Abstract Colour Block: Learn a little colour theory while painting an eye-catching canvas.
CLAYMAKER: House Tea Lights Jan 6, 11:30am-1:30pm • $55/ ticket; $50/WAG members or 2+ tickets Build a cozy little tea light with ceramic artist Crystal Nykoluk.
TINSMITHING with Red River Tinsmith Feb 13, 6:30-9:30pm • $40/ticket; $45/WAG members or 2+ tickets Fashion the perfect adornments for the fringes of your ceinture fléchée/Métis sash with Fabrice (Fab) Siaux. LEATHER-BOUND JOURNAL with Debra Frances Mar 13, 7-9:30pm • $95/ticket; $90 /WAG members or 2+ tickets Create your own unique 4” x 5” leather-bound journal with tried and true techniques dating back to the 4th century.
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