The Art Gallery of Swift Current is excited to introduce our new Arts Access Grant!

Classes and Workshops

Winter Art Classes 2024

Make sure to Register Early!

Classes with less than the minimum number of registrations required will be cancelled 3-5 days before the start date.

If a class is full, please sign up for the waitlist. AGSC will always try to run an additional class if there is enough interest!

PLEASE NOTE – Prices are calculated based on the cost of materials, instructor fees and admin costs. All art materials are included in the class fee.

Mixed Media Treehouses
(ages 6-8)

March 12 – April 23, 2024

$90.00

Instructor: Maria Enns

 

Over the course of 6 weeks, participants will create peg people and a treehouse for them to live in using various sculptural materials.

 

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm

March 12 – April 23 (no class Apr 9)

Mixed Media Treehouses
(ages 6-10)

March 14 – April 25, 2024

Please Note: The following class takes place in HERBERT, SK.
Crossroads Church Ministry Centre on 319 Thompson Street

$90.00

Overhead view of a variety of art supplies laid neatly on a table

Instructor: Maria Enns

 

Over the course of 6 weeks, participants will create peg people and a treehouse for them to live in using various sculptural materials.

 

Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 pm
March 14 – April 25 (no class Apr 11)

 

Drawing Exploration
(ages 11-16)

March 14 – April 25, 2024

Please Note: The following class takes place in HERBERT, SK.
Crossroads Church Ministry Centre on 319 Thompson Street

$95.00

Instructor: Maria Enns

 

Do you love to draw? Explore the basics of drawing with fun, low-pressure projects and activities that will both challenge and improve your artwork!

 

Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 pm
March 14 – April 25 (no class Apr 11)

 

Imagination Station
(ages 2-5)

Choose from:
Feb 25, March 3, 10, 17

$25.00

Instructor: Theo Houghtaling

 

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
This is an opportunity for caregivers and children to explore a variety of art materials together! Let your imagination run wild, and see what you can create!

 

Sundays, 2:00-3:00 pm

 

Choose from:
Feb 25, March 3, 10, 17 (no class Feb 18)

Art Exploration
(ages 6-9)

Choose from:

April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

$25.00

Instructor: Theo Houghtaling

 

Explore a variety of art materials and supplies, and let your imagination run wild! Guidance will be offered by the instructor.

 

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm

 

Choose from:

April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Media Mayhem
(ages 10-13)

Choose from:
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

$30.00

Instructor: Theo Houghtaling

 

Participants will be able to explore various art mediums to create their chosen art projects. Guidance will be offered by the instructor.

 

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm

 

Choose from:
April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

All Adult Fall classes are currently in session.
Stay tuned for our Winter schedule.

Still Life Studio
(ages 17 to adult)

Choose from:
Feb 16, March 1, 8, 15

$35.00

Still Life Painting Class

Instructor: Theo Houghtaling

 

Draw or paint a different still-life set up each week. Participants are welcome to choose which materials they’d like to use, including graphite, charcoal, conte, paints, pastels, inks and more! Guidance will be offered by the instructor.


Fridays, 7:00-9:00 pm


Choose from:
Feb 16, March 1, 8, 15 (no class Feb 23)

Intro to Acrylic Painting
(ages 15 to adult)

February 29 – April 4, 2024

$200.00

Paint brushes on a canvas covered in paint

Instructor: Becca Klein BFA/B. Ed

 

An introduction to working with acrylic paints. Participants will learn various techniques, including colour mixing, wet on wet, blending, dry brush, pallet knife and impasto. The final 3 classes will focus on an acrylic painting on canvas using a combination of all basic techniques.

 

6 Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 pm
February 29 – April 4, 2024

Class is Full

Intro to Watercolour Painting
(ages 14 to adult)

March 16 – April 27, 2024

$195.00

Instructor: Morghie Flaterud BFA

 

Are you curious about using watercolour paints but don’t know where to begin? In this 6-week course, participants will learn about various ways to use watercolour paints and how to create landscapes, paintings, or illustrations. Techniques will include gradients, wet and dry brush techniques, colour mixing, light and shadow, and more.

 

6 Saturday afternoons, 1:00-4:00 pm

March 16 – April 27, 2024 (no class Apr 13)

Intermediate Acrylic Painting
(ages 17 to adult)

April 11 – May 16, 2024

$200.00

Instructor: Becca Klein BFA/ B. Ed

 

For those who have some acrylic painting experience. This class will go into more depth on colour theory and various painting techniques, as well as focus on ways to enhance your paintings and find inspiration. Some Canadian art history will be discussed as well.

 

6 Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 pm

April 11 – May 16, 2024

 

Beginner Ceramics
(Ages 15 to adult)

Feb 6 – April 2, 2024

$250.00

Instructor: Keely Williams, BFA


For those who are new to working with clay. Participants will learn various hand-building techniques, as well as how to use the pottery wheel.

 

8 Tuesdays, 1-4 pm OR 6-9 pm

Feb 6 – April 2, 2024 (no class Mar 26)


Glazing Dates: April 2, 4

 

Mixed Level Ceramics
(Ages 15 to adult)

Feb 8 – April 4th, 2024

$250.00

Instructor: Keely Williams, BFA


For those who have already taken a beginner ceramics class.

 

8 Thursdays, 6-9 pm

Feb 8 – April 4th, 2024 (no class Mar 28)


Glazing Dates: April 2, 4

 

Open Studio
(Ages 17 to adult)

Saturday, February 17
Sunday, March 3
Sunday, April 7
Saturday, May 18

$5.00/Session

A paintbrush on a canvas

Bring your art project and get some work done while spending time with other artists!

We encourage you to bring your own materials, though we will have a small selection of mixed media materials freely available for use, along with standing and tabletop easels, drawing boards, and cleaning materials.

Open to artists of all skill levels. An art gallery staff member will be present, but there will be no formal instruction.

Pre-registration is required for each session.

 

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Printing Linocut Designs
(ages 12 to adult)

Saturday, Feb 10 or

Saturday, March 9

 

$45.00

Instructor: Becca Klein BFA/ B. Ed


Learn how to create basic and beautiful linocut prints! Participants will learn to create and carve designs using lino blocks and create one-of-a-kind art prints, greeting cards, posters and more!


Saturday, Feb 10
Saturday, March 9


1:00-4:00 pm

 

Create an Acrylic Landscape
(ages 12 to adult)

Saturday Feb 24 – Sunday February 25

$100.00

Instructor: Becca Klein BFA/B. Ed

 

Create an 18″x 24” acrylic landscape. Learn the basics of how to prep and layer paint onto a canvas in this step-by-step workshop. Participants will follow along with the instructor as she guides you in painting a Saskatchewan landscape.

 

Saturday, Feb 24 – Sunday, February 25


1:00-4:30 pm

 

Ceramic Easter Egg Workshop
(all ages and skill levels)

Sunday, March 17

$40.00

Instructor: Keely Williams, BFA


Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.
Learn how to make easter eggs from clay, then paint them using your favourite colours.


Sunday, March 17


1:00-2:30 pm

 

Stay tuned, new classes coming soon!

All Art Classes take place at the Dickson Community Centre on 751 Lorne Street West. Please use the west entrance.

Gallery Members receive 15% off all classes.

In order to receive your 15% discount on class registration, you must book your class in person or by telephone at 306.778.2736

Cancellation Policy

 

  • Cancellations made 14 or more days before class starting date will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations made 7-13 days before class starting date will receive a 50% refund.
  • Students who cancel 6 days or less before class starting date will not receive a refund.

 

Exceptions

 

Illness or injury with a doctor’s note.