Saturdays | Jan 28 - Mar 25
Members: $95 | 
Non-Members: $105 

Sensory for Tots
Thursdays | Jan 26 - Mar 23
Members: $80 | 
Non-Members: $90 

Sensory for Preschoolers
Tuesdays | Jan 24 - Mar 21
Members: $80 | 
Non-Members: $90 

PD Days
9 AM - 4 PM | Members: $45
Non-Members: $50 each

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2017 Winter Art Programs



What sets the Esplanade classes apart from other art classes?
Art classes draw from the current exhibitions in the Art Gallery. Two dimensional and three dimensional art projects are designed to give children the opportunity to explore a wide variety of ideas in a diversity of media. Projects and art activities challenge children while instructors offer plenty of encouragement to provide for a safe environment that promotes exploration, creativity and expression.


Instructor: Candice Arnold
Students six to eight and nine to twelve years old will enjoy 8 weeks of fun while developing and refining their art skills. They will have the opportunity to learn the basics in a variety of mediums, building confidence and understanding as their knowledge in fine arts grows.

Saturdays | Jan 28 – Mar 25 (No class on Feb 28)

Sensory Art Exploration for Tots and Parents

Instructor: Bret Stuart
These art classes for two and three year olds are fun filled explorations of art materials, colours, shapes and textures.

Thursdays | Jan 26 – Mar 23 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM (No class on Feb 23)

Sensory Art Exploration for Preschoolers

Instructor: Bret Stuart

These art classes for four and five year olds are for our budding artists who are sure to bring home a masterpiece!

Tuesdays | Jan 24 – Mar 21 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM (No class on Feb 21)

PD Days (Ages 5-11): Full days from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Drop off to begin at 8:30 AM and pick up by 4:30 PM.
Instructor: Jasmine Keillor and an artist from The Hive Artists’ Hub (TBD)
For the second season, we are offering PD Day programming in partnership with the Hive Artists’ Hub Society. Students ages 5-11 will spend their day experimenting with various art materials and techniques while developing and refining their skills as young artists. They will also have the opportunity to think critically and stimulate their senses as they create, interpret, and express themselves visually. This fun filled day will begin with an engaging morning in the welcoming Discovery Centre. An afternoon field trip to the Hive will allow students to learn from professional practicing artists. Both drop-off and pick-up will take place at the Esplanade’s Discovery Centre. Each Board-specific PD Day will have different content so students may enjoy coming back more than once!
Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, & Apr 13 for School District #76

Jan 27, Mar 17 & Apr 28 for MH Catholic Board of Education

Register for 3 or more PD Days at once and receive a $5 discount per session!