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About Children and Family Courses and Workshops


AGO Children and Family Programs offer an environment that is creative, non-competitive and open-ended, allowing young artists the freedom to explore their own potential and nurture their self-esteem, while building a strong repertoire of techniques and skills. These courses are enriched by regular visits to the galleries and collections of the AGO, providing an exceptional opportunity for learning and creativity.


The philosophy of children’s art classes at the AGO is inquiry based and focuses on an exploration of the creative process. Our courses are driven by the imagination and curiosity of children, with a belief that children’s work is play-based and connected to things that are relevant and meaningful in their lives. We take a multi-media approach that allows for a diversity of art-making processes, techniques and materials. This may at times be a less traditional approach than you may be expecting, with skills and concepts delivered and taught through engaging, contemporary and fun projects.


Class size is limited to keep instructor to student ratios low.

Course Registration Maximums:

Ages 3 mos-6yrs 10 students
Ages 8-13 yrs 15 students

Children's Courses Spring 2014

Children's Courses at the AGO - Spring 2014
Wednesday & Thursday Saturday Sunday
10 am – noon
(Gallery School)

Side by Side
4-6 yrs
Session 1: Mar 29 – May 3 (5 wks)
Session 2: May 10 – Jun 14 (5 wks)
NO Class April 19/May 17

Indie Cartooning
8-13 yrs
Mar 29 – June 14 (10 wks)
NO Class April 19/May 17

Side by Side
4-6 yrs
Session 1: Mar 30 – May 4 (5 wks)
Session 2: May 11 – Jun 15 (5 wks)
NO class Apr 20/May 18

Indie Cartooning
8-13 yrs
Mar 30 – June 15 (10 wks)
NO class Apr 20/May 18

Intro to Everything
6-9 yrs
Mar 30 – June 15 (10 wks)
NO class Apr 20/May 18

Animal Inspirations
8-13 yrs
Mar 30 – June 15(10 wks)
NO Class April 20/May 18

Learning to Draw
6-9 yrs
Mar 30 – June 15 (10 wks)
NO class Apr 20/May 18

Next Steps in Drawing
6-9 yrs
Mar 30 – June 15 (10 wks)
NO class Apr 20/May 18

iPad art
8-13 yrs
Mar 30 – June 15 (10 wks)
NO class Apr 20/May 18

10:15 – 11 am

Adult Drop-In Yoga
NO Class April 20/May 18

11 am – 12:30 pm

Caregiver and Babe
Yoga and Art Fieldtrip:

3 months to 3 years

Wednesdays
Session 1: April 9 – May 7 (5 wks)
Session 2: May 14 – June 11 (5 wks)

Thursdays
Session 1: April 10 – May 8 ( 5 wks)
Session 2: May 15 – June 12 (5 wks)

Drop-in: Yoga for Adults

Sundays, 10:15 am – 11 am Instructor: Eloisa Slimmon-Weber Individual Sessions: Members $10 | Public $12
Advanced purchase discount available

Our Instructors

Meet the AGO's experienced and talented team of Instructors for Children and Youth courses!

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