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Appealing to the curious beginner and the experienced artist, The Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School offers a broad range of courses in a fun and supportive studio environment. All Gallery School courses provide access to the AGO's expanded galleries and enhanced collections, offering an exceptional environment for learning. With a variety of courses to choose, students can participate in drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture and more.

Working directly with contemporary artists and experienced instructors, students will learn through studio-based exploration, and use the exhibitions and collections as inspiration and context.

Course Schedule Spring 2015

Adult Courses at the AGO – Winter 2015
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Sunday
Morning
(10 am - 1 pm)

Introduction to Drawing
March 30 - June 15
(10 weeks)

Introduction to Painting
March 30 - June 15
(10 weeks)

Introduction to Sculpture
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Introduction to Everything
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Painting Explorations
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Figurative Sculpture
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Drop-in Yoga Galleria Italia
8 – 9 am
(weekly)

Breakfast Club
April 2 - 30
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
(5 weeks)

Traveller's Sketchbook
May 7 - June 4
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
(5 weeks)

Drop-in Yoga
10:15 – 11 am (weekly)

Afternoon
(2 - 5 pm)

Life Drawing
March 30 - June 15
(10 weeks)

Giant Painting
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Screen Printing
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

NEW! Extreme Watercolour
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Drawing Explorations
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Landscape Painting
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Colour Harmony
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Introduction to Photography
March 31 - April 28
(5 weeks)

Life Photography
May 5 - June 2
(5 weeks)

The Art of Drawing
April 1 - June 3
(10 weeks)

iPad Art
April 1 - 29
(5 weeks)

Traveller's Sketchbook
May 6 - June 3
2:30 - 4:30 pm
(5 weeks)

Drawing from the Vaults
May 7 - June 4
(5 weeks)

Reportage Illustration
May 7 - June 4
(5 weeks)

NEW! Discovering Street Art
May 7 - June 4
(5 weeks)

Evening
(7 - 10 pm)

Drop-in Yoga Galleria Italia
6 – 7 pm
(weekly)

Life Drawing
March 30 - June 15
(10 weeks)

Introduction to Sculpture
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Colour Harmony
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

NEW! Extreme Watercolour
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Experimental Comics
March 30 - May 4
(5 weeks)

Assemblage
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Abstract Painting
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Giant Painting
May 11 - June 15
(5 weeks)

Introduction to Painting
March 31 - June 2
(10 weeks)

Life Drawing
March 31 - June 2
(10 weeks)

Introduction to Everything
March 31 - April 28
(5 weeks)

Introduction to Photography
March 31 - April 28
(5 weeks)

Photography & Performance
May 5 - June 2
(5 weeks)

Portrait Painting
May 5 - June 2
(5 weeks)

Drawing. Drinks.
April 1 - 29 &
May 6 - June 3
6 - 8:30 pm
(5 weeks)

Introduction to Painting
April 1 - June 3
(10 weeks)

Introduction to Drawing
April 1 - June 3
(10 weeks)

Painting Explorations
April 1 - 29
(5 weeks)

Landscape Painting
May 6 - June 3
(5 weeks)

Looking Through Art
April 16 - June 11
6 - 9 pm
(5 weeks)

Drop-in: Yoga in the AGO Galleries

Mondays 6pm – 7pm (Please arrive by 5:45pm)
Thursdays, 8am – 9am (please arrive by 7:45am)
Instructor: Grace Dubery
Individual Sessions: Members $10 | Public $12

Family Sundays, April

Family Sundays are now every Sunday!
Join us for fun-filled Sundays all through the month of April where we are having fun with yarn-wrapping, knitting and more!

Family Sundays, May

Family Sundays are now every Sunday!
Join us for fun-filled Sundays all through the month of April where we are having fun with yarn-wrapping, knitting and more!

Assemblage (Spring)

Monday, May 11 – June 15, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Claire Greenshaw
Members: $250 | Public $330

Drawing Explorations (Spring)

Monday, May 11 – June 15, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Kelley Aitken
Members $250 | Public $330

Introduction to Sculpture (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – May 4, 2015: 10 am – 1 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Claire Greenshaw
Members $270 | Public $350
Monday, March 30 - May 4, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Claire Greenshaw
Members $270 | Public $350

Drawing from the Vaults (Spring)

Thursday, May 7 – June 4, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Kelley Aitken
Members: $250 | Public $330

Reportage Illustration: Drawing as Witness (Spring)

Thursday, May 7 – June 4, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Fiona Smyth
Members: $250 | Public $330

NEW! Art & Ideas: Discovering Street Art (Spring)

Thursday, May 7 – June 4, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Aleks Bartosik
Members: $100 | Public $120

Giant Painting (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – May 4, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Michael Toke
Monday, May 11 2 – June 15, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Bogdan Luca
Members $250 | Public $330

NEW! Extreme Watercolour (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – May 4, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Brian Hoxha
Monday, March 30 – May 4, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Kelley Aitken
Members $250 | Public $330

Breakfast Club (Spring)

Thursday, April 2 – April 30, 2015: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti
Members: $250 | Public $330

Screen Printing (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – May 4, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti
Members: $270 | Public $350

Colour Harmony (Spring)

Mondays: March 30 – May 04, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Mondays: May 11 – June 15, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Michael Toke
Members $200 | Public $265

Experimental Comics: Cartooning Outside the Box (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – May 4, 2015: 7 - 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Fiona Smyth
Members: $250 | Public $330

Painting Explorations (Spring)

Wednesday, April 1 – April 29, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Nick Ostoff
Monday, May 11 – June 15, 2015: 10 am – 1 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Michael Toke
Members $250 | Public $330

Traveller's Sketchbook (Spring)

Wednesdays: May 6   June 3, 2015
2:30 – 4:30 pm (5 weeks)
Thursdays: May 7   June 4, 2015
10:30 am – 12:30 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Aleks Bartosik
Members $200 | Public $265

Introduction to Photography (Spring)

Tuesday, March 31 – April 28: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Tuesday, March 31 – April 28: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Brian Piitz
Members $270 | Public $350

Introduction to Everything (Spring)

Monday, March 30 - May 4, 2015: 10 am - 1 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Aleks Bartosik
Tuesday, March 31 - April 28, 2015: 7 - 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Carol Matson
Members $270 | Public $350

Introduction to Painting (Spring)

Monday March 30 – Monday June 15, 10am – 1pm (10 weeks)
Tuesday April 1– Tuesday June 2, 7pm – 10pm (10 weeks)
Wednesday April 1– Tuesday June 3, 7pm – 10pm (10 weeks)
Members $450 | $530

Looking Through Art: Art and Medicine (Spring)

Thursday, April 16 – June 11, 2015: 6 – 9 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Kerry Kim, Allison Crawford & Lisa Richardson
Members: $275 | Public $310

Figurative Sculpture (Spring)

Monday, May 11 – June 15, 2015: 10am – 1 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Claire Greenshaw
Members $270 | Public $350

iPad Art (Spring 2015)

Wednesdays: April 1   April 29, 2015
2pm - 5pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti Members $250 | Public $330

Life Drawing (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – June 15, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (10 weeks)
Instructor: Aleks Bartosik
Monday, March 30 – June 15, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (10 weeks)
Instructor: Kerry Kim
Tuesday, March 31 – June 2, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (10 weeks)
Instructor: Kerry Kim
Members $480 | Public $560

The Art of Drawing (Spring)

Wednesday, April 1 – June 3, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (10 weeks)
Instructor: Kelley Aitken
Members $450 | Public $380

Introduction to Drawing (Spring)

Monday, March 30 – Monday, June 15, 10 am – 1pm (10 weeks)
Wednesday, April 1 – June 3, 7pm – 10pm (10 weeks)
Members: $450 | Public $530

Life Photography (Spring)

Tuesday, May 5 – June 2, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Brian Piitz
Members $270 | Public $350

Landscape Painting (Spring)

Monday, May 11 – June 15, 2015: 2 – 5 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Lauren McKinley Renzetti
Wednesday, May 6 – June 3, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Michael Toke
Members: $250 | Public $330

Portrait Painting (Spring)

Tuesday, May 5 – June 2, 2015: 7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Aleks Bartosik
Members $250 | Public $330

Drawing. Drinks. (Spring)

Wednesdays: April 1   April 29, 2015
6pm - 8:30pm (5 weeks)
Wednesdays: May 6   June 3, 2015
6pm - 8:30pm (5 weeks)
Members $260 | Public $310

Abstract Painting (Spring)

Mondays: May 11 – June 15, 2015
7 pm – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Michael Toke
Members $250 | Public $330

Photography & Performance (Spring 2015)

Tuesdays: May 5 – June 2, 2015
7 – 10 pm (5 weeks)
Instructor: Brian Piitz
Members $220 | Public $285

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