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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 Fall 2014

Children's Courses at the AGO - Fall 2014
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday Sunday
Morning

Caregiver and Tot Yoga Play & Art Field trip
Crawlers to 3 years
Oct 7 - Nov 4 and
Nov 11 - Dec 9
9:15 - 10:45 am
5 weeks

Caregiver and Babe Yoga & Art Field trip
3 Months to Pre-crawlers
Oct 8 - Nov 5 and
Nov 12 - Dec 10
11:15 am - 12 noon
5 weeks

Caregiver and Babe Yoga & Art Field trip
3 Months to Pre-crawlers
Oct 9 - Nov 6 and
Nov 13 - Dec 11
11:15 am - 12 noon
5 weeks

Side by Side: Little Kids
Ages 4 - 7
Oct 4 - Nov 8 and
Nov 15 - Dec 13
10 am - 12 noon
5 weeks

Indie Cartooning
Ages 8 - 13
Oct 4 - Dec 13
10 am - 12 noon
10 weeks

Side by Side: Little Kids
Ages 4 - 7
Oct 5 - Nov 9 and
Nov 16 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon
5 weeks

Indie Cartooning
Ages 8 - 13
Oct 5 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon
10 weeks

Intro to Everything
Ages 6 - 8
Oct 5 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon
10 weeks

Animal Art
Ages 6 - 8
Oct 5 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon
10 weeks

Parents and Child Photography
Ages 8 - 13
Oct 5 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon
10 weeks

Life Drawing for Kids
Ages 8 - 10
Oct 5 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon
10 weeks

Fasion, Music and Art
Ages 8 - 13
Oct 5 - Dec 14
10 am - 12 noon (10 weeks)

Art From the Park
Ages 8 - 10
Oct 5 - Nov 9
10 am - 12 noon
5 weeks

Make It Workshop
Ages 8 - 10
Oct 5 - Nov 9
10 am - 12 noon
5 weeks

Afternoon

I.S.P
Ages 13 - 18
Oct 4 - Dec 13
1 - 4 pm
10 weeks

Life Drawing
Ages 13 - 18
Oct 5 - Dec 14
1 - 4 pm
10 weeks

Intro to Everything 6-8 yrs (Fall 2014)

Children experiment and play in the studio, exploring a variety of art-making techniques!

Parent and Child Photography 8-13 yrs (Fall 2014)

Create amazing memories with your child making photo-art together.

Life Drawing for Kids! 8-10 yrs (Fall 2014)

Working with fully clothed life models and using the Michelangelo exhibition as inspiration.

Fashion, Music and Art 8-13 yrs (Fall 2014)

Children become the designers and connect their creations to fashion, music and art!

Art from the Park 8-10 yrs (Fall 2014)

Inspired by artists like Andy Goldsworthy, children explore the connections between art and nature.

Make It Workshop 8-10 yrs (Fall 2014)

From drawing machines to 3-D models, it’s whatever you can dream.

Side by Side - Little Kids (Fall 2014, two 5 week sessions)

We offer parents, grandparents or caregivers the chance to discover art through a playful, fun process, side by side with their young artist

Animal Art 6-8 yrs (Fall 2014)

Children experiment and play in the studio, exploring a variety of art-making techniques!

Caregiver and Babe Yoga and Art Field Trip - ages 3 months to pre-crawlers (Fall 2014, Two 5 week sessions)

Get out of the house and spend some time at the AGO with your babe. Join us for a 5 week Yoga and Art Fieldtrip through the AGO collections and exhibitions.

Caregiver and Tot Yoga Play and Art Field Trip (Fall 2014, Two 5 week sessions)

Get out of the house and spend some time at the AGO with your tot. Join us for a 5 week Yoga and Art Fieldtrip through the AGO collections and exhibitions.

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