No matter the time of year, there is always something happening in Penticton. Home to over 30 annual major events and festivals, there is a variety to experience from cultural showcases, world-class sporting events, beer and wine festivals, live entertainment, seasonal fairs and so much more. Check out the events list below.
Summer Camps / Artistic Adventures / Week 1
- Mon • July 5, 2021 • 9:00 AM
- Event Cost: $165.00
Creative Kids is a 9 week summer program hosted by the gallery, made possible by funding from Young Canada Works and Canada Summer Jobs. Each week offers a fun and interactive program of independent and collaborative activities. Each participant will be provided with hands-on instruction and a wide range of fun projects which explore drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture with activities taking place both in the Gallery and in surrounding recreational areas.
Our Summer Art Adventures Rules:
1. All children must wear a mask at all times.
2. Physical distancing will be enforced. A limited number of children will be present in each class.
3. Hand sanitization stations will be available.
4. Children will not be allowed to attend classes if they are feeling unwell.
Ages 6 – 12 / Monday to Friday (July + August 2021) / 9:00am–3:00pm
WEEK 1 / ARTISTIC ADVENTURES / Monday, July 5 – Friday, July 9, 2021
Learn about some of the most iconic artists and their diverse techniques that changed the art world like Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and street artist Banksy.
WEEK 2 / ICONIC COMICS / Monday, July 12 – Friday, July 16, 2021
Join us as we look at the history of comics. We will examine Manga, newspaper comic strips, Pop Art, and enter into the Marvel Universe.
WEEK 3 / NATURE EXPLORERS / Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23, 2021
From Emily Carr’s forests to Ted Harrison’s colourful skies, be inspired as you crate your own art based on the natural environment.
WEEK 4 / CLAYFUL CREATIONS / Monday, July 26 – Friday July 30, 2021
Come explore the wonderful world of hand-built ceramics! Learn how to make mugs, plates, and sculptures using only your two hands and clay.
WEEK 5 / CONTEMPORARIUM / Tuesday, August 3 – Friday August 6, 2021
Join in the fun as we explore Keith Haring’s dancing figures, Damien Hirst’s polka dot paintings and Jeff Koons’ balloon animals. We will paint, draw, and sculpt our way back to the 1980s!
WEEK 6 / ANIMATION STUDIO / Monday, August 9 – Friday, August 13, 2021
Create a cast of characters and bring them to life right before your eyes. Start with drawings and script development and create your own storyboard and movie sets. Move into sculpting and stop-motion animation, and then watch your creation come to life on the big screen!
WEEK 7 / SPACE RACE / Monday, August 16 – Friday, August 20, 2021
Let’s explore the history of space travel and science fiction from the Atomic Age to present day.
WEEK 8 / COLOUR ME MODERN / Monday, August 23 – Friday, August 27, 2021
Come explore the wonderful world of Henri Matisse! We will paint, sculpt, collage and explore our own abstract style through bold colours, shapes, and fun!
WEEK 9 / CARTOON MANIA / Monday, August 30 – Friday, September 3, 2021
Familiar faces and new creations are what this week is about! Come learn the art of cartoon drawing and learn to create some of your very own characters.
PAG Members $150/week / Non-Members $165/week
PAG Members $130/week / Non-members $150/week
Call us at (250)-493-2928 or visit us at the Penticton Art Gallery to register your child!