Activities & Events : Workshops (show all)

  • Sunday May 24, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more

  • 12:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Creative Writing Workshops: Frances Itani
    Duration : 3h
    Education Studio

    Inspire your writing with the paintings of Alex Colville and the guidance of acclaimed authors. Open to all levels of writing ability.

    Frances Itani is an internationally known, bestselling author of 16 books and her work has been translated in 17 countries. She has won many awards, including a Commonwealth Prize for her novel Deafening, for which she was also shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin International Literary Award. She is a three-time winner of the CBC Literary Award and her most recent novel, Tell, was shortlisted for the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. A well-known teacher and public speaker, she is a Member of the Order of Canada.

    In English. Meet in the Education Studio.

    Space is limited. Cost: $38 Member; $50 Non-member.

    Registration required. Please call 613-998-8888 or visit the box office.

    Note: Tickets for these workshops will be on sale 1 April 2015.

  • Thursday May 28, 2015
  • 6:00 PM
    studio
    Workshops
    Thursday Night Drawing
    Duration : 2h
    Exhibition Space

    Canadian artist Alex Colville’s (1920–2013) iconic images capture a haunting mix of the common and the extraordinary. The precision of each picture begins with an abundance of studies and sketches. Learn about this artist’s process and try your hand at drawing in the style of Alex Colville. All skill levels are welcome.

    Free activity. Exhibition admission required. Bilingual. Meet in the exhibition space.

  • Saturday May 30, 2015
  • 11:00 AM
    studio
    Workshops
    Artissimo
    Duration : 5h
    Garden Court

    Free with museum admission  •  A family art adventure located in the Garden Court  •  Hands-on activities. 

    Look at art and make art at Artissimo where families explore artworks in the Gallery’s collection in fun ways, and then use their experiences as inspiration for art-making.

    Learn more