The Art Room: 3D Art for Kids!

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY INFORMATION Please note that <b>SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all workshops.</b> Workshop Description Discover the magic of creating artwork in 3 dimensions! Through this fun-filled exploration of sculpture with found objects and materials, Melissa Kennedy will teach you how to make art from ordinary materials. Your imagination will explode with ideas …

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The Art Room: Clay Works

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY INFORMATION Please note that <b>SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs</b> (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description This workshop follows on the lessons in The Art Room’s ‘Create with Clay’. Learning the ancient practices of making clay objects will result in students creating a slab and coil …

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The Art Room: Let’s Keep Drawing!

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY INFORMATION Please note that <b>SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs</b> (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description This four-week workshop gives students the opportunity to explore drawing from a variety of sources such as memory, fantasy, imagination and observation. They will learn about basic elements and principles …

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The Art Room: Let’s Keep Painting (Jan. 2023)

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Lily Morrow teaches painting with acrylics through weekly exercises that explore a variety of techniques such as mixed media, painting with squeegees, and brushwork. Topics like ‘polka dot pop art’ …

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The Art Room: for Kids 9-12!

Artistic Pursuits • New Friends • Self-Expression • Confidence ‘The Art Room’ program provides keen young artists ages 9-12 with an age-appropriate visual arts education that ignites creativity in a quality learning environment. Education in the visual arts fosters students’ exploration and expression of ideas while enhancing mental, emotional and motor skills. At the Saint John Arts Centre, students of …

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The Art Room: Let’s Draw

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that while masks are highly encouraged, they are not mandatory for this class. Workshop Description Students learn about the elements of art through a series of drawing exercises, aimed at developing their knowledge, skills and art vocabulary. Along with line, shape, colour, value, form, texture, and space, students will learn about positive and negative space, …

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The Art Room: Let’s Paint

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE As of Monday, February 28/22, visitors to SJAC will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination. Please note that out of an abundance of caution, SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) after the Public Health restrictions are lifted on …

Creative & Mindful Movement for Kids

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 9 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

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Drawing for Youth 12 and up

Want to learn more about and how to draw in your favourite style? Join instructor Stephanie McHugh for this new workshop designed for youth ages 12+! In the course, we will cover topics like animation history, great animated movies, different techniques, and learning how to hone your style. The course will consist of one-on-one instruction and time to develop your …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

Join Stephanie McHugh (our ever-popular veteran of our anime and animation workshops) for art adventures! Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Stephanie – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development. (We will be practicing social distancing in our big workshop room!) COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, …