Gairloch Gardens Tour with Sketchbook Workshop

Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens

1306 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville ON, L6J

Town of Oakville, ON

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Visual arts

Celebrate Culture Days with Oakville Galleries! In this Children's Workshop, your young artist, with their sketchbook in hand, will take a guided tour through Gairloch Gardens and learn how to sketch en plein air! Our artist instructor, Becky D’Onofrio will lead young artists through the Gardens where they will discover contemporary art installations, learn a bit about the significant history of the treaty lands that Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens is located on, and discover the challenges and joys of sketching outdoors. This program is free of charge and for ages 6-12 years old; pre-registration is mandatory for each attendee. WHAT TO BRING Participants are welcome to bring their own sketchbook or use the materials provided. A refillable water bottle and a snack (nut-free products only, please) WEATHER The workshops will run rain or shine. Participants should dress for the weather and alternative indoor venue spaces will be provided should the weather not cooperate. LOCATION All classes will be conducted in the Main Floor Education Centre at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, 1306 Lakeshore Road East, 2 km from downtown Oakville.

Sat 24 Sep
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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This event is free.

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Oakville Galleries

Oakville Galleries (OG) is a public art museum, focused on exhibiting the works of contemporary artists from Canada and the world, while providing high quality public programs and arts education to the local community. OG operates 2 gallery spaces, within the Town of Oakville, in Centennial Square and Gairloch Gardens. Over the past 30 years OG has built an outstanding collection of over 1,000 works of art. OG is committed to providing an exceptional, engaging and inclusive visitor experience and values the opportunity to serve, engage and strengthen bonds with our community.

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Celebrate Culture Days with Oakville Galleries!

Oakville Galleries Town of Oakville, ON

During Culture Days, Oakville Galleries is offering 4 different programs which are family-friendly, free and full of Art. Pre-registration may be required for some events. September 24th 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Gairloch Gardens Tour wi...

Location

1306 Lakeshore Road East, Oakville ON, L6J

Town of Oakville, ON

All classes will be conducted in the Main Floor Education Centre at Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens, 1306 Lakeshore Road East, 2 km from downtown Oakville.

Language

English

Accessibility

This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.