Youth Classes

Location
230 8th Street, South
Lethbridge, AB
T1J 5H2, Canada
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(403) 327-2272
Hours
Monday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am 10:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am 6:00 pm

Casa is closed Christmas Day, New Years Day and Good Friday.

All other holidays: 10:00am - 5:00pm.

Youth Classes

Simple Tapestry Weaving with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Friday & Saturday, July 28 & July 29, 7:00 – 9:00 pm & 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Friday, 7:00 – 9:00 pm & Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm $120

SIMPLE TAPESTRY WEAVING with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Friday & Saturday, July 28 & July 29, 7:00 – 9:00 pm & 9:30 am – 4:00 pm, $120.
Come try tapestry weaving! Discover the rich and varied world of fibre arts! Learn the basics of choosing yarns, warping a small frame loom and weaving basic shapes to design landscapes, faces and other images. The sample piece could be a wall hanging, small mat or sewn into a pouch or pocket. Perfect workshop for absolute beginners. Small looms and basic materials will be provided for the class. A supply list will be provided upon registration.

Artist Partnership Program

Coiled Baskets & Jewellery with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Wednesday to Friday, August 2, 3 and 4, 1:00 – 3:00 pm 1:00 – 3:00 pm $85

COILED BASKETS & JEWELLERY with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Wednesday to Friday, August 2, 3 and 4, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, $85.
Learn simple coiling to create art containers and wearables. Lynne also shows you how to embellish the tactile surfaces and combine forms. The spiralling coil technique is a fun exploration of materials and expressive shapes. Great for using up recycled fabric scraps and bags too. No artistic experience or previous knowledge needed. Most materials provided.

Artist Partnership Program

Build-An-Art Camp! Session 5: August 8–11 $55–60/person (adults pay GST)

Generations Art Safari (ages 6+) with Claire Reid, 9:00 - 10:30 am, $55*
Generations Clay Hand-building (ages 6+) with Aaron Hagan, 9:00 - 10:30 am, $55*
Generations Art Safari (ages 6+) with Claire Reid, 11:00 - 12:30 pm, $55*
Generations Clay Wheel (ages 9+) with Aaron Hagan, 11:00 - 12:30 pm, $60*
*adults pay GST
GENERATIONS ART SAFARI Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh my! In this intergenerational class, families explore various media with an emphasis on 2D work. Projects may include drawing, painting, collage, basic printmaking and other media exploring animals and creatures of the natural world.
GENERATIONS CLAY HAND BUILDING Create functional ceramics with the whole family while discovering the range of possibilities using hand building techniques. Pinch, slab and coil construction methods will be covered as well as surface treatments. Participants are encouraged to be creative with clay to produce functional and decorative pieces. Projects may include: cups, bowls, vessels, platters and boxes with lids.
GENERATIONS CLAY WHEEL Parents and children learn basic preparation and throwing techniques together on the wheel. This is an inter-generational class that explores basic pottery. The whole family is encouraged to be creative while developing technical skills.

Lunches and breaks will be supervised, plase bring your own lunch and snacks as there are no on-site food vendors. No nut products please. There may be some outdoor activity, weather permitting.

Youth Art Week: Clay Intensive (ages 12–17) with Ethan Roth, August 14–18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $225

CLAY INTENSIVE (ages 12–17) with Ethan Roth, August 14–18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, $225.
From pottery to full round sculpture, explore a multitude of techniques in the exciting medium of clay. Bring a sketch book, some ideas and create your vision in this four-day intensive!
Please bring your own lunch and snacks as there are no on-site food vendors. No nut products please.

Youth Art Week: Paint Fantasy Images Realistically (ages 12–17) with Amy Dodic, August 14–18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $225

PAINT FANTASY IMAGES REALISTICALLY (ages 12–17) with Amy Dodic, August 14–18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, $225.
Learn the design steps to create imaginary worlds that look real. Using acrylic paint, students will learn materials, techniques and processes involved in creating their own fantasy based painting(s).
Please bring your own lunch and snacks as there are no on-site food vendors. No nut products please.

Youth Art Week: Triple Threat Theatre Camp! (ages 13–17) with New West Theatre, August 14–18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $225

TRIPLE THREAT THEATRE CAMP! (ages 13–17) with New West Theatre, August 14–18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, $225.
Are you ready for the next step of your theatre training? This intensive camp will introduce you to a rotating core of instructors from Lethbridge’s professional theatre company. Each day will involve classes in dance, acting and singing. Additionally students will get to practice audition techniques and receive performance resume tips.
Please bring your own lunch and snacks as there are no on-site food vendors. No nut products please.

Artist Partnership Program

Circus Camp (ages 10-17) with Green Fools, August 21–25, 10:00 - 3:00 pm 10:00 - 3:00 pm $260

CIRCUS CAMP (ages 10-17) with Green Fools, 10:00 - 3:00 pm, $260
Stilt walking! Unicycle! Tight wire! Juggling! Welcome to Circus Camp with Green Fools!

Lunches and breaks will be supervised, please bring your own lunch and snacks as there are no on-site food vendors. No nut products please.

CLAY WHEEL with Ethan Roth, Thursdays, September 14 – October 26 6:00-9:00 $130

CLAY WHEEL with Ethan Roth, Thursdays, September 14 – October 26 (6 classes)(No class October 19)

$130
6:00-9:00
Ages 12-17

Learn how to prepare the clay, center and pull pots on the wheel. This is followed by learning how to trim
pots prior to firing and then finish with a glazing workshop. An emphasis will be placed on learning the
basic techniques necessary for building skills and developing creativity.

Registration opens August 1st

Generations Clay Wheel with Jamie Hume, Saturdays, September 16 – October 28 9:30-12:00 $150 + GST/Adults & $30/ each child

Generations Clay Wheel with Jamie Hume, Saturdays, September 16 – October 28

$150 + GST/Adults & $30/ each child
9:30 am -12:00 pm
Ages 9+

Parents and children learn basic preparation and throwing techniques together on the wheel.
This is an inter-generational class that explores basic pottery. The whole family is encouraged to be creative
while developing technical skills.

Registration opens August 1st

VISUAL STORIES with Halli Lilburn, Fridays, September 22 – October 27 1:30-3:30 $100

VISUAL STORIES with Halli Lilburn, Fridays, September 22 – October 27 (6 classes)

$100
1:30-3:30
Ages 12-17

Develop your creative ideas by writing outside the lines. Get inspired by writing prompts and spoken word.
Explore the creative process of favorite writers while developing your personal style. Halli will provide
unique ideas and mediums to create your journal.

Artist Partnership Program

Registration opens August 1st

INCLUSIVE DANCE FOR YOUTH (ages 9-15) with Cindy Goldhawk, Monday, September 25 4:00-4:45 $10

INCLUSIVE DANCE FOR YOUTH (ages 9-15) with Cindy Goldhawk, Monday, September 25

$10/ participant
4:00-4:45
Ages 9-15

This is the perfect chance for your child to see if they like dance! All mobility styles are welcome. Starting
with a warm up and creative movement, the class will put together a short combination to perform at
the end. If your child enjoys this, a four week class will be starting in the fall to join. Bring along a friend or
sibling. *Please bring a yoga mat or a mat will be available to use.

Artist Partnership Program

Registration opens August 1st

ECO-CONTACT PRINTING with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Saturday, October 14 9:30-4:00 $85

ECO-CONTACT PRINTING with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Saturday, October 14

$85
9:30- 4:00
Ages 12-17

Learn to print on paper and fabric using leaves, flowers, and other botanical materials from your
neighbourhood and even your kitchen. Create art, cards and wearables. A simple technique with limitless
applications. No artistic experience necessary. Most materials supplied.
*A list of materials will be provided upon registering.

Artist partnership program

Registration opens August 1st

Generations MAGNIFICENT MONOTYPE PRINTS with Katie Bruce, Saturday, October 14 1:00-3:00 $35/ Per Person (Adults will be charged GST)

MAGNIFICENT MONOTYPE PRINTS with Katie Bruce, Saturday, October 14

$35/ Per Person (Adults will be charged GST)
1:00-3:00
Ages 7+

Discover the painterly side of printmaking in this one day workshop! Families have the opportunity to create
unique prints together. Materials provided.

Registration opens August 1st

Artist Partnership Program

Generations MASK MAKING with Claire Reid, Saturdays, October 14 and October 21 1:00 - 4:00 pm $40* per Person (Adults will be charged GST)

MASK MAKING with Claire Reid, Saturdays, October 14 and October 21

$40* per Person
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Ages 6+

Spooky or fantastical, families work together in creating masks to wear or as a decoration. Each participant will
create their very own mask. For the first class, participants create the mask and in the second class, paint and
decorate to finish.

Registration opens August 1st

*Parents / Adults will be charged GST with their registration.

Artist Partnership Program

Generations MAGNIFICENT MONOTYPE PRINTS with Katie Bruce, Saturday, October 14 1:00-3:00 $35/ Per Person (Adults will be charged GST)

MAGNIFICENT MONOTYPE PRINTS with Katie Bruce, Saturday, October 14

$35/ Per Person (Adults will be charged GST)
1:00-3:00
Ages 7+

Discover the painterly side of printmaking in this one day workshop! Families have the opportunity to create
unique prints together. Materials provided.

Registration opens August 1st

Artist Partnership Program

Generations WEIRD & WONDERFUL PINHOLE PORTRAITS with Sterling Clavelle, Thursdays, October 18 and October 25 6:00 – 9:00 pm $45 per Person (Adults will be charged GST)

WEIRD & WONDERFUL PINHOLE PORTRAITS with Sterling Clavelle, Thursdays, October 18 and October 25

$45* per Person
6:00-9:00PM
Ages 9+

The art and science of pinhole photography is explored through weird and wonderful portraits. Family
members build their own camera, develop their first print and take home photographic paper to experiment!
Experience the element of surprise as pinhole cameras capture a strange likeness of each other. Please note:
pinhole portraits do not look like regular portraiture, expect unusual and even spooky effects!

*Parents / Adults will be charged GST with their registration.

Registration opens August 1st

GELLI PLATE PRINT WORKSHOP with Katie Bruce, Friday, October 20 1:30-4:00 $35

GELLI PLATE PRINT WORKSHOP with Katie Bruce, Friday, October 20

$35
1:30-4:00
Ages 12-17

Explore textures, layers and colour while creating monotype prints using gelli plates. This printmaking
method is fun, simple and creates beautiful results. Materials provided.

Registration opens August 1st

ANIMAL MASKS with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Saturday, October 28 1:00-5:00 $55

ANIMAL MASKS with Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Saturday, October 28

$55
1:00-5:00pm
Ages 12-17

Simple creative animal masks using paper and scissors. Most will be “domino” or half masks. Lynne has
extensive experience creating art masks and puppets for many theatrical productions in Alberta and
Ontario. No artistic experience necessary. Materials provided.

Artist Partnership Program

Registration opens August 1st

Generations FAMILY EXPLORING ART with Claire Reid, Wednesdays, November 1 – December 6 5:00-6:30 $75* per Person (Adults will be charged GST)

Generations FAMILY EXPLORING ART with Claire Reid, Wednesdays, November 1 – December 6

$75* per Person
5:00-6:30PM
Ages 6+

Parents (or grandparents) and children can spend quality time together as they learn different art techniques
in a variety of media. Create together and alongside each other on a variety of art projects! Materials
provided.

Registration opens August 1st

*Parents / Adults will be charged GST with their registration.
Artist Partnership Program

CLAY WHEEL with Jamie Hume, Thursdays, November 2 – December 14 6:00 - 9:00 pm $130

CLAY WHEEL with Jamie Hume, Thursdays, November 2 – December 14 (6 classes) (No class December 7th)

$130
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Ages 12-17

Learn how to prepare the clay, center and pull pots on the wheel. Followed by learning how to trim pots
prior to firing and then finish with a glazing workshop. An emphasis will be placed on learning the basic
techniques necessary for building skills and developing creativity.

Registration opens August 1st

PHOTOGRAPHY for Teens with Petra Malá Miller, Fridays, November 3 – December 15 1:30-3:30 $110

PHOTOGRAPHY for Teens with Petra Malá Miller, Fridays, November 3 – December 15 (6 classes)

$110
1:30-3:30
Ages 12-17

Hands-on, activity-rich series of practical and fun classes that introduce the tools, methods and materials
of creative photography. Explore a wide range of projects to develop photographic skills and creatively
present photographs. Individual and collaborative work builds confidence and expertise with photography.
No prior experience is necessary.
*Participants supply their own camera (any digital or film camera) and portable
USB Flash Drive (4-8 GB). Prints are created at local photo labs and/or printers.

Artist Partnership Program

Registration opens August 1st

INCLUSIVE DANCE CLASS FOR YOUTH (ages 9-15) with Cindy Goldhawk, Mondays, November 6 – 27 4:45-5:30 $50.00

INCLUSIVE DANCE CLASS FOR YOUTH (ages 9-15) with Cindy Goldhawk, Mondays, November 6 – 27 (4 classes)

$50/ participant
4:45-5:30
Ages 9-15

This is the perfect chance for your child to see if they like dance! All mobility styles are welcome. Starting
with a warm up and creative movement, the class will undertake across the floor work and put together
combinations. *Please bring a yoga mat or a mat will be available to use.

Artist Partnership Program

Registration opens August 1st

PEPAKURA! (ages 10+) with Ethan Roth, Friday, November 24 1:30-4:30 $30

PEPAKURA! (ages 10+) with Ethan Roth, Friday, November 24

$30
1:30- 4:30
Ages 10+

Create 3D papercraft called Pepakura! Ethan will share the basics of turning a computer 3D model into
a paper sculpture. A quick demo will be followed by students building their own paper sculpture from a
selection of pre-printed projects. This workshop focuses on the process used by the artist in his exhibition
at The Gallery at Casa, ‘Faces and Facades’, November 4 – December 27, 2017.

Artist Partnership Program
Registration opens on August 1st

Generations FAMILY HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS with Claire Reid, Saturdays, November 25 and December 9 9:15-12:15 & 9:15-11:15 $65* per Person (Adults will be charged GST)

Generations FAMILY HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS with Claire Reid, Saturdays, November 25 and December 9

$65* per Person
9:15 --12:15 & 9:15 --11:15
Ages 6+

Make memories and decorations that will last a life time. In this two part workshop families spend the first
class creating festive ornaments and the second class glazing their creations. Take this opportunity to learn
clay hand building skills while creating art work that celebrates the season.

*Parents / Adults will be charged GST with their registration.

Artist Partnership Program

Registration opens August 1st