Visual Arts

Visual Arts: Visual Arts

Children
Colourful paints and paintbrushes

Art Explorers with Emily Metherel (ages 6 – 9) – Section 2

Kids explore art through various activities in this creative environment! Make a wide variety of projects using an assortment of mediums and art processes while developing 2D and 3D artworks.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:March 3, 2023

Time:3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Fee:$125

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Children
clay bunny created by a young artist

Kids Clay Handbuilding with Aaron Hagan (ages 6 – 9) – Section 2

Play with clay in a most creative way! Students learn basic handbuilding techniques such as pinch pot, coil and slab construction. Everyone is encouraged to express their creativity in clay while shaping both functional and decorative artworks under the helpful guidance of Casa’s experienced instructors.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:March 3, 2023

Time:1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Fee:$130

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Children ages 9-12
A young child throws a clay pot on the wheel.

Kids Clay Wheel with Ethan Roth (ages 9 – 12) – Section 2

Whether experiencing the potter’s wheel for the first time or having come to the class with prior experience, there is ample time to practice the pursuit of mastering clay in this six week class. Form and surface treatment allow for exploration in individual creativity, while the fundamentals of throwing fill out the rest of this hands-on class.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:March 3, 2023

Time:3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Fee:$130

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Youth
Spools of embroidery floss in many colours are piled beside a cutting board and scissors.

Youth Textile Arts Club with Tyler Alexander (ages 12 – 15)

Learn fabric dyeing, traditional and abstract embroidery, how to use a sewing machine, and pattern making basics. By the end of the course you’ll have several projects to take home including clothing, wall art, and a tote bag! Core techniques will be the focus, with an emphasis on experimentation and combining skills.

Series:AP Class

Date:March 3, 2023

Time:6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Fee:$150

Classroom:Textile Studio

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Adults / Family

Felting a Feeling with Monster Boy (ages 12 and up)

Learn the basics of felting with wool and create your own small, palm-sized creature with Artist in Residence Monster Boy, aka Noah Crowder. Use your imagination to envision your own inner mini-monster, and make it come to life in this fun workshop, accessible to ages 12 and up.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:March 4, 2023

Time:1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fee:$20

Classroom:2D Classroom

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Adults
Man throwing clay on pottery wheel

Clay Wheel 1 with Ethan Roth – Section 5

Uncover the basics! Learn the characteristics of clay, how to prepare it for the wheel and how to create forms using a step-by-step instructional method. With a fundamental, skills-based approach to throwing, students will learn correct hand-positioning and use of tools.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:March 5, 2023

Time:2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fee:$190

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Adults
A pair of hands kneads a block of clay

Clay Handbuilding and Sculpture with Jill Moloy – Section 2

Gain a solid foundation in pottery with the three fundamental methods of hand building: coil, pinch pot and slab construction. Use traditional and non-traditional tools while exploring both function and decorative wares. Form a variety of clay creations, working from substructure all the way through to surface design using patinas and glazes.

Series:Casa Core Class

Date:March 6, 2023

Time:6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee:$190

Classroom:3D Classroom

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Casa 2023 Winter Program Guide in purple with a snowy owl in front of a full moon.

Casa Program Guide

The Casa Program Guide is produced three times a year; Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall. Inside the guide find listings for the upcoming class and workshop schedule, upcoming exhibitions at The Gallery, information about artists in residence and seasonal events in the building. Program guides are free. Pick-up guides at Casa or at facilities throughout the city.