Design Club
Light BrightParadeSomething Special
Location: 
Halifax  
Event

Summer School of the Arts: Week 6

Date Time: 
Monday, 13 August 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, 17 August 2018 - 5:00pm

Classes

 Pint-Sized Parade with artist Emily Laurence

Learn how to use a variety of sculptural materials and techniques as you contribute to a collaborative parade! Bring your imagination to life as you play with bright colours and wearable art!

Ages 5 – 7 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Ages 8 – 12 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Light Bright with artist Margarita Fainshtein
 

Play with light as you explore making lanterns, projections and light-based art works!

Ages 5 – 7 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Ages 8 – 12 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Design Club

Learn sculpture, fine craft and printing techniques to make gifts for the special people in your life! Students will decide who they want to make a gifts for, and we will work together to create unique works of art!

Ages 5 – 7 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 8 – 12 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Something Special with artist Bess Forrestall

Learn sculpture, fine craft and printing techniques to make gifts for the special people in your life! Students will decide who they want to make a gifts for, and we will work together to create unique works of art!

Ages 5 – 7 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Ages 8 – 12 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

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Important details:

  • Class size is limited to 13 participants.
  • Morning supervision begins at 8:30 am.
  • Extended pickup is available for afternoon classes until 5:00 pm. 
  • Lunchtime supervision is available for students attending full day classes. Students are required to bring their lunch. 
  • Students should bring a snack for mid-morning/mid-afternoon. No nut products please!
  • Some programs will take advantage of the fine weather so a hat and sunscreen are recommended.
  • Art making can be messy so students remember to wear “work” clothes.

Students are to be dropped off and picked up at the studios (accessible via the First Floor Lobby). There is no supervision before 8:30am. It is suggested that students pack a snack for mid-morning and/or mid-afternoon.

Registration & Fees

Purchase camps online or in person at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s Information Desk, or by phone with credit card payment (Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover) at (902) 424-5280 during regular Gallery hours.  

Our program continues to grow in popularity, so please register early to avoid disappointment. A limited number of sponsorships are available on a needs basis. If there is insufficient registration, a workshop will be cancelled with fees refunded two weeks prior to the start of the workshop. There is a 10% non-refundable registration fee. There are no refunds two weeks prior to the class. 

COST: $130 per a.m. or p.m. class/week + Tax

Gallery members are eligible to receive a 10% discount on class fees. If you have any questions about this discount or require a discount code please contact our Information Desk (902) 424-5280.

Lunch Hour and Extended Pick-up 

NEW THIS YEAR - Our lunch and extended pick-up options are free. Lunch supervision is offered to students attending full day classes and extended pickup is offered for those attending full-day and/or afternoon classes until 5 pm. 

About our Instructors

Margarita Fainshtein is a multidisciplinary artist, living and working in Halifax, NS. Margarita has finished the art academy school in Ukraine, obtained her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Israel and now Margarita is an MFA candidate at the School of Art Institute of Chicago. Margarita’s works have been displayed in Ukraine, England, Israel, USA, Canada.
Bess Forrestall is an artist and educator from Fredericton, NB. She holds a BFA in painting and printmaking and an MA in art education. Bess is interested in working with diverse communities and using the arts as a way to connect and bring people together.
Emily Lawrence is a NSCAD graduate and interdisciplinary artist and facilitator based in Halifax NS. Emily’s experiential approach to creating immersive environments often employs humour, food and the five senses as conduits to the underlying curiosities that fuel her work. Emily is currently one of the artists in residence at the MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning in Dartmouth NS.
   

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