CHESTER ART CENTRE KIDS CAMPS & ADULT CLASSES

Give your child an opportunity to explore art this summer! Chester Art Centre has amazing hands-on interactive art camps for children in two sessions this summer. Camps are limited to 8 participants in each age range. Physical distancing and pandemic protocols will be in place. Cost: $115/child per week.


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SHAPES WONDERFUL SHAPES
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NATURES TRANSFORMING CYCLES
INSTRUCTOR: ANN GAGNON

SHAPES WONDERFUL SHAPES – Ages 5 to 7
July 27–31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Shapes come in all sizes and colours in the art world. We will explore various artists like Mondrian, and Kandinsky.

NATURES TRANSFORMING CYCLES – Ages 8 to 10
July 27–31, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Nature inspires with its changing cycles and transformations. We will look at different perspectives with flora/fauna and colours along with examining light and shadows.

Cost: $115 per child per week. Maximum number of kids: 8.

Ann Gagnon (Anastasia) brings a varied teaching background with an enthusiasm for art, colours, nature and fun. She dabbles in sea glass jewelry and unique floral bouquets.

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ART ON THE WILD SIDE
instructor: Alexa Camp

August 10 to 14

Ages 5 to 7, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 8 to 10, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

During the August Art Camp kids will explore natural textiles like wool, hemp and maybe even leather. Our paintings and drawings will be nature inspired, while kids dive into mediums like charcoal, watercolour and pastels. Bring your natural imagination and expression!

Cost: $115 per child per week. Maximum number of kids: 8.

With a strong connection to Mother Earth, Alexa is very excited to help kids tap into their inner Natural – Wild side this summer! She has been teaching French, Art and other school subjects to South Shore children for 12 years.

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CHESTER SUNSHINE SKETCHABOUT

Join guide Lisa Hrabowsky on a walkable exploration of our beautiful village starting from the Chester Art Centre, while participating in activities designed to get your sketching skills started or honed. Walks will be appropriately physically distanced. All levels of skill can attend.

Cost: $10
Ability level: beginner–upward
Meet at the Chester Art Centre on Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m., returning at 4 p.m.
Upcoming Dates: July 26, August 23, September 20

Join Simon Copas and explore the beauty of Chester from the historical vantage point of the original Hackmatack Inn at 36 Prince St. Explore Plein Air through dialogue of composition, sketching and painting with acrylic. Please bring your own supplies. If you need an easel please make a request at registration.

Cost $95 includes lunch
Meet at 36 Prince St. at 10:30 a.m.
August 16th (rain date August 30th)

ART HIKES TO LABRADOR LAKE

Join us on a beautiful hike up to Labrador Lake and enjoy a delicious lunch by the lake. Using your favourite creative media be inspired by the beauty of the area to create in this plein-air art experience. The hikes will start at Castle Rock trail head – and all participants are invited to display their completed work at Chester Art Centre.

Join guide Sue LeBlanc on July 25. Cost: $40 including lunch
Join local artist
Bryan Reid for an artist guided hike on August 8. Cost $75 includes lunch

Ability level: able to hike
Time length: 4.5 hours
Meet at Castle Rock trailhead Saturdays at 9 a.m., returning for 1:30 p.m.
Bring your own art materials

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Link to All Adult SUMMER–FALL 2020 CLASSES

Chester Art Centre
60 Queen Street
Chester, Nova Scotia

 

Sue LeBlanc

Interim Executive Director

P: 902.275.5789

chesterartcentre@ns.aliantzinc.ca

www.chesterartcentre.ca