The Centre for All Canadians

Visual Arts

Explore the visual arts through drawings, paints, sculpture, installation, media arts and more.

The Centre's fully equipped Schurman Family Studio is the ideal place for your child to be immersed in creativity, working with trained visual arts educators in an enriching environment with full access to Gallery exhibitions that feature artists from across the country. With an emphasis on visual literacy, creative thinking and art processes, your young art enthusiast will explore, create and have fun!
Saturday Art Classes    REGISTRATION FORM  

These fun-filled classes explore art and craft history to introduce drawing, painting, sculpture and more. With an emphasis on visual literacy, creative thinking and art processes, these courses will give a solid foundation into the world of visual arts. Sessions run for 8 weeks each.

Winter session begins January 19, 2019

Spring session begins April 27, 2019

KinderART for ages 4-5, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $90
Exploring Visual Arts 1, for ages 6-8, 11:00 a.m.-noon, $110
Exploring Visual Arts 2, for ages 9-12, 1:00-2:00 p.m., $110

To register contact Tamara Steele at 628-6111 or artseducation@confederationcentre.com

PD Day Art Camps

Keep kid’s boredom at bay by signing them up for Art PD Days in the Schurman Family Studio and Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Kids will get an in-depth look at an exhibition with a Gallery guide. Afterwards, they will work with a professional artist and create a masterpiece that can find a place in your home. For ages 6-12.

Dates: February 25; March 8; April 12; May 3

Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $30 per day.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
Students must bring a lunch and two snacks to class each day. The Schurman Family Studio is a peanut-free environment.

To register contact Tamara Steele at 628-6111 or artseducation@confederationcentre.com

mARTch Break Camp

Let your children explore the inspiring world of visual art at the Confederation Centre’s Schurman Family Studio. Our week-long camp will engage students’ imaginations with hands-on art activities in many mediums, while encouraging critical thinking and visual literacy through tours of current exhibits in the Art Gallery. For ages 6-12.

Dates: March 18-22, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $150

Please note: Students must bring a lunch and two snacks to class each day. The Schurman Family Studio is a peanut-free environment.
To register contact Tamara Steele at 628-6111, or artseducation@confederationcentre.com


Community Service Bursary Program

Did you know that students in Grade 11 or 12 who plan to attend a post-secondary institution and who volunteer at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery are eligible for a bursary? They will receive $5 for every hour volunteered with a minimum of 30 hours required and up to a maximum of 100 hours. Volunteer opportunities include the Gallery’s Saturday art classes, PD Day art camps, mARTch Break and summer art camps. For more information contact Tamara Steele at 902-628-6111.

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HOURS OF OPERATION 


Art Gallery

Wednesday to Saturday 11a.m .-  5 p.m  |  Sunday 1p.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Monday and Tuesday Closed


Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sundays & Evening Performances: The Box Office opens 2.5 hours prior to each performance. Please call 1.800.565.0278 or 902.566.1267 for information.

Mavor’s Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  |  Friday – Saturday  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.  |  Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6107 for information.

Showcase Gift Shop

Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. |  Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. |  Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sunday 12:00 – 5 p.m.
Please call 902.628.6149 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

Open only on Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


HOLIDAY HOURS

CCOA Building: Building closed to public December 24 to January 1
Open for Mavor’s December 31 from 5:00 – 10:00 pm  |  Open for Premier’s Levee January 1 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Box Office: December 24: Open 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  Closed December 25 to January 1 inclusive
(Starting January 2 hours change to being open 12:00 – 5:00 pm)

Mavor’s: Closed December 24 to 30 inclusive  |  December 31: Open 5:00 – 10:00 pm  |  Closed January 1

Art Gallery: Closed December 24 to January 1

Showcase: Open December 24 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  Closed December 25 to January 1

Confederation Centre Chamber: Closed December 24 to January 1 (only open on Saturdays until June)

Library (public hours): Dec. 23: 12:30 – 5:00 pm  |  Dec. 24:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm  |  Dec. 25 and Dec. 26: Closed  |  Dec. 27: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm  |  Dec. 28 and Dec. 29: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
(Security and operations on site during these hours but rest of building closed to public)

Administrative Offices: Closed December 24 to January 1

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Hours of Operation


Art Gallery

Wednesday to Saturday 11a.m .-  5 p.m  |  Sunday 1p.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Monday and Tuesday Closed


Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sundays & Evening Performances: The Box Office opens 2.5 hours prior to each performance. Please call 1.800.565.0278 or 902.566.1267 for information.

Mavor’s Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  |  Friday – Saturday  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.  |  Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6107 for information.

Showcase Gift Shop

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. |   Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6149 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

Open only on Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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