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The Gallery will be closed January 29th, January 30th & January 31st for an exhibition changeover. We will reopen again February 1st. Thank you for your understanding!

ART

ART PROGRAMS

Through the support of our local partners and board members JCHAC offers a variety of workshops and events that will provide members with exciting opportunities and experiences in the arts. Check back regularly to see what JCHAC has to offer!

The Oakville Stitchery Guild is now recruiting!

Are you interested in textiles? Have you ever wanted to delve into stitchery? Need a community to get you started? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then the Oakville Stitchery Guild is just for you! We are looking for new members to join us! We meet every fourth Sunday of the month from 2 PM to 4 PM at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre.

To join, simply stop by during one of our meetings!

Ongoing Activities

JCHAC Open Art Studio

JCHAC OPEN ART STUDIO

The Next Open Art Studio will be Sunday, April 7th, 2024

Explore your creativity in this monthly community open art studio! 

Our Open Art Studio welcomes all community members regardless of age, skill and ability. Create alongside members of our community in the picturesque background of the gallery with our current exhibition decorating the walls.

Introduction to Watercolour Printmaking

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Wednesdays @ 9:30AM - 12:00PM

A perennial favourite of Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre is Wednesday’s Watercolour Printmaking workshop. Whether you are a seasoned artist or wanting to learn a new technique, you will be fully engaged as you discover the art of learning through play.

JCHAC Open Art Studio

JCHAC OPEN ART STUDIO

The Next Open Art Studio will be Sunday, April 7th, 2024

Explore your creativity in this monthly community open art studio! 

Our Open Art Studio welcomes all community members regardless of age, skill and ability. Create alongside members of our community in the picturesque background of the gallery with our current exhibition decorating the walls.

Plen Air Painting

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JCHAC is an artist’s haven with so much to see, to feel, draw and paint:. It has a 20,000 year-old valley, ancient trees, gardens, lawns, an orchard, vistas, and Ethel the Scare Crow guarding her community gardens.
Walking the 1 .4 k Chartres Cathedral labyrinth is to experience peace in a meadow perfumed by wildflowers.
A place of inspiration to feed your Artist Self.

Sensory Art Classes for Adults

This is a great opportunity to expand your social group, and to participate in an activity that benefits your mental health and allows you to decompress from the rush of the day to day. Come with us to look inward and meet your inner artist!

Harmonious Creation: Art and Sound Therapy Session

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Wednesday, April 17th | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a unique and immersive experience in our “Harmonious Creation: Art and Sound Therapy Session.” In this workshop, you will embark on a journey of self-expression and healing through the combined powers of visual and auditory arts.

Intermediate Doll Making Workshop

Intermediate Doll Making Workshop

Monday, March 11th @ 1 PM - 4 PM | Sunday, March 17th @ 2PM - 5PM

Make your own doll from scratch! This doll workshop is very spontaneous and therapeutic.
We will start by drawing shapes for music. 
 
Choose the shape of our liking and use that to make the body of the doll.
We will choose the fabric of our liking and sew the pieces of fabric together to build our doll.
 
This is an intermediate dollwork shop for people who want to learn how to use a sewing machine. No experience is necessary; You will be guided through it to help bring your dolls to life.

Framed Silk Painting Workshop

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Friday, October 20th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

All materials included

In this silk painting workshop, participants will have an opportunity to explore their inner artist
to understand how to move deeply into their own creativity and get the feeling of peace.
 
Painting on silk offers unique experiences for participants with great satisfaction when brush
touches the most delicate fabric.

Framed Silk Painting Workshop

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Friday, October 20th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

All materials included

In this silk painting workshop, participants will have an opportunity to explore their inner artist
to understand how to move deeply into their own creativity and get the feeling of peace.
 
Painting on silk offers unique experiences for participants with great satisfaction when brush
touches the most delicate fabric.