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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!

Ongoing Activities

Community Living Art Classes

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To Be Announced

Every Monday seven artists from Community Living Oakville, Ontario, arrive at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre. In two hours these gifted artist produce personal masterpieces with much laughter and joy. Although these artist are challenged Joshua Creek provides an environment to create and nourish their gifts and imagination.

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.

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.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Watercolour Print Next Steps: The Fix-It Garage

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August 23rd @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Wondering what to do next with all your watercolour prints from the Watercolour Printmaking Workshop? Join us at “The Fix-It Garage” to be inspired and to transform your watercolour prints into your next masterpiece

West African Dance and Drumming with VIBE Arts

West African Drumming and Dance

August 27th @ 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Join Saikou Saho and Mabinty Sylla of VIBE Arts as they take you on a rhythmic journey through West Africa. Learn traditional techniques using a Djembe drum in a drumming circle led by Saikou. Get moving as Mabinty leads you through the vibrant traditional dances of West Africa!

Felting Spirit Guides with Steven Botelho

Felting Spirit Guides

September 30th - November 4th @ 9:30AM to 12:00PM

Join needle felting artist Steven Botelho for this 6 Week workshop as you work step by step with him on this immersive, heartfelt course as he guides you in the delicate process of working with various wools and materials.

My Role Model: A Puppet-making Workshop

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September 30th - October 28th @ 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Join Steven Botelho, creator of Our Space the televised children’s puppet show that opens up the conversation about mental health, as he takes you on this 5 week immersive journey through the world of puppetry, and allows you to tell your own story through the inspiration from who your puppet is based.

Introduction to Watercolour Printmaking & Sketching

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To Be Announced

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.

Community Living Art Classes

Community Living Art Class

To Be Announced

Every Monday seven artists from Community Living Oakville, Ontario, arrive at Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre. In two hours these gifted artist produce personal masterpieces with much laughter and joy. Although these artist are challenged Joshua Creek provides an environment to create and nourish their gifts and imagination.

Fall Art Programs

Monday

Drop in Workshop - NEW WORKSHOP EVERY WEEK

Sept 12th - Oct 31st @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $50

Introduction to Drawing Nature

Sept 12th - Oct 31st @ 9:00am - 12:00pm

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Mixed Media Collage

Sept 12th - Oct 31st @ 1:00am - 3:00pm

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Tuesday

Watercolour Nature Painting

Sept 13th - Nov 1st @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Printmaking

Sept 13th - Nov 1st @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Sculptural Arts & Mixed Media

Sept 13th - Nov 1st @ 1:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Wednesday

Introduction to Watercolour Nature Painting

September 14th - November 2nd @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 6 weeks

Cost: $200

Introduction to Photography

September 14th - November 2nd @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Diana Bola-Tyshko

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Photography in Nature

September 14th - November 2nd @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Thursday

Chalk Pastel Landscape Portraits

September 15th - November 3rd @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 6 weeks

Cost: $200

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

September 15th - November 3rd @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Acrylic Painting Color Study Nature

September 15th - November 3rd @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Friday

The Art of Well-Being

September 16th - November 4th @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

Art Journaling & Mixed Media

September 30th - October 28th @ 9:30AM to 12:00PM

Level: 18+, Adults, Beginner/Intermediate

Instructor: Jane Doe

Term: Fall

Length: 8 weeks

Cost: $250

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