Join us every Sunday between 12 and 4 pm for an exciting art-making experience.
Through hands-on activities, helpful instruction, and age-appropriate conversation, Family Sundays opens up the world of art and artists to children and adults. Cost: $5 per participant.
Contact the Gallery at 250-762-2226 for more information. Click here to receive updates and information about Family Sundays art activities.
The Kelowna Art Gallery acknowledges the generous support of Source Office Furnishings
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September 23 | Cardboard Loom Bracelets
Young artists will hone their weaving skills by creating fun and funky bracelets using a DIY cardboard loom and inspiration from the Woven Together exhibition and Rotary Courtyard outdoor installation.
September 30 | Paul Klee Collage Postcards
Celebrate Culture Days at the Kelowna Art Gallery! Come explore the work of Paul Klee featured in A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy. Artists of all ages will take inspiration from Klee and cubism to create colourful collage postcards using an assortment of tissue papers and gloss medium.
October 7 | Selfie Painting
Referencing the portraiture in A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy, participants will use tempera paints and mini canvases to paint their own self-portraits.
October 14 | Woven Nests
Working with colourful yarns and paper plates, participants will construct woven nests referencing art making techniques used in Tania Willard’s outdoor installation, Gut Instincts.
October 21 | Exploring Cubism
This week young artists will explore the cubist style works featured in A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy. Dry media and geometric drafting templates will be used to create a layered drawing on paper.
October 28 | Trick or Treat Bags
Our popular printmaking activity returns just in time for Halloween. This week little monsters will personalize a canvas tote bag using a spooktacular printmaking technique.
November 4 | Fun with Photo Collage
Based on the aesthetic of Fern Helfand’s installation at the Gallery’s airport satellite space, young artists will create collages that merge ecological and industrial images using magazines and decorative papers.
November 11 | Marvelous Marbled Postcards
This week participants will explore the abstract visual style of Alex Janvier works featured in The Rossi Collection: A Circle of Friends. Participants will use shaving cream and acrylic inks to create postcards with a marvelous marbled effect.
November 18 | Waterway Sculptures
Taking cues from the ecological themes in the exhibition Journey of a Pod, young artists will create three dimensional sculptures of waterways using a palette of cool toned construction papers.
November 25 | Landscape Watercolour Resist
Inspired by the vibrant works of Ted Harrison featured in The Rossi Collection: A Circle of Friends, participants will explore a resist painting technique using oil pastels and watercolour paints.
* Saturday, December 1 | Downtown Light-Up Lantern Activity
December 2 | Card Making Workshop
Kick off the holiday season with a masterclass in card making. This week participants will create one-of-a-kind cards using a selection of decorative papers, drawing materials and festive embellishments.
December 9 | Glowing Cardboard Villages
Illuminate cold winter days with glowing cardboard villages. Young artists will upcycle cardboard boxes and milk containers to create unique luminary buildings.
December 16 | Stamping 101
This week participants will create festive DIY wrapping papers and gift tags using vibrant shades of tempera paint and a selection of wintery stamps.
December 23 | Gingerbread Ornaments
This week we’re cooking up something delicious and creative. Using icing and candy as our art materials, participants will decorate mini gingerbread ornaments perfect for decking the halls.
December 30 | Stained Glass Forests
Taking inspiration from snowy winter landscapes and celebratory holiday lights, young artists will explore a collage technique to create vibrant three-dimensional tree sculptures.