Join us every Sunday between 12 and 4 pm for an exciting art-making experience.
Welcome to Family Sundays, our weekly art making program designed for children and their families to explore the world of art hands-on at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Since 1997, we have welcomed the public every Sunday to engage in creative activities and explore current exhibitions. Through helpful instruction, age-appropriate information, and a diverse range of activities, Family Sundays makes art accessible to all ages and abilities. 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
October 20: Found Material Planters
To celebrate the launch of Mat & Lucas Glenn’s courtyard exhibition Creative Growth Centre for Spiritual Nourishment, young artists will explore environmentalism by creating a personalized planter using found and salvaged materials.
October 27: Trick or Treat Bags
Everyone’s favorite Halloween treat is back for another year! Using a selection of professional printmaking supplies, a traditional press and spooky embellishments, little artists will create a custom cotton tote bag perfect for collecting treats.
November 3: Zen Patterned Landscapes
Learn a whole new approach to drawing landscapes, inspired by the artists featured in the exhibition Through Her Eyes. Participants will use black outlining pens and dry media to create a unique take on scenery featuring intricate patterned designs.
November 10: Solarpunk Terrariums
Inspired by the eco-conscious literary movement Solarpunk, young artists will create terrariums from reused and salvaged materials referencing Mat & Lucas Glenn’s courtyard exhibition Creative Growth Centre for Spiritual Nourishment.
November 17: Guest Artist TBA
November 24: Exploring Watercolour Resists
Based on the bold black lines and vibrant colour used by the late artist Daphne Odjig, participants will use oil pastels and watercolour paints with a resist painting technique to create a frame worthy masterpiece.
December 1: Watercolour Constellation Lanterns
Bring cheer to this year’s Downtown Light Up with a shimmery lantern inspired by constellations in the night sky. Participants will work with glass jars, watercolour paper, and watercolour paints to make a glowing keepsake lantern complete with an electric tealight candle.
December 8: Tiny House Ornaments
This week young artists will transform cardboard, Japanese decorative papers, fluid acrylic paints and seasonal embellishments into a collection of festive tiny house ornaments inspired by snowy suburban scenes.
December 15: Gingerbread Masterpieces
Baby its cold outside, so join us indoors for a sweet afternoon of gingerbread cookie decorating followed by creative free play with an assortment of drawing materials. *while quantities last
December 22: Furoshiki Fabric Gift Wrap
Create a colourful printed piece of fabric to wrap up holiday presents! Participants will discover the Japanese gift wrapping technique called Furoshiki and use a selection of stamps and block printing inks to print onto pieces of fabric.
December 29: Polar Bear Value Painting
Explore a wintery palette of cool colours and shimmery metallic paints while learning the fundamentals of creating tints and shades. After experimenting with colour mixing, young artists will be guided through painting a wintery polar bear scene.