Youth Programs

Character Design & Development

Character Design & Development

In every memorable story lives a memorable character. Working alongside our talented artist instructor, students will learn to draw and manipulate body shapes, postures, proportions and facial expressions to add depth, personality and complexity to their characters *Includes all materials   Saturday September 28 – October 26 1:00pm – 4:00pm $110 SG patrons/ $125 non-patrons […] Read More
Drawing and Painting

Drawing and Painting

For youth wanting to hone their drawing and painting skills, this class is the ideal setting with simple steps and techniques. Participants will cover the principles and elements of design as well as other basic techniques to gain a thorough understanding for their artistic development, and build their portfolio. 11 – 15 years.   Thursday […] Read More
Underground Studio

Underground Studio

Come to the studio and get into the creative zone! Bring a friend or make new ones in this friendly, non-competitive environment where artistic exploration is key. You’ll learn about a variety of art making materials, techniques and processes while having fun. *11 – 15 years. Pre-registration required for individual sessions.   Sunday November 3 […] Read More
Youth Open Studio

Youth Open Studio

Welcome to Youth Open Studio! A Unique opportunity to create alongside other teens as you work on your art pieces in our spacious, well-lit studios. This supervised art making session is ideal for students pursuing post secondary art education and anyone serious about developing their artistic practice. 13 – 17 years. *A valid Station Gallery […] Read More
Comics, Graphic Novels and Zines

Comics, Graphic Novels and Zines

This class is all about giving your art a voice. Through a combination of looking at important and diverse examples of graphic novels, zines, and comic books, as well as complete guidance in taking an idea and turning it into a finished product, students will find their own voice in printed media, and produce unique, […] Read More
Photography – Now and Then

Photography – Now and Then

Learn tips and tricks about how to get the most out of your smart phone, while learning the basics of how the camera works by building your own pinhole camera. You’ll learn about apps, shooting techniques, editing and photo finishing tips, to help you achieve incredible results! *Must have own smart phone and basic understanding […] Read More
Art Book – NEW!

Art Book – NEW!

In this exciting Free-form class, students will fill the blank pages of their very own art book with a wild range of experimental artwork. With prompts and tips provided by the instructor, learn the most important part of being an artist: how to turn a blank page into something extraordinary! 11-15 yrs.   Saturday November […] Read More
Graffiti Art

Graffiti Art

Graffiti has had an important impact on the art world and modern culture for as long as it has been around. In this unique program, students will learn about the important influences of graffiti, all while creating their very own graffiti-influenced works of art. 11-15 years.   Saturday January 25 – March 7 2:00 – […] Read More
Paint Like Monet

Paint Like Monet

Each student will explore the idea of painting like Monet. Students will learn about this impressionist style, the techniques used to create it, and how to use layers to give a painting depth. *All materials included. 11-15 years.   Sunday November 10 12:00 – 4:00pm $55 SG patrons/$65 non-patrons Read More
Paint Like Picasso

Paint Like Picasso

Explore and understand the art and technique of Cubism. By exploring his process, become a Picasso yourself, and create a self-portrait using Cubism. *All materials included.  11-15 years.   Sunday January 19 12:00 – 4:00pm $55 SG patrons/$65 non-patrons   Read More
Paint Like Van Gogh

Paint Like Van Gogh

Learn how art is lively and energetic when you paint like Van Gogh. Use acrylic paints to create vibrant impressionistic landscapes. *All materials included. 11-15 years.   Sunday October 20 12:00 – 4:00pm $55 SG patrons/$65 non-patrons Read More
Portfolio Essentials with Marni Bachuk

Portfolio Essentials with Marni Bachuk

The perfect class to get your portfolio in top notch shape for post secondary art school application. Students will produce works and learn tips from expert art teacher Marni Bachuk to get their portfolio to presentation stage and gain confidence to go forth in their artistic practice. *Some materials required. *A list will be provided […] Read More
Bound by Words: Creative Writing and Bookmaking

Bound by Words: Creative Writing and Bookmaking

Over the course of two days, artist Maureen Da Silva will engage youth in a number of creative writing activities which they’ll then bind into small books, or handmade artist books. During the first workshop, youth will use creative writing strategies to develop personal responses to the art featured in Station Gallery’s current exhibition. Activities […] Read More

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Save the date for Fall/Winter 2019 Registration:

Wednesday, August 7 for SG Patrons.

General Registration on Wednesday, August 14.

To learn more about the Town of Whitby’s new online registration system, ActiveNet, please click here

Become an SG Patron of the Arts to receive discounted pricing on programs and front-of-the-line registration!

Or, if you’re not an ActiveNet user, you can register by phone 905.668.4185 or in person at the gallery

Thank you to TD Canada Trust for their continued support with our Youth programming.

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Thank you to UOIT for their continued support with our Youth programming.

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