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. 11 – 15 years. Saturday January 26 – February 16 1:00 – 4:00pm $110 SG members / $125 non-members […] Read More
Drawing and Painting Fundamentals

Drawing and Painting Fundamentals

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 October […] 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 4 […] Read More
New! Portfolio Prep

New! Portfolio Prep

The perfect class to get your portfolio in top notch shape for post secondary art school applications. You’ll learn tips to get your portfolio to presentation stage and gain the confidence to go forth in your artistic practice! *Some materials required. A list will be provided prior to the first class. 13 – 16 years. […] Read More
Girl Power Arts!

Girl Power Arts!

In this unique class, girls will be inspired by women artists, and each other, to explore issues, themes and modes of artistic expression, in a safe, supportive and fun environment of art making. Led by our amazing Artist Instructor Rola Jaber, each week will have activities and projects, both collaborative and individual, where artistic process, […] Read More
NEW! Youth Figure Drawing

NEW! Youth Figure Drawing

Learn the fundamentals of portraying the human form with expert art teacher and artist John DiLeonardo. A specially designed class specifically for youth serious about pursuing a career in visual arts, this class focuses on the basic skills and techniques of figure drawing. Participants will be instructed in proportion, value and form, using a variety […] 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
New! #Photography: Now and Then

New! #Photography: Now and Then

Learn tips and tricks from professional international photo journalist Mike Berube 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 […] Read More
NEW! Graphic Novels and Zines

NEW! 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
Hand-drawn Animation

Hand-drawn Animation

What could be cooler than seeing your drawing come to life on a screen? Fuse your love of drawing and filmmaking with this traditional animation method! Like the masters, you’ll learn to capture, recreate and embellish movement, frame by frame, as you create a short hand-drawn film! 11 – 14 years. Tuesday January 29 – March […] Read More
New! Claymation Character Creation

New! Claymation Character Creation

Learn how to create your unique character and story using animator’s clay. Students will be taken through the process of working from realistic renderings and sketches to building 3D models. This is an ideal class for those interested in pursuing post-secondary studies in art and/or animation. *Includes all materials. 13 – 17 years. Saturday September […] Read More
New! Art – Past and Present

New! Art – Past and Present

Inform your art practice through this lecture series where you’ll explore key art movements throughout history, including a focus on women and Indigenous artists. You’ll discover prominent art and architecture, and its significance to the art history canon. Special highlights include Canadian artists, Station Gallery current exhibitions and permanent collection. Bring your sketchbook and drawing […] 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
Expressive Arts for Youth

Expressive Arts for Youth

This workshop series will take youth on a journey of self-discovery using art to connect with others, share stories and create cool stuff! Art projects include mandala building to address concepts of connectivity to self, each other and the community; I AM Affirmation keychains to remind us of how powerful we really are; and mask […] Read More

youth programs

Register now for Spring and Summer 2018:

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

Become an SG member 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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