Arts & Culture

Arts and culture are critical components of healthy, strong and vibrant communities; MacDonald Island Park is committed to contributing to the community through arts and culture initiatives designed to meet the needs of residents. Home to the Kirschner Family Community Art Gallery and the Mi Dance Academy, MacDonald Island Park also has a collection of public art pieces located at the TOTAL Aboriginal Interpretive Trail.

We encourage and promote creativity by providing opportunities to explore the arts!

Artist Opportunities

If you are an artist and would like to exhibit or teach, or if you love art and would like to be involved as a volunteer please contact a member of our Arts & Culture Team. Additionally, if you would like to be kept up to date on upcoming exhibitions, arts and culture programs and other exciting developments in the Arts and Culture department please join our mailing list.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering to be part of the many art related exhibitions, events and programs at MacDonald Island Park.

Youth Programs

  • Art Lessons - 17 & Under

    • Art starts here : parent/tot class ( ages 2-5 ) Jan 25 to Mar 29 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Unavailable
      Art starts here : parent/tot class ( ages 2-5 ) Parents! Are you looking to gain some artistic experience to share with your kids? Does your child have an interest in art? These classes are age appropriate and focus on creative and artistic parent-child interaction. Taught by an artist with a young child herself, these classes will offer a unique opportunity to explore the arts. Discover untapped creative talents and gain more artistic experiences! Each class will focus on an age appropriate art project for both parent and child. At the end of the program, our Graduates will take home a creative art portfolio. All supplies included.
      301318
      Thu from Jan 25 to Mar 29 (10 Sessions)
      12:00 PM-01:00 PM
      Pool View Room - #4 - Syne Room
    • Art starts here : parent/tot class ( ages 2-5 ) Jan 25 to Mar 29 04:15 PM-05:15 PM Available
      Art starts here : parent/tot class ( ages 2-5 ) Parents! Are you looking to gain some artistic experience to share with your kids? Does your child have an interest in art? These classes are age appropriate and focus on creative and artistic parent-child interaction. Taught by an artist with a young child herself, these classes will offer a unique opportunity to explore the arts. Discover untapped creative talents and gain more artistic experiences! Each class will focus on an age appropriate art project for both parent and child. At the end of the program, our Graduates will take home a creative art portfolio. All supplies included.
      301317
      Thu from Jan 25 to Mar 29 (10 Sessions)
      04:15 PM-05:15 PM
      Pool View Room - #4 - Syne Room
    • Creative Kids club -Animal Planet! Age 6-9 Jan 25 to Mar 29 05:30 PM-06:30 PM Waitlist
      Creative Kids club Age range: 6-9 Do you notice a natural knack for art in your child? These classes allow kids to spread their artistic wings and discover a new passion. Taught by a professional artist with a child, these classes have been specifically designed to explore the arts. These classes are age appropriate and focus on exploring mediums such as drawing, charcoal, acrylic and watercolor painting, oil and soft pastel, sculpture, collage and more. At the end of the program, our Graduates will experience an authentic gallery opening to display and present their creations. Students will also complete an art portfolio to take home. All supplies included
      301315
      Thu from Jan 25 to Mar 29 (10 Sessions)
      05:30 PM-06:30 PM
      Pool View Room - #4 - Syne Room
    • Growing as an Artist Age 10-17 Jan 25 to Mar 29 06:45 PM-07:45 PM Available
      Growing as an Artist Age range: 10-17 Does your child show a natural ability for creativity and art? These classes focus on growing and improving artistic ability. Taught by a professional artist that understands the need for creative resources. These classes have been specifically designed to explore the arts. Age appropriate projects using mediums such as drawing, charcoal, acrylic and watercolor paint, oil and soft pastel, sculpture, collage and more. At the end of the program, our Graduates will experience an authentic gallery opening to display and present their creations. Students will also complete an art portfolio to take home. All supplies included
      301316
      Thu from Jan 25 to Mar 29 (10 Sessions)
      06:45 PM-07:45 PM
      Snye Pool View Room
    • Creative Youth Club-Art Classes (ages 10-15) Apr 18 to Jun 20 05:00 PM-06:30 PM future
      Creative Youth Club-Art Classes (ages 10-15) Time to unleash your creativity with a variety of artistic materials! This 10 week art program is perfect for students that crave creative outlets! Lead by a professional artist, our students will gain experience with age appropriate projects. Exploring mediums such as drawing, charcoal, acrylic and watercolor paint, oil and soft pastel, as well as clay sculpture, collage and more. At the end of the program, our graduates will experience an authentic gallery opening to display and present their creations. Students will also complete an art portfolio to take home. All supplies included
      301949
      Wed from Apr 18 to Jun 20 (10 Sessions)
      05:00 PM-06:30 PM
      Snye Pool View Room

Adult Programs

Arts & Culture

Art Gallery Hours

Monday – Friday: 5:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Stat Holidays: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

Projects

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