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!
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.
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.
Art Lessons - 17 & Under
Creative Kids Club (Intermediate)Creative Kids Club (Intermediate)
Has your child attended our Art classes in the past? These classes allow kids to spread their artistic wings and grow their passion for creativity and Art. With the basics already in their tool belt, they are able to work with more elaborate ideas and creations. Taught by an experienced artist, these classes have been specifically designed to explore the arts further. Classes are age appropriate and focus on mediums such as charcoal, acrylic and watercolor painting, soft pastel, clay sculpture and more! At the end of the program, our graduates will experience an art gallery opening to display and present their creations. Students will also complete an art portfolio to take home. *All supplies included*4000621Wed from Jan 09 to Mar 20 (10 Sessions)05:15 PM-06:30 PMSnye Pool View Room
Creative Kids Club (Beginner)Creative Kids Club (Beginner)
Have you noticed a natural talent for art in your child? These classes allow kids to spread their artistic wings and discover a new creative passion. Taught by an experienced artist, these classes have been specifically designed to explore technique while learning the basic elements of design. These classes are age appropriate and focus on mediums such as charcoal, acrylic painting, soft pastel, and clay. At the end of the program, our graduates will experience an art gallery opening to display and present their creations. Students will also complete an art portfolio to take home. *All supplies included*4000620Tue from Jan 08 to Mar 19 (10 Sessions)05:30 PM-06:45 PMSnye Pool View Room
Art Lessons - Adults
Creative Adult Club (Beginner)Creative Adult Club (Beginner)
“Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques”
Would you like to develop your artistic vision, but feel that you wouldn`t know where to start?
Whether you are just starting off, or already have some knowledge, this class will help you develop your skills and potential! This course will provide you with an introduction to a variety of media and basic techniques in drawing and painting. *Basic supplies included*4000623Thu from Jan 10 to Mar 21 (10 Sessions)07:00 PM-09:00 PMSnye Pool View Room