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Learn, create, experiment and inspire! 

Strathcona County offers visual art programs and activities at Gallery@501 and Smeltzer House Visual Arts Centre. Programs are open to everyone and include a wide variety of single classes or longer series taught by skilled and knowledgeable artists, makers and community educators.

Gallery@501 programs operate in a fully equipped art studio next to the main gallery exhibit space. Our classes encourage participants to experiment with new techniques and explore their creativity through different artistic mediums. Choose from painting, drawing, needle felting, printmaking and more!

Smeltzer House Visual Arts Centre offers beginner-friendly classes in various fine craft forms such as pottery at Clay Hut, glass fusing at Studio One, fibre arts, and more at Smeltzer House. Our specialized studios welcome students of all ages to enjoy the art of making.


Visual arts programs


Multi-coloured fused glass dishes

Glass Fusing I + II (18Y+)

Design unique fused and slumped glass projects using fundamental skills such as glass handling, cutting and assembling. All supplies included; no experience necessary. Returning students are welcome! 


Course Code: 30984

Tuesdays, March 5-19
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $216.00


Location: Smeltzer House

A child crafts with paper

Craft Sampler (9Y-14Y)

Homeschoolers will develop their artistic abilities while gaining experience working with a variety of visual art and fine craft mediums. Enjoy clay building, glass fusing and art making. All supplies included.


Course Code: 30977
Tuesdays, March 5-19
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $84.00


Location: Smeltzer House

Children stamping a bunny on white paper

Art Stories: Found Object Stamps (3Y-6Y)

What can we turn into a stamp? We'll read a storybook, then explore shape and texture through stamping. This is a parented program, all supplies included.


Course Code: 30730
Sunday, March 17
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $22.00


Location: Gallery@501

Multi-coloured fused glass dishes

Glass Fusing I + II (18Y+)

Design unique fused and slumped glass projects using fundamental skills such as glass handling, cutting and assembling. All supplies included; no experience necessary. Returning students are welcome! 


Course Code: 30984

Tuesdays, March 5-19
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $216.00


Location: Smeltzer House

A child crafts with paper

Craft Sampler (9Y-14Y)

Homeschoolers will develop their artistic abilities while gaining experience working with a variety of visual art and fine craft mediums. Enjoy clay building, glass fusing and art making. All supplies included.


Course Code: 30977
Tuesdays, March 5-19
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $84.00


Location: Smeltzer House

Children stamping a bunny on white paper

Art Stories: Found Object Stamps (3Y-6Y)

What can we turn into a stamp? We'll read a storybook, then explore shape and texture through stamping. This is a parented program, all supplies included.


Course Code: 30730
Sunday, March 17
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $22.00


Location: Gallery@501

Additional program information

Gallery@501 Programs
780-410-8575
megan.klak@strathcona.ca

Smeltzer House Visual Arts Programs
780-464-2023
ruta.nichol@strathcona.ca

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