Small canvas on a wooden easel with a painting of two lakes on a cloudy day. Many blue, brown and cream tones are included in the painting.

The Smeltzer House Visual Arts Centre offers a variety of art and craft classes for all ages, ability levels, and aspirations. Programs are designed to introduce students to new disciplines or hone existing skills in a wide range of disciplines including drawing, painting, mixed media, pottery, fused glass and more.

Programs offered

Women working with clay

Clay Circle (55Y+)


Oct 24 - Nov 21, 2022

Monday Mornings
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Register now


Spend your mornings in the Clay Hut studio learning traditional hand building techniques with an experienced pottery instructor. After each class enjoy tea + coffee + treats and each other's company at Smeltzer House. All supplies included.


Location: Clay Hut at Smeltzer House

Weaving tools

A Set of Woven Coasters (14Y+)


Oct 12 - Oct 26, 2022

Wednesday evenings

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Register now


Join Strathcona County Weavers for the evening of exceptional and delightful creativity and learn the meditative process of hand weaving.


Location: Smeltzer House

Children painting fall leaves

We Make Art (6Y-12Y)


Nov 7 - 10,  2022

Mon - Thu, Fall break 
9 a.m.  - 4 p.m.

Register now


Paint, craft and make charming artworks. Build marvelous clay creations. Let’s experiment and make art together. This full-day camp includes breaks for snack, lunch and games.


Location: Smeltzer House

Women working with clay

Clay Circle (55Y+)


Oct 24 - Nov 21, 2022

Monday Mornings
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Register now


Spend your mornings in the Clay Hut studio learning traditional hand building techniques with an experienced pottery instructor. After each class enjoy tea + coffee + treats and each other's company at Smeltzer House. All supplies included.


Location: Clay Hut at Smeltzer House

Weaving tools

A Set of Woven Coasters (14Y+)


Oct 12 - Oct 26, 2022

Wednesday evenings

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Register now


Join Strathcona County Weavers for the evening of exceptional and delightful creativity and learn the meditative process of hand weaving.


Location: Smeltzer House

Children painting fall leaves

We Make Art (6Y-12Y)


Nov 7 - 10,  2022

Mon - Thu, Fall break 
9 a.m.  - 4 p.m.

Register now


Paint, craft and make charming artworks. Build marvelous clay creations. Let’s experiment and make art together. This full-day camp includes breaks for snack, lunch and games.


Location: Smeltzer House


Know before you go

There are a few things you may want to know before taking part in Strathcona County visual arts programs at Smeltzer House.

Know before you go: Smeltzer House

Additional information
780-464-2023
Ruta.Nichol@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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