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Side By Side (with Adult)

Age 2-3

Have fun getting creative and making art alongside your young artist while learning about the AGO collection. In this side by side course, children with an adult caregiver will focus on self-expression and discovery while combining art and play.   

This class is for 1 child and 1 adult. 

All materials are included. Meet in the Dr. Anne Tanenbaum Gallery School.

Terms and Conditions of Participation 

Please review the Terms and Conditions prior to the start of class. 

No class on October 9th.









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Sundays, - | 10:00 am - 11:00 am (5 weeks)


Week 1: Shape by shape! Collagraph printmaking incorporating collage techniques, shape and texture.

Week 2: Create loose parts play/assemblage sculptures with wooden blocks and other wood and paper materials.

Week 3: What can you do with a colour? Watercolour process painting exploring colour mixing and experimentation.

Week 4: Inspired by sculptures in the AGO collection, transform cardboard, paint and glue, into a magical sculpture.

Week 5: Combine a variety of different textures to create a wild and wacky tactile/sensory artwork!




Sundays, - | 10:00 am - 11:00 am (5 weeks)


Week 1: Playful Prints! Experimental printmaking exploring colour, line, abstraction and repetition.

Week 2: Lots of Dots! Shape collage with block stamped details focusing on combining shapes, colours and pattern.

Week 3: Introduction to Sculpture! Stacked sculptures introducing clay manipulation, texture, shape, stacking and building techniques.

Week 4: Let’s Play with Paper! Use layers and colours to create a tissue paper assemblage. Stretch your fine motor skills with paintbrush and gluing practice.

Week 5: Shoot for the Stars! Mixed media artwork using collage materials and lots of glue!


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