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North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre

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Draw, paint or try your hand on the potter’s wheel. At North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre visual arts opportunities abound. In addition to our registered arts programs, we offer studio memberships for established artists, custom programs for groups, birthday parties for kids, school arts programs for all ages, and a free Calgary Afterschool program.

At North Mount Pleasant, our specialty is ceramics. In fact, this facility contains over a dozen kilns including electric, gas and specialty raku, sawdust, salt, and wood-fired. Build your own program guide.

Bring your child and experience an art class in separate studios. Both groups will enjoy painting, drawing, printmaking, or working in clay before coming back together to share and celebrate experiences.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre


523 27 Ave. N.W. - Map




Accessibility information

Hours of Operation

Day Time
Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sat. - Sun.  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
​Special hours ​(Facility open from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
Mar. 26 - 29 and Apr. 2 - 6
Facility closed Closed during all Stat. holidays​ 
Also during Mar. 30 - Apr. 1, May 19 - 21, and Jun. 30 - Jul. 2

About North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre has been offering fine arts classes and studio space to Calgarians of all ages and abilities for more than 25 years. Housed in a heritage property built as a school in 1913, North Mount Pleasant ceramics and visual arts classes are varied and will appeal to all levels of personal competency.

Facility features

This facility contains over a dozen electric, gas and specialty kilns, as well as classrooms dedicated to painting and drawing.

Ceramic studio at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Ceramic studio at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre

Our ceramics studio is a clean, modern, well-ventilated studio with abundant natural light. It is equipped with canvas-covered worktables, personal storage space, and a glaze kitchen with spray booth, damp room, and extensive small equipment. Studio members may choose to fire their works in our electric, gas, raku, salt, wood, and sawdust kilns. Two technicians are available for consultation and support. Studio members have full use of the dedicated studio space, equipment, and kilns at all times that the centre is open.

Looking for a space designed to meet your creative needs? Contact us.