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Featured programs at Wildflower Arts Centre

The featured programs below are just a few of the many great classes available at Wildflower Arts Centre. For information about additional programs and classes, please view our Online Recreation Program Guide or build a program guide with My Rec Guide. To find featured programs at other locations, check Recreation's featured programs.

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Last Updated: Thursday March 23, 2017 1:51:49 PM

Featured programs
Animals in Clay - Check details and register
Your child will explore the details of some of their favourite animals, whether they are crawly, feathered or furred. Children learn clay building skills such as coil, slab and pinch while creating their very own zoo. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Arts Around the World - Check details and register
Expand your creativity as you learn about people and art from around the globe. Develop your skills with drawing, painting and sculpting in the styles of present and ancient cultures. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Arts Combo - Check details and register
An exciting variety of two- and three-dimensional art activities which may include clay, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media projects. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Arts Combo for Adults - Check details and register
Stretch your creativity with ceramics, painting, drawing and maybe some mixed media, printmaking or sculpture. No need to get organized for class, relax and just bring yourself. All supplies and tools are included to make great looking, interesting art! Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Ballet Dance - Check details and register
A creative exploration of the classical art of ballet. Learn basic ballet technique with a focus on body awareness and self-expression in a creative and supportive environment. A short demonstration may be presented in the final class. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Belly Dance - Basics - Check details and register
Discover your sense of rhythm, increase your flexibility, improve your coordination - and have a ton of fun in this all-female class! Each of our instructors offers new insight into this intriguing dance form, so we suggest you try the Basics at least twice. No experience required. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Belly Dance - Beyond Basics - Check details and register
Transition from basic steps to continuous dancing. Explore music, interpretation and intermediate dance steps. Each instructor offers her own style, choreography and talent so return next session for a new approach! Prerequisite: Minimum of two sessions of Belly Dance Basics or equivalent. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Cartoons & Comics - Check details and register
Enhance your abilities in visual storytelling and develop your own illustrative style in cartoons & comics. Learn about character development, expression, exaggeration, lettering styles and more in this action-packed drawing class. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Clay Creations - Check details and register
Explore the creative possibilities of clay with exciting projects to challenge every skill level. Handbuilding techniques presented include pinch, coil, slab and hollow building. New projects each season allow for continuous skill development. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Create Together - Check details and register
Share some creative fun with your child. Each class offers an exciting new art activity designed to stimulate the imagination and develop your child's social and motor skills. (Nanny, Grandparent or other care-giver may register instead of parent.) Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Dance - Big & Little Steps Together - Parent & Tot - Check details and register
An introduction to dance with an emphasis on rhythm and creative movement. A fun, interactive class using music, songs and movement. Age Group: 0-17 Years + Adult
Dance for Boys - Check details and register
For Boys Only! Movement is an integral part of sports, so help your son develop his coordination, core strength, flexibility and rhythm. Different dance styles and music genres are geared to interest and challenge boys in this energized and non-competitive course (sisters and tutus not permitted). Age Group: 6-17 Years
Drama Intro for Young Performers - Check details and register
Children get an energizing dose of Drama and find confidence in the spotlight! Using their body, voice and imagination, young performers explore storytelling and character creation. You are invited to play with us on the last day. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Drawing & Painting - Check details and register
Explore art fundamentals of line, proportion, shading and perspective through innovative projects. Develop your observational and interpretive skills while exploring a wide range of artist's materials such as acrylic and tempera paints, pastels, wax resist, charcoal and more. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Drawing & Painting for Adults - Check details and register
Thinking of taking art classes, but don't know which medium is for you? Try this introduction to a variety of drawing and painting media. Get grounded in the fundamentals of drawing concepts, then move on to the basics of acrylics and watercolour. All supplies included. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Drawing For the Completely Intimidated - Check details and register
Anyone can learn to draw! Open your mind, relax your hands and let your creativity flow. Drawing exercises allow you to approach drawing from a variety of perspectives while learning about yourself in the process. Supplies extra. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Explore the Potter's Wheel - Check details and register
Develop and practise your throwing skills in this wheel-focused class. Projects vary season to season, so take this class again to continue skill development. Clay Explorations is recommended, but is not a prerequisite Age Group: 6-17 Years
Focus on Drawing - Check details and register
Develop your drawing skills using graphite, charcoal, conte, as well as pen and ink. Program includes both observational studies and projects designed to exercise the imagination as students learn about simple perspective, proportion, line, tone, texture and shading. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Focus on Fibre Arts - Check details and register
Explore the creative possibilities of Fibre Arts! Using processes of hand-making which may include stitching, weaving, felting, and dyeing, try your hand at traditional techniques with an artistic approach to process and materials. New inspirations each session allow for continuous skill development. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Focus on Sculpture - Check details and register
Introduce your hands to your imagination! Build exciting three-dimensional art works using a variety of materials which may include; clay, wire, found objects or papier mache. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Modern Contemporary Dance - Check details and register
Enjoy the exuberance of modern dance! Basics of this dance form are taught with emphasis on technique, body awareness and self-expression in a creative and supportive environment. A short presentation may be performed in the final class. Age Group: 6-17 Years
Painting With Acrylics - Basics - Check details and register
Develop your artistic ability while being introduced to this versatile medium. Water-based, fast-drying, and practically odourless, acrylic paints can produce a variety of effects. Painting techniques and art fundamentals of composition, design and colour theory are covered. Supplies extra. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Potter's Wheel Basics - Check details and register
Fascinated seeing clay transformed on the potter's wheel? Develop your skills through throwing techniques, demonstrations and practise in this introductory course. Clay Basics is recommended, but is not a prerequisite. Supplies extra. Age Group: 18 Years and Over
Preschool - Anatomy for Young Artists - Check details and register
We take inspirations from the world of nature and science in this exploration of clay, collage, drawing, painting and more. Bones or feathers, snowflakes or your brain, curious little ones create art to express the wonder of it all. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool - Art and the Story - Check details and register
A wonderful opportunity for preschoolers to explore colour, texture and shape in two- and three-dimensional art while developing skills and imaginations. Children hear and see a different story every week and then make inventive art projects inspired by an aspect of the book. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool - Clay Discovery - Check details and register
Let your preschooler's imagination run wild creating mythical monsters, crazy containers and other captivating projects. Children learn basic clay skills of pinch, coil, slab and hollow building. Note: Six-year-olds not yet in grade one are also welcome. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Creative Dance/Movement for Boys - Check details and register
Children explore movement and music styles that stimulate their imaginations and natural creative tendencies. This class offers the basics in a number of dance forms while encouraging confident self-expression. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Dance for Preschoolers - Check details and register
This gently structured class emphasizes exploration, movement, creativity and imagination in a safe and encouraging atmosphere. Your child's rhythm, physical confidence and imagination are nurtured. Excellent preparation for ballet and modern dance. Age Group: 0-6 Years
Preschool Dance - Pre-Ballet - Check details and register
For the preschooler who is ready for a structured approach to movement, this course introduces the basics of classical ballet. Age Group: 0-6 Years