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SATURDAY MORNING ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS
MAY/ JUNE SCHEDULE:
MAY 3: JAPANESE INK PAINTING: This workshop will teach students about the traditional art of Japanese ink painting. They will learn how traditional ink was made, will experiment with special Japanese brushes and create delicate ink paintings on beautiful Japanese papers.
MAY 10: SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION FROM 10:00-NOON AT THE MILL: Come and tour the mill, meet the instructors and enroll in one of our week-long music, art and drama programs running throughout July and August. For a complete listing of dates, themes, cost and further information please visit www.journeythroughthearts.com
MAY 17: NAVAJO SANDPAINTING: Using Navajo imagery as our inspiration and the colours of the Arizona desert kids will create their own colourful sandpaintings on canvas.
MAY 31 & JUNE 1: COME AND VISIT CHRISTINE AT THE STUDIO DURING THE GANARASKA STUDIO TOUR: This free tour which is happening at studios across Port Hope features a variety of artists and mediums. This is a great weekend to meet many of the artists who call Port Hope home! Many of the artists will have interactive creative activities happening too! For more information or to download a brochure please visit www.ganaraskastudiotour.ca. The tour runs from 10:00-5:00 Saturday and Sunday.
JUNE 7: AQUARIUM DRAWINGS: This workshop will teach students how to draw all of the underwater creatures found at the aquarium including fish, seahorses and jellyfish!
JUNE 14: SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION FROM 10:00-NOON AT THE MILL: If you miss the first Summer Program Registration Day this is your chance to ensure your child a spot in our Summer Program.
JUNE 28: A CELEBRATION OF ART! This last workshop at the studio before the summer starts will offer kids the opportunity to choose and experiment with a variety of their favourite media including acrylic paint, chalk pastel, charcoal, watercolour and more! This workshop is a great way to try out media that you may have never used before or experiment with new ideas and techniques. This workshop will also be a celebration of another great season at the JTTA studios!
*ALL ART WORKSHOPS ARE HELD AT The JTTA Studios 27 Walton St. (Second Floor) in downtown Port Hope.
TO REGISTER: Please contact Christine by phone (905) 885-0908 or email email@example.com
CALLING ALL YOUNG ARTISTS!
Does your child love to draw, paint or sculpt? Do they love to create, use their imagination and express their ideas in an interesting way? If so, Journey Through the Arts invites your child to participate in the INSPIRE Exhibition.
There is NO cost to participate and the exhibition is open to all children living in Northumberland County. Children are encouraged to submit a maximum of two pieces of artwork which may include paintings, drawings, mixed media pieces or sculptures that are suitably framed or presented. Each child will have at least one piece of artwork featured in the exhibition.
CLICK a link to download the Submission Form
Christine Benson of Journey Through the Arts in Port Hope is once again looking for young Northumberland County artists between the ages of 6 and 13 to participate in the INSPIRE Children’s Art Exhibition being held at The Journey Through The Arts Gallery from May 3-25, 2014.
The INSPIRE Exhibition grew out of the need and desire to recognize the creativity, talent and imagination of our area’s young people. Coinciding with National Youth Arts Week this exciting free exhibition is intended to both encourage and nurture the imaginations and abilities of our kids! It will give your child the opportunity to showcase their artwork in a professional exhibition and to view, appreciate and have their work displayed alongside the work of The JTTA Gallery’s established adult artists. On Saturday, May 3 from 1:00-3:00 patrons of the arts are invited to view the artwork.
Anyone interested in participating is asked to drop off artwork at The Journey Through the Arts Gallery (27 Walton St. Second Floor, Port Hope) on Saturday April 26 between 11:00 and 5:00pm. For more information please contact JTTA at (905) 885-0908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 SUMMER PROGRAMME DATES ANNOUNCED!
We are pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Program Dates & Themes:
WE WILL BE HOLDING OUR FIRST SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION DAY ON
Click HERE for all other 2014 Summer Program information
Please NOTE: Summer Program Registration will begin on May 10 and spaces for all weeks
If you cannot attend the Registration Day in person
Journey Through the Arts, run by artist Christine Benson, and musician Mike Woods is a multi-faceted arts organization in Port Hope, Ontario which is dedicated to bringing a variety of exciting programmes to adults and children. Founded as a way to ensure "the arts" (music, art and drama) are an integeral part of children's lives JTTA offers week long summer programmes throughout July and August at a restored mill along the Ganaraska River. The summer programme, which was founded in 2002, teaches children (between the ages of 6 and 13) about the value and importance of using their creativity and imagination while they produce visual art, perform original musical compositions and perform short plays. The results are both inspiring and humbling as the children gain confidence and learn various skills throughout the week.
From its roots as a children's arts organization Journey Through the Arts (JTTA) has blossomed and grown into a place where adults and children alike can experience the limitless possibilities of the arts. JTTA now offers after school, weekend and specialty art workshops for children, private guitar lessons, a group recording facility and adult visual art workshops which are dedicated to exposing adults (with various levels of experience) to the fine arts.
In the summer of 2005 JTTA opened the doors of the The Journey Through the Arts Gallery which focuses on giving exhibition opportunities to local and regional artists and artisans. The JTTA Gallery offers visitors a glimpse into the ideas, practises, techniques and work of 15 artists. The gallery features a variety of media including painting, printmaking, jewelry and pottery. Exhibitions and artists are ever-changing with work that is sure to inspire the artist within all of us.
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