Our Adult Summer Classes Are Filling – Register Today

Summer Courses aren’t just for kids. Spend a relaxing and productive summer with us furthering your art skills in Painting, Drawing, Block Printing, Pottery, Photography, Sculpture, Mosaics, Jewellery and more. We’re offering a variety of new 1-day, full week, short term and online class options. Visit our Classes page (look under Summer 2024 Adult) or […]

Spring 2024 Registration Continues – Download Our Course Brochure

Celebrating 60 Years of Art Education! It’s the season of rejuvenation and growth – and that’s just what we’re doing on our diamond anniversary with 28 brand-new spring course options on top of our 150+ regular courses for children, teens and adults. It all makes for one progressive and fun, art-making term. Get creative with […]

We’re Hiring A Part-Time Studio Art Instructor For Our Diploma Program

Application deadline is June 16, 2024 @ 5:00 p.m.  Founded in 1964, Dundas Valley School of Art (DVSA), is an independent visual arts school. committed to nurturing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for everyone who learns and works at the school. Our new 3-year diploma program Studio Fine Art Practice & Theory, is recognized […]

In Loving Memory Of Arthur Greenblatt

With profound sadness we share the news of the passing of our former Executive Director, Arthur Greenblatt. We want to express our heartfelt condolences to Arthur’s wife, Sandy, his children Cliff, Brian, Josh, Rosie and Lilly, and all their extended family. Jovial, warm and never short of a good tale, Arthur came to DVSA in […]

Our “For The Petrified” Series – 4 Classes For Absolute Beginner Artists

Our “For The Petrified” series offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in three key disciplines – Painting, Drawing and Pottery. These courses are designed to offer the encouraging hand-hold you might require to get over any initial creative trepidation. You’ll receive an introduction to the discipline, a chance to explore and experiment, and ultimately a boost […]

DVSA Memberships Provide Great Perks

DVSA is offering an annual membership program providing great perks and advantages. 3% course tuition discount (tuition only – cannot be combined with a Seniors’ Discount) Advance registration for courses and workshops Discounts at select retailers (Mixed Media, Wyndham Art Supplies and more to come) DVSA memberships last for one full year and we’re providing […]

Art To Heart – Free Art Classes For Health Care Workers

We are currently running our third session of Art to Heart and are looking to expand this program in the future – more information to come. As a thank you on behalf of the Hamilton community, Dundas Valley School of Art is offering free online art classes for healthcare workers. Funded through the Community Foundation of […]

School Newsletter

DVSA Newsletter 2024 Vol. 1 Our newsletters share DVSA highlights and happenings. Read on to see what we’ve been up to. Check out our latest newsletter here.   You can view previous versions of our newsletter here: ’22 In Review Newsletter Spring 2022 Spring 2019 Autumn 2018 Spring 2018        

2022-23 DVSA Annual Report

Our 2022/23 school year was proof art plays an important role in our community. Registrations grew by leaps and bounds and so did our community outreach programs. All of this growth was made possible by our resilient staff, our knowledgeable and talented faculty and the passion of our students who have a shared connection to […]