Fall 2024 Registration is Open! Download The Course Brochure

DVSA Fall 2024 – Now With AI No ChatBots or image generators – this Fall we bring you DVSA AI – Authentic Inspiration. Whether you’re looking to express yourself, challenge or heal your spirit, connect with others and/or further develop those creative skills, our Fall programs are sure to inspire art making that feels authentic, […]

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 […]

Children & Teen Summer Art Camps: Download our Brochure & REGISTER!

Say hello to a whole bunch of colourful Summer Art Camps and Adult Summer Courses! Our 2024 Children & Teen Summer Art Camps feature a shiny new line-up of art sessions and camp favourites. Have your family take part in an imaginative experience that many children (and parents too!) say is the highlight of their […]

Apply Now For Fall 2024 – Diploma Program In Studio Fine Art Practice & Theory

Dundas Valley School Of Art – Full-Time Program In Studio Fine Art Practice & Theory A Three-Year Studio Diploma Program  We’re proud to announce DVSA’s new full-time studies diploma program. Studio Fine Art Practice & Theory is a 3-year full-time studies program dedicated to the study and practice of contemporary art within a multidisciplinary environment. […]

In the DVSA Gallery – The 2024 Artists’ Connection Show

The Artists’ Connection Show, June 15 – July 19 Now showing in our Gallery, it’s a continued celebration of DVSA’s Artists’ Connection outreach program; a series of five travelling art exhibitions provided for HWDSB and HWCDSB students to install, engage with, and take part in the accompanying artist-led workshops. Stop by to see the artwork […]

We’re Hiring Art Auction Assistants For March-April

March 11th – April 19th (6 weeks) DVSA’s Annual Art Auction is the region’s premiere art event and the school’s largest fundraiser, featuring over 1,400 artworks by new and established artists. Bidding is online with in-person art previews available during the week-long event. There’s also a Live Auction evening. We require the support of two […]

Juried Student Show & WinterBlooms – Get Your Submissions Ready

Students, Start Getting Your Submissions Ready. New this year!  DVSA is taking submissions for both the Juried Student Show (November 2024) and the Winterblooms Exhibition (January 2025).  All submitted works will first be considered for Juried Show Prizes. Then, a selection will be made for additional Juried Show artworks and Winterblooms artworks. All artworks will automatically […]

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 […]

Friday Night Art Workshops – A great way to kick-start the weekend!

KICK-START YOUR WEEKEND with DVSA FRIDAY NIGHTS Unwind, enjoy an adult libation or two, create, and have a blast with your partner or BFF. Or, fly solo and make new friends! There are workshop options in drawing, painting, pottery, collage and pastels. All levels are welcome, and all materials are provided. Just show up ready […]

Show Your Support – Our New Creative Vision Fund

Visual art is a fundamental component of the human experience, reflecting the world and the time in which we live. ART BRINGS JOY. ART HEALS. ART STRENGTHENS.  Since 1964, Dundas Valley School of Art has provided visual arts instruction for students of all ages and abilities; removing financial, physical, intellectual or social barriers so that […]