Category Archives: News & Events

Spring Registration Is On! – Download Our Course Brochure Here

Biggest. Spring. Ever! Over 140 courses – 40 of them brand new! Even we are bowled over at the variety of options for our adult and children artists this spring (and we put the program together!) There’s classes in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Collage, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Jewellery Art, Stained Glass, Weaving Tapestry and so, so much more. Obtain your PDF of our Spring 2019 Brochure to see what courses and workshops we’ll have ready to roll when classes begin April 13. Download PDF Ready

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Winter Registration Continues – See What Courses & Workshops Remain

  Our Winter term features over 120 classes and workshops for adults and children in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking and much more. Over 35 of our courses are brand new, offering a wide variety of art experiences to get you inspired this Winter. We’re also ready to go with our March Break Children & Teen Art Programs. To view our remaining Winter & March Break courses, visit this link and choose your preferred art medium in the provided menus.  Obtain your PDF of

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Register Now For March Break Children & Teen Art Camps

Running from March 11 – 15, our March Break Art Camps for children and teens offer restorative daily getaways. Choose from a variety of camps in Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Cartooning, Printmaking, Jewellery Art and more. Taught by qualified, professional artists, the programs encourage originality and are designed to develop your child’s creative literacy and art skills – all in a fun and supportive studio environment. Register early to ensure your spot. Visit our March Break Camps page to see what we have to offer and register online.

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Call For Submissions For DVSA’s 49th Annual Art Auction

The crowd was lined up around the block. For the first time in DVSA history, our Live Auction Night was a complete sell out, such was the fervour to bid on artwork during last year’s Art Auction finale. We tallied another record attendance, raised more record funds and made the biggest payout to our contributing artists ever. We plan to keep the momentum going on April 4, 2019 when we kick off our 49th edition. Please consider showing your support by

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Registration Now Open For Children & Teens Summer Camp Programs

Our 2019 Summer Art Camp Programs for Children & Teens begin July 2nd and run until August 30th, offering 9 Weeks of art adventures. Taught by qualified, professional artists, our Summer Art Camps encourage originality and are designed to develop your child’s creative literacy and art skills – all in a fun and supportive studio environment. Have your family take part in an imaginative experience that many children (and parents too!) say is the highlight of summer. Plan Your Day! Camps run for a full

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

Our “For The Petrified” series offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in four key disciplines – Painting, Drawing, Pottery and Printmaking. 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 of confidence about your artistic potential. After taking a Petrified class, you might just feel ready to take a full Beginner course and continue your creative journey.

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First Fridays: Licensed To Draw & Licensed To Watercolour

Our wildly popular First Friday series offers two art options: regular fave Licensed To Draw (and Paint) and the hot ticket item, Licensed To Watercolour. Held on the first Friday of the month, these are a great nights out to socialize and brush up on your life drawing and watercolour skills. Licensed to Draw (and Paint) These drop-in life drawing and painting workshops featuring “adult libations,” a prime spot in front of a life (nude) model and the opportunity to unwind

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There’s An Artist In All Of Us

At Dundas Valley School of Art, we’ve made it our mission to ignite the artist in all of us and celebrate the inspired artwork that emerges. Why? Because we believe that creativity and creative thinking promotes individual growth and that art plays a vital role in changing how we think about the world. The creative process taps into new parts of our brain, gets us posing questions and ultimately connects us with our best selves and full potential. Whether you

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Register now for the Spring term. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.