News From DVSA

Fall Registration Is A Go! Download Our Course Brochure Here

  Over 45 Brand New Courses & Workshops Yes, we realize Summer Art Camps are top of mind, but we’re already brimming with anticipation for our Fall 2017 term which kicks-off September 18th offering over 110 classes and workshops for adults and children – more than 45 of them brand new! Drawing, Painting, Collage, Pottery, Sculpture, Photography, Jewellery, Printmaking and much more. You can view our Fall 2017 courses here. Obtain your PDF of our Fall 2017 Course Brochure. Download

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Children & Teens Summer Camp Programs – Registration Continues

  Our 2017 Summer Art Camp Programs for Children & Teens begin July 4th and run until September 1st, 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. Plan your Day! We offer half or full day program options and extended drop off and pick up times to help accommodate busy schedules.

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Now Showing In The DVSA Gallery: Double Exposure – The Valley Revisited

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Carnegie Gallery, Dundas Museum & Archives and Dundas Valley School of Art have commissioned 27 local artists to choose an archival image of Dundas from the Museum’s collection and respond with an artwork of their own. This free exhibition, held at each site, celebrates the history and creative spirit of Dundas, a community unique to Canada. Exhibition runs July 4 – 30, 2017. Free entry to exhibits at all three locations Dundas Valley School

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Our “For The Petrified” Series – 5 Fall Classes For Absolute Beginner Artists

Our “For The Petrified” series offers shorter, absolute beginner courses in five key disciplines – Painting, Drawing, Pottery, Sculpture 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

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First Fridays For Fall: Licensed To Draw & Licensed To Watercolour

Returning again for Fall 2017, it’s our wildly popular First Friday series with 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. (Please note: there will be no First Friday on November 3rd as we will be preparing for our Little Black Frame event). Licensed to Draw (and Paint)

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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 Summer & Fall 2017. Classes available in Painting, Sculpture, Pottery, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking and much more.