Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Perennial Plant Exchage

Thanks for all who came out to our 12th Annual NMPAC Perennial Plant exchage this past Sunday morning. The cooler weather didn't put a damper on the fun of this yearly sign of spring at the Arts Centre.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Cathy Terepocki Workshop

The Ceramics Studio at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre recently hosted a two day workshop by Cathy Terepocki. The workshop focused on printing techniques on clay in its various stages, and there was no shortage of great ideas.

Thank-you to Cathy for being so generous with her time and knowledge.

Aura Carney, NMPAC Ceramic Technician

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Don't miss out on these great children's courses!

Looking for a quick, fun art class for your child that begins and ends before the summer?
Consider one of these offerings:

From Dinosaurs to Robots

Draw and paint the kind of stuff you love! Our instructor will
share some artful techniques to help make your dinosaurs,
monsters or robots come alive! (3 classes/4.5 hours)

Age: 6Y – 8Y
June 2-16 Saturdays 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. $38.48 304994
June 4-18 Mondays 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. $38.48 304997

How to Draw People

Let us show you various time-tested strategies and cool
techniques for improving your portraits, sketches and action
drawings of people. (3 classes/4.5 hours)

Age: 6Y – 8Y
June 3-17 Sundays 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. $38.48 305009

Age: 9Y – 12Y
June 2-16 Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. $38.48 305012
- Aubrey Hallis, NMPAC Program Specialist

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

SILVER - 25 Years of Children's Art Opening


A big thanks to the young artists and their families for attending the official opening of the 25th Annual Children’s Art Show this past Thursday at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Calgary. This year’s exhibition, entitled Silver, is a sampling of the wonderful works produced at both North Mount and Wildflower Arts Centres. Opening night included a guest appearance by former Calgary mayor Al Duerr who played a role in the annual art show's conception. The show will remain up for public viewing at MOCA until Wednesday, May 18th. Please take some time to enjoy and support the work of our very talented young participants.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

SILVER - 25 Years of Children's Art

Join us at the Museum of Contemporary Art on Thursday, May 3th from 5:30 to 7pm for the opening of the annual Children's Art Exhibition! This year's exhibition (aptly named "Silver") marks the exhibtion's 25th and will be on display at MOCA until Wednesday, May 16th. This is a unique opportunity to view some of the young talent from the past year from both Wildflower and North Mount Pleasant Arts Centres.

More information: Calgary City News Blog