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North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

The program information in this guide is only valid at the time it was created (September 25, 2018 12:37 PM). Program availability is not guaranteed, and may change at any time. Register now to ensure space is still available. This guide does not include programs that started more than two weeks ago.

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ONLINE REGISTRATION

Click the Course ID link next to each Program in this guide to register for that program, or visit liveandplay.calgary.ca.

Have your Live and Play account set up with your email address and account password to complete your registration online.

PHONE-IN REGISTRATION

Call 403-268-3800 (option #1)

  • Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1 - 3 p.m.

TTY (Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Speech Impaired)
Call 403-268-3825

  • Monday - Friday, .8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WALK-IN REGISTRATION

  • Recreation Customer Service Centre
    2808 Spiller Rd. S.E.
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Southland Leisure Centre
    2000 Southland Dr. S.W.
    (Walk-in registration ends one hour prior to closing.)
  • Village square Leisure Centre
    2623 56 St. N.E.
    (Walk-in registration ends one hour prior to closing.)

METHODS OF PAYMENT

  1. Visa, MasterCard or American Express
  2. CASH, DEBIT CARD or GIFT CARD (Walk-in registration only)
  3. PERSONALIZED CHEQUE or MONEY ORDER (in person at 2808 Spiller Rroad SE only.)

Payment is due at time of registration. Make cheques payable to The City of Calgary. A $25 administration fee is charged on all NSF cheques, credit card chargebacks and declined pre-authorized payments, plus related Financial Institution charges.

Commitment to inclusion

People with disabilities are encouraged to participate in any of our recreation programs, at a level suitable to their ability and program choice. Please disclose your disability during registration - staff need to know your needs in order to work together to meet them.

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Arts - Visual

Me Recreation Program Guide (valid as of Tue Sep 25, 2018)

'Tis the Season to be Jolly

Create magnificant works of art, dedicated to this joyous time of year. Explore clay, paint and printmaking to express your holiday cheer!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 8 - Dec 15
Sa
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$60.00
6 years - 8 years
2 classes
Dec 9 - Dec 16
Su
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
$60.00
6 years - 8 years
2 classes

Artful BookBinding - Basics and Beyond

Ever wonder how books are made? In this class, discover simple and complex non-adhesive methods of creating handmade and hand-bound books that are used for journaling, photos or poetry. Explore the history, beauty and relevance of books and create some books that are perfect for gift giving.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 16 - Nov 20
Tu
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$178.50
18 years and older
6 classes

Arts Combo

Explore an exciting mix of two- and three-dimensional art activities. From clay, drawing and painting to printmaking, sculpture and mixed media projects, it's the ultimate creative combo.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$119.25
7 years - 10 years
9 classes
Sep 24 - Nov 26
M
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
$119.25
7 years - 10 years
9 classes
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
$119.25
10 years - 13 years
9 classes

Arts Combo for Adults

Stretch your creativity with ceramics, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture. All supplies and tools are included to make interesting art - you just need to bring an open mind!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 25 - Nov 20
Tu
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$276.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$276.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Arts Ventures

There's no better adventure than a full day of creative expression. During the week, your child will participate in exciting two- and three-dimensional art activities, including drawing, painting, mixed media and fabric painting. Supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Jan 2 - Jan 4
W/Th/F
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$145.50
6 years - 8 years
3 classes
Jan 2 - Jan 4
W/Th/F
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
$145.50
9 years - 12 years
3 classes

Cartoons & Comics

Explore visual storytelling and develop your own unique illustrative style. Create interesting cartoons through character development, expression, exaggeration and lettering styles. It's a drawing class that encourages you to draw on your vivid imagination.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$119.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes

Classic Christmas

Relax as a family and make unique gifts and Christmas decorations together. These keepsakes can be enjoyed for years to come. Designed for younger children, accompanied by an adult, you will both make projects.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 8 - Dec 15
Sa
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
$81.00
4 years - 9 years
2 classes
Dec 9 - Dec 16
Su
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
$81.00
4 years - 9 years
2 classes

Clay Basics

There's something exciting about creating with clay. As the foundation for our other clay programs, learn the basics of clay. Develop skills in hand building, throw on the potter's wheel, experiment with surface decoration and glazing and enjoy your finished work. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 25 - Nov 20
Tu
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Clay Explorations

Discover the exciting world of clay while learning basic skills. Hand building methods including pinch, coil, slab and hollow building, as well as an introduction to the potter's wheel. New projects each season allow you to hone your skills.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
$132.75
9 years - 12 years
9 classes
Sep 23 - Dec 2
Su
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
$132.75
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

Clay For Two

Experience the fun and excitement of clay with your little one. Dig into the creative process together, learn basic clay working skills while encouraging imagination and self-expression. Fuel your child's imagination and tap into your well of creativity.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$114.75
3 years - 5 years
9 classes

Create Together

Here's a rewarding opportunity to connect with your child through creativity. Each class offers an exciting new art activity that will stimulate the imagination, develop your child's social and motor skills and provide quality bonding time. Nannies, grandparents or other caregivers are also welcome to register with your child.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 23 - Dec 2
Su
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
$114.75
3 years - 5 years
9 classes

Drawing & Painting

Here's a chance for your child to explore art fundamentals, including line, proportion, shading and perspective through innovative projects. They'll develop observational and interpretive skills using a range of artist's materials like acrylic and tempera paints, pastels, wax resist, charcoal and more.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes
Sep 23 - Dec 2
Su
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

Drawing & Painting for Adults

Thinking of taking art classes, but don't know which medium is for you? Try this introduction to a variety of drawing and painting media. Get grounded in the fundamentals of drawing concepts, then move on to the basics of acrylics and watercolour. All supplies are included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 24 - Nov 26
M
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$276.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$276.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Drawing & Painting for Families

There's nothing better than creating as a family. Together, you'll explore proportion, shading and perspective through fun, innovative and imaginative projects. Experiment with artist materials including acrylic and tempera paints, pastels, wax-resist, charcoal and more. It's fun for the whole family!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 12 - Nov 16
F
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
$123.00
6 years - 12 years
6 classes
Oct 14 - Nov 18
Su
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
$123.00
6 years - 12 years
6 classes

Drawing For the Completely Intimidated

Anyone can learn to draw! Drawing exercises allow you to approach drawing from a variety of perspectives while learning about yourself in the process. Just open your mind, relax your hands and let your creativity flow. Supplies are extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Explore the Potter's Wheel

Develop, practise and hone your throwing skills in this wheel-focused class. Projects vary from season to season, so you can take this class again and again. Clay Explorations is recommended, but not a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 4 - Nov 8
Th
04:15 PM - 06:30 PM
$88.50
9 years - 12 years
6 classes
Oct 13 - Nov 17
Sa
09:45 AM - 12:00 PM
$88.50
9 years - 12 years
6 classes

Family Arts Combo

Children and adults are invited to explore a variety of visual art materials and techniques together. Work side-by-side with your child on collaborative and individual projects. (Nanny, grandparent or other caregiver may register instead of parent.)

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 13 - Nov 17
Sa
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes

Family Clay Projects (4-10 yrs + Adult)

Learn the basics of clay while sharing a fun, family experience. Use this versatile material to make imaginative sculptures. Create something on your own or work with your child on a project. Make time for family while making cool things out of clay!

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 13 - Nov 17
Sa
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes
Oct 14 - Nov 18
Su
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes
Oct 14 - Nov 18
Su
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
$123.00
4 years - 10 years
6 classes

Family Potter's Wheel

The family that throws together grows together! Work side-by-side on the potter's wheel. Together, you'll learn basic techniques, watch demonstrations and then put your pottery skills to work. Please note that previous clay experience is an asset, but not a prerequisite. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 12 - Nov 16
F
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
$225.00
9 years - 17 years
6 classes
Oct 13 - Nov 17
Sa
02:45 PM - 04:45 PM
$225.00
9 years - 17 years
6 classes
Oct 14 - Nov 18
Su
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
$225.00
9 years - 17 years
6 classes

Focus on Drawing

Develop your drawing skills using graphite, charcoal, conte, as well as pen and ink. Program includes both observational studies and projects that encourage imagination and build confidence as students learn about simple perspective, proportion, line, tone, texture and shading.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
$119.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
$119.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

Folk Art Winter Magic

Create holiday treasures with a variety of art materials including clay, paint and papier mache. All supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 8 - Dec 15
Sa
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
$60.00
6 years - 8 years
2 classes

Glazing and Decorating Techniques

Discover the wonder and embrace the challenge of clay decoration. Expand your knowledge of surface treatments, including slip application, glaze brushwork, image transfer and a whole lot more! Prerequisite: Clay or Potter's Wheel Basics. Supplies Extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 28 - Dec 2
Su
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$178.50
18 years and older
6 classes

Hand Building with Clay

An alternative to wheel throwing, you'll explore form, function, and sculpture through a variety of construction methods. Glazing and decorating techniques will also be covered, giving you fresh ideas. No experience is necessary and supplies are extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Holiday Greetings - Cards and Envelopes

Create a unique series of cards with matching envelopes using a variety of papers, inks and accents. Each card becomes an impressive gift of art unto itself. Learn simple print techniques, some of which are suitable to pursue at home. Supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 3 - Dec 10
M
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
$76.50
18 years and older
2 classes
Dec 5 - Dec 12
W
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
$76.50
18 years and older
2 classes

Homeschool Art

Focus on the four major components of the Alberta Art curriculum while experimenting with an exciting variety of two- and three-dimensional art activities. These may include clay, drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media projects. Supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
$155.25
6 years - 8 years
9 classes
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
$155.25
9 years - 12 years
9 classes

How to Draw People

Explore time-tested strategies and interesting techniques that will improve your portraits, sketches and action drawings. You'll work with an accomplished artist who can help bring your ┬┐people┬┐ to life.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 20 - Nov 3
Sa
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
$45.00
6 years - 8 years
3 classes
Nov 10 - Nov 24
Sa
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
$45.00
9 years - 12 years
3 classes

Make n' Take: Tree Ornaments

Festive handmade ornaments for your tree - made from an assortment of artists' materials. You'll both enjoy making a set of seven ornaments, and decorating them with paint, beads and sparkles. All supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 3 - Dec 3
M
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
$30.00
4 years - 9 years
1 classes
Dec 5 - Dec 5
W
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
$30.00
4 years - 9 years
1 classes
Dec 8 - Dec 8
Sa
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
$30.00
4 years - 9 years
1 classes
Dec 9 - Dec 9
Su
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$30.00
4 years - 9 years
1 classes
Dec 15 - Dec 15
Sa
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$30.00
4 years - 9 years
1 classes
Dec 16 - Dec 16
Su
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$30.00
4 years - 9 years
1 classes

Painting With Acrylics - Basics

Develop your artistic skills with this exciting and versatile medium. Water-based, fast-drying and practically odourless, acrylic paints can produce a variety of effects. Painting techniques and art fundamentals including composition, design and colour theory will be covered. Supplies are extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 24 - Nov 26
M
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Painting With Watercolour - Basics

Discover the unique aspects of this beautiful, transparent and sometimes unpredictable medium. Choose your own subject matter or paint projects suggested by your instructor. Learn paper stretching, brush handling and watercolour painting techniques. No experience necessary. Supplies extra.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 25 - Nov 20
Tu
12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$202.50
18 years and older
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Basics

It's fascinating to see clay being transformed on the potter's wheel. Develop your skills through throwing techniques, demonstrations and practise in this introductory course. Supplies are extra and Clay Basics is recommended, but not a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Basics for Youth

Develop your wheel-throwing skills through instruction, demonstration and working on the potter's wheel. The course is designed to give participants a great deal of practice time during class.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
$182.25
13 years - 17 years
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Beyond Basics

Learn more about the wonders of the potter's wheel. Evolve your throwing and glazing skills through instruction, demonstration and time on the wheel. Practice time is available at a special discounted rate for participants. Also, supplies are extra and participants should be confident in their basic wheel throwing skills.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 21 - Nov 23
F
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
12:45 PM - 03:15 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 26 - Nov 21
W
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Potter's Wheel Studio

The studio is a supportive place to learn and grow as an artist. You'll hone your skills on the potter's wheel with access to an instructor. Get passionate about pottery and start pursuing exciting personal projects. Supplies are extra and Potter's Wheel Beyond Basics is a prerequisite.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
$222.75
18 years and older
9 classes

Preschool - Anatomy for Young Artists

We take inspirations from the world of nature and science in this exploration of clay, collage, drawing, painting and more. Bones or feathers, snowflakes or your brain, curious little ones create art to express the wonder of it all.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 23 - Dec 2
Su
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
$94.50
4 years - 5 years
9 classes
Sep 27 - Nov 22
Th
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
$94.50
4 years - 5 years
9 classes

Preschool - Clay Discovery

Let your preschooler's imagination run wild creating mythical monsters and other captivating projects. In this class, they'll learn basic clay skills including pinch, coil, slab and hollow building. It's the perfect class for young creative minds. Six-year-olds that are not yet in grade one are welcome to join.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
$99.00
4 years - 5 years
9 classes

Preschool - Wee Holiday Wishes

Seasonal fun for preschoolers. Celebrate this wonderful time of year by creating festive two- and three-dimensional art projects.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 4 - Dec 13
Tu/Th
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
$46.00
4 years - 5 years
4 classes

Preschool Art

Creative and fun for preschoolers, children will explore two-and three-dimensional art while developing basic skills and vivid imaginations. From painting and collage to clay modelling, young artists will work on projects that encourage their personality to shine.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Sep 22 - Nov 24
Sa
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$94.50
4 years - 5 years
9 classes
Sep 23 - Dec 2
Su
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$94.50
4 years - 5 years
9 classes

Santa's Art Workshop

Ho-ho-hold onto your hats! Make this a Christmas that your child will never forget. Create ornamental keepsakes and unforgetable artworks with your child. You will both treasure the experience.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 3 - Dec 12
M/W
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
$51.00
3 years - 4 years
4 classes

Winter Animal in Clay

Hand build a charming clay animal while learning a variety of sculptural techniques. We'll provide guidance to help you complete your finest, most imaginative painted sculpture.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 8 - Dec 15
Sa
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$44.50
9 years - 12 years
2 classes
Dec 9 - Dec 16
Su
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
$44.50
6 years - 8 years
2 classes

Winter Village

Start an unique tradition and collaborate with your children to create your own Winter Village in clay! Return each year and watch your little hamlet grow. All supplies included.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Dec 8 - Dec 15
Sa
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$60.00
6 years - 17 years
2 classes
Dec 8 - Dec 15
Sa
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
$60.00
6 years - 17 years
2 classes
Dec 9 - Dec 16
Su
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$60.00
6 years - 17 years
2 classes
Dec 9 - Dec 16
Su
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
$60.00
6 years - 17 years
2 classes