Workshops & Classes

September ATC Swap – Free Drop In

ATC Card artwork by Penny Gracey

Drop into the Mac and learn all about Artist Trading Cards. Joyce Burns, our Artist in Residence, will be doing another informative demo in her continuing series of artists’ techniques that can be applied to ATCs or your own art exploration. We will be swapping cards at 1:00 pm then having our demo and hopefully some time for creative play.…

Zentangle 3Z Mosaics Class


This is a great follow up class to Zentangle Basics, a nice refresher if you haven’t tangled in a while, or a fun way to add something new to your tangling. With 3.5″ triangular 3Z tiles, we’ll draw familiar tangles and try some new ones, and create mosaics with multiple tiles.  You’ll have a pre-strung set to work with, and…

mini ARCHITECT: after school Architecture program for youth

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Does your child think outside the box? Are you finding them always changing their bedroom around? Building forts with anything they can find? These creative qualities can be celebrated in a new after school program that takes a different approach to learning through art-making, self-directed, and project based techniques. Swiderski Art + Architecture KIDS empowers youth by introducing children ages 7-16…

Memoir Writing Workshop with Marva Blackmore

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Is it time to put your stories on paper? “Telling Your Story”: A Memoir Writing Workshop led by Marva K. Blackmore, Storyteller, Writer, & Editor. Join a six-week workshop led by the Past President of the Storytellers of Canada and see your stories come to life. Classes start on Monday, October 16, 2017, and continue for six consecutive Mondays from 1:00 to 3:30…

Painting Classes with Lloyd Major

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These are art classes for beginners to advanced students and everyone in between. Everyone chooses the subject matter, the size of painting, and whether you wish to paint in oil or acrylic. Lloyd will take you from a blank canvas to a finished painting (not always in 4 weeks). The focus is learning to paint but also making it an enjoyable time.…

Painting Classes with Norma Emerson


Explore Canada via: Tom Thomson & A.Y. Jackson with watercolour, acrylics and oils. Your paintings await… 8 classes will be at the MAC Tuesdays October 10 – November 28, 2017, from 10:00 am to noon. Cost is $135 or $18 drop-in fee Bring your own supplies To register, contact instructor Norma Chapman-Emerson, 250-752-9057 or