Past Workshops

Kids Klub Ink Painting Class

Kids Klub Ink Painting Class

Kids Klub - Ink Painting ClassThursday, November 24th3:30-5:30pmEmail Pattiann to register After school hands-on workshop with a focus on Holiday Projects led by Artist Pattiann Withapea. Class will take place at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville. Each...

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Art Bites: December Classes

Art Bites: December Classes

Art Bites: October Classes$35/Class - supplies included AM classes:  10am - 12 pmPM classes:  1-3 pm Register online or at the MAC Office Please note: we have a special 2-part class from 4-6pm on Dec 4 & 11About Art Bites: Art Bites is a fun way to try out all...

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Aging Artfully Program Fall 2022

Aging Artfully Program Fall 2022

“It’s never too late for a new experience”Aging Artfully is a FREE program offered to independently domiciled seniours living in our community.  Our wonderful volunteer teachers provide instruction and support for participants aged 75+.  All materials and supplies...

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Fall Watercolour Classes with Carla Flegel

Fall Watercolour Classes with Carla Flegel

Fall Watercolour Classes with Carla FlegelARTFUL JOURNALSSaturday November 19th, 20229am-3 pm$100 ARTful journals are a visual journal that captures experiences and memories important to you. It is YOUR story, you choose what to focus on. ARTful journalling is the...

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Apple Technology Workshops

Apple Technology Workshops

2022 Fall Apple Technology WorkshopsClasses are $45 each Click on the links to register online, or contact the MAC Office About the Instructor:Dan LaRocque has been an Apple computer and web professional since the early 90s, and Parksville’s premier Apple Certified...

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Wire Angel Workshop with Sheena McCorquodale

Wire Angel Workshop with Sheena McCorquodale

Garden Fairy Wire Sculpture Workshop Thursday, September 15, 2022 6-8pm $55 register online Create your own 12” Wire Angel.  Pose her by bending her arms, arching her back, and tilting her head.  The wire is galvanized and won’t rust outdoors.  Make her a garden...

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A Reflective Pause – Journaling and Meditation Series

A Reflective Pause – Journaling and Meditation Series

 A Reflective Pause – a journaling and meditation seriesDates:  6 Tuesdays, Sept. 13 – October 18 Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Location:  Studio, McMillan Arts Centre Materials: Bring your favourite pen - all other supplies provided Cost:  $120 for all 6 sessions Register...

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Art Bites FEATURE Class – Creating with Paper Mache CLAY

Art Bites FEATURE Class – Creating with Paper Mache CLAY

Art Bites FEATURE Class - Creating with Paper Mache ClayA special 2-part Summer Art Bites class with instructor Brenda Milne July 9 and 10, 2022 from 1-3 pm Cost: $65 – all materials included Register online here Paper mache clay is not just for kids!  You can create...

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Creative Kids – Summer 2022

Creative Kids – Summer 2022

Creative Kids ProgramsSPECIAL FREE DROP-IN FAMILY DAY EVENT! Join our first ever Family Day event - a communal art project:Family Trees Make a Communal Forest Paint a leaf, draw a pattern - no art experience required. Families of any ages and description are welcome...

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Fall 2022 Art Bites Classes

Fall 2022 Art Bites Classes

2022 Fall Art Bites ClassesGo on, take a bite! Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not ready to commit to a full class (and art supplies) if you don’t know you’ll like it?  Why not try this sampler course? Art...

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Garden Fairy Wire Sculpture Workshop

Garden Fairy Wire Sculpture Workshop

Garden Fairy Wire Sculpture WorkshopUPDATE:  Another class added - Reserve your seat now! Thursday, June 16, 2022 6-8pm $55 register online Create your own 12” Chicken Wire Garden Fairy! Make her a garden accent, sitting on your fencing or flying through your trees....

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New!  Apple Technology Class: i-Phones and i-Pads Part 2

New! Apple Technology Class: i-Phones and i-Pads Part 2

New Apple Technology Class!  i-Phones & i-Pads Part 2Apple Technology workshops can be attended in-person or on Zoom. Classes are $45 each Click on the links to register online, or contact the MAC Office About the Instructor:Dan LaRocque has been an Apple computer...

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A Cultural Palette With Dr. Evelin Kruger

A Cultural Palette With Dr. Evelin Kruger

A Cultural Palette With Dr. Evelin Kruger  Artist Talk Series Thursday April 28 1-3 pm $15 OCAC members Register online or call 250-248-8185 In this interactive workshop you will learn about different styles artists use to paint; what are the factors which...

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Chakras for Beginners with Jill Bonnell

Chakras for Beginners with Jill Bonnell

Chakras for Beginners with Jill BonnellApril 24, 20226-9pm Learn about your 7 chakras and how they affect you PLUS receive a guided meditation through these 7 chakras $45 pre-register $60 at door To reserve your spot call 250-954-7817 or email  Jill decided to heal...

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Mosaics: Working with Italian Smalti

Mosaics: Working with Italian Smalti

Mosaics: Working with Italian SmaltiSaturday, May 14, 2022 10am to 5pm$150 Instructor: Debra Hagen Curious about mosaics?  Interested in trying your hand at using a traditional material? The United Nations has declared 2022 as International Year of Glass! This class...

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Abstract Acrylic Workshops with Deborah Nicol

Abstract Acrylic Workshops with Deborah Nicol

Three All-Day Abstract Acrylics Workshops with Deborah Nicol   March 26, April 23 and May 28, 2022 10 AM to 3PM Price:  $100 for each workshop Book all three or pick and choose! To register: contact me by email  or at 250-607-7038   In each workshop we will...

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Spring 2022 Art Foundations Courses

Spring 2022 Art Foundations Courses

2022 Spring Art Foundations CoursesLoved Art Bites? Ready for more? The MAC’s Art Foundations Program is designed for people who want more formal education in the basics of visual art theory, as well as techniques for different mediums. Participants will gain a deeper...

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Creating Digital Art in Procreate with Brian Middleton

Creating Digital Art in Procreate with Brian Middleton

Creating Digital Art in Procreate with Brian MiddletonThursday,  April 7/22 from 10 am-3 pm Cost:  $125 Register online or at the MAC Office   Loved by creative professionals, Procreate has everything you need to create expressive sketches, rich paintings,...

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Spring 2022 Art Bites Classes

Spring 2022 Art Bites Classes

2022 Spring Art Bites ClassesUPDATE - Our last 6 Spring Art Bites classes are  SOLD OUT! Watch for Fall Art Bites class schedule to be announced soon. Go on, take a bite! Have you been curious about trying an art class, but not sure what medium you would like? Not...

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Express YourSELF through Art

Express YourSELF through Art

Express yourSELF through ArtA space for people to come together and make art.Follow the weekly theme or create spontaneous art!No art experience is requiredAll supplies are providedJoin once or weekly MondaysNov 15 to Dec 205pm to 7pm What Participants Can Expect:•...

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Level 2 Alcohol Ink Painting Class:  Pattiann Withapea

Level 2 Alcohol Ink Painting Class: Pattiann Withapea

This is a fast paced class intended for those who have completed Pattiann’s Level 1 Class or those who are experienced in this magical medium. We explore techniques using Fire & Resist to take your Alcohol Ink painting skills to the next level. Each participant...

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