The 2018 Winter/Spring Arts & Recreation Brochure is here!
Head over to the classes & workshops calendar to view classes by date & category, or click any of the links below for more information on the events that interest you!

Download a copy of the brochure:  *** CAS Winter&Spring brochure 2018 ***

  • Multiple Dates – Function Fitness; progressive fitness classes to improve your health
  • Multiple Dates – Tai Chi Directionsbeginner and intermediate classes available
  • Multiple Dates  – Creative Arts for Children; weekly art class for kids aged 7-9
  • Multiple Dates – Creative Arts for Youth; students aged 10+ will learn to use multiple mediums
  • February 16 – Paint n’ Sip! Night Lights; our first Paint n’ Sip of the year is instructed by Tara K
  • February 22 – Skating on Mirror Lake; a themed night of acrylic painting for kids aged 8+
  • February 23 – Paint Night for Youth; kids aged 9-12 will create a cool painting of the Northern Lights
  • February 24 – Spirit Dolls; Art Therapist Nikki Featherstone leads this afternoon of intention & creation
  • February 24 – How To Write A Book in 40 Days; Join author Linda Finstad for excellent writing tips & help
  • February 25 – Old Red Barn in Watercolour; a great workshop choice for all skill levels
  • February 27 & March 6 – Starry Sky in Watercolour; kids aged 9-12 will learn a variety of watercolour techniques
  • March 8 to April 26 – Beginner Bridge; learn the basics, or just come to play in this free course
  • March 10 & 11 – Copper Pot, 2 Lemons, & Orange; oil painting class suitable for intermediate levels
  • March 13 – Country Barn in Acrylics; create an old barn and foliage in acrylic paint with Tara K
  • March 15 – Fantasy Flower Garden; a messy and fun class for kids aged 7+
  • March 16 – Paint n’ Sip! Stiletto Rouge; take a walk on the wild side with these striking red stilettos!
  • March 18 – Koi Fish Swimming; Willie Wong leads this stunningly colourful watercolour class
  • March 18 – Fleur de Lis; work on two canvasses at once to create a stunning “set” of opposite coloured paintings
  • March 20 & 27 – Prairie Warbler; bring this beautiful bird to life on your canvas in this two-day acrylic workshop
  • March 22 – Baby Sign Language; learn how to effectively communicate with your baby through sign language
  • March 23 – Paint n Sip Butterfly on Barn Board; choose the colour of your butterfly to create this beauty on barn board
  • April 6 – Paint n Sip Venice Canal; float down a canal in the beautiful old Italian city of Venice.
  • April 7 – Drawing Workshop for Children; learn the basics of drawing with pencil. Recommended for ages 8-10.
  • April 7 – Drawing Workshop for Youth; learn the basics of drawing with pencil. Recommended for ages 11-13.
  • April 8 – Tree Heart For Twospend some quality time with your partner, family member, or BFF! Work on three canvasses together
  • April 14 – Coloured Pencil Portraitstep by step guidance with skin tones, values, blending, facial features, and problem solving
  • April 17 – Into the Night; capture a luminous glow with moonlight reflecting on water in this night time acrylic painting.
  • April 19 – Feathered Friend; learn how to blend colour as you fill your canvas with a cute bird portrait!
  • April 20 – Paint n Sip – Paris at Night; light up your night with this impressionistic creation of the illuminated Eiffel Tower!
  • April 21 – Mixed Media Triptych; a triptych is a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures, carvings, etc.
  • April 21 – Photographic Composition; learn some guidelines for good composition. Designed for beginners to intermediate level.
  • April 22 – Vintage Bookshelf; paint a shelf of vintage books on a specialty sized long narrow canvas.
  • April 24 – Mushrooms; slip into the enchanted world of the forest floor to create this up-close study of mushrooms
  • April 28 – Tile Whimsy; have fun creating tile art using alcohol inks and embellishments like stenciling, acrylics, gems, and more!
  • May 1 & 8 – Owl Buddies; two owls in a tree? Yes please! Learn some finer painting techniques to bring these two buddies to life!
  • May 3 – Mother’s Day Duet; Mom and child will each paint an owl picture that when hung together display a loving message.
  • May 4 – Paint n’ Sip! Lose Track of Time; wander off into the unknown along railway tracks in this slightly eerie scene!
  • May 4 – Paint Night for Youth “Sailing at Sunset”; Recommended for ages 9-12
  • May 5 – Taking Better People Pictures; learn how to take better individual and group pictures of people.
  • May 5 – Winter Elkenjoy painting this majestic creature set in a winter scene, with acrylic paint.
  • May 5 – Drawing with Pencillearn the basics of drawing with one of the best!
  • May 6 – Acrylic Landscapecreate two beautiful 11×14 inch landscape paintings with artist David Shkolny
    May 10 – Evening Campfire; create the warmth of a crackling campfire using acrylic paints.
  • May 12 – Female Nude in Watercolour; create this exquisite nude with instructor Willie’s help.
  • May 12 – Taking Better Landscape Pictureswe can help you capture those beautiful sunsets or fall colours.
  • May 13 – Branch Outdetailed and bright foliage steal the show in this nature lovers workshop!
  • May 15 – Morning on the Lake; paint your own beautiful view of a wooded lake in the morning light!
  • May 17 – 3 Cats on a Fencepaint 3 cats on a fence with a full moon backdrop! Recommended for ages 7+.
  • May 22 – Prairie Journeytravel through the Prairies with easy step by step instruction to capture this timeless scene on canvas.
  • May 24 – Dancing Fairiescreate lively little fairies dancing under the stars. Recommended for ages 7+.
  • May 25 – Paint n Sip Sea the Light;  learn impressionistic techniques using loose brushstrokes to create this lighthouse scene.
  • May 26 – One Day Masterpiece; students will complete a painting while being encouraged to explore their own personal expressions

camrose art walk 2018

The 22nd Annual Camrose Art Walk

Art Walk is an opportunity for Central Alberta artists of all levels and mediums to display their work in public venues throughout the summer. The goal of this event is to create a city-wide art gallery that encourages the public to discover artists that might not otherwise have had the exposure.

If interested in participating please complete the application form below and submit to or drop it off at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre in Camrose by April 6th, 2018.
Please direct inquiries to Jane at or 672.9949.

   *** 2018 Art Walk Application Form ***



creative summer arts program

2018 Creative Arts Summer Program

 Download a registration form below, or pick one up at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre

   *** 2018 Creative Arts Summer Program Registration Form ***



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