Workshops

SSAC is proud to be the go to location to find out what workshops are happening in our community. On this page you will find workshops offered by SSAC, workshops run by our members at SSAC, as well as workshops and classes offered by our members throughout South Simcoe. Please refer to each workshop listing for registration information and details.

Upcoming

Kids Summer

MW_CPTC01 - Crazy Shorts

Crazy Shorts…The Best summer ever! The perfect program for your 6 to 9-year-old. Let your child join Crazy Pants Theatre's incredible Crazy Shorts program and prepare yourself for a happy kid. Imagine your child excited to get up in the morning participate in theatre games and projects and at the end of the day, they will be so excited to share all that they did. Week long and Day programs available.

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Current

Kids Summer
MW_CPTC02 - Shrek the Musical: Summer Theatre for Youth

MW_CPTC02 - Shrek the Musical: Summer Theatre for Youth

Jul 23, Aug 17 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Your child will thrive in this amazing summer musical program. At Crazy Pants Theatre Co. summer musicals are jam packed with excitement and creativity. This is one of their most popular yearly programs and performances where they take a full scale musical and get it stage ready in four weeks.

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SSAC_CITC - Crafts in the Courtyard

SSAC_CITC - Crafts in the Courtyard

Aug 15 - Aug 29, 2018 Wednesdays 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Beginning August 1st and running every Wednesday in August, the SSAC will be offering an Arts & Crafts workshop in the courtyard for children 7-14 years old. Give your children a fun opportunity to spend a few hours outside (or inside on rainy days) and create something awesome! Your children will be participating in 1-2 crafts per 2 hour session, which they will take home with them. Registration is $10 per session, and we will be posting the crafts for the week in advance.

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Visual

MW_LM01 - Wellness Drawing

Jul 25 - Aug 29, 2018 Wednesdays 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Drop in to Matthews House Hospice and draw with Len. Suggested donation $10/hr.

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Past

Fibre
MW_GNR01 - 3D Felted Vessel Workshop

MW_GNR01 - 3D Felted Vessel Workshop

Apr 7 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM), Apr 7 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM) 2018

Join Gail at G N' R Alpaca Farm and learn how to make your own felted vessel

In this workshop you will learn how to design and make a unique 3D seamless hollow object using the wet felting technique and a simple plastic resist.

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AV01 - Basic Wool Felting for Kids

AV01 - Basic Wool Felting for Kids

Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Your child can join felting artist Angela Volk and learn how to create basic wet wool felting art. Open to ages 4+ this class has limited spaces. Register early.

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AV02 - Basic Nuno Felting

AV02 - Basic Nuno Felting

Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join felting artist Angela Volk and learn the fundamentals of Nuno Felting. Each participant will make a piece suitable for pillow covers or a small scarf. Limited space is available, make sure to register early.

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JM01 - The Art of Macrame: Hanging Planters

JM01 - The Art of Macrame: Hanging Planters

Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


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JM02 - Art of Macrame: Dream Catcher

JM02 - Art of Macrame: Dream Catcher

Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Your child can join macrame artist Jessie Mead of Macra-Me-Crazy and learn how to create their very own dream catcher. Cost includes instruction and all materials.

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MW_GNR01 - Nuno Felting Alpaca Scarf Workshop

MW_GNR01 - Nuno Felting Alpaca Scarf Workshop

Sat May 12, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Join Gail at Gn'R Farms for this great 'How to class' in Nuno felting with alpaca fibre. This workshop takes place on location at the farm.

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MW_GNR01 - Nuno Felting Alpaca Scarf Workshop

MW_GNR01 - Nuno Felting Alpaca Scarf Workshop

Sat Jun 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Join Gail at Gn'R Farms for this great 'How to class' in Nuno felting with alpaca fibre. This workshop takes place on location at the farm.

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Kids Summer

SSAC01 - SSAC Summer Art Camp

Jul 23 - Jul 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Coming soon! Email us if you would like to be the first to know about this incredible arts camp.

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Music
MW_ORMTA - Barrie ORMTA Branch Competition & Masterclass

MW_ORMTA - Barrie ORMTA Branch Competition & Masterclass

Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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SSAC02MF - Master Class: Piano with Christopher Norton

SSAC02MF - Master Class: Piano with Christopher Norton

Sat Jun 2, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We have a very exciting opportunity for our young musicians. South Simcoe Arts Council is thrilled to host a master class with pianist and composer Christopher Norton. There is no cost to participate or observe this event, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Honda Canada Mfg.

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Theatre
MW_CPTC02 - Super Shorts! at Crazy Pants Theatre

MW_CPTC02 - Super Shorts! at Crazy Pants Theatre

Apr 4 - May 16, 2018 Wednesdays 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Your young actor will feel amazing when they put on their own cape and become SUPER ACTORS!

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MW_CPTC01 - Improv-Tastic at Crazy Pants Theatre

Apr 9 - Jun 4, 2018 Mondays 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Improv is the perfect class for new actors to jump in and try their hand at performing And it is an awesome class for seasoned actors to work on building new skills and thinking creatively. Either way, Improv-Tastic is just right!

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SSAC01MF - Drama Workshop

SSAC01MF - Drama Workshop

Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join adjudicator Cam Oates for this exciting 2 hour Workshop focussing on character study and musical theatre choreography.

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Visual
LM01 - Drop-In Drawing Wednesdays

LM01 - Drop-In Drawing Wednesdays

Mar 28 - May 30, 2018 Wednesdays 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in Drawing WEDNESDAYS
2:00pm - 4:00 pm
$10 per hour
All Supplies Provided!

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DS01 - Alcohol Ink Workshp

DS01 - Alcohol Ink Workshp

Sat Apr 7, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Wolfpaw Creations brings this exciting Alcohol Ink Workshop to the SSAC. Make sure to register early. There are only 6 spots available in this workshop.

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DS02 - Wax Workshop

DS02 - Wax Workshop

Sat Apr 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ages 14 - Adult
Join Dorothy of Wolfpaw Creations for this incredible Wax Art Workshop. Make sure to register early as there are only 8 spots available in this fantastic class.

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MW_MA03 - EXPLORING ACRYLIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES at Maggiolly Art

Apr 12 - Apr 26, 2018 Thursdays 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Afternoon Session
Learn new ways to use acrylic paints and mediums to build works on paper, birch panels and/or canvas. Play with different acrylic gels and mediums to find out what they will do; try interference colours and metallics.

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MW_RV01 - Soft Pastel Workshop

Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

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MW_MA01 - The Tuesday Painter at Maggiolly Art

May 1 - May 29, 2018 Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn all about acrylic painting with artist instructor Nahid Azari. Explore blending colours and values, practising brush strokes, and using different techniques to capture various textures and effects with acrylic paints.

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MW_SSPC - Painting The Rocks & Water in the Ontario Landscape

MW_SSPC - Painting The Rocks & Water in the Ontario Landscape

Tue May 1, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The South Simcoe Palette Club is excited to offer this fantastic workshop.
From Tom Thompson to Robert Genn, Wendy Birmingham, Monica Burnside and Ryan Sobkovich, artists have in their own unique voice presented the passionate presence of the landscape; Ontario and afar. In this one-day intense workshop, Andrew Sookrah will focus on rocks, water and everything else connected to them.

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MW_RV02 - Soft Pastel Workshop

Sat May 5, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

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DS_01 - Alcohol Ink Workshp

DS_01 - Alcohol Ink Workshp

Sat May 12, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wolfpaw Creations brings this exciting Alcohol Ink Workshop to the SSAC. Make sure to register early. There are only 6 spots available in this workshop.

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MW_RV01 - Soft Pastel Workshop

Sat May 12, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

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MW_MA04 - EXPLORING ACRYLIC PAINTING TECHNIQUES at Maggiolly Art

May 23 - Jun 6, 2018 Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Evening Session
Offered in both Afternoon and Evening sessions to accommodate everyone's schedule! Learn new ways to use acrylic paints and mediums to build works on paper, birch panels and/or canvas. Play with different acrylic gels and mediums to find out what they will do.

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MW_RV03 - Soft Pastel Workshop

Sat May 26, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

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MW_RV01 - Soft Pastel Workshop

Sat Jun 2, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

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MW_RV02 - Soft Pastel Workshop

Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Contact Richard VanderMeer for details and registration

Contact Info
33 Mississauga St. E.
Orillia, On L3V 1V4
home: 705-327-3379
work: 705-325-4874

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SSAC_BOB - Battle of the Brushes 2018 Registration

SSAC_BOB - Battle of the Brushes 2018 Registration

Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Our annual outdoor event is always an exciting time for artists and spectators alike.

This 30-minute 'People's Choice' painting competition is a staple on the SSAC calendar and with cash prizes up for grabs each year it brings people out from all over our county and beyond. Only 40 participants will be allowed to battle it out and spots are given out on a first come first served basis. We recommend registering in advance to secure your entry in the battle. Cost of registration is $5.

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