Art Classes and Adult Workshops

The Gallery is regularly looking to hire art class or art workshop instructors.  If you are an arts educator and interested in teaching a class or workshop please send your resume to


Thunder Bay Art Gallery offers a diverse array of art workshops, classes and camps for learners of all ages.  We are proud to provide quality materials and professional instructors for all of our educational programs.  If you would like to be informed about upcoming workshops and classes, email to let us know!


No refunds are issued for cancellations made less than 1 week prior to beginning of class, unless due to unmitigated circumstances. All refunds are subject to a 10% administration fee regardless of when cancellation occurs. The Thunder Bay Art Gallery reserves the right to cancel under-registered classes.

Fall 2018 Youth Art Classes
For more information and to register call 577 6427.
Quality Materials and Skilled Instructors

The Paintbox
Age 5 – 6
Saturdays: September 22 – November 10
1 – 2:30 pm
An introductory art class with new projects for fun and the development of skills. Draw, paint and complete a new project each week.
8 classes
Cost: $112
Gallery Members: $100

The Drawing Centre
Age: 7 – 8
Saturdays: September 22 – November 10
3 – 4:30 pm
An introductory art class. Develop drawing and painting skills and talk about why artists make art.
8 classes
Cost $112
Gallery Members: $100

Comic Artists
Age: 9 – 13
Wednesdays: September 19 – November 7
6 – 7:30 pm
A drawing class for youth who would like to learn about comic art. Learn about different comic artists and why they make art.
8 classes
Cost: $112
Gallery Members: $100

PA Days at the Gallery
Sign up for an afternoon of art projects.
Fridays: September 28, October 26, November 16.


Creative Studio with Betty Carpick
Thursdays, September 27 – November 29
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Try different art mediums and techniques each session and visit the current exhibitions.
Cost: $7 drop in

Chill Nights at the Gallery
Tuesdays, September 25 – November 27
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Hang out and experience the art with Public Programmer Betty Carpick.
Cost: $7 hst drop in

Places of Departure Through Personal Story
Friday afternoons, October 19 & 26
1:30 – 4:30 pm
Writer Eleanbor Albanese will do guided writing exercises and connect the text to an art project.

Beading with Jean: Applique Workshop
All are welcome.
October 21 & 22
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost: $70 + hst


Wet Felting with Crystal Nielsen
Sunday, November 4
12:30 – 4:30 pm
Cost: $65 + hst  Gallery Members: $55 + hst.
An introductory workshop with exciting results. Create a “painting” using the art of wet felting.
Cost: $65 +hst. Gallery Members: $55 + hst