REP program comes into effect for the gallery, museum, and gallery shop on October 1. We will be closed on Thursday September 30, as we honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

 

Workshops

The Leighton Art Centre offers an exciting variety of art & nature workshops throughout the year. Please check out our currently scheduled programs below, then follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter to hear about new programming.

Members enjoy a 10% discount on workshops. If you are a member, please contact us before registering for your workshop, to receive the promotional code . Ready to join, or want more info about the benefits of membership? Visit our Become A Member page.

If you’d like to avoid paying Eventbrite fees, we also accept phone registrations for workshops and programs; call 403-931-3633, Wednesday through Sunday, 10am – 4pm.

This page displays all upcoming workshops and programs, or you can narrow your search to: Artist Workshops, Nature Programs, or Family Friendly Programs.

Please note: workshops take place less frequently during the winter months.

Workshops/Programs Contact

Alison Marshall, Gallery Shop Manager & Workshop Coordinator
Email: workshops@leightoncentre.org

Autumn Broom Making

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
With David Campbell

Flying brooms, anyone?

Parent and Child Broom-Making

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
With David Campbell

With Halloween around the corner, let’s learn how to make a Hand-Woven Flying Broom, used by witches and Harry Potter!

The Way You See It: Painting and Sketching your World

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
With Neil Dawson

Learn the art of sketching and rendering whatever you see!

Parent and Child Broom-Making

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
With David Campbell

With Halloween around the corner, let’s learn how to make a Hand-Woven Flying Broom, used by witches and Harry Potter!

Family Halloween in the Foothills

October 30 @ 4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Timed Entry Outdoor Event

Calling all monsters, witches, and ghouls!

Holiday Broom Making

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
With David Campbell

This gift-giving season, make a beautiful heirloom sweeper!

Recent Workshops


 

FREE! Sketching and Painting your World (Waitlist)

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Neil Dawson
 

FREE! Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop (waitlist)

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

With Louise Lacey-Rokosh
 

Free! Outdoor Plein Air Acrylic Painting for Beginners (Waitlist)

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Sue Contini
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Michelle Wiebe
 

Meet the Foothills: Birding at the Leighton Art Centre

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

With Jim Critchley
 

FREE! Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop (Waitlist)

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

With Louise Lacey-Rokosh
 

Capturing the Golden Light

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

With Alice Helwig
 

Adult Earth Art Series: Jewelry Making

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With Andrea Merredew
 

2-Day Painting Loose and Free Outdoors

August 28 @ 10:00 am - August 29 @ 3:00 pm

With Doug Swinton
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Michelle Wiebe
 

Discover the Night Sky

August 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

With Jim Critchley
 

Meet the Foothills: Birding at the Leighton Art Centre

August 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

With Jim Critchley
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Michelle Wiebe
 

Wet Felted Sampler Class

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Leah Cathleen
 

Felted Bird Feeder

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Leah Cathleen
 

Summer Broom Making

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with David Campbell
 

Youth Earth Art Series: Basic Knife Skills

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With Andrea Merredew
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Michelle Wiebe
 

Summer Broom Making

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

With David Campbell
 

Sold Out! Youth Earth Art Series: Basic Knife Skills

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With Andrea Merredew
 

Sold Out! Meet the Foothills: Birding at the Leighton Art Centre

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

With Jim Critchley
 

Sold Out! Earth Art Series: Wildcrafted Paint, Ink & Tools

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

with Andrea Merredew
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Michelle Wiebe
 

Sold Out! Discover the Night Sky

June 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

With Jim Critchley
 

Youth Earth Art Series: Wildcrafted Paint, Ink & Tools

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

with Andrea Merredew
 

Sold Out! Build a Birdhouse

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

with Jim Critchley
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Michelle Wiebe
 

Spring Broom Making

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with David Campbell
 

Sold Out! Meet the Foothills: Birding at the Leighton Art Centre

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

With Jim Critchley
 

SOLD OUT! Explore Alcohol Inks

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with Artist-Instructor Karen Biko
 

Painting the Field Study – Plein Air Workshop

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - September 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

with artist-instructor Bobbi Dunlop
 

Broom Making

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with craftsperson-instructor David Campbell
 

On the Road – Travel Plein Air Sketching

September 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

with artist-instructor Michelle Wiebe