Public Programs

The Township of Langley through the Langley Centennial Museum offers a variety of intergenerational arts and cultural programs. Courses and activities at the museum and at other locations in Fort Langley range from visual arts instruction to history based family scavenger hunts. Although the Museum’s catalogue of offerings changes from season to season, the selections are numerous, educational and fun. Everyone from “parents with tots” to “grandparents with time to spare” will find something of interest. Search, and review our many programs and register soon. Then keep coming back to the website for information on new programs and future events.

Spring Programs 2017

Click here to see the Spring Programs brochure.

Summer Programs 2017

Click here to see the Summer Programs brochure.

 

Tip, Tap, Typewriters

Using old-fashioned typewriters, children create a sweet note to mom or dad. With the help of a parent, complete the gift the week before the big day, by decorating a card and a colourful bookmark.

4+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Mother's Day
Su 10:00-11:30am May 7 1/$15.75 511313

Father’s Day
Su 10:00-11:30am Jun 11 1/$15.75 511314

Family

Music Together

Music together is a research-based music and movement program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers and the adults who love them.  We nurture the development of their rhythmic and tonal skills and most importantly their love of making music.  First child fee includes 2 CDs, and illustrated songbook and a parent resource guide for new families.  Siblings 10 months and under at the date of the first class are free with a registered sibling

1mos-5yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Fr 10:00-10:45am Apr 7–Jun 16 10/$165 511315
Fr 11:00-11:45am Apr 7–Jun 16 10/$165     511316
Sa 9:00 - 9:45am Apr 1–Jun 17 10/$165 511317
Sa  10:00-10:45am Apr 1–Jun 17  10/$165     511318
Sa  11:00-11:45am  Apr 1–Jun 17 10/$165 519656

 

Pre-School

Storytime in the Parlour

Preschoolers pile onto a hand-crafted blanket and listen to stories in the Museum’s historic Michaud Parlour.  Afterwards everyone heads into the ga

llery to cut, glue and create a fun craft based on one of the stories.  Program offered in partnership with the Fraser Valley Regional Library.

4-5yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Mo 9:30-10:30am  Apr 24-May 15       4/$33.25 511321
Mo 11:00am-12:00pm  Apr 24-May 15     4/$33.25 511322



Child 

Manga Madness

 

Manga is a Japanese word that refers to comics and cartooning.  In this set of classes, children dive into creating cartoons in this extremely popular style.  Drawing characters step-by-step helps children learn basic techniques but they are also encouraged to create their own fantastic manga characters and stories.  Students then pick a few of their favorite characters and create them in 3D using bake-able clay!

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Mo 3:15-4:45pm Apr 24-May 15   4/$50 511323

 

Fashion Design

If your child is inspired by fashion, then this is the class for them!  Kids sketch models then draw and colour all kinds of fabulous fashion pieces.  Using their artwork to guide them, students also stitch together small fabric examples of their creations

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Fr 3:15-4:45pm Apr 21-May 26 6/$74.75 511325

 

Exploring Watercolour Painting for Kids

Learn about watercolour techniques and experiment with drawing, color theory, and painting surfaces.  Each class includes a demonstration, instruction, and plenty of time to practice your new techniques.  Develop your own creativity in this fun course!

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 10:00-11:00am   May 13-Jun 10 4/$33.25 511326

 

Mixed Media Painting

By combining drawing and painting techniques with modeling paste, pastels, art papers, tissues and other mediums, kids create unique, colourful artworks.  Artist Helen Brownsword gets children experimenting by layering materials and trying out new ways of making art.

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 9:30-11:00am Apr 1-May 6 4/$50.00 511327

 

Canadian Heritage Badge

This highly interactive and engaging hands-on program is designed to enable Girl Guides and Cub Scouts to meet the requirements for their Canadian Heritage Badge.  A flexible booking format means Units can fit this program into their schedule when it is most convenient.  This program is available by appointment only.  Call Langley Centennial Museum at 604.532.3536 for more information.

5-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

1/$100

Youth 

Watercolour Painting for Youth

Get the basics of watercolour painting down with the help of local artist Debbie McKinnon.  Learn techniques such as washes, lifting, and glazing, as well as using liquid frisket to keep highlights and salt to create interesting textures and patterns.   Head home with a small painting and a handmade sample booklet of techniques

14-16yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 11:30-1:30pm May 6-13 2/$33.25 511331

 

Adult

Watercolour Basics

Start your journey into the exciting and colourful world of watercolour painting with local artist Debbie McKinnon.   Learn watercolour techniques such as washes, lifting, and glazing, as well as using liquid frisket to keep highlights and salt to create beautiful organic textures.   Head home with a small painting and a handmade sample booklet of techniques.

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 12:00-3:00pm May 27 1/$24.75 511332

 

Monoprinting for Beginners

Discover mono-printing using Gelli plates, a durable and reusable printing plate that looks and feels like gelatin.  It’s highly sensitive surface allows for impressions to be made and then be transferred to paper.  One-of-a-kind painterly prints are created easily and quickly, allowing you to work intuitively and create small works of art that can be used in a variety of ways.

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Tu 6:00-9:00pm Apr 4 1/$33.25 511333
Su 1:00-4:00pm May 28 1/$33.25 511334

 

Calligraphy Basics

Come and learn the ancient art of handwriting with local artist Melissa H. Clark.  In this introductory course you'll allow you to practice your penmanship and create elegant text.  Add a decorative flare to all of your gifts, cards, and letters through this inexpensive hobby and the timeless art of the written word.  

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 1:30-3:00pm Mar 26 1/$16.50 511335

 

Calligraphy Continued

Continue working with local artist Melissa H. Clark to enhance the skills and techniques developed in Calligraphy Basics.  You will practice uncials - an alphabet that is impressive, simple to learn, and looks wonderful on greeting cards and envelopes.  Learn this alphabet and create your own spectacular gift cards for all occasions. 

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 1:30-4:30pm Apr 8 1/$24.75 511336

Summer Programs 2017

Family

Music Together (Erin Parr)

Music together is a research-based music and movement program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers and the adults who love them. We nurture the development of their rhythmic and tonal skills and most importantly their love of making music. First child fee includes 2 CDs, and illustrated songbook and a parent resource guide for new families. Siblings 10 months and under at the date of the first class are free with a registered sibling.

1mos-5yrs

Tu, Th 10:00-10:45am July 4-27 8/$135 511319

Preschool

Energetic Artists Day Camp

Is your little bundle of energy ready for some creative fun? Active minds and hands are sure to be engaged in this entertaining camp that's jam-packed with dozens of captivating art projects!

4-6yrs

Tu-Fr 9:00-11:00am Jul 4-7 4/$45.00 511346

Tiny Time-Travelers

Using the Langley Centennial Museum's extensive collection of artifacts as inspiration, young children create and play. Assemble paper weavings after looking at traditional First Nations cedar baskets, write a letter and mail it home after reading a note from long ago, draw and paint a colourful still life scene and bake a mini apple pies after using old fashioned utensils. Old fashioned games and songs round out the mornings' activities.

4-5yrs

Tu-Fr 9:00-11:00am Aug 8-11 4/$45.00 511352

Li'l Diggers

Small children discover buried treasures, by digging, sifting and playing. They explore nature and get their little hands dirty while enjoying crafts, games, gallery sessions and a trip to a dig site.

4-6yrs

Mo-Fr 9:00-11:00am Aug 28-Sep 1 5/$56.25 511356

Outdoor Adventures

Small minds and bodies keep busy and active by playing games, going on outdoor explorations and creating crafts from a variety of natural materials. Kids learn about the outdoors and the creatures that inhabit it through fun, interactive play-based activities.

4-6yrs

Tu-Fr 12:30-2:30pm Jul 4-7 4/$45.00 511347

Child & Preteen

Pioneer Pastimes

Young adventurers spend the week traveling back in time! Experiencing true pioneer life, kids travel to the Fort Langley Historic Site and to a local farm. They also enjoy heritage crafts, pioneer games and activities, trying on pioneer costumes, and cooking and eating like a pioneer, while enjoying homemade jam and other treats.

Grades 1-7

Mo-Fr 9:00am-3:00pm Jul 10-14 5/$166.25 511348

Around the World in Artful Ways

Embark on a creative journey where campers explore culturally diverse arts, crafts, and culinary delights. Origami, Pysanky, bean mandalas, and Celtic knots are just a few of the projects campers will undertake to gain new artistic skills and a greater appreciation of art forms from around the globe.

Grades 3-7

Mo-Fr 9:00am-3:00pm Jul 17-21 5/$166.25 511349

Voyageur Camp

Kids learn about the adventurous lives of the Fort Langley voyageurs through crafts, games, and activities. Young adventurers explore the realms of our local forests with a nature survival session and test out their voyageur skills with a canoe trip along the Fraser River.

Grades 1-7

Mo-Fr 9:00am-3:00pm Jul 24-28 5/$166.25 511350

Emerging Artist Day Camp

Children enjoy a whole week of crafting and creating while using a variety of art materials and tools. They build strong art foundations and confidence expressing themselves while sculpting, drawing, painting and printing.

Grades 1-7

Mo-Fr 9:00am-3:00pm Jul 31-Aug 4 5/$166.25 511351

Art Explorers

Young artists are inspired by fantastic artworks in the museum's permanent art collection. Each day an artwork is brought into the studio providing inspiration for young artists as they explore similar themes, materials and techniques in their own drawings, paintings, collages, prints and sculptures.

Grades 3-7

Tu-Fr 12:00-3:00pm Aug 8-11 4/$66.25 511353

Art on the Go

This innovative new day camp blends art and physical activity in a week that stimulates the body and awakens the mind. Creativity blossoms and heart rates race as campers discover their inner artist through active movement. Games, hikes, swims, and paddles are all used to inspire imaginative works of art.

Grades 1-7

Mo-Fr 9:00am-3:00pm Aug 14-18 5/$166.25 511354

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Young folks join us for a week of crafts, games, and adventure while touring through a train car, visiting the Museum of Flight, exploring the BC Farm Museum, and learning about different historic modes of transportation. It's not to be missed!

Grades 1-7

Mo-Fr 9:00am-3:00pm Aug 21-25 5/$146.25 511355

Archaeologist Adventures

During a wild and fun week of detective work, kids enjoy learning about artifacts, creating their own dig sites and exploring a myriad of mysteries from the past.

Grades 1-7

Mo-Fr 12:00-3:00pm Aug 28-Sep 1 5/$85.00 511357

More Information


Langley Centennial Museum
604.532.3536
museum@tol.ca