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.

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Pre-School

Art Safari

Young children head off on a creative animal adventure, making colourful crafts and fun works of art inspired by the wild and wonderful animal kingdom.

3-5yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Mo 10:00-11:00am Nov 7-Dec 5 5/$41.50 498579

Wacky Preschool Puppeteers

Each week the preschool puppeteers will enjoy an action-packed session of puppet playtime. They will make their own puppets, sing silly songs, try storytelling with puppets, and experiment with role-playing, music, and theatre games. Of course a puppet show will be the highlight of every session!

4-6yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Fr 11:00am-12:00pm Nov 4-Dec 9 5/$41.50 496817

Fantastic Dinosaur Fun

Youngsters in love with all things 'dinosaur' will enjoy these fun-filled craft sessions. Tots act, sing, and create all kinds of dinosaur-themed songs and artworks.

3-5yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Fr 9:30-10:30am Nov 4-Dec 9 5/$41.50 498577

Children

Calligraphy

Have you ever wanted to learn about calligraphy? This fun hobby and the timeless art of the written word will have you creating elegant text while practicing proper penmanship.

10-14yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 10:30-1:30pm Nov 6 1/$24.75 496820

Fashion Design Sketching

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.

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Fr 3:15-4:45pm Nov 18-Dec 9 4/$50 496810

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. Students then pick a few of their favourite characters and create them in 3D using bake-able clay!

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Mo 3:15-4:45pm Nov 7-Dec 5 5/$62.25 496812

Tinkering About

Kids are supported and encouraged to experiment with a variety of tools and materials in this innovative class. Tinkering can involve taking machines or electronics apart to see how they work or building new and interesting things such as small moving gadgets or circuits. Kids play with a variety of these items and learn something new! Supplies included.

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Th 3:15-4:45pm Oct 13-Nov 3 or Nov 10-Dec 1 4/$50 503322

Its’s Alive! Science Sundays at the Museum

This interactive, one-hour science program is themed around the current exhibit called 'It's Alive'. Explore science topics such as magnets, building structures, even the science of toys.

6-10yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 1:30-2:30pm Nov 6-Dec 4 4/$32.50 500358

Knitting & Crocheting for Beginners

Have you ever wondered how to knit or crochet? Turn sticks and strings into cool scarves with a few basic knit stitches. Your kids will be delighted with their new skills and it's a fun activity that can be taken anywhere!

8-12yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 12:30 - 2:30pm Nov 5 - Dec 17 5/$83 498595

Day Camps

Winter Wonderland Day Camp

Join us for a fun-filled week of creating unique handmade gifts out of a variety of art materials and found objects for everyone on your list! This camp will include an out-trip to the mountain.

6-11yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Mo-Fr 9:00am - 3:00pm Dec 19-Dec 23 5/$200 503316

Youth

Painting Ghoulish Glamour Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how Halloween make-up artists can create such a gruesome look? This session will show you how. Learn from professional makeup artists who will teach different techniques to get horrifying looks. Go to your Halloween party with the best makeup!

13+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Fr 3:30-5:30pm Oct 28 1/$20 496823

Adult

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.

14+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 10:30am-1:30pm Oct 16 1/$24.75 496814

Calligraphy Creative Cards

Have you ever wanted to create your own unique holiday cards? Learn fun and easy calligraphy techniques to transform simple cards into works of art. Add different colours, pop-ups, letter forms, and just the right sparkle for the holidays!ift cards for all occasions.

14+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 1:00-4:00pm Nov 20 1/$24.75 497490

Creative Canvas Series

Expand your creative thinking while learning a multitude of acrylic painting techniques and processes. Join workshop leader Joanne Dennis as she leads the class through empowering conversations on making and creating and discover fresh approaches to the artists' journey. Ready, Set, Go! Action Painting: Doing away with procrastination and getting engaged in your creativity

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 1:00-3:30pm Oct 15 1/$40 497484

Creative Canvas Series

Expand your creative thinking while learning a multitude of acrylic painting techniques and processes. Join workshop leader Joanne Dennis as she leads the class through empowering conversations on making and creating and discover fresh approaches to the artists' journey. Painting Totem Spirit Guides: Banishing creativity gremlins and making room for positivity - Learn about the unique significance of totem/power animals and how to draw and paint your own totem animal in the Northwest Native Style.

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 1:00-3:30pm Nov 19-Nov 26
2/$60 497485

Felting for Beginners: Felted Bowls

Lead by fibre artist and instructor Karen Johnson, learn how to felt in this gentle, fun and informative workshop. Felting is an ancient technique which uses various methods to produce fabric, usually from wool or related fibres. Learn the technique of wet felting while using a resist to create beautiful textural bowls. Embellishing can occur during the process or after your bowl is complete.

14+yrs

Su 1:00-4:00pm Nov 6 1/$24.75 501228

Monotype Printmaking Using Gelli Plates

Discover monoprinting using Gelli plates, a durable and reusable printing plate that looks and feels like gelatin! Its 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

Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nov 20 1/$37.50 496824

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

Sa 12:30-4:30pm Oct 22 1/$50 496818

Watercolour Intermediate

Building on techniques and skills learned in Watercolour Basics, artist Debbie McKinnon leads participants through designing and painting their own colourful work of art. Try painting a flower or fruit 'still life' or your own abstract composition. Leave this class with a watercolour creation you will be proud of!

16+yrs

Su 12:00-4:00pm Nov 27 1/$50 496821

Art Journaling Introduction

Give art journaling a try! In this fun hands-on workshop with Katina Giesbrecht! She will guide you through creating a mini themed art journal to take home with your favourite quotes! Students will use collage, basic mark making, and other techniques to create a small art journal. Art journaling is a wonderful creative outlet for anyone wanting to try new creative techniques. No experience required.

14+yrs

Tu 6:30-8:30pm Oct 11 1/$17.50 497489

Crafts of Christmas Past

Create amazing Christmas crafts from days gone by. Make centrepieces, wreaths, and other holiday crafts to give away as lovely gifts to friends and loved ones. Create beautiful hand-crafted gifts that you will want to keep!

16+yrs
Riverside Community Room

Sa 2:00-4:00pm Nov 5-Dec 10 5/$83.00 496822

Sterling Silver Wire & Bead Bracelet

Create your own unique, sterling silver and bead bracelet. Learn wire working basics and techniques needed to create fabulous jewellery on your own.

16+yrs
Langley Centennial Museum

Su 1:30-4:30pm Nov 20 1/$79.50 481254

 

More Information

Langley Centennial Museum
604.532.3536
museum@tol.ca