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The museum welcomes adults and seniors to take part in high-calibre art and heritage courses for beginners and advanced artists alike! Adults are encouraged to get social, try something new, and expand their knowledge and skills to new areas. 

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Watercolour Palette-Making

In this 4-hour course, participants learn to build their own tiny travelling watercolour set, complete with high quality paints, a brush, and an “easel” for easy art-making. The second part of the class takes participants outdoors, learning some techniques for tiny painting and plein-air painting skills. Led by local artist Kelly Ulrich, this class teaches casual and fun art-making while exploring the natural beauty of Fort Langley. All materials are included.

16+yrs

Riverside Community Room

Sunday 10:00am-2:00pm Sep 15 1/$60 575727
Sunday 10:00am-2:00pm Oct 6 1/$60 575728

Hand Lettering

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy! Explore traditional calligraphy supplies (nibs and ink), as well as the more modern brush pens and brushes. Using these tools, learn to create beautiful hand lettering and brush lettering with watercolour and inks. Discover your unique style, and gain confidence in your hand lettering skills! All materials are included, but a take-home material kit can be purchased separately.

16+yrs

Langley Centennial Museum

Sunday 1:00-3:00pm Sep 22-29 2/$32 575729
Sunday 1:00-3:00pm Nov 3-Nov 10 2/$32 575730

Hand Lettering Two

Take what you learned in our basic Hand Lettering class and push yourself! Explore working with new materials and on larger surfaces. Learn how to combine word and image, and finish the course by making your own wooden sign to take home. All materials are included.

16+yrs

Langley Centennial Museum

Sunday 1:00-3:00pm Oct 20-Oct 27 2/$32 575731
Sunday 1:00-3:00pm Nov 24-Dec 1 2/$32 575733

Absolute Beginners Series

Have you never held a paintbrush before? Are you worried you'll wreck the paper? This series of art classes may be for beginners, but participants will leave with a good understanding of skills and techniques required to make art at home! Just bring yourself and leave the rest to us. Each course uses a new medium, and participants learn to embrace their mistakes and experiment with new images, materials, and surfaces to paint on. All materials are included, but a take-home material kit can be purchased separately.

16+yrs

Riverside Community Room

Acrylic Painting

Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm Sep 18-Oct 9 4/$88 575733

Drawing Mediums

Thursday 6:00-8:00pm Sep 19-Oct 10 4/$88 575734

Watercolour

Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm Oct 23-Nov 13 4/$88 575735

Mixed Media

Thursday 6:00-8:00pm Oct 24-Nov 14 4/$88 575736

Adapted Creative Art

Try a variety of art mediums and learn different creative techniques to create art in the adapted art program, tailored for adults wanting a little extra support. Projects led by artist Helen Brownsword include, but are not limited to, illustration, painting, printmaking, creativity with fabric and jewellery making.

16+yrs

Langley Centennial Museum

Saturday 9:30-11:30am Sep 14-Nov 2 7/$84 575708

Poet & Painter

We've all heard that a picture is worth 1000 words, but imagine what image and word can do together! This class explores the expressive combination of poetry and whimsical mixed media art-making. Led by a local artist and poet, this class helps participants develop both writing and artistic skills, in order to create a grouping of poetically inspired artworks and understand the role of text in visual art. All materials are included.

16+yrs

Langley Centennial Museum

Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm Nov 9-Dec 14 5/$84 575737

Older Adults & Seniors

Watercolour Secrets

Explore the secrets to working with watercolour in this daytime art class. Enjoy tea while you work, and complete projects using new skills and tips and tricks! Led by a local watercolour artist, this workshop helps participants learn the calming effects of watercolour while surrounded by friendly faces and a relaxing atmosphere.

Riverside Community Room

Tuesday 10:00am-12:00pm Sep 24-Oct 22 5/$94 575738

Art Fusion

Expand your knowledge and skills in this art fusion workshop. Try out a variety of materials and techniques, including (but not limited to) acrylic painting, watercolour, pastels, coloured pencils, and more! Led by a local multimedia artist, learn the techniques you need to get creating at home. Enjoy tea and art in a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. All materials are included.

Riverside Community Room

Thursday 11:00am-1:00pm Sep 26-Oct 24 5/$94 575739

Oil Painting

Join this introductory oil painting class and discover the possibilities in the exciting medium of oil paint. The rich colours and long working time allow participants to create vibrant paintings full of life. Led by local artist Kelly Ulrich, this course helps participants learn to relax while creating, and let their inner artist come out.

Riverside Community Room

Tuesday 2:30-4:30pm Oct 1-29 5/$94 575740

Drawing from the Past

Take a look at history through the eyes of an artist. Looking to the archives of the Langley Centennial Museum, this course allows participants to develop basic and intermediate drawing skills using artifacts from the collection. Items drawn help participants develop observational drawing skills, as well as techniques with a variety of mediums, all while experiencing items from history firsthand. All materials are included.

Riverside Community Room

Monday 10:00am-12:00pm Nov 4-Dec 9 5/$94 575741

Technology & Tea

Bring in any piece of technology that you may need help with or want to know more about! Tea will be served.

Langley Centennial Museum

Sa 1:00-2:00pm Nov 9 1/$2 575742

Saturday 1:00-2:00pm Nov 9 1/$2 575742
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