Arts

Our Arts program has something for everyone! Our Craft Room houses classes in acrylic and oil painting, drawing and all levels of pottery with our own kiln onsite. For more information about our Arts program, please contact Khadija Mohamed at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or khadijam@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

No supplies included for classes unless otherwise specified. Supply list will be included.
Please contact Khadija Mohamed at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or khadijam@betelcentre.org for a supply list prior to your first class.

Drawing & Acrylic
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and acrylic painting. Explore, experiment and discover the artist in you. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Tuesday, October 29 – December 31
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
$107.50 members $215 non-members


Knitting & Needlepoint
Knit, crochet, or needlepoint in a relaxed atmosphere. Work on personal projects or those intended for fundraising. Members only.
Monday, October 28 – December 30
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
Cost: Free


Oil Painting
Learn to express yourself with this timeless medium. Includes colour mixing, composition, various brush techniques and palette knife application. Instructor: Victoria Berdichevski
Thursday, October 10 – December 19
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 11 weeks
$93.50 members $187 non-members


Oil Painting Lab
Work on personal projects under the guidance of a volunteer. Participants must already be registered in the Oil Painting class to attend. Facilitator: Miriam Reisher
To register, please call 416-225-2112, ext. 113.
Tuesday, October 29 – December 31
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 10 weeks
Free


Portraiture – NEW!
Learn the basic skills of portraiture. Artists may use pencil crayons, watercolour, oil paint, or acrylic. Instructor: Maya Vinokurov
Wednesday, October 30 – December 18
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 8 weeks
$68 members $136 non-members


Pottery – Beginners
In this introductory program, students will learn the basics of working with clay and how to create successful pieces of art with this beautiful medium. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Friday, October 11 – December 20
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$148.50 members $297 non-members


Pottery – Intermediate
Students are encouraged to experiment with both functional and sculptural pieces. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai
Thursday, October 10 – December 19
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 11 weeks
$148.50 members $297 non-members


Pottery – Advanced
Express creativity through individual projects. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Wednesday, October 16 – December 18
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 10 weeks
$135 members $270 non-members


Pottery – Mixed Levels
A mixture of all levels. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes.

Sunday, October 27 – December 22
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 9 weeks
$121.50 members $243 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Monday, October 28 – December 23
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 9 weeks
$121.50 members $243 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Wednesday, October 16 – December 18
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm • 10 weeks
$107.50 members $215 non-members
Instructor: Anisoara Kirschner-Kozai


Pottery – Drop-In
Keep things flexible. Come and try your hand at pottery at this drop-in. As much or as little instruction as you like. Please note that you must attend at least two classes to complete a piece of pottery due to glazing and firing. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes.
Sunday, October 27 – December 22
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$15 per class for members $30 per class for non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin


Stress Less – Colouring Club
Join the adult colouring book craze! Enjoy all the brain-benefits of creative expression without the cost of expensive supplies. Drop in. No registration required. Facilitator: Gigi Z. Davidson
Friday, October 11 – December 27
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 12 weeks
Cost: Free


Watercolour – Intermediate
Learn more advanced techniques. Individual expression will be encouraged. Instructor: Elaine Sugar
Monday, October 28 – December 23
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 9 weeks
$96.75 members $193.50 non-members


Who Knew?
Did you see or take part in the interesting art from Jumblies Theatre this spring? The group will continue weaving stories and making art together, with themes relating to Jumblies’ Odaabaanag project and upcoming event. Please come join us! Refreshments will be served.
Monday, November 4 – 18
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 3 weeks
Cost: Free


Odaabaanag – NEW!
Would you like to participate in a concert at the Habourfront Centre? Jumblies is producing a new song cycle for community choir, composed by Ottawa-based Ojibway composer Beverley McKiver, based on interviews with elders from her ancestral community of Lac Seul First Nation (near Sioux Lookout, Ontario). Cost is free to join. You can be part of it by joining rehearsals on the following dates:
Sunday, November 3 – 24
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm • 4 weeks

Downtown Rehearsal
Thursday, November 28
Location: 132 Fort York Blvd
6:00 pm – 8:00pm

Dress Rehearsal
Friday, November 29
Location: Harbourfront Centre
Time: TBD

Final Rehearsals and Performances
Saturday, November 30
Sunday, December 1
Location: Harbourfront Centre
Time: TBD


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