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 Jen MacDonald at 416-225-2112, ext. 105 or jenm@betelcentre.org.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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

Oil Painting Exhibition at the Dufferin Clark Library
For the month of January, the oil painters from the Bernard Betel Centre will exhibit their breathtaking work at the Dufferin Clark Library. This exhibition will highlight the skilled work done by these dedicated artists.
Monday, January 6 – February 3
Location: Dufferin Clark Library – 1441 Clark Ave W, Thornhill, ON.
Please visit during their regular business hours. Visit: www.vaughanpl.info/libraries/view/3


Knitting & Needlepoint
Knit, crochet, or needlepoint in a relaxed atmosphere. Work on personal projects or those intended for fundraising. Members only.
Monday, January 6 – March 16
No class February 17
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 11 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, January 9 – March 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, January 7 – March 17
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 11 weeks
Cost: Free

Open Studio
All creative expression welcome! Drop-in to paint, colour, draw, dabble, sculpt, collage, doodle, dabble, etc. No instruction provided. Please bring your own supplies. No heavy equipment or toxic supplies permitted. First come, first served. Facilitator: Gigi Z. Davidson
Tuesday, January 14 – March 17
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: Free


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, January 10 – March 20
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$140.25 members $280.50 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, January 9 – March 19
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm • 11 weeks
$140.25 members $280.50 non-members


Pottery – Advanced
Express creativity through individual projects. Materials and firing included. Additional cost for clay and glazes. Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin
Wednesday, January 8 – March 18
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$140.25 members $280.50 non-members


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

Sunday, January 5 – March 15
9:30 am – 12:30 pm • 11 weeks
$140.25 members $280.50 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Monday, January 6 – March 16
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm • 10 weeks
$127.50 members $255 non-members
Instructor: Linda (Shayne) Berlin

Wednesday, January 8 – March 18
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm • 11 weeks
$116.85 members $233.75 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, January 5 – March 15
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, January 10 – March 20
10:00 am – 12:00 pm • 11 weeks
Cost: Free


Watercolour – Intermediate
Learn more advanced techniques. Individual expression will be encouraged. Instructor: Elaine Sugar
Monday, January 6 – March 16
9:30 am – 12:00 pm • 10 weeks
$106.75 members $212.50 non-members


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