Courses & Outreach

KIAC offers and supports local community arts education through outreach programs, courses, and workshops that are developed and implemented to meet the broad range of community interests.

If you have a hobby, skill, or craft you would like to share with the community, please consider hosting a workshop!

Upcoming Workshops & Programming

LINOCUT HOLIDAY CARDS with KIM EDGAR!

Local illustrator and award-winning comic book artist Kimberly Edgar, fresh off the plane from Short Run Seattle and Comic Arts Brooklyn, is teaching two Linocut Holiday Card Making Workshops to get you in the holiday spirit.
ADULTS (16+)Wednesday November 20th, 6 – 9 PM.
$38 for KIAC Members and $42 for non-members.
FAMILY/PARENT & KID (ages 1-16)Wednesday November 27th, 5 – 7 PM. $30 for KIAC members, $33 for non-members (one parent and child).
This workshop features styrofoam boards and simplified materials/tools suitable for younger children.
As this is a very hands-on workshop each child must be accompanied by at least one parent.
No experience necessary, and all materials are provided.
Space is limited, so please register in advance by calling KIAC at 993-5005, emailing kiac@kiac.ca, or coming by in person. Happy crafting!

WILLOW WREATHS with SUE PARSONS

Come to KIAC to kick-off the most wonderful time of the year by learning to make your own willow wreath!

Due to high demand we are offering two workshops!

Thursday, November 14th 6-9pm

Thursday, December 5th 6-9pm

All supplies are provided but participants are encouraged to bring whatever they have that they’d like to see on a wreath!

For more information or to register call us at 993-5005 or email at programs@kiac.ca

Upcoming Drop-Ins

Saturday Painting
This is communal afternoon time to work on personal projects in the KIAC classroom. A brief tour of the space
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Saturday Painting
This is communal afternoon time to work on personal projects in the KIAC classroom. A brief tour of the space
Read more.
Saturday Painting
This is communal afternoon time to work on personal projects in the KIAC classroom. A brief tour of the space
Read more.

Program Registration:

To register for a program, please stop by the KIAC Office or call 867-993-5005. We’re open 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Payment is required to reserve your spot.

Drop-in classes do not require advance registration. Simply show up the day of! First come, first served.


The Education and Outreach Committee is seeking committee members! 

Committee members are involved in helping sustain active arts programming that reflect the community’s interests and act as both a community voice and advocate of the programming. Members will also review workshop proposals, Confluence at the SOVA Gallery exhibition proposals and Youth Art Enrichment instructor applications.

Please contact programs@kiac.ca for information.